Computer Centre organized Six Weeks Workshop on Web Development

A Six Weeks Workshop on Web Development for 2nd to 4th year B.E./B.Tech. students from various institutes was held from 8th June, 2018 to 19th July, 2018 at the Computer Centre, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh. Prof. Manoj K. Arora, Director was the Chief Patron of the workshop. The workshop Coordinated by Dr. Sanjay Batish, Head, Computer Centre emphasised on various web technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Bootstrap followed by PHP and MySql for advanced web development.

The workshop was conducted daily in two sessions keeping in mind the theoretical and practical training required in a programming workshop. These sessions by Dr. Batish were Co-Coordinated by Sh. Sushil Kumar, Sh. Prabhsimran Singh Bindra and Sh. Sandeep Pathak from the Computer Centre by delivering lectures in their domain and imparting practical knowledge to the students. The final week of the workshop covered the creation of web applications using a content management system or CMS namely Drupal. The participants learnt the planning and creation of websites. This included the information architecture, user interface, site structure, navigation, layout, colors, fonts, and imagery.

Visits to the Smart City Innovation Centre and Cloud Computation facility at Punjab Engineering College were conducted as a part of the workshop to make the students aware of recent technology advancements and how these technologies are helping Chandigarh, the city beautiful, on its path of becoming a Smart City. 

The valedictory function of the workshop was graced by the presence of Prof. S. K. Suman, ex Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Punjab Engineering College as the Chief Guest. As a part of his enlightening speech he explained to the students the importance of such workshops in their careers and how the institute has grown over the past years under the able leadership of various eminent people. Certificates and trophies were awarded to the participants by Prof. Suman followed by a vote of thanks by Dr. Batish.

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