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Past Event Detail

Programming for Non Programmers - General Assembly Workshop 03/26/2014
Event Type: MITX Event
Dates: 03/26/2014
Times: 12:00pm - 05:00pm
Location: General Assembly, 51 Melcher St., Boston, MA
Description: At the heart of accelerating in the digital age is the actual building of digital products. So, what do you need to know about the nuts and bolts? This hands on workshop is intended to position internet literate, non-programmers to communicate and work more effectively with developers. Through this interactive workshop, you will leave with the fundamentals of web development and a new way to make meaning of the internet.
  • Understand the steps of the web development process and the problems for which they solve
  • Describe the core differences between front-end and back-end languages and the components that go into each one
  • Learn the basics: how to demo, read and update simple examples of code
Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded. Lunch + refreshments will be provided.


Kevin Mitchell:

Kevin Mitchell is a software engineer with nearly a decade of experience in both server and client-side web development. His work has been primarily in the financial services industry, with clients including Morgan Stanley, Bloomberg, Citi, and BoNY-Mellon. He also is the lead volunteer for ScriptEd, a non-profit which teaches after-school computer science classes in underserved schools, and has been honored as a Champion of Change for Tech Inclusion by the White House.

Workshop Pricing:
MITX Members - $250
Non-MITX Members - $300

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