Overview

Thinking about a new career in software development? Start here! In this one-day workshop, you'll get a taste of a day in the life of a software developer.

Code 101 is about learning what it looks like to be a software developer through a day-long immersive course for beginners that focuses on front-end web development technologies.

Get a taste of the Cayman Code Academy learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices.

Outcomes

At the end of this workshop, you will:

  • Understand the basics of what it means to be a professional software developer.
  • Understand how HTML and CSS work together to create the modern web.
  • Create a complete website.
  • Know how to deploy your website and be able to share your accomplishments with friends and family.
  • Be able to identify whether a career in coding and the Code Fellows program is right for you.

Topics

The Modern Web

  • How the pieces work together

HTML

  • Structuring your information
  • Connecting web pages
  • Sharing your web site

CSS

  • Integrating style sheets
  • Modifying CSS styles
 

The Tech Industry

  • A typical day for a software developer
  • Common job titles
  • The path to becoming a web or mobile developer

Material Requirements

You are required to supply your own laptop, Chromebook, or iPad with keyboard.

 

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