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Newbies! Here's a simple way to start learning HTML & CSS

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09-26-2012, 05:56 AM
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  Old  Newbies! Here's a simple way to start learning HTML & CSS

I've been on this forum for years (this is where I really started freelancing) and I've always seen questions about how to get started with HTML and CSS in multiple threads, so I thought I'd tell you all about Codecademy. This website is a helpful place for learning code via short exercises. It's interactive and it helps you learn without having to read a book. The best part is that you don't need any software to get started, everything is done on the website.

I've compiled a list of simple exercises that, to the best of my ability, are in correct order as to how you'd typically learn the basics of HTML and CSS:

- HTML: Fundamentals
- More with HTML
- CSS: Coding with Style
- My First Webpage
- Intro to CSS Positioning
- Advanced CSS positioning
- Build a Website

Do note that you won't learn everything from these simple tutorials, but they might help break the wall between you and beginning to code websites.

I hope this helps, and please leave any questions below.

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it's good tutorials

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I've found many students find it easier to work from books when learning, rather than flicking back and forth with tutorials on screen. So when asked how to learn HTML & CSS I've been recommending this book - it's by far the best book I've come across in my 15+ years as a web designer:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/1118008189/

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