Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp
10

December 10 – December 11
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (2nd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$525 USD
Regular Ticket
$525 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

Vincent Trivett Photo


Lead Engineer, Study Abroad Apartments

10

December 10 – December 11
2 Sessions

GA NYC (Manhattan), Classrooms (2nd Floor)

10 East 21st Street
New York , NY 10010
$525 USD
Regular Ticket
$525 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 workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.

Schedule

Dec 10
Saturday, 10 December 10 am – 6 pm EST Session I: Intro to Programming + Front-End Web Development

PART 1: You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way. The tech speak:

  • 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.

PART 2: Introduction to Front End Web Development We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

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.
Dec 11
Sunday, 11 December 10 am – 6 pm EST Session II: Back-End Web Development

PART 3: You will be introduced to back-end technologies and learn the following along the way:

Basics of web apps:

  • The components of a web app.
  • How to build a very simple web app using Rails or Node.js.
  • The purpose of web frameworks.
  • What is an API?
  • The purpose of databases and their major components.
  • Write a simple program that uses variables and takes user input.
  • Create a "hello world" web app and customize it.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded.
  • Sessions can be taken together or individually but must be taken in order. Ie - Programming for Non-Programmers Session I is a pre-req for Session II and Session III.

About the Instructor

Vincent Trivett Photo

Lead Engineer,
Study Abroad Apartments

A former language teacher, translator, and journalist, Vincent learned web development at General Assembly's own Web Development Immersive program. He is now a software engineer at 2U, an education technology company. He recently taught Back End Web Development at GA. When he isn't coding, Vincent enjoys reading and cycling.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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