Lesson 1: Hello World

The first bit of code that any coder writes is usually a simple program that outputs the text, “Hello World.” In this lesson, you will learn about the fundamental building blocks of the web and write your first “Hello World” program.

What is HTML5

Terms to know


Visit Lynda.com, click the login button in the top right corner, and then select “Sign in with your organization portal,” then enter glenbrook225.org. Then watch and follow along with the following two videos :

Getting Started

Watch the video and follow along to set up a virtual server to host your webpages.

HTML Challenge

Click here to view an HTML Cheat Sheet PDF.  Using that and the textbook above, see if you can figure out the following:

  • Create a new file called index.html
  • Using the cheat sheet, create a personal website.