Instructions for Free Online HTML & CSS for Beginners

An important message for all course attendees:

Installation Help Sessions

In addition to the recorded videos below, we’ll be hosting instructor-led virtual help sessions for those who need support installing the course tools. Please join the webinar links below if you would like to attend.

Tuesday, March 31, 2:00 PM
Zoom Help Session Link:

Tuesday, March 31, 7:00 PM
Zoom Help Session Link:

VIDEO: Software Installation for Windows

VIDEO: Software Installation for MacOS

Install Steps to Prepare You for Success in Class

These tools will help ensure you get the best learning experience out of the online course!

STEP ONE: Install Google Chrome
If you already have Chrome, great! If you don’t already have Chrome on your computer, please do so before the course begins.

STEP TWO: Register for the class on Zoom
Zoom is how you’ll join the course on your desktop or laptop computer. Please register yourself using the class registration link. Next, download and install the Zoom app for your device. Please Note: If you don’t have a Zoom account associated with your email address, you will have to create a FREE account.

STEP THREE: Install VS Code on Windows or Install VS Code on MacOS
VS Code is the editor you’ll use to write your code. This editor has built-in tools that will make things faster and easier for you – it is one of the most important tools you’ll need for this course!

Once VS Code is installed, add these Chrome extensions:

  • Install the Open In Browser extension (video)
  • Install the Material Theme extension (video)

Install Git
Git is a local tool for Windows and MacOS that lets you manage, save, and track your code history on your personal computer. It is important that you install the correct version for your operating system.

STEP FIVE: Create a FREE GitHub Account
GitHub is a cloud-based hosting service that lets you manage the code you’ve created.

TIP: Bookmark these tools in your browser so that they are easily accessible to you!

Email if you have questions or need assistance. We’re here to help!

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