Coding for Beginners Bootcamp
7

December 7 – December 8
2 Sessions

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
$325 USD
Regular Ticket
$325 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Coding for Beginners Bootcamp | December 7

Oli Treadwell Photo


Senior Software Engineer, Kazoo HR

7

December 7 – December 8
2 Sessions

GA Austin, WeWork Congress

600 Congress Avenue, 14th Floor
Austin, TX 78701
$325 USD
Regular Ticket
$325 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

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? Coding for Beginners is a 2-day workshop at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.

Interested in seeing this class held privately at your organization?
Email us at briana.chenkin@ga.co to request more info.

Schedule

Dec 7
Saturday, 7 December 10 am – 4 pm CST Session I: HTML & CSS

Basics of the internet and how webpages work

HTML and CSS are the fundamental building blocks of the web. Whether you're a beginner who wants to get started in web development, a designer looking to hand-code their concepts, or a marketer who wants a little more control over their CMS, you'll need to know HTML and CSS to get the job done.

  • Syntax of HTML and CSS
  • How to obtain a domain name
  • Building common types of websites including landing pages and marketing sites
  • Principles of front-end code organization and project structure
  • How to get your website live on the internet
  • Build a basic web page from scratch
  • Modify the code of existing websites
  • Deploy a website to the internet
Dec 8
Sunday, 8 December 10 am – 4 pm CST Session II: JavaScript

Through coding a website from scratch together, we'll learn the following along the way:

  • The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site
  • Define the DOM and JavaScript's importance in using it to create rich web applications
  • Be able to apply problem solving skills to turn an abstract idea into a running program; use flow-charts and pseudo-code to break down a problem and to think like a programmer
  • Understand and apply programming fundamentals using JavaScript: basic data types, arithmetic, conditional statements, iteration (loops), functions, arrays and objects
  • Understand basic best-practices in software engineering at a high level

Preparation

  • This workshop is for beginners.
  • Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text 2 downloaded.

About the Instructor

Oli Treadwell Photo

Senior Software Engineer,
Kazoo HR

Oli grew up embedded in Technology. His Mum worked for IBM, all of the time that he knew her. During and after college, Oli spent years working with venture-backed high growth companies and related startup technology communities within the USA and internationally. An interest in software engineering lead him to attend a Dev Bootcamp Chicago in 2013. Since moving to Austin in 2014, he has worked within the tech community as a Software Engineer, Technical Trainer, including teaching 100s of students programming topics. In his free time, he enjoys practicing a wide variety of movement (parkour/gymnastics, dance, martial arts, and bouldering being current favorites), going to view art and trying to create art of his own, whether writing, photography, drawing, etcetera.

Refund Policy

We understand that, sometimes, plans change. If you can no longer make it to a class or workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given to cancellations made within a week of the class or workshop.

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