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Code Cracking with Ruby

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Flatiron School

11 Broadway, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10004

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Ever wanted to be a codebreaker? Interested in the world of cybersecurity? Do you love solving logic puzzles and riddles? If so, then this workshop is for you! In this workshop we’ll learn about the history of cryptography (starting with the Caesar Cipher), and then work with the Ruby programming language to encrypt and decrypt lines of text. This workshop promises to be filled with fun, challenge, and even some mystery...

Please note that this workshop is open to students ages 13-18 years old.

What You'll Learn

  • Setting up a developer environment

  • The history of cryptography

  • Various encryption algorithms

  • Basic ruby building blocks

How to Prepare

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

  • Install the Chrome web browser

Prerequisites

None! Beginners are welcome!

Your Instructor

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 can be used as a credit towards any Upperline Summer Course!


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