2-Day Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp | New Orleans

About this workshop series

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 a workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.

PART 1: You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way.

The tech speak: - 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.

PART 2: Introduction to Front End Web Development We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

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 learn: - How to deploy a website to a public web server.- 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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