Are you equipped with basic knowledge of HTML and CSS, but are caught off-guard by an occasional onclick attribute? Wondering what the text between those script tags means? Interested in making your static website a little more dynamic?
Coming into the class with basic knowledge of HTML and CSS will help you get the most out of it - but there will be a quick refresher at the beginning of the course.
Nikki is a researcher at the technology design company Artefact, where she helps designers and developers understand how user needs can be addressed through thoughtful, simple design solutions.
Previously a UX Designer at Google, she has designed and developed user experiences for web-based products like Google Search, Experimental Search, and Custom Search Engine.
Nikki holds a Bachelor of Science from MIT, where she worked in the MIT Media Lab, and a Master's of Design from the Illinois Institute of Technology's Institute of Design.
Co-Teacher: Joshua Grochow
Josh completed his PhD in Computer Science at the University of Chicago, where he has taught introductory programming courses to students with a wide range of backgrounds. He holds a BS in Computer Science, a BS in Math, and a Master's of Engineering in Computer Science from MIT.
As a developer, Josh has worked on projects ranging from computational biology to Google ads to non-profit content management systems.