NewsNew Course Roundup: Illustrator, CSS and Swift

Faye Bridge
writes on November 16, 2015

Every week, new content is published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here is a short list of what was added the week of November 9, 2015.

COURSES

Adobe Illustrator for Web Design – Ashley Burke

Using a project-based learning approach to Illustrator’s core features, walk through the process of designing a simple website beginning with making a wireframe, and then using that wireframe as the basis for creating a page mock up for mobile and desktop platforms. Along the way, use the basic drawing and shape tools to create an illustrated graphic logo. And with responsive web design in mind, we’ll utilize the benefits of both scalable vector graphics (SVGs) and CSS export capabilities.

CSS Layout Basics – Guil Hernandez

Learn to work with common layout and positioning methods used in web design. In this course, you’ll get hands-on practice with basic CSS layout techniques like display modes and floats. You’ll use your new CSS layout skills to build the layout for a simple web page. Then learn to enhance the layout using relative, absolute and fixed positioning.

Build a Simple iPhone App with Swift 2.0 – Pasan Premaratne

Building the Fun Facts app will teach you how to use the Swift language and the Xcode and Interface Builder tools. You will also learn about core concepts such as views and view controllers, creating a data model, and the Model-View-Controller design pattern. Towards the end, you will have finished creating a fun app that will get you oriented with the world of iOS development.

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