Talk Like A Programmer
4

Wednesday, 4 October

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Talk Like A Programmer

Jess Bell Photo


Developer, Washington Post

4

Wednesday, 4 October

6:30 8:30 pm EDT

GA D.C., 1776

1133 15th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
$55 USD
Regular Ticket
$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Learn to talk the talk without walking the walk. This class is for people who want to speak intelligently about tech. Whether you're recruiting developers, writing marketing copy, a first-time product manager, or simply want to work in a tech startup, you need to know what is happening in the engineering department. The instructor will cover web oriented tech vocabulary from A-Z, starting with how the internet works, discussing back and front end development, talking through what an API is, and go over some of the most common acronyms. You will leave this class knowing the lingo and having a clear understanding of what it means.

Takeaways

  • Become versed in how the internet works
  • Understand the difference between front-end and back-end
  • Learn tips on communicating with developers
  • Walkaway with an overview of must know tech terms used today: Framework, CMS, API, Cloud, etc.

Prereqs & Preparation

This class is designed to help anyone with a non-technical background understand the ins and outs of programming languages. No technical knowledge is required.

What to bring to class: Bring your questions! Students will get the opportunity to address any specific concepts they are struggling with.

About the Instructor

Jess Bell Photo

Developer,
Washington Post

Jessica Bell works as a developer for The Washington Post, primarily on front end and JavaScript projects. She holds a degree in International Relations from San Fransisco State University. Jessica is the Chair of DC ACM, sits on the leadership teams for DC Tech Meetup and DCFemTech and is an active member of Women Who Code DC. She teaches at General Assembly throughout the year helping people learn the basics of code and web development. Her current side project is DC Tech Stories, a podcast about local tech workers.

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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