Learn HTML + CSS Quickly

Everyone writes HTML & CSS, but do you really know it? Learn how to write modern, standards-compliant front ends for the web, and dive into the best tools for keeping it sane.

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Adam Dill

Adam has over 19 years of software development experience, and has spent a good part of that educating new developers. He was previously CTO at inside.com and Development Director at Maxmedia . When Adam isn't coding, he is off hiking in Colorado mountains, or practicing some pretty fly martial arts. He thinks swords are cool.

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See what you'll get



A brief introduction to HTML & CSS.


What is HTML?

Learn how HTML lets you structure content for the web.


Semantic Markup

Semantic markup brings meaning to your HTML.


What is CSS

Learn the anatomy and basic usage of CSS.


Inheritance and Cascading

We explore inheritance, and learn why that C in CSS stands for Cascade.


Exercise - Character Sheet

Create a simple character sheet with HTML and CSS


HTML & CSS Weekly Drip #1

Sites every HTML & CSS developer needs for reference.

Semantic HTML5 Elements

We start exploring HTML5 semantic tags, and solution to our character sheet exercise.

CSS Resets

Why and how to use CSS Resets and Normalization to make your development life easier.


HTML5 Semantic Elements Part 1

Building a basic styleguide, starting with semantic containers.

IDs, Classes, and Specificity

Targeting elements with IDs, Classes, and how Specificity works


HTML5 Semantic Elements Part 2

Building a basic styleguide, continuing with semantic elements

Semantic Page Creation

An exercise to create a semantic blog post


HTML/CSS Weekly Drip #2

iframify challenges styleguides, learn what elements you can use, better 404 pages

Measuring Length in CSS

A survey of units, and a guide to the best ones to use for a given purpose.

Common Patterns for CSS Typography

Creating consistently styled text, readable typography, and open source projects to help


The Box Model

CSS Shorthand, The Box Model, and centering with margin auto


The Position Declaration

Learn the basics of position and z-index in CSS.

An Introduction to Floats

Using floats to wrap and stack content.

Exercise - Position and layout

A quick exercise to play with the position and float directives.


HTML/CSS Weekly Drip #3

New Foundation email templates, SASS Datatypes, and Flexbox patterns!

Best Practices Part 1

Best practices on organizing your CSS rules and declaration blocks.