IEEE AIUB Student Branch in collaboration with IEEE AIUB Student Branch WIE Affinity Group has successfully organized a two-day long workshop series titled “Web Design from Scratch: ‘HTML, CSS & Bootstrap”. The event was inaugurated by Ms. Tasnuva Tasneem, Motivator & WIE Coordinator, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who talked about the significance of learning web designing in modern times. She also expressed her gratitude towards the speakers for their valuable time and the participants for their participation in the workshop series.
The first day of the workshop series titled “Workshop Day 01: Learning HTML” was successfully conducted by Mr. Victor Stany Rozario, Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science & Information Technology, AIUB. He started the session by discussing different parts and types of the website and how web development has turned over into a high-end job sector. He gave a detailed theoretical idea regarding the basic building blocks of a website. Afterward, he elaborately discussed the career guidelines for the enthusiasts to get started with front-end web development. The workshop was concluded with an interactive question-answer session where Mr. Rozario answered the questions from the participants.
The second day of the workshop series titled, “Workshop Day 02: CSS & Bootstrap” was successfully conducted by Mr. Md. Tariqul Islam Manon, Mentor, Responsive Web Design; Senior Web Developer, Coders Trust Bangladesh. He started his session with the theoretical concepts of CSS (Cascading Styling Sheets) and various taglines of CSS including its most popular icon set and toolkit. He also spoke briefly about the usage and properties of each tag and classes of CSS along with their importance. Mr. Manon also emphasized on the wide range of web applications of Front-End Web Development in today’s technology. Following that, an interactive question-answer session took place which marked the end of the session.
The two-day long workshop series ended with the closing speech from Dr. Md. Hasan Imam, Counselor, IEEE AIUB Student Branch; Advisor, IEEE EMBS AIUB SB Chapter; Senior Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering, AIUB, who expressed his wholehearted gratitude towards the honorable speakers and all participants for their valuable participation in the workshop series. The event was graced by the presence of 90+ participants.
A Front-End Web Design Contest was also organized where participants were given a task which can be carried out using the knowledge they gained from the workshops. 55+ national as well as international contestants participated in the contest and three of them earned the “Best Web Designer” award. The top three Web Designs were published on the official website of the IEEE AIUB Student Branch.