2-Day Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp | May 14
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.
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.
- 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?
We will code a website from scratch together.
- 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).
- Styling properties and how to connect with HTML.
- Selectors and how the different sections of a site.
- 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.
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
About the Instructor
Nathan Miranda is a full-stack software engineer at Compass, a real-estate startup. He is responsible for building out a majority of the UIs and backend services that power the real estate search experience. Nathan has also previously worked at Knewton and J.P. Morgan. When he is not obsessing over the student experience, you can find him in the practice room, playing piano or saxophone, or even in the studio working on his latest beat.
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