If all of this leaves your head spinning, or you just want a better grasp of what it is that makes the web tick, there are lots of resources to get you started.
Check out these print books from the Carnegie Library of Homestead:
Or try these online sources:
- Codecademy – Learn to code interactively, for free.
- Code/Racer – Code/Racer is an online racing game that forces you to learn to code quickly to get ahead on the race track.
- Mozilla Developer Network – The Mozilla Developer Network is a resource-rich collection of documents about web development, made for anyone, from expert programmers to students just starting out. MDN is a wiki, meaning anyone can edit its pages with corrections and updates.
- HTML5 Rocks – HTML5 Rocks is a one-stop guide to learning HTML5, written by tons of contributors who work for Google, Adobe and a bunch of other places. As an HTML5 Rocks student, you’ll learn from slides, presentations and videos.