Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp
20

June 20 – June 21
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$375 USD
Regular Ticket
$375 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp | June 20

Nathan Miranda Photo


Software Engineer, Compass

20

June 20 – June 21
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Livestream)

Online Class
Livestream
$375 USD
Regular Ticket
$375 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? 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.

The well-being of our employees, students, clients, instructors, and guests is our number one priority here at General Assembly. We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation very carefully and are adjusting delivery of our programs.


Due to the current health concerns, all GA short-form events, workshops & bootcamps will temporarily be held online - including this one.


Registered students will be notified 24 hours in advance of this program with information on how to log in to the Zoom Meeting Room and other tools you’ll need for the session. Registration for this class will close 2 hours prior to the session start in order to allow all students ample opportunity to have the technology enabled.


GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S CLASSES, WORKSHOPS & EVENTS ARE FOR RECREATIONAL PURPOSES AND ARE NOT REGULATED BY THE BUREAU OF PROPRIETARY SCHOOL SUPERVISION.

Schedule

Jun 20
Saturday, 20 June 10 am – 5 pm EDT Session I: Intro to Programming & Front-End Web Development

You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way.

  • 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?

The basics of code:

  • HTML/CSS & JavaScript.
  • Demo, read and update simple examples of code.
Jun 21
Sunday, 21 June 10 am – 5 pm EDT Session II: JavaScript

We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

Introduction to Front End Web Development

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.

You will also learn:

  • 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.
  • The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site.

Preparation

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection. Make sure you have Sublime Text downloaded.
  • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
  • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.

About the Instructor

Nathan Miranda Photo

Software Engineer,
Compass

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.

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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