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Create fast interactive web applications with JavaScript and AJAX (Asynchronous JavaScript and XML) using the Document Object Model (DOM). AJAX is at the leading edge of modern Web 2.0 Technologies.Prerequisites: Web Publishing Skills, XML, and JavaScript, or equivalent.Note: Receive a 10% discount when you register for this course, XML Data Exchange, and JavaScript at the same time.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70712 6 eve Tu Oct 31, 2017 1830-2130 $375 Main Campus (Map)

In this course you will learn how to use Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and XHTML to produce a modern, tableless website layout. Topics include adding font styles to text, incorporating background images into elements, creating horizontal menus from unordered lists, and creating multi-column page layouts.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction, Dreamweaver 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70713 6 eve Th Nov 02, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $375 Main Campus (Map)

Explore exciting new CSS3 features to enhance the design of your website. Learn how to mimic Photoshop effects and blending modes in the browser. Use Responsive Web Design to create a website that adapts its layout to a wide range of devices, including mobile phones and tablets.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Building on the principles of the Website Design Introduction course, you will define and manage your websites in Dreamweaver the professional standard. Enhance your pages with images, backgrounds, tables, and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Conclude with a preview of templates, libraries, and Dreamweavers dynamic features.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70714 6 eve We Nov 01, 2017 1830-2130 Jennifer Harder $375 Main Campus (Map)

Continue to build your Adobe Dreamweaver skills with: Cascading Style Sheets, library items and templates. Further enhance your websites through the use of: advanced JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5 media, and forms. In addition, you will learn how to add Bootstrap Components to your websites.Prerequisites: Dreamweaver 1, advanced web design skills, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70715 6 eve We Sep 13, 2017 1830-2130 Jennifer Harder $375 Main Campus (Map)

Learn about new HTML5 features and other technologies that can significantly enhance your website and web applications. Topics include an overview of the new semantics, adding native audio and video, creating better web forms, geolocation, local storage of application data, and drawing with the canvas API.Prerequisites: Javascript or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70716 6 eve Th Nov 02, 2017 1830-2130 David Arthur $375 Main Campus (Map)

Use Photoshop to mock up your website and learn how to use advanced drawing techniques to create impressive buttons, banners, backgrounds, and navigation bars. Youll also learn about page composition, negative space, graphical elements, and how to slice images for efficient downloading and exporting to Dreamweaver.Prerequisites: Photoshop 1 or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70717 6 eve We Nov 01, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $375 Main Campus (Map)

Upload your files and folders from a local computer to a web server using FTP. Learn to create your HTML files and folder structure with naming conventions appropriate for a Linux/Unix or a Windows server.Prerequisites: Windows File Management or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70718 1 eve Th Sep 07, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)
70719 1 eve We Oct 25, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)

Learn how to use the worlds most popular image editing program and its often confusing tools to optimize any digital image so that it looks its best. Learn how to create composites from multiple images and to incorporate text and scanned elements into your images.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Discover the power of PHP for emailing, folder, and file management, and use some of PHP's built-in features for data handling. Use PHP, mySQL and PHPMyAdmin to create dynamic, database-driven websites. Build a library of reusable PHP code as you work on practical hands-on projects. The final project is a dynamic PHP website that displays database information in HTML.Prerequisites: Programming Fundamentals.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70721 6 eve Th Nov 02, 2017 1830-2130 Srikrishna Awatramani $375 Main Campus (Map)

Build upon your knowledge from PHP with advanced web applications. Partition your PHP 1 and HTML into reusable elements with Smarty (FastTemplate) Templates. Discover the object-orientated side of PHP and how it interfaces with XML (and XSLT), as well as dynamic imaging and graphing applications. Identify MySQL (PEAR DB) for database operations. The final project is a fully functioning PHP application incorporating these advanced features.Prerequisites: PHP 1 Web Programming, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the basics of programming from requirements to development, testing, and maintenance. Using PHP, youll explore the fundamentals of syntax, language elements, and SQL connectivity. Practice coding with variables, loops, arrays, and functions (and mySQL database input/output). This course will prepare you for further studies in other programming languages.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70720 6 eve Th Sep 14, 2017 1830-2130 Finn Lander $375 Main Campus (Map)

Content Management Systems (CMS) are the most exciting new technology in web publishing. Instead of needing a developer to re-code every update, a CMS enables users to update their content from any location. This course will use the Drupal CMS to teach installation and configuration as well as setting up and preparing end users for various levels of access.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Set up your site with Google Analytics to track its success and the effectiveness of your AdWords and other marketing campaigns. Improve your websites bottom line, whether that means more revenue or more visitors. Recommended for all web developers and SEO practitioners.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction and Introduction to Analytics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Are you ready to put into practice what you learned? This course provides participants with a unique opportunity at the conclusion of their studies to integrate the knowledge and various skills gained in our web technologies programs. Students will be able to manage the complete life cycle of a project while working collaboratively with an assigned facilitator, students from other disciplines (when available), and project team members.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn how to plan and break down a web project from initialization to launch while staying within budget. This course teaches business and interpersonal skills combined with the technical project management techniques required to manage todays IT projects.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70723 6 eve We Nov 01, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $375 Main Campus (Map)

Learn all the fundamentals you'll need to publish a website. Topics include: domain registration, website planning, creating a storyboard, layout, and navigation considerations. You'll also learn the basics of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to functional websites that are ready to publish online.Mandatory Prerequisite: Intro to FTP or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70724 6 eve Tu Sep 12, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $375 Main Campus (Map)

In this course you will learn about WordPress, one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) for the web. Topics include CMS introduction, installation and setup, content creation, administration, themes, plug-ins, and more.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70726 6 eve Mo Sep 11, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $375 Main Campus (Map)

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Website design often starts in the professional layout tools of the Adobe Creative suite Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Through a series of practical assignments and projects youll learn to confidently navigate these often obscure programs. Raise your standard of web design with their sophisticated layout tools, professional typesetting, and both vector and raster art.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics 1, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
50810 6 eve Tu Mar 08, 2016 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $365 Main Campus (Map)

Is your website out of date? Are you creating a new website and don't know where to start? This course explains how to create content that is relevant, useful, and usable for your website. You will learn how to plan, create, publish, and manage content to improve consistency with brand messaging and drive improved business results.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Use Excel to create effective and attractive spreadsheets. Enhance their appearance with borders, shading, font, and formatting. Master advanced techniques such as formula, relative and absolute references, goal seek, and calculations with dates. Analyze your results with charts and format your worksheets for high-impact print-outs.Prerequisites: Windows File Management, Computer Basics, or equivalent.Note: MOS-approved textbook available at the Langara Bookstore. Receive a 10% discount when you register for both Excel courses and the MOS exam at the same time.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70693 6 eve Th Sep 14, 2017 1830-2130 Luis Ribeiro $325 Main Campus (Map)

Take Facebook to new heights for business by engaging new customers and retaining old ones for longer. This course dives into Facebook News Feed Optimization (NFO), advertising, and building customized landing pages. Its focus is on distributing content and ads through Facebook.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70729 3 eve Mo Oct 30, 2017 1830-2130 $214 Main Campus (Map)

Learn the basics of AdWords, the popular search engine marketing tool provided by Google. Topics include AdWords and search engine marketing basics, understanding pay per click advertising, setting up accounts, writing ads, and crafting campaigns. Connecting to analytics, common mistakes, reports, and choosing keywords, time and location settings, and landing pages will also be discussed.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70730 3 eve Mo Nov 27, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $214 Main Campus (Map)

Learn the principles of information architecture to create an intuitive and easy-to-navigate website. Make sure your audience can find the information you put on your pages. This course will also discuss how to make your site accessible to all audiences, including the disabled. Finally, youll refine your designs through the analysis of many real websites.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn the business of the Web and how to get your website to the top of search listings using the principles of search engine optimization (SEO). Other topics include social media, cross-linking, and branding for the web.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70738 3 eve Th Oct 05, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $214 Main Campus (Map)

Upload your files and folders from a local computer to a web server using FTP. Learn to create your HTML files and folder structure with naming conventions appropriate for a Linux/Unix or a Windows server.Prerequisites: Windows File Management or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70718 1 eve Th Sep 07, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)
70719 1 eve We Oct 25, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $49 Main Campus (Map)

Search marketing is the process of gaining traffic and visibility from search engines through both paid and unpaid efforts. It encompasses both Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and takes a combination of perfect coding, careful content development, specific navigation design, social media integration and relevant links to your site. Tracking your websites activity, a key component to marketing your websites will also be covered.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70739 6 eve Th Nov 02, 2017 1830-2130 Kenneth Buis $375 Main Campus (Map)

Social media tools has revolutionized how business converse with their customers. Learn to leverage the power of word-of-mouth networks. In this course, analyze the role that common social media platforms play for business transactions and explore how to build meaningful relationships with your customers through the use of social media tools.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Set up your site with Google Analytics to track its success and the effectiveness of your AdWords and other marketing campaigns. Improve your websites bottom line, whether that means more revenue or more visitors. Recommended for all web developers and SEO practitioners.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction and Introduction to Analytics, or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Are you ready to put into practice what you learned? This course provides participants with a unique opportunity at the conclusion of their studies to integrate the knowledge and various skills gained in our web technologies programs. Students will be able to manage the complete life cycle of a project while working collaboratively with an assigned facilitator, students from other disciplines (when available), and project team members.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Learn how to plan and break down a web project from initialization to launch while staying within budget. This course teaches business and interpersonal skills combined with the technical project management techniques required to manage todays IT projects.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70723 6 eve We Nov 01, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $375 Main Campus (Map)

Learn all the fundamentals you'll need to publish a website. Topics include: domain registration, website planning, creating a storyboard, layout, and navigation considerations. You'll also learn the basics of HTML and CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to functional websites that are ready to publish online.Mandatory Prerequisite: Intro to FTP or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70724 6 eve Tu Sep 12, 2017 1830-2130 Raymond Chow $375 Main Campus (Map)

Discover how to optimize your web page using diverse tactics to maximize traffic and attract prospects. Create clear, concise, and compelling content for web pages, blogs, business correspondence, newsletters, press releases, headlines, and social media.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70740 6 mng Sa Oct 28, 2017 0900-1200 Arlene Kroeker $375 Main Campus (Map)

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This course covers the essentials of coding with Classes and Objects, an important milestone in preparing for developing larger projects for desktop, mobile, or web. Utilizing the Java programming language, this course will serve as a challenging and rewarding extension to previous studies in other software frameworks.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

This course will introduce you to the world of creating applications for the Android mobile OS and hardware.It will enable you to create apps utilizing a broad range of tools, including hardware sensors, recording devices, Bluetooth, NFC, and Wifi, and more.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

This course will pick up where the Intro to Android course left off.We will discuss the anatomy and structure of larger projects, including Human Interaction Design, Performance Tuning, Version Control, and Quality Assurance testing.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Apple's mobile devices are some of the most popular products on the market today. Through hands on assignments, this course will introduce you to the exciting world of creating apps for the iPhone and iPad. Topics will include how to design, code, and publish your ideas.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Get ready to take on a larger role in the mobile app development industry with this advanced course. Focus will be given on the anatomy, structure and control of larger, more complex apps. Topics will include human interaction design, performance tuning, and quality assurance.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

Interested in delivering your website on a smartphone or tablet? You will be amazed at how easy it is to transform an existing HTML website into an app designed specifically for todays variety of mobile devices using the jQueryframework. Topics will include using the advanced interface capabilities to produce an app that behaves consistently across all platforms.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

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Integrate CSS3 without worrying about vendor prefixes. This course will explore different approaches to produce more maintainable, re-usable HTML and CSS code with popular preprocessor languages such as Sass and LESS. Using the Sass Compass framework, learn how to speed up CSS authoring by setting up a grid for responsive designs and generating sprite images.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70774 6 aft Sa Sep 17, 2016 1300-1600 David Arthur $369 Main Campus (Map)

Interested in delivering your website on a smartphone or tablet? You will be amazed at how easy it is to transform an existing HTML website into an app designed specifically for todays variety of mobile devices using the jQueryframework. Topics will include using the advanced interface capabilities to produce an app that behaves consistently across all platforms.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location

This course is not offered at this time. Please email rchow@langara.ca for details.

In this course you will learn about WordPress, one of the most popular content management systems (CMS) for the web. Topics include CMS introduction, installation and setup, content creation, administration, themes, plug-ins, and more.Prerequisites: Website Design Introduction or equivalent.

CRN Duration Starts Time Instructor Cost Location
70726 6 eve Mo Sep 11, 2017 1830-2130 Andy Helmi $375 Main Campus (Map)