Max Design

Online courses

Online video tutorials to help you learn HTML, CSS and responsive web design.

Responsive Web Design

Build your first Responsive Website

8 LESSONS

Responsive Web Design is now an essential skill for every web designer and developer. This hands-on course will help you solve real world problems associated with building RWD websites: navigation, forms, tables, videos & images. Learn the building blocks of RWD so that you can create beautiful websites that look fantastic on any device.

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Downloadable resources

Choose from a wide range of downloadable PDF files designed to help you get up to speed in all areas of HTML, CSS, CSS3 and HTML 5.

CSS

CSS Introduction

42 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through the basics of CSS. Along the way, you will learn about CSS rules, multiple selectors,multiple declarations and CSS comments

CSS Definitions

52 SLIDES

This slideshow explains a range of common terms including the document tree, user agents, containing blocks, block level elements and more.

CSS Inheritance

78 SLIDES

This slideshow explains how inheritance works in simple terms, including how font-size values are inherited.

CSS Cascade

166 SLIDES

Understanding the CSS cascade is vital for all web designers and developers. This slideshow explains the cascade process from start to finish.

CSS selectors

489 SLIDES

This slideshow explores all 54 different CSS1, CSS2 and CSS3 selectors. Along the way you will learn about combinators, structural pseudo-classes, attribute selectors, user-interface selectors, pseudo-elements and more.

CSS Bug hunting

102 SLIDES

This slideshow explains a step by step approach to solving CSS layout bugs. Along the way you will learn how to resolve CSS syntax issues, use "Inspect Element" functionality, and isolate the issues using a variety of methods.

HTML

HTML Introduction

205 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through the basics of creating a web page. Along the way, you will learn about HTML elements, HTML attributes and Block level vs inline elements.

HTML Form elements

163 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through a detailed review of how to mark up and style HTML form controls. Along the way you will learn about all the form elements.

CSS3

CSS3 Introduction

62 SLIDES

This slideshow introduces the basic concepts of CSS3 for those new to the topic. Along the way you will learn about the various levels of CSS, how CSS3 works, whether CSS3 can be used right now, and how vendor prefixes work.

CSS3 Color

75 SLIDES

This slideshow explains all possible CSS 2.1 and CSS3 methods of defining color. Along the way you will learn about extended color keywords, opacity, RGBA, HSLA and more.

CSS3 text-shadow

47 SLIDES

This slideshow explains how to write and apply the text-shadow property. Along the way you will learn about horizontal and vertical offset, blur radius, essential and optional values and more.

CSS3 box-shadow

63 SLIDES

This slideshow explains how to write and apply the box-shadow property. Along the way you will learn about horizontal and vertical offset, blur radius, essential and optional values and more.

CSS3 border-radius

44 SLIDES

This slideshow explains how to write and apply the border-radius property. Along the way you will learn about shorthand vs longhand, individual radii and more.

CSS3 selectors

489 SLIDES

This slideshow explores all 54 different CSS1, CSS2 and CSS3 selectors. Along the way you will learn about combinators, structural pseudo-classes, attribute selectors, user-interface selectors, pseudo-elements and more.

HTML 5

HTML 5 Introduction

89 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through the basics of creating a web page. Along the way, you will learn about HTML elements, HTML attributes and Block level vs inline elements.

HTML 5 Structural elements

114 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through a detailed review of how to mark up and style HTML form controls. Along the way you will learn about all the form elements.

HTML 5 Forms

129 SLIDES

This slideshow takes you through a detailed review of how to mark up and style HTML form controls. Along the way you will learn about all the form elements.

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Onsite training

Max Design has been providing onsite training to companies, businesses and agencies around Australia since 2005. We customise our training courses to suit the exact needs of your team. Let us bring your team up to speed — giving them the knowledge and confidence to perform to the best of their abilities.

Responsive Web Design onsite training

INTRODUCTION TO RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN

Responsive Web Design is now an essential skill for every web designer and developer. This course covers the basics of RWD including: Responsive type, Media queries, fluid images, Grid systems, Building responsive layouts.

REAL WORLD RESPONSIVE WEB DESIGN

This course covers: Responsive navigation, Fluid video, Responsive forms, Responsive tables, Responsive images and Retrofit an existing site

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HTML and HTML 5 onsite training

INTRODUCTION TO HTML

Learn about basic elements and attributes. Learn how to create accessible markup including building accessible tables and forms. Learn about valid code, semantic markup and web standards.

INTRODUCTION TO HTML 5

Find out how HTML 5 can be used in real websites today. Learn about the new HTML 5 semantic elements. Learn how to use the new HTML 5 form elements and attributes. Learn how to create HTML 5 video.

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CSS and CSS3 onsite training

INTRODUCTION TO CSS

Learn about linking CSS to HTML files, rulesets, selectors, basic styling, inheritance and cascade

CSS IN DEPTH

Learn advanced concepts like Object Oriented CSS, frameworks, building CSS for huge or high traffic sites.

HANDS-ON CSS3

Learn about CSS3, CSS3 colors, CSS3 selectors, text-shadow, box shadow, border-radius, gradients, font-face and more.

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What attendees have to say

Really enjoyed the workshop, learnt a few things I have not understood for years!

Rachael, 2012

Russ showed great enthusiasm and knowledge. He imparts this knowledge in a vibrant and upbeat way. Exercises were very informative and welcomed.

Neris, 2012

Provides a great opportunity to tap into a years worth of browser and standards development, and update my work methods for the year ahead.

Gavin, 2011

Russ is an extremely experienced workshop presenter. I loved the entire workshop as it was very hands-on. Russ also shared some tips and tricks of the trade.

Adelaine, 2012

The course was very informative and presented in a way that made it easy to remember the content.

Toby, 2011

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