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Code 101- Build a ChatBot with Ruby

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Flatiron School

11 Broadway, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10004

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In this three-hour workshop for beginners, we'll teach you the basics of Ruby and show you how to build your own command-line chatbot or calculator! You'll pick up the building blocks of programming, make new friends, and see how creative and fun learning to code can be. By the end of this class, you'll have a great introduction to programming and will be ready to start building some simple apps on your own! Please note that this workshop is open to students ages 13-18 years old.

What You'll Learn

  • The principles of the Ruby Software Language

  • Building a Command Line Interface Program

  • Setting up your developer environment

How to Prepare

  • Bring a laptop that's fully charged (and your power cord)

  • Install the Chrome web browser

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None! Beginners are welcome!

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A public policy graduate of Duke University, Danny has spent almost 10 years living and teaching computer science. Danny is an alumnus of Teach for America, worked at Google, and was head of K-12 computer science instruction at Flatiron School. In his career, he's trained over 40 teachers to lead immersive coding courses in schools across the country, built extensive coding curriculum, and taught software development to over 200 high school students. As a former middle school science teacher, he's deeply committed to the art of instruction and discovering the best methods to recruit, train, and retain top teaching talent in the field of K-12 computer science education.

The cost of the workshop class can be used as a credit towards any Upperline Summer Course!


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