New LITA Web course available

For Immediate Release
Fri, 06/28/2013

Contact:

Melissa Prentice
Programs and Marketing Specialist
LITA
mprentice@ala.org

CHICAGO - LITA is announcing the availability of Building Web Applications with HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript: An Introduction to HTML5, presented by Jason Clark of Montana State University Library, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. CDT on August 2, 5, 7, and 9, 2013.

Geolocation, Native video, Offline storage, Semantic markup elements, Responsive web design, Canvas elements, Voice input, Drag and Drop, Opacity, Gradients... HTML5 (a generic term that includes new HTML tags, enhanced CSS styles/behaviors and new Javascript APIs) has been released and is changing the way Web developers work. With wide support in mobile browsers and the latest browser releases from Google and Firefox, HTML5 is poised to be the technology that will help build the next version of the Web.

Building Web Applications with HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript: An Introduction to HTML5 will consist of four live lectures held 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT August 2, 5, 7, and 9, 2013, with additional self-paced modules in Moodle. Participants will examine the trends and enhancements that HTML5, CSS3 and the new Javascript APIs enable. Participants will talk through the specifics of implementation and work through building a prototype HTML5 application. 

For registration and additional information, visit: www.ala.org/lita/learning/online

Library and Information Technology Association (LITA) members are information technology professionals dedicated to educating, serving, and reaching out to the entire library and information community.   LITA is a division of the American Library Association.