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This course is intended to enable anyone, even if you are starting out with no knowledge or experience, to finish the course with the ability to create progressive web apps, understand the basics of Angular, and learn best design practices along the way! You will complete your own unique version of the project that we will build and host for free with the Angular 8 CLI and Google Firebase.
By the end of this course, students will:
Contents and Overview
The course will start by setting up all the software. This will begin with installing Git For Windows to integrate with GitHub, Visual Studio Code, Node/NPM, Angular CLI, and Firebase Tools.
We will discuss the importance of the planning stage in building a website, as well as implementing best design practices. Then we will discuss what a Progressive Web App its long list of benefits, including being able to function offline.
Jumping into our main project, we will work through our project in sections. We will begin with the home page, which will feature a responsive video background.
Next, we will add our navigation as a shared component. Later on we will make a responsive version that will display in mobile devices.
We will then create an About section with a short bio and link to a resume. Next, our projects section will involve learning how to create mock-ups for other web projects using Photopea (an online free version of Photoshop).
We will wrap up the main page content by adding a contact section, as well as a small footer.
After this, I will discuss the importance of responsive design, going through how to alter a desktop website to look good on a smartphone in vertical and horizontal orientations. I will explain how this is done, using the Developer Tools in Chrome and then give students to opportunity to finish the rest on their own.
In the last section of the course, I will show how to make and implement icons for a PWA. Then we will look at Lighthouse Audits to optimize our project further. We will finish by building, optimizing, and hosting our web app online for free with Firebase.
Why Should You Learn This?
If you are starting the process of learning to become a web developer, or even if you are already working as a web developer, you will find value in this course. There is an emphasis on design principles throughout, and a unique workflow to efficiently create Progressive Web Apps that are much more functional than regular websites.