Meeting Announcements & Notes

February 19, 2016 Meeting

This week, the Fox Valley Girls Coding Club will meet at Fox.Build, a new co-working maker space in St. Charles.


Meeting Agenda:

  • Continue our Overview of Web Page Languages:
    • HTML: Hypertext Markup Language – the “skeleton” of the page
    • CSS: Cascading Stylesheets – the “skin” or “outfit” for the page
    • PHP: PHP Hypertext Preprocessing language; one of many programming languages, and the one used for WordPress coding – the “muscle”  behind the page
    • SQL: Structured Query Language – the way the page and the database talk to each other
  • Intro to HTML and CSS:
    • PowerPoint presentation
    • Hands-on exercise: build your own HTML page using a text editor
    • On-line tool for HTML/CSS/Scripting: jsFiddle – allows you to type your HTML and CSS and preview the output
  • Community Project:
    • Continue to layout Film Details page using HTML and CSS

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