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

Web and App Level 1 HTML & CSS

HTML5 is the foundation for every website. Learn how to build professional, interactive websites and apps with HTML5 and CSS. Learn to add images and video, attach CSS for different styling techniques, and use Javascript for interactivity. This instructor-led class is packed with hands-on exercises that give you the tools to write code and create navigatable sites.

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, fluid websites that adapt to different device size and behaviors. Create breakpoints and custom CSS layouts. Learn complex HTML5 and CSS techniques to ensure your site adapts to tablets, phones, and desktop.Students will learn to use Media Queries, use jQuery Mobile, ThemeRoller and PhoneGap. Best practices for design and sizing will also be covered.

Web Interactivity with jQuery & Javascript

Add custom, mobile-safe interactivity to a website. Create pages that are more dynamic and add user feedback, with more polished user experiences. Create dynamic user interfaces that are cross-platform and browser compatible.

Responsive Web and Mobile Design for Graphic Designers

This 2 day class is for current Photoshop users who want to transition their skills to developing for the web, mobile and tablets. Learn to design flexible, responsive layouts for mobile, tablets and desktop. Use Photoshop to build developer-ready files. Understand how to use grid Layout Systems like BootStrap and how to incorporate HTML5 and CSS into your design. Exporting options including scaling for Retina displays and different levels of compression.

Adobe Edge Animate: Animated Banner Ads and Infographics

Create animated, interactive banner ads and infographics with Adobe Edge Animate for browser or mobile devices. Designers will learn to develop animated content using HTML5. Create flexible content with images, text, navigation and integrate them into your website that is viewable on mobile phones, tablets including iPad.

Creating HTML Emails: Building and Broadcasting Successful HTML Emails

A class to learn how to design and develop HTML email blasts that are consistent across platforms and email clients. Learn to code your emails with HTML and understanding best practices in design. Understand the importance of responsive emails that are viewable on any device.

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.