Techniques for Web Development with HTML5 and CSS3

A course by Marta Armada , Web Designer

Web Designer. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined August 2015

Optimize your websites with new techniques for programming and layout

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (322)
  • 8164 students

Optimize your websites with new techniques for programming and layout

A course by Marta Armada

Marta Armada, a web designer specializing in UX as well as responsive and front-end design, and cofounder of the Swwweet studio together with Javier Usobiaga, teaches you how to improve your web development skills by analyzing different HTML5 and CSS3 techniques.

Learn about semantics, gradients, shadows, forms, animations, and Flexbox, among other things, to improve and optimize your web pages.

This course is complementary to Javier Usobiaga's course Introduction to Responsive Web Development with HTML and CSS.

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What will you learn in this online course?

29 lessons & 17 downloads

Introduction to HTML5
2 minutes, 8 seconds
Introduction to CSS3
1 minute, 55 seconds
Browsers and support
2 minutes, 13 seconds
HTML5 tags and semantics
1 minute, 53 seconds
Block labels
5 minutes, 53 seconds
Line labels
3 minutes, 20 seconds
Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 98% positive reviews (322)
  • 8164 students
  • 29 lessons (2h 14m)
  • 17 additional resources (8 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a free design web page, as a synthesis of the different subjects that you will see throughout the course.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is aimed at web designers, programmers, graphic designers, and all those who feel comfortable writing HTML and CSS, but want to improve their skills. Neither a high level of programming nor any design knowledge is necessary to take the course.

Anyone who's taken Javier Usobiaga's course Introduction to Responsive Web Development with HTML and CSS and wants to delve into the subject alongside Marta Armada.

Requirements and materials

For this course, you need basic knowledge that allows you to comfortably write HTML and CSS.

For materials, all you need is a computer and your favorite code editor.


8164 Students
322 Reviews
98% Positive ratings

Marta Armada

A course by Marta Armada

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Marta Armada is a Web Designer based in Barcelona. She is interested in typography, responsive web design, CSS, UX, and design in general—anything that helps make a better website. In 2009, she founded the web design studio Swwweet with her husband, Javier Usobiaga, where they work creating web pages for startups.

Marta has given numerous talks and workshops, both at local events and at international conferences, and is a web design professor at ELISAVA Escuela Superior de Diseño.


  • U1


    • Introduction
    • Influences
  • U2

    Introduction to HTML5 and CSS3

    • Introduction to HTML5
    • Introduction to CSS3
    • Browsers and support
  • U3


    • HTML5 tags and semantics
    • Block labels
    • Line labels
  • U4


    • Color and opacity
    • Rounded edges
    • Shades
    • Gradients and funds
  • U5

    Video, audio and responsive images

    • Video and audio
    • Video attributes
    • Responsive images
  • U6


    • Child and type selectors
    • Attribute selectors
    • Other useful selectors
    • Pseudo elements :: before and :: after
  • U7


    • New types of inputs
    • Attributes in the forms
    • Give styles to forms
  • U8

    Transitions and animations

    • Transformations
    • Transitions
    • Animations
  • U9

    Layout tools

    • Box-sizing and media queries
    • Calc () and viewport units
    • Introduction to flexbox
    • Solutions with flexbox
  • FP

    Final project

    • Web Development Techniques with HTML5 and CSS3

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Techniques for Web Development with HTML5 and CSS3. Web, and App Design course by Marta Armada

Techniques for Web Development with HTML5 and CSS3

A course by Marta Armada
Web Designer. Barcelona, Spain.
Joined August 2015
  • 98% positive reviews (322)
  • 8164 students