Coding for Beginners Bootcamp
Interested in transitioning into a career in web development, software engineering and web design?
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?
Stop wasting another minute on lengthy online video training and get hands-on, 1:1 instructor led training with this 2-day bootcamp. Designed for beginners, this bootcamp will help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or help aspiring developers get started.
You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and get exposure to a typical coding workflow through the lens of front-end development using HTML and CSS. You will turn a provided design into a deployable site coded with current best practices.
Speak in Tech:
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?
Setting up a development environment on your computer
Use the basic content tags (headings, images, links, paragraphs)
Create different sections in your website (layout)
Basic styling properties and how to connect with HTML
Selectors and how to style different sections of a site
You will deploy a site you've created to Github Pages and will learn how software development teams collaborate using git workflow and tools like GitHub.
You will use concepts such as variables and functions to make a simple interactive web application. We will also talk about how to incorporate interactive elements into a site you would create for General Assembly's Web Development Immersive admissions assessment.
You will also learn:
Git workflow, Github, and publishing a site using Github pages
Bring along a laptop and please install the following free software before class:
Microsoft Visual Studio Code
Sublime Text downloaded