[Noisebridge WebDev] Front-end Web Development, February 22, 8pm: jQuery

Jeffrey Carl Faden jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Sat Feb 13 05:46:10 UTC 2016

NOTE: No class on 2016-02-15! No lab on 2016-02-18 either.

On Monday, February 22, we'll introduce jQuery, a JavaScript library that
makes web programming a whole lot easier. jQuery is the most popular of
many libraries that allow us to interact with the document easily, while
also providing us with a few tools that are missing from the base language.

To learn what jQuery can do, we'll add some scripting to this sample web
app: https://github.com/JeffreyATW/fwd/tree/master/series9/class6/start

If you can't make it to the lecture, you can watch a live video stream of
the class. Join this Google+ Hangout event to be notified of when to hop
This video stream will also be available to watch after the class is

--- The usual details follow ---

Learn HTML, CSS and JavaScript - and put them to good use! This weekly
lecture series, taught by Jeffrey Carl Faden, is aimed at complete
beginners who are interested in making websites, as well as seasoned
professionals looking to brush up on the latest and greatest.

Front-end web development is all about making code that runs in the browser
(versus code that runs on the server). This class focuses on writing
interactive web applications, taking designs and turning them into code,
and much more.

The class starts on Monday, February 22 at 8pm, and goes until 10pm! Plan
to arrive EARLY, as the class can fill up very fast. We will have a recap
of last week's material starting at 7:30pm. If you're either new, couldn't
make last week's class or you simply need a refresher, come early and we'll
go through a simple tutorial.

This class does go in a series, but the series can last up to half a year.
Don't let it discourage you if you're starting from the middle - attend
recaps and labs and you should be able to catch up!

This class and the space in which it's taught are entirely free to attend.
Please bring a laptop. Read all of the details here:

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