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Aquent Gymnasium

Aquent Gymnasium

beginners · beginners Summary So you want to learn to make websites? This page has a list of articles that are perfect to help you understand the basics. It describes the tools of the trade and a set of link to articles explaining the basics. The Beginners section covers the various aspects of web development separated in 9 parts, you can navigate through them using this list. jQuery Tutorials for Designers This article contains 10 visual tutorials intended for web designers and newbies on how to apply Javascript effects with jQuery. In case you don't know about jQuery, it is a "write less, do more" Javascript library. It has many Ajax and Javascript features that allow you to enhance user experience and semantic coding. Since these tutorials are focused on jQuery, I'm not going to get into the details of the CSS. Note: the version used in this article is jQuery 1.2.3 View jQuery Demos

Should you pay $250K to go to college? By Jason Calacanis On April 8, 2013 I was talking with my brother recently about higher education. We both struggled our way through school, barely able to afford our approximate $40,000 in tuition and expenses over the four years (he at a state school, me at Fordham University). Now his son has been accepted to a bunch of amazing schools, and we discussed a $250,000 four-year bill. HTML 101 Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is the lingua franca of the Web – a simple document syntax in which all of the web's 63 billion pages are written. HTML is not a programming language per se', but a markup language – a way of marking up plain text documents so that Web browsers know which parts of a page are paragraphs, which parts are bold or italic, which parts are tables, etc. Even if a web site is driven by a complicated database-backed content management system, it still must return simple HTML (and media files) to the end user's web browser for display. Thus, it's valuable to know some HTML even if your day job involves working with a content management system – knowing HTML will help you do more within the constraints of your system, and will help you fix things that are broken. Don't be intimidated – it's simple to learn basic HTML, and you can pick it up as you go, building up your skills to eventually include more advanced formatting and styling with Cascading Style Sheets.

paper This poster is a father and son collaboration. All elements are hand drawn by Koen (age 6) with a Sharpie marker at the dining room table, then arranged digitally. The type is the “Golden Rule” as penned in the honest hand of a child. East L.A. murals come to life in school plays Monterey Continuation High School students Christopher Lizarraras,… (Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles…) In East Los Angeles, murals are as common and overlooked as clouds in the sky, but both take shape and significance when looked at through a different lens. A group of students from Monterey Continuation High School learned this lesson recently by writing and performing one-act plays about the wall art in their neighborhood and the muralists who put them there. About…Productions oversees the Young Theaterworks program at the school and encourages students to communicate through the arts. "We're realizing there's a living history that the students don't know about," said Rose Portillo, associate director of About…Productions.

A Practical Guide to HTML & CSS - Learn How to Build Websites Before beginning our journey to learn HTML and CSS it is important to understand the differences between the two languages, their syntax, and some common terminology. As an overview, HTML is a hyper text markup language created to give content structure and meaning. CSS, also known as cascading style sheets, is a presentation language created to give content style and appearance. To put this into laymen terms, HTML determines the structure and meaning of content on a web page while CSS determines the style and appearance of this content.

wausau The Studio On Fire Letterpress Calendar is a favorite project in our shop for nearly ten years. It’s been worked on by many contributors from all over the world. Each year Studio On Fire puts together a loose theme, color palette and paper choices, then we invite 5 other designers / illustrators to participate.