2-Day Coding Bootcamp
24

June 24 – June 25
2 Sessions

Houston (Online)

$375 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

2-Day Coding Bootcamp | June 24

24

June 24 – June 25
2 Sessions

Online

Anywhere
Online
$375 USD
Cost
$375 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop Series

Interested in transitioning into a career in web development, software engineering and web design? Thinking about enrolling in our Immersive Bootcamp? Want to start your own business and build a dynamic site to showcase your brand?

Stop wasting another minute on lengthy online video training and get hands-on, 1:1 veteran instructor led training with this 2-day prep.

This bootcamp prep will cover web development fundamentals and an introduction to JavaScript. Designed to help aspiring developers get started by building a solid foundation for continued learning.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Schedule

Jun 24
Thursday, 24 June 12 7 pm EDT Developer Fundamentals

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?
  • What are common programming concepts?
  • The difference between a web site and web app.
  • Stages of web development.
  • The difference between front-end and back-end web development.
  • HTML Basics

    • Setting up a development environment on your 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 to style different sections of a site.

Jun 25
Friday, 25 June 12 7 pm EDT JavaScript and Advanced Concepts

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.

The rest of the day you will explore the JavaScript language. You will first pseudo-code a simple application and then work through different parts of its JavaScript implementation.

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.

Programming with JavaScript:

  • Programmatic thinking
  • Pseudocode
  • Data types
  • Variables
  • Functions
  • Interact HTML/CSS using JavaScript
  • Examine and interact with a JavaScript back-end web server created with Express
  • You will also learn Git workflow, Github, and publishing a site using Github pages.

Preparation

Download Sublime Text prior to class.

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

Community Code of Conduct

Your registration for or attendance at any General Assembly offering indicates your agreement to abide by this Community Code of Conduct policy and its terms.

Illinois Students

Participants who complete this workshop will not receive a certificate or any other designation of completion.

This workshop is not designed to prepare individuals to follow or pursue a trade, occupation or profession. It is not designed to improve, enhance, or add to the skills and abilities of an individual relative to occupational responsibilities or career opportunities.

This workshop is not approved by the Division of Private Business and Vocational Schools at the Illinois Board of Higher Education and participation in this workshop/event will not be counted towards an approved IBHE program/course of instruction.

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