Understanding the Stack: A Non-Programmer's Guide to Web and Mobile Programming
29

Tuesday, 29 June

1 3 pm EDT

Raleigh (Online)

$55 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Understanding the Stack: A Non-Programmer's Guide to Web and Mobile Programming | June 29

Matt Studdert Photo


Freelance Developer and Instructor

29

Tuesday, 29 June

1 3 pm EDT

Online

Anywhere
Online
$55 USD
Cost
$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, 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.

This workshop will provide an overview of the latest web and mobile technologies, demystify common programming concepts, and provide clear instruction on how to effectively launch apps on web and mobile platforms.

Bring your questions and a laptop! Students will get the opportunity to address any specific concepts they are struggling with.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

NOTE: this session will not be recorded. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Takeaways

  • Learn what the tech stack is, and what the trade-offs are between different programming languages
  • Understand the difference between Ruby and Rails, an API and an SDK, and Java and JavaScript
  • Learn what are the common tools for building apps, and what these actually do (Github, Sublime, AWS)

Preparation

  • This class is taken completely online via Zoom.
  • Class set up information will be emailed on the day of the class.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • All communication will be sent to the email used to purchase a ticket. If you have signed up on behalf of a friend or colleague, please forward along this information.

NOTE: this session will not be recorded, however, slides will be sent within 7 days following the class. Participants are also encouraged to download and save any shared materials during class for later reference.

About the Instructor

Matt Studdert Photo

Freelance Developer and Instructor

Having originally worked in the health & fitness industry for 5 years, Matt enrolled in General Assembly’s Web Development Immersive course in April 2014. Since then he has worked as a Front-end/JavaScript developer and is now a Freelance developer and a Lead Instructor on the part-time Front-end Web Development course.

In recognition of his exemplary service in the classroom, Matt has been selected as a member of General Assembly's Distinguished Faculty program.

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