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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

at General Assembly - Online

Course Details
$375 $262.50 8 seats
Start Date:

Sat, Apr 18, 10:00am - Apr 19, 5:00pm (2 sessions)

Next start dates (2)

Purchase Options
Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20
Teacher: Michael Glumac

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this intro to programming class:

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.

Session I: Intro to Programming & Front-End Web Development

You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way. 
  • 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.
Session II: JavaScript 

We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

Introduction to Front End Web Development

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.
Prereqs & Preparation 
Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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Refund Policy
If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Glumac 2 $262.50
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Sun, Apr 19 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Glumac
10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Glumac 2 $375
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Sun, May 10 10:00am - 5:00pm Michael Glumac

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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp
Reviewed by Anonymous on 12/31/2015
Teacher didn't seem very fluent at programming; he kept pausing to fix mistakes. Curriculum wasn't well planned Allowed a lot of outside chatter from other students and didn't take control of the classroom.
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