An introductory course that brings you through the various processes of creating and maintaining a fully functional website, you will gain a comprehensive and practical understanding of the key points to website development, and be equipped to start building your own online presence.
No prior experience is required for this course.
Understand step-wise what happens when a website is loaded.
Learn about the distinction between browser code such as HTML, CSS, and server code such as PHP and Ruby on Rails.
Be introduced to the two core technologies of building a webpage.
Learn about how content management systems are used to streamline the process of website development.
Understand the various ways of hosting a website.
Learn how to find, register and maintain domain names.
Find out how well your website is faring using metrics from Google Analytics.
Learn how to optimise your website to gain better visibility on search engines such as Google and Yahoo!.
Venus is a web design and development whiz whose tech skills extends to mobile app design.
With over three years of experience in web design & development, Venus has engineered the websites for Getting Real and App Ninja. She has also designed the mobile apps Prestige, A* Is Easy, InstantPic, Le Bistro De Paris and Pretty Sociable.
Venus’s hobbies include learning new languages, 3D modelling, and travelling all over the world. She also runs her own development company, Getting Real with her partner, Gabriel.
A programmer since the age of 16, Yuda is a front-end web developer who has developed a number of websites and web applications. When it comes to programming, he epitomises the saying: choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.
Despite the long work days at TriBox, a web development company, Yuda loves to socialise and exchange ideas with like-minded people. During his free time, Yuda enjoys playing computer games and sports with friends.
Fakhrin is an IT enthusiast who specializes in web development. He has been regularly leading both basic and advanced Joomla! CMS training.
Fluent in HTML and CSS, he does back-end development with PHP and MySQL. Fakhrin has developed websites for many clients, including Singapore Meditation Centre, Meyer Engineering, and ARTIC.
During his spare time, Fakhrin is a hard-rock singer/songwriter for a local band, Fallen Project. He plays the guitar and spends most of his time writing songs.
Kenneth specializes in web design and web standards. He has over six years of experience in developing cutting edge web solutions for both established agencies and budding companies. Currently, he leads the web development team at openlectures, and continuously pushes the boundaries of browser-related design in his spare time. He also designed and developed the website of The Pragmatic Lab.
Besides dabbling with web development, Kenneth enjoys magic, public-speaking, playing the erhu, and building 1:60 scale Gundam models.