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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp


General Assembly
10 E 21st St
3rd Fl
New York, NY 10010
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Saturday, September 22, 2018 -
10:00am to 5:00pm


Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started. Session I: Intro to Programming & Front-End Web Development You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way. What is programming? What can you build with various languages? What is web development? The difference between a web site and web app Stages of web development. The difference between front-end and back-end web development. What are common programming concepts? The basics of code: HTML/CSS & JavaScript. Demo, read and update simple examples of code. Session II: JavaScript We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way: Introduction to Front End Web Development HTML basics: How to get set up on your own computer. Use the basic content tags (headings, images, links, paragraphs). Create different sections in your website (layout). CSS basics: Basic styling properties and how to connect with HTML. Selectors and how the different sections of a site. You will also learn: How to upload a web page to a server using FTP. How to obtain a domain name. The difference between HTML5/CSS3 and HTML/CSS. The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site. Prereqs & Preparation Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded.

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