Code 101

Explore Software Development

Code 101

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 Vancouver Coding School learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using professional coding practices

Course Details

Length: 8 hours

Tuition: CAN$99

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 Tech Industry

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

HTML

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

CSS

  • Integrating style sheets
  • Modifying CSS styles

The Modern Web

  • How the pieces work together

Material Requirements

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

Professionalism

Punctuality, participation in discussions, completion of assignments, and demonstration of professional courtesy to others are required, in accordance with our Code of Conduct. Attendance will be taken at the beginning of the workshop. Passing requires attendance to the full workshop.