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Sep 30, 2015

HackLab: Learn to Build Websites with Twitter Bootstrap

****For students only****

Have you ever seen a beautiful website and wondered how it's coded? Do you think learning how to code is too much of a time investment for you? Join Philip Greenwald from CodeUndercover in this hands-on workshop where you'll learn Twitter Bootstrap, one of today's most popular front-end frameworks for web development. Whether you have no experience writing code or have a little knowledge of html, this workshop is for you.

We'll be learning how to use the Twitter Bootstrap code library to create beautiful front ends. Bootstrap is a combination of pre-written code written in languages called HTML, CSS, and JavaScript that allow you to write very little but get a whole lot. By the end of this four hour workshop, you'll walk out having built the front-end (UI) to an an online dashboard to manage stuff.

Come prepared to code because this is hands-on!

Requirements:

1. Bring a laptop

2. Install the sublime text code editor (http://www.sublimetext.com/)

3. Install Chrome web browser if you don't already have it (https://www.google.com/chrome/browser/)

4. Create a GitHub account: https://github.com/join

What you'll learn:

1. Intro to html and CSS

2. The Bootstrap framework.

3. How to use the bootstrap framework to make mobile responsive websites that actually look good and that you can reproduce on your own