13/11/2013

Top resources to learn Web Designing and Development

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Web designing and development always remained the hot topic on internet. Many of us already know some basic forms of web designing and development formats like Html, Css or php. But what if you have a very little knowledge and you want to extend it. You always want to keep yourself updated with latest changes. Here these resources come handy which let you learn everything from A to Z.

Best resources for web designing and development learning:

There are many blogs and websites offering tutorials so I am going to share the top resources for learning web designing and development.

1. w3school:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

It stands first in my list as they stand first in search engines. They have a wide range of variety tutorials starting from basic html, css to advanced php tutorials. You can explore any category and they will lead you step by step through their free course.

The best part is the live editor which let you edit and test the code directly while learning the code. The live example with each tutorial helps to understand the topic more easily. They also have some useful tools and demos which let you explore their work more friendly.

W3school also offers online certification program which let you get certified from the biggest online web design learning portal.

2. CSS-tricks:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This website is dedicated to CSS where one can learn from basic CSS to advanced CSS3. They usually deal with css designing and coding. If you want to give a cool look to your blog or having some problem in design then you must visit this website.
You can get the code, check the demos and ask questions in the forum section.

3. Code Academy:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

As the name suggest, this website deals with coding, web designing and development languages. You can learn each and every thing related to one language with their step by step guide. It’s really a fun to learn with them. Try the code yourself and see the results.

Signup at code academy and get points for completing tasks and assignments. Win the badges and learn with exercises.  Interact with a large community to solve your problems. Learn JavaScript, Html, css, php, python, ruby and many other for free.

4. Dev.opera:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

Opera builders are offering their free articles to help you learn html, css and JavaScript. They usually share developing articles along with add-ons development, Mobile and TV.

5. Google Developers University:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

The Google Developers University Consortium offers development courses including designing and programming for android, Google maps, Google apps engine and more. It also offers some basic development courses like PHP, Ajax etc.

They also have a submit option which let you submit your own course with assignments, lectures and projects. The only requirement is that it has to be creative common licensed.

6. Codeschool:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

Codeschool-Learn by doing let you learn basic programming and developing languages with practice and exercises. One can learn Html, JavaScript and iOS via videos, coding snippet and screenshots. They offer paths which make it easy to explore and learn the topics.
They offer free as well as paid courses. Basic courses are for free and paid one includes some advanced courses.

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7. KillerPHP:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This website is dedicated to PHP programming language. A person can learn PHP with high precision from basic to advance programming level. They also offer HTML, CSS and JavaScript video tutorials. These tutorials are free as well as paid. One can subscribe for $29 for three months or $99 for a year.

8. Lynda:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

Lynda.com is the biggest source of online tutorials on the internet. One can get detailed lectures and video tutorials for softwares and creative topic. They also offer a huge list of development courses.

Lynda is a premier service and one can access these tutorials with a one month subscription for $25, these tutorials are made by the professionals with high precision. They also offer a 7 days trial and one can explore from their huge list of tutorials free of cost.

9. NetTuts:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This website offer paid tutorials related to website development. Their membership starts at $19 per month. The website is regularly updated with tutorials and tricks. Often free articles and podcasts are also posted on the website.
They also offer 2 free courses which include “30 days to learn HTML and CSS” and “30 days to learn jQuery”.

10. P2Pu:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This free resource is powered by Mozilla. P2Pu provide free web development courses including basic HTML, PHP etc. You can test your knowledge by taking Beta challenge. You can also submit your own courses.

11. Treehouse:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This website offers a huge list of tutorials and courses for a verity of technologies. Their database contains 1000+ videos and they are updating it regularly. They also have badge system which is awarded on course completion.
They offer different subscription plans ranging from $25 to $49.

12. Udacity:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

They offer tutorials for a list of topics including information, tech and design. Courses on web development, Html game development, Programming languages and 3D graphics are also available which are updated on regular basis.
These courses are available for free and one can learn with videos and practice it.

13. Udemy:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

This website is in initial face and provides some free and paid courses. These courses are made by the industry leaders. The topics included are usually tech and design oriented.
One can also make his circle to teach others and earn money by doing it.

14. Timothy Training:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

They offer tutorials for web technologies and softwares including Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL and more.

15. OpenLearn:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

Open learn is a free source from Open University. They offer a huge variety of courses including technology and design.

16. ITunes U:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

ITunes offer designer and developer base courses including iOS apps development, Game development and creative media.

17. Academic Earth:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

They offer courses for different categories including development of dynamic websites and computer graphics. Video tutorials are available presented by different universities around the globe.

18. Webdesign:
Top resources to learn web designing and development

They offer online webinars which are also included in their library portal. These can be only accessed by the subscribers. They offer some webinars for free and other are available for a $197 full year subscription package.

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What next:
I have personally used CSS-tricks, w3school and Lynda and found them very useful for web designing and development learning. Have you used any one of them or which source you are using, let me know by commenting.

2 comments:

  1. Hello Adeel,
    Wow!!! This are some nice resources you've shared here with us today.
    You know when i started the online journey, the place i learned my html and php was w3school. That site is indeed filled with wonderful tutorial on how to know your basics :)

    Nice article you shared with us. do have a beautiful week ahead...

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