Questions tagged [web-development]
Questions about teaching HTML/CSS/JS or any language used to serve any kind of content, be it an API, a website, or anything else.
How to know what topics to study while learning to build website?
What is a good textbook for teaching Web Programming?
Is there any textbook you would recommend as appropriate for preparing a Web Programming college course? I would prefer a book that comes with sets of exercises, practice, code examples, etc. Students ...
Forming a foundation in PHP
Does anyone know what topics I should start studying to form a foundation in PHP ? Loops, outputting data, manipulating a database etc. ? Edit: I want to start using PHP to create a social site. ...
How to learn web design if backround is on mathematics and data analysis?
What would one suggest to learn web development? I was educated to mathematician and have done data-analysis. Now I was asked to do web pages, and I would like to practice that. However, it seems to ...
How do you teach when your students have wildly different backgrounds?
I'm going to do a course for my entire University, this means students that are in the last year and also in the first year. What can I do so what I teach isn't too hard to understand for the first ...
How to recast an ASPX application as Object Oriented
I am a programmer in a small department creating some new tools and applications with ASPX and SQL, and explaining the methodology to co-workers, and writing documentation (so the question here ...
Framework vs Vanilla JS for students
I'm serving as a tech lead for a student group's charity project. We're building a website which puts a bunch of homelessness resources in one place. There are two goals to the project: create a ...
How to convince students that self learning is an important skill?
I am teaching beginner programmers with a variety of backgrounds. Towards the end of the course, we encourage more independent and team based learning rather than lecture based learning. This is ...
Best way to pass on the problem solving experience
In my workplace, my team (working both on a ASP.Net MVC ecommerce and a C++ client) had a recent addition of two young members. One is a fresh graduate and the other worked as PHP programmer for some ...
Easy to use database for HS students
How do people prefer to learn web development - videos or text?
I want to create a web development blog where I will teach a variety of subjects that people usually don't talk about. How people prefer to get content? Using videos or text? What are the pros and ...
How to help students comprehend the HTML document flow?
I'm teaching a student how to create website front ends. This student comes from a SNAP/Scratch/AppLab type environment where they learned basic programming concepts, but to position visual elements ...
Choosing Java-like language for teaching web development
I just started teaching an introduction to web development to high school students (they have the most basic knowledge of java) and this year my school has decided to make a change in the curriculum. ...
Explaining why styling should not be done directly in HTML
I recently noticed that <marquee> has been deprecated from html according to this site. From this answer on Stack Overflow, the marquee replacement is made ...
Are userscripts a good teaching tool?
What is a User Script? Useful tasks like improving layout, fixing bugs, automating common tasks and adding new functions can all be done by userscripts. More complicated userscripts can create mash-...
How can I maintain interest in front end?
When I teach front end web development, it always happens that I start the year with a bunch of students who are ready to redesign Facebook on day 1. With expectations like that, it's always a letdown ...
What qualities should be considered when designing a front end project?
I'm working on designing a project where the students will use HTML+CSS to replicate a specific layout which I will give them as a picture. The goal of the project is to allow each student to practice ...
Should I teach modern web development in an introductory programming course? How?
I'm currently teaching a introductory programming class in a technological university course (FYI, this is a type of university course that is not a BS). The recommended language to use for this ...
How to raise students' security awareness in programming?
Recommended IDE for teaching web development to beginners
I have been assisting an IT teacher who has recently started teaching computer science to year 7-9s (11-13 year-olds). This year they will just be covering basic client-side web development: HTML, CSS ...
When teaching Web Development, should server or client side come first?
I teach full stack web development because the purpose of the course is to give an overview of how a complete website is created, from SQL for database management to HTML/CSS/JS for front-end to ruby ...
How can I convey the idea of a programming language vs. a markup language?
When I try and teach web development to absolute beginners, I seem to always get a question about the roles of HTML/CSS/JS and about how the browser renders the HTML. It seems to me that the confusion ...