Programming for Non-Programmers: Back-End Web Development

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

Programming for Non-Programmers: Back-End Web Development

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

About this workshop

Important note: This is a private workshop for Harvard Business School students only.

Are you a creative or aspiring entrepreneur that wishes you could speak the tech language? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself?

A web developer that creates client-side web sites can only go so far without back-end logic. By participating in this interactive workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of back-end web development, gain basic hands-on coding experience by building a simple web app, and develop a more in-depth understanding of how the Internet works.

Takeaways

  • Understand the difference between front-end and back-end web development.
  • Identify the components of a web app.
  • Become familiar with basic programming concepts including: variables, data types, conditionals, loops, arrays and functions
  • Know the purpose of web frameworks
  • Understand the what and why's of API's
  • Build a very simple web app that uses variables and takes user input.

Prereqs & Preparation

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