Web Design and Development - The Right Way!
Computing & Internet
Web Design & Development - The Right Way!
Since the first “Hello, World!” program was written in 1972, it's become a tradition amongst computer science teachers and professors to introduce the topic of programming with this example. As a result, “Hello, World!” is often the first program most people write.
However, this book isn't introducing you to any old ‘Hello World’ program. Together, we’re going to do it ‘The Right Way!’ and in style.
Is this book series for you?
Web Design and Development - The Right Way! - takes you through a number of stand-alone lessons. Each lesson forms a building block that can be used as part of your larger projects.
Modern programming in industry requires the usage of frameworks. These frameworks make coding easier, faster, and more secure, better structured, allow easier collaboration and bring reliable and reusable results. That’s why this book series, from the outset, gets you up and running using the Laravel Framework, which is arguably the most well-known and used framework for PHP development worldwide.
Unlike many programming guides, this book has a direct approach and dives straight in, to get you writing reusable code from the start.
Additionally, there is a lesson specific knowledge base on the accompanying website, for those who need more in-depth information to bring you quickly on track.
Therefore, this book series is suitable for anyone from the absolute beginner to the more experienced programmer who wishes to brush up or extend their existing knowledge.
Specifically this book covers:
Creating your first ever program for the web using the Laravel framework (Instructions are provided to complete the excercises with Notepad or similar, if desired)
Why do you need to set-up a local programming environment?
Create a new Laravel project
Adding files and folders to the Laravel file structure
Create a basic HTML file structure
Create a page view using the template
Create a route for the page
Cascading Style Sheets
Creating a basic CSS style sheet
Test your Knowledge