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Introduction to the Web

by Susan Simkins

In this web design tutorial, we'll go from zero knowledge about the web to learning fundamental concepts that'll give you the foundation of knowledge you need to get started designing or developing for the web. Software required: None.

What you'll learn

In this web design tutorial, we'll go from zero knowledge about the web to learning fundamental concepts that'll give you the foundation of knowledge you need to get started designing or developing for the web. We start out by learning how and why the internet came to be. Then we'll discuss the technologies used to make websites and the different contexts where websites are displayed. By the end of this web design training, you'll have learned what a typical website design and development process looks like, and fundamental web concepts like usability, accessibility, and web standards. Software required: None.

About the author

Susan is a web design tutor for Pluralsight. Growing up, Susan was both a passionate artist as well as a computer tech aficionado. When she discovered the world of web development, she found that she could meld those two passions together into something amazing. Soon after, Susan began devoting herself to building beautiful and functional web content for businesses and nonprofits. It was through those experiences Susan developed a fluency for web coding languages. Since then, Susan has develo... more

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