You will need download Filezilla or another FTP program to do this week's lesson. (see the links below) If you have any questions, ask them in the class forum or during this week's live session.
Yes, they work on both desktop/laptop computers and iOS devices.
You can ask questions about the lesson or get help with your assignment by posting to the class discussion forums and attending the weekly live lab sessions with the instructor. (online via webinar software)
No, we will provide you with a hosting account to work with for the duration of the class. This way you can do the assignments without messing up your existing website. Working on our hosting system also ensures your experience matches what you see in the lessons and allows us to troubleshoot any hosting-related issues you may have.
Over the duration of this course you’re going to be building an example Drupal site. The site will be a simple library catalog, which we’ll then transform into a book store when we get to the e-commerce portion of the class. Your first assignment towards this end is to set up a basic Drupal site.
Here’s an outline of what you need to do: