Create Your First Website in easy steps - The QuestKids do Coding
Coding for Kids in easy steps
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Who are The QuestKids?
Dan Devices and Tiffany Tech are the best of friends, and an amazing team who love to explore and help each other whenever they can. Dan adores devices; Tiff loves tech, and both are on a constant quest to learn new things and look for fun and adventure in everything they do. The friends are joined by their pets, Smuffy and Chew-Chew, who help them out in their own special way. Together, they are The QuestKids!
About the book
Using a great storyline and delightful images, Create Your First Website in easy steps will teach key aspects of building a website. Join the gang at Earth’s most famous space centre, and follow their quest to design a website to power a new planet.
Along the way children will learn how to:
- Master HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) basics:
- Page Titles
- Page Headings
- Page Structure
- Build their new website. Children will only need a computer or a laptop, a text editor, a web browser, and an internet connection.
A supporting website (www.thequestkids.com) provides them with downloadable resources (to follow) and additional interactive learning. The coding steps are shown in the familiar In Easy Steps style, and presented in child-friendly language. By the end of the book, children will have a fully-functional website and a great book to refer back to for future projects.
Table of Contents
- Getting Started
- Viewing Your Webpage
- Editing Your Webpage
- Heading and Page Titles
- Page Structure
- Final Source Code
About the Authors
Darryl Bartlett has a wide experience in the world of web design and development especially using the WordPress platform. He first got into Web Development during his studies where he was building basic websites using HTML. He has since gone on to build his skill set and worked with top professional Web Development companies. He also builds websites for local businesses on a freelance basis, and works on apps for various platforms. Darryl is also the author of WordPress in easy steps.
Paul Aldridge’s interest in writing for children began whilst reading numerous picture books to his young son. He became inspired and motivated to try writing for myself. So he dived right in and began to conjure up ideas and put pen to paper. His journey then began with authoring Mascots! Go for Gold, the official children’s picture book for Para Athletics Championships 2017.
About the Illustrator
Ben Barter is a creative illustrator. He has worked for a range of clients, big and small, on a wide variety of projects and has a deep understanding of the use of staging, framing and building a story within the illustration to capture the viewer’s attention. His credits include working with Paul on the storyline and illustrations for Mascots! Go for Gold.
About the book
Coding for Kids in easy steps teaches children aged 8+:
- how to create web pages using HTML (HyperText Markup Language)
- how to add style to web pages using CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
Coding for Kids in easy steps has an easy-to-follow style that demonstrates coding for web pages in clear examples. It begins by explaining how to make and test a basic web page, then demonstrates how to add text, pictures, links, tables, lists, and buttons to a web page. Next, children will learn how to specify content colour, font, position, and visibility. The book then shows how to add functionality so that web pages can react to user actions. The final chapter brings everything together with a step-by-step example that builds a fun web page containing an interactive game for PC, tablet, or smartphone.
Table of contents
- Get started with web pages
- Create web page content
- Make lists and tables
- React to clicks
- Get started with style sheets
- Get started with scripts
- Build blocks of code
- Use built-in functions
- Grab web page objects
- Put it all together
Mike McGrath now lives in South-east Europe, on the sun-kissed shores of the Aegean Sea. Mike gained his extensive knowledge of computer languages while working as a developer contracting to companies around the world. His interests include coins of ancient Greece, dining-out with friends, and the ongoing evolution of the world wide web.