Learn to Code with The HTML Show: Episode 4—HTML Tables

Launch Academy

By Launch Academy

February 1, 2022

Time for table talk! In this episode, we cover table headers, footers, spanning rows and columns, caption elements, and tabular data. We will bookend our discussion around the basics of HTML elements and writing good semantic markup.

HTML tables tend to get a bad rep for not being used properly. Learn from the best as Launch Academy Co-Founder Dan Pickett walks you through when you should use a table, and how to code well formed tabular data using the New England Patriots schedule.

Pickett recommends the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN) as a great resource to find documentation and tools to help you further your HTML knowledge and confidence.

Episode 4 Learning Objectives:

  • Install our first Atom plugin: Wrap in Tag
  • Implement a well-structured HTML table based on real-world data
  • Justify why HTML tables should not be used for layout design

Let’s code!

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Lauren Alworth is a former member of the Launch Academy marketing team.