Friday, May 29, 2015

Web Design Final Project

Hello Students,
Now is the time to find a final project concept and begin working on it asap. Your final project should demonstrate your professional skills in web design, project management, programming, game development or digital media.

Final Project:
Choose from one of the options below and begin your final project asap:
Create a website for someone that needs one, could be a teacher, coach, friend or even yourself
Create a game, this could be a flash game or an HTML based choose your own adventure game
Propose your own idea. Do you have an idea for a final project? Speak to your instructor to get it approved.

All projects are due for review on our finals day.

Good luck everyone!

- Mr.W

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Explore Programming Languages with Code Academy

Hello Students,
In this modern tech industry having a well rounded skill set in web design and programming languages is incredibly important to staying in demand. HTML and CSS are just the first components to creating websites that are compelling, interactive and intuitive. In this project you will explore other languages, complete 3 programming goals and complete one entire lesson in the language of your choice.

A gifted mathematician, Ada Lovelace is considered to have written instructions for the first computer program in the mid-1800s
Web Programming Language Exploration Project:
  • Log into Code Academy and find the language skills section
  • Complete the "Introduction to Javascript" and "Choose your own Adventure" modules
  • Complete the "Introducing JQuery" module
  • Complete the "Introduction to PHP" module
  • Complete the "Python Syntax" and "Tip Calculator" modules
  • Complete the "Introduction to Ruby" and "Putting the Form in Formatter" modules
When you have completed these modules, navigate to the GOALS section and complete these 3 modules:
  • Animate Your Name
  • About You
  • Sun, Earth and Code
When you have completed the GOALS modules, you must choose on of the languages and complete its entire module, Javascript, JQuery, PHP, Python or Ruby.

Have fun! All progress should be complete by the 29th!

- Mr.W