Learn to be a web developer in either full-day classes or our 11 week evening bootcamp. Take classes in Chicago or online.

Web Development Level 1 HTML & CSS, 3 Day Class

Learn to build a strong foundation with HTML 5 and Dreamweaver to create web pages and applications. Read and write code using HTML5 markup, CSS3, and HTML5 JavaScript APIs. Understand HTML 5 tags, how to properly use them, and what to be aware of as you design your new web sites. CSS3, JavaScript and advanced use of the canvas tag will also be incorporated.

Students will learn the new image controls HTML 5 provides including the new Bitmap image formats through interactive vector based image control in both 2D and 3D. Learn how to utilize Adobe Dreamweaver to put the pieces together and publish your website.

Website Development 11 Week Bootcamp

This 11 week course goes from soup to nuts and gets students up and running creating interactive, seamless websites for desktop and mobile. HTML, CSS and JavaScript are building blocks of website development, and students will learn to build functional, responsive websites.

Students will learn the process of conception to deployment and be prepared for a career in web developoment. This class features reinforced learning with interactive feedback.

Web Development Level 2

Learn more complex web development and advanced CSS. Dive into Geolocation and Microdata. Add complex video and audio files without plug-ins. Use SVG to create advanced UI designes for scalable, printable graphic elements. Animate elements with Javascript and use Canvas for high speed animation and shapes.

Responsive Web Design For developers

Learn to create responsive, adaptive designs for numerous screen sizes. Create flexible content bsed on a grid system and layouts that inclorporate fluid media. Students will learn to use Media Queries, use jQuery Mobile, ThemeRoller and PhoneGap. Understand the importance of Responsive Web Typography. Optimize your pages with CSS3 for lightning fast downloads.

Adobe Edge Animate

Output pure HTML5 animations to create mobile-safe webpages without knowing code.

Creating HTML Emails: Building and Broadcasting Successful HTML Emails

A class to learn how to design and develop HTML email blasts.

Web Interactivity with jQuery & Javascript

Add custom, mobile-safe interactivity to a website. Create pages that are more dynamic and add user feedback.

Web and Mobile Design with Photoshop CC

This 1 day class is for current Photoshop users who want to transition their skills to developing for the web. Learn the importance of organizing your mock ups for developers, best practices for responsive design. We will develop elements for both web, mobile and iPhone in addition to completing a wireframe from start to finish.

Mobile Application UI Design with Photoshop

This course will give current Photoshop users the skills to build attractive UI designs for iOS and Android mobile devices. Students Learn how to create custom graphics for apps, create pixel-perfect designs, and understand the requirements for the App Store. ¨

Adobe Flash

Learn to create great web animations and banners that work for not only desktop browsers but also iOS and Android Devices!

What type of Class do you Need?

Hands-On Classroom Training in Chicago

Our training center is in downtown Chicago in which each student is provided their own computer, Mac or Windows. Our Photoshop class size maxes out at 10 students, and include a free 8 month retake policy.

Online Training

We also offer online training that you can participate in anywhere. Online classes follow the same teacher-student style, but you participate remotely. You can ask questions, and interact with other students the same way you would at our Chicago facility.

Onsite Training

We also can send an instructor to your office and deliver customized Photoshop training. We are happy to incorporate any projects or files into the class. If you have a group, this can be more cost effective.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Can I use Dreamweaver to style my Wordpress Site?

A: Yes, in fact Dreamweaver CC has plugins available for Wordpress and a number of other popular content management systems. This feature can be found in the manage sites panel under site specific code hinting.

Q: I have to make our companies site responsive, does this mean I need to rebuild from scratch?

A: No, although when you are building a site from scratch it is usually recommended that you design for mobile first you can still apply css media queries for a responsive design on your current site.

Q: I need to make animations for my mobile website. I have been told Flash does not work for this. What other options are there?

A: Depending on what it is you are looking to accomplish Flash may still be a valid option, but you also will want to look into Adobe Edge animate or make use of Javascript and various Javascript libraries to create your animations.