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Modern and Mobile Front-End Web Design I & II

This semester, I'm taking "Modern and Mobile Front-End Web Design I".  It's a large class with almost 200 students in it.  In fact, our teacher, Jen Kramer, just added an extra TA.  This class is going to go through a few different JQuery libraries, so I'm looking forward to that.  Next semester, I plan to take part 2 of this course.  I was just wondering what other ALM candidates are taking this semester and next!      :-?? 

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  • GratGrat Posts: 274
    Of course, there may be ALB degree candidates in this class too, and also certificate seekers.  :)>-
  • EddEdd Posts: 59
    I took both of those classes last year, and very much enjoyed them! 
  • GratGrat Posts: 274
    I'm noticing that Jen Kramer does have an order of courses she would like her students to take, where DGMD E-20 and DGMD E-27 are both really supposed to help prepare one to take DGMD E-25, "Introduction to Web Content Management Systems."  The reason I say this is because in class, she has said several times things like "this is especially helpful for working with CMS, where you can't always add your own classes or IDs and you want to add CSS styles to the existing HTML."  I guess you don't always have access to the HTML in some CMS providers?  

    She also provided a link to a fun CSS selectors videogame:  http://flukeout.github.io/

    I thought about taking her CMS course last semester, so I'm really glad I didn't since apparently the material in these two courses will help prepare me for the CMS course.  I was also on the fence about taking the CMS course, but @nancymic has inadvertently persuaded me otherwise ;)
  • nancymicnancymic Posts: 185
    Oh oh what did i convince you of? I took cms with Rob Graham and did not find it useful but it was a long time ago. There is no doubt that drupal is widely used in industry but i much prefer programming.
  • nancymicnancymic Posts: 185
    I forgot this thread. I guess we will not be using piazza for discussions?
  • GratGrat Posts: 274
    It seems like the Canvas discussion board has been replacing Piazza. I think Piazza is better though. It takes too long for the Canvas board to load even on my 12 MB connection and it's kind of clunky and hard to navigate. It's a little hard on the eyes too. But at least it's all in the same place.
  • nancymicnancymic Posts: 185
    It's horrible
  • EddEdd Posts: 59
    I agree Piazza's way better. I think it can be integrated into the Canvas platform as a plugin, but am not sure.
  • nancymicnancymic Posts: 185
    Well, you have pull, Ed :)
  • EddEdd Posts: 59
    Still not 100% sure I'm hired! I will find out soon - I hope! Not sure how much pull I'll have, either. I believe I'll primarily be focused on grading, but we shall see.
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