Programming For Beginners

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

Programming For Beginners

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. campuses

GA D.C., 1776
1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington D.C. 20005

GA D.C. (Northern Virginia)
2231 Crystal Drive #1000
Arlington VA 22202

Past Locations for this Workshop

About this workshop

In this six-hour workshop you will learn the basics of html, css and javascript by creating an application that searches Instagram for photos based off a tag. We call this application: InstaSearch.

Together, we will learn the following:

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
  • Using a CSS Framework (i.e. Bootstrap)
JavaScript basics
  • Why is JavaScript such a popular language?
  • The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site
  • Foundations of thinking like a programmer
  • Consuming an API and making your application dynamic

Prereqs & Preparation

Please bring a laptop with a text editor already installed. We suggest Sublime Text.

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