Today, the Web is a much more sophisticated place (dynamic shopping carts, blogs, DOM scripting, Ajax etc) … a Web that requires much more sophisticated web designers. To be a competitive and modern web designer these days, you have to learn more than just HTML and CSS .
The ‘foundation’ languages of web design today are:
You don’t have to become a full-fledged nerd coder but you should at least understand the basic concepts and be able to read and write basic scripts. This way, when a client or your boss comes to you with some shopping cart script that he wants you to install … you wont be freaking out because you don’t understand a thing.
… OK, not the most exciting title, but the video tutorials are perfect for people new to programming. Some details:
The table of contents:
What is a programming language (6:18)
if statements part 1 (7:33)
if statements part 2 (6:52)
if statements part 3 (8:55)
Introduction to the DOM part 1 (8:31)
Introduction to the DOM part 2 (3:37)
Creating a toggle menu part 1 (6:59)
Creating a toggle menu part 2 (10:39)
… And a whole lot more.