Jul 20, 2019
I enjoyed the course very much. Learn a lot of things. And find that in web designing good practices are more important. I have to read articles, blog to update my knowledge and to learn new things.
May 10, 2016
The best course every ,you Must take it even if you do not want to work in this field,the instructor did a very very good job here ,the lectures are easy,interesting and make you want more .
Mar 23, 2020
by Paul J M•
Mar 18, 2016
Anyone expecting to learn every subtlety of Bootstrap will be disappointed--but they deserve to be, this is a fours week course! The course introduces the concept of responsive design both through manually coding your own webpages and using frameworks, taking Bootstrap as an example.
Over three short videos the instructor gives just enough for students to start using Bootstrap while also giving them the tools to continue their later independent development.
Colleen van Lent is an exceptional instructor who manages to be engaging and motivating while always remaining 'human'.
I am not altogether happy with the decision to make all peer reviewed assignments optional, even though I understand the reasoning. For this reason alone I have dropped my review to four stars. If you are prepared to make the effort to take full part in the optional exercises this is a five star course--it's up to you!
Jun 12, 2020
Well structured course which gives a detailed overview of a lot of things which are otherwise overlooked. Making a site responsive so that it adapts to mobile, desktop and tablet sizes is very essential as many people are using mobile phones to do their work and the site you're catering to them must be the best and easy for use. Colleen really goes to talk all about this and teaches how to use frameworks like bootstrap and it's classes for accomplishing this task. It's an awesome course.
However, make sure to practise after you complete the course. I wouldn't have hesitated to give a 5/5 if there were more practise assignment and quizzes for users to practise these newly acquired skill.
Overall, you should definitely check it out if you're a beginner trying to learn web development.
by Barbara F•
Apr 11, 2017
As always, Colleen is amazing and explains very well. I liked a lot the interviews she added on the 4th week, mainly the last one where the woman mentions the skills she looks for in a candidate. I know it is demanded from us to search for extra resources and getting our hands dirty to understand how things work out, but I was expecting a bit more about the edition of the Bootstrap's css. It is not really clear for me how to check their css's and overwriting the properties we want.
by AWAIS M•
May 11, 2020
The bootstrap videos were a bit 'switch-off' ones. I personally believe that academia is there to teach the raw fundamentals. It is the job of the candidate to learn tools on his / her own. Anyhow, the course is a decent one and a necessary one. Optional readings at the end of week 4 simply don't work as the links are either outdated or the products they suggest have been discontinued. Regards!
by Mynor Z•
May 27, 2020
Great course if you are not that familiar with responsive design. The only thing that I didn't consider as valuable as other courses from the University of Michigan was relying on a css framework for responsivenes, in this case bootstrap. Flexbox and Grid along with media queries could be a more interesting approach, because it would not require the use of a framework.
by Kofi E O•
Feb 10, 2020
This is a great course that touches on many of the important aspects of responsive web design. It doesn't really go deep into bootstrapping but does a great job overall. I would recommend it for a web developer who wants a refresher course on responsive web design, or a beginner who wants a good point to start off with responsive web design
by Shir D•
Mar 26, 2016
The course was very intersting and the Colleen was Really Wonderful.
The one think that let me down is that i felt there wasn't enough material. The main ideas went again and again.
Beside, I think that it was good combination between technical practice and therotical priniciples.
by Ashutosh K•
Jun 24, 2020
The instructor was amazing. She explained everything in a simple way. The course is a bit outdated though. Bootstrap 3 is not used these days. People have already moved on to BS4 and a couple of days back BS5 alpha was released. But this is very good for beginners.
by Thomas V•
Jun 11, 2017
I think the Bootstrap assignment for week 3 would have been better if there was only the HTML and a light CSS to work on, instead of reusing our previous assignment would have been better. That way the assignment itself would have been slightly clearer.
by Jose L F F C B•
Aug 28, 2019
Good introduction to Responsive Design. Not only is styling with CSS media queries covered, there is also an introduction to Bootstrap 3. Doesn't go very deep, but enough to get "feet wet". Instructor is clear in her explanations. Recommended.
by Ahmed H H M•
Oct 10, 2017
The knowledge are very limited in bootstrap. We need more practical understanding. For example, the code for the advanced navigation is almost completely out of course and we need a lot of personal study to be able to follow up.
by Darren S H•
Apr 10, 2016
Very nice for theory of responsive design and had a lot of external links that I found very useful. I did this course with "HTML,CSS,JS" course from John hopkins University and it worked amazingly well with each other.
by Estitxu L E•
Jan 16, 2018
Very interesting. By the time I took the course Bootstrap 4 had been released but the assignements and examples are still done using Bootstrap 3.
Overall, I'm enjoying the specialization very much. Thank you!
Mar 21, 2020
I really enjoyed this class! It would be great to compare and contrast different framework, in additional to Bootstrap. Further, Bootstrap 4.4 has launched. The video on Bootstrap may need to be updated.
Jul 07, 2019
The course is very nice for those who wanna understand how to make a webpage responsive. The underlying concepts have explained very well. The knowledge of HTML and CSS is must understand the concepts.
by Ricardo S•
Oct 06, 2019
The course is really well designed and easy to follow. The instructor is capable and easy to understand.
I wish the course were updated to cover Bootstrap 4, which has been out for long enough
by Hossam E•
Mar 21, 2020
Firstly i thank you all to this good material , and i give my appreciate and thanks to Ph,Dr. Colleen van Lent.
And its very useful to me to learn this course .
Thank you very much <3
by Bovonrajt P•
Jul 28, 2019
Good concept, example, and assignment to make me more understand about Styling with Responsive Design. It will perfect if I can learn more about bootstrap 4 that is the newer.
by Simran B•
May 08, 2020
To learn about responsive designs and why it is important is all provided in this course.It imparts us with greater understanding of how media queries and bootstrap works.
by Víctor M R•
Sep 15, 2017
It is a good course, great for those who are goingo to work mainly with Bootstrap. I missed more responsive design techniques for those who wants to code by themselves.
by Ceferino V I•
Apr 13, 2016
Covers the basics pretty well. This should leave you with a good understanding of what responsive design is. The Bootstrap exercises help greatly in providing that.
by Gerhard B•
Mar 29, 2016
A great course within this spezialization. Great teaching skills!
But the assignments are only optional and the peer review is sometimes a little weak.
by Luis A Z A•
Apr 10, 2019
Excelente información y muy buena la enseñanza de la instrucctora. Solo me gustaría un poco más de detalles en las explicaciones. Saludos
by Kedar S W•
Jun 28, 2020
This should be updated to the current bootstrp 4 version which is already available. Rest all the concepts are very well explained!