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Creating for the Web

Learn to build for the web using some basic tools and resources.

Computer Science Education Week

Hour of Code and Logo

To celebrate Computer Science Education Week, the HSU Library hosts coding events during the second week of December. The Hour of Code is the largest learning event in history- with tens of millions of students learning computer programming across the world. Below is a list of online tutorials that we have covered in these events. These are all designed to be taken on your own, though, so if you missed the events, click on the links below to get started with these short sessions. 

Activities for 2019:

View a complete list of activities and links

Monday 12/9 - Create Virtual Reality with HTML

Learn how to create VR environments and projects using Aframe, a simple HTML and JavaScript framework. During this session you will learn the basics of creating HTML code to create virtual worlds. This is the first in a series of SkillShops covering 3D modeling, 3D printing, VR and AR.

Register for Monday's Hour of Code now!

Tuesday 12/10 - Creating 3D Models with Tinkercad

Learn how to create 3D models for digital projects or printing using Tinkercad, a free and simple web-based program. During this session you will learn the basics of creating 3D models. This is the second in a series of SkillShops covering 3D modeling, 3D printing, VR and AR.

Register for Tuesday's Hour of Code now!

Wednesday 12/11 - Build 3D Worlds in VR!

Learn how to create 3D models in virtual reality (VR) using Supercraft, a free and simple web-based program available on any VR system that has a browser. During this session you will learn the basics of creating 3D models using this sculpture building tool. This is the third in a series of SkillShops covering 3D modeling, 3D printing, VR and AR.

Register for Wednesday's Hour of Code now!

Thursday 12/12 - 3D Printing at the HSU Library!

Learn how to print 3D models using the Lulzbot, a free service provided to you from the HSU Library. During this session you will learn the basics of printing 3D models, including tips on creating models and some hands-on time with the Lulzbot. This is the fourth in a series of SkillShops covering 3D modeling, 3D printing, VR and AR.

Register for Thursday's Hour of Code now!

Friday 12/13 - Creating Augmented Reality with HTML & Aframe

Learn how to create AR projects using Aframe, a simple HTML and JavaScript framework. During this session you will learn the basics of creating HTML code to create augmented reality. This is the first in a series of SkillShops covering 3D modeling, 3D printing, VR and AR.

Register for Friday's Hour of Code now!

 

List of past activities:

2018

2017

2016

2015 & Earlier

Learn On Your Own

There are several free online tutorial sites to help get you started learning the basics of computer programming for creating on the Web:

Want more than just an hour?

Are you interested in working with others to learn how to create content for the Web? Are you interested in building your own site or improving an existing one? Email us to get up-to-date information on current workshops and programs and/or check the library events calendar for a list of current events: