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  • Basic computer literacy.

  • Understanding of Cloud Computing concepts and terminology.

No prior knowledge of Computer Programming.


Introduction to Cloud Development with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript

About this course

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Want to take the first steps to become a Cloud Application Developer? This self-paced online course will lead you through the programming languages and tools you will need to develop your own Cloud and Web Applications.

Beginning with an explanation of how internet servers, and clients work together to deliver applications to users, this course takes you through the context for application development in the Cloud, introducing front-end, back-end, and full stack development.

You’ll then focus on the languages you need for front-end development, working with HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript.

Finally, you will discover tools such as Git, GitHub, and GitLab, that help you to store your projects and keep track of changes made to project files (version control) and enable collaboration and continuos deployment.

What you'll learn

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  • Understand the Cloud Development Ecosystem and Terminology like front-end developer, back-end, server-side, full stack, etc.
  • Become familiar with the developer tools and IDEs used by web programmers
  • Work with programming languages used by front-end developers for creating user interfaces
  • Practice and develop hands-on skills to work with HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Manage and version control your projects with Git and GitHub

Module 1: Introduction to Programming for the Cloud

  • Cloud Application Development for Beginners

  • Front-end Development

  • Back-end and server-side Development

  • Programming Languages, Tools and Frameworks

Module 2: HTML5 and CSS3 Overview

  • Introduction to HTML and HTML tags

  • HTML5 Management & Support, Scripting

  • CSS: Styling HTML

Module 3: JavaScript Programming for Web Applications

  • JavaScript Overview

  • JavaScript Variables and Control Statements

  • JavaScript Functions and APIs

  • Client-side JavaScript, DOM objects

Module 4: HTML5 Elements

  • HTML5 tags and structural elements

  • HTML5 Input Elements and data Attributes

Module 5: GitHub

  • Introduction ot Git and GitHub

  • Repositories and Branches

  • Managing GitHub Projects

Module 6: Final Assignment

Meet your instructors

Rav Ahuja
AI and Data Science Program Director
Upkar Lidder
Senior Software Engineer

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