Learn to Code in a Weekend

Day 1: Intro to Web Concepts + Building a Site with HTML

Objective: To establish an understanding of basic web concepts, build a site using HTML, and deploy it live with Git and Github.
At the end of the workshop students will be able to:
  • Explain the difference between front-end and back-end web development
  • Navigate through the terminal
  • Utilize a text editor
  • Create a site using HTML
  • Deploy their sites live using Github

Day 2: Foundations of CSS + Intro to JavaScript

Objective: To use CSS to apply styles to a webpage written in HTML and gain a fundamental understanding of the basics of JavaScript.
At the end of the workshop students will be able to:
  • Style a page using Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Utilize the web inspector to make changes to a page using HTML and CSS
  • Incorporate JavaScript elements into a webpage
  • Utilize variables, strings, and methods to improve the interactivity of their webpage

Prerequisites

  • No previous programming knowledge is required 

About the Instructor

  • Merlin is a Senior Product Engineer/Wizard at ClassTracks, an EdTech startup where thy architect and build the software that makes learning vocabulary easy and efficient. They enjoy using the magic of Meteor and React to bring their work and hobbies to life. In 2016, Merlin was nominated for Baltimore Innovation Week's Technologist of the year award.

What do I need to bring?

  • Laptop with the capability to download a text editor
  • Laptop Charger
  • Pen + paper or other note-taking materials

Location

This workshop will be held at Betamore’s City Garage campus at 101 W. Dickman Street, Baltimore, MD 21230. Parking is available onsite.

Questions?

If you are looking for additional information on workshop details from the instructor, please don’t hesitate to email [email protected]