Part time Course in Engineering & Technology in Cape Town in South Africa

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Engineering & Technology

Courses are academic classes taught by qualified instructors that are intended to enhance participant’s knowledge of a given area or training in a particular discipline. Courses vary broadly in terms of length, size, content and duration.

Bachelor’s in Engineering are concerned with the practical applications of the advancements in scientific, economic and social theories. It follows a process of observation, design, implementation and maintenance of solutions for all kinds of problems and issues. The discipline encompasses a great variety of fields and students are bound to find a degree they like.

A country situated to the southern tip of Africa, South Africa, has a rich culture that you will never get enough of while touring or studying here. The languages here include Afrikaner and English as well as Dutch. The campus life of the vast South African University, University of Johannesburg or any other university will be mind blowing. You will love interacting with the Bantus here and the tropical climate of the region.

Cape Town city is South Africa’s primate city, and the legislative capital that seats the national parliament. It has a renowned port, and landmarks like the Cape Point and the Table Mountain which are tourist attractions. Cape Town has a well established system of public universities.

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HTML5/CSS3 & Responsive - Part-time Course

Friends of Design - Academy of Digital Arts
Campus Part time 5 weeks South Africa Cape Town

In this 5 week course, students will learn the principles of Responsive Design. The course begins with a contextual introduction of new HTML5 semantic elements, moving on to CSS3 Properties, Advanced Selectors and the ever so important Media Queries. In order to understand the fundamental concepts behind Responsive Design students will create their own CSS3 grid-framework... [+]

Part time Course Studies in Engineering & Technology in Cape Town in South Africa. HTML5/CSS3 & Responsive As the amount of mobile devices increase exponentially each year in all shapes and formats, the web is drastically trying to keep up. In the past, web developers have had to create completely new designs in order to optimise the web experience on mobile platforms. In 2012, the concept of Responsive Web Design or Responsive Architecture was released to combat this ever growing scenario. Now, with the aid of more semantic coding practices in HTML5 and more powerful layout and styling capabilities in CSS3, mobile first designs have become one of the most popular and in-demand skills in the front-end development world. In this 5 week course, students will learn the principles of Responsive Design. The course begins with a contextual introduction of new HTML5 semantic elements, moving on to CSS3 Properties, Advanced Selectors and the ever so important Media Queries. In order to understand the fundamental concepts behind Responsive Design students will create their own CSS3 grid-framework. The course then changes its focus towards two of the most popular Responsive front-end frameworks: Twitter Bootstrap & Zurb Foundation, providing students with detailed experience in the principles, HTML structure, CSS styling and jQuery plugins like drop down menus, accordions, sliders and modals that apply to each framework respectively. At the end of the course, students will have employed a responsive framework of their choosing that will enable their website to respond to the users choice of device: Desktop, iPad and iPhone. Course Requirements Students should have working knowledge and understanding of the following: HTML/CSS Essential Skills or similar HTML Syntax and Tags The concept of semantic HTML markup, separating markup, presentation and behavior Core CSS concepts such as selectors, properties and values Core CSS syntax. Course objectives By the end of the course students will have useable knowledge of the following: Advance basic HTML & CSS knowledge Be proficient in the new HTML5 and CSS 3 standards Understand the reason and requirement of Responsive Web Design Understand when to use Responsive Web Design principles based on the market and clients Be able to create a custom CSS grid-framework Be able to apply learned Responsive principles to other websites and projects Have the ability to build responsive web sites on both Twitter Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation Gain a basic understanding of jQuery plugins included in the above frameworks Modules Introduction to HTML 5 Introduction to CSS3 Introduction to Responsive Web Design Knowing When to Employ Responsive Web Design Grid-Systems Zurb Foundation Twitter Bootstrap Responsive Debugging Transforming a Non-Responsive Website to a Responsive Website Whats Next… [-]