Free Intro to Coding Class
31

Friday, 31 July

12 2 pm CDT

GA Houston (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Girls in Tech Houston logo
Houston Exponential  logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

Free Intro to Coding Class | July 31

Madeline O'Moore Photo


Freelance Front End Developer

31

Friday, 31 July

12 2 pm CDT

GA Houston (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
FREE!
Regular Ticket

In Partnership With:

Girls in Tech Houston logo
Houston Exponential  logo

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Event

Explore the programming languages that power the web and write your first line of code.

During our online introductory workshop, explore the building blocks of the web — HTML and CSS — and learn how you can apply these programming languages to develop your own simple sites.

What will the remote learning experience be like?

  • Ask questions and interact with peers and expert instructors — all in real time. Collaborate via live chat, voice, and video.
  • Complete hands-on coursework in an online classroom designed to keep you engaged and focused.
  • Gain accountability and guidance from your instructor and fellow classmates to help you turn skills into career success.

Takeaways

By writing your own lines of code, you’ll:

  • Get a closer look at how the developer community and many different fields benefit from coding knowledge.
  • Learn how HTML and CSS function together to form the backbone of the web.
  • Cover key coding terms and principles.
  • Develop a custom, working web page from scratch.


Chart your own career path.

Pick up where this workshop leaves off. Design and build a custom site online in our mentor-guided HTML, CSS, & Web Design Circuit. Incorporate JavaScript and code dynamic sites in our part-time, on-campus Front-End Web Development workshop. Or, go all-in and become a job-ready developer our 12-week, full-time Web Development workshop, available on campus and online.

Preparation

  • A laptop is required for this workshop.
  • For those on Windows, you’ll need Microsoft Windows 7/8/10 (32- or 64-bit). For those with Macs, you’ll need the Mac OS X 10.8.5 or higher, up to 10.11.4 (El Capitan). Upgrade your operating system before class, if needed.
  • Basic technical aptitude and orientation to computers, and curiosity to learn new tools.
  • Download Sublime Text 3.

NOTE: A small percentage of participants may not receive emails from us due to some domains blocking our automated emails. If you do not receive sign in instructions within 1 hour of the livestream, please email hello@generalassemb.ly and someone from our team will be sure to respond to you with sign in instructions right away.

About the Instructor

Madeline O'Moore Photo

Freelance Front End Developer

An accomplished front end developer and web designer, Madeline has worked in web design/development and e-commerce for over five years. A graduate of NYU's Gallatin School of Individualized Study she has continued to focus her career on the innovative use of technology. She is currently based in Los Angeles but travels often :).

Madeline also mentors our HTML, CSS, & Web Design Circuit.

In recognition of her exemplary service in the classroom, Madeline has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

About Our Partners

Girls in Tech Houston

Girls in Tech (GIT) is a global non-profit that seeks to eradicate gender disparities in high-tech industries and startups by engaging, educating and empowering women who are passionate about technology. From technical courses and leadership bootcamps to hackathons and startup competitions, it is our mission to support women entirely with the access and community they need to succeed in tech.

Across the globe, GIT exists for anyone with an interest in technology regardless of age or profession, and we operate with the spirit of the girl within all of us—fearless, lively and determined. Founded in 2007 and headquartered in San Francisco, the Girls in Tech impact has affected more than 100,000 members in 36 countries around the world. Programming in each regional chapter varies to fit the unique needs of their communities.

Houston Exponential

Houston Exponential (HX) is a non-profit organization created to accelerate the growth of Houston’s innovation ecosystem. We believe Houston is where the world will come to solve problems that matter. HX is leading the charge to turn Houston into a hub for high-growth high-potential companies by creating pathways for innovation to flow at scale. We are aligning ecosystem support around strategic initiatives that are connecting, attracting, and promoting startups, investors, corporations, government, and universities.

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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