Week 8: Data and the Web

Lecture

Today we will move from the desktop to the browser and discuss the reason for going to a digital environment when visualizing and interpreting data. We will talk first about the layout and design of the web using HTML (hypertext markup language) for content and CSS (cascading style sheets) for the style. We will be using Sublime Text as a development environment when programming for the web.

Lecture Slides

In Class Assignment / Homework

Create a simple webpage using HTML and CSS. The content of the webpage should be information about you, think of it as an about page. Once complete put it in the Dropbox folder.

Helpful Links and Tutorials

HTML and CSS Book Website
w3schools

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