Programming for Non-Programmers: Intensive Workshop
Saturday, March 2, 2013 at 9:00 AM - Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 6:00 PM (PST)
Santa Monica, CA
Programming Fundamentals for Non-Programmers: Intensive Workshop
Chris Castiglione, Digital Product Developer
Session 1: Saturday, March 2nd from 9:00 - 1:30 PM (lunch included)
Session 2: Saturday, March 2nd from 2:00 - 6:00 PM
Session 3: Sunday, March 3rd from 9:00 - 1:30 PM (lunch included)
Session 4: Sunday, March 3rd from 2:00 - 6:00 PM
The Programming for Non-Programmers Series:
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 a workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers. Because leading a development team (without being a developer yourself) can sometimes feels like “talking about dancing”, we’ve created an interactive and friendly environment in which to learn the basics.
If you're running a tech start-up, it's essential that you familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of web development. Ultimately knowing how to "talk to the talk" will help you communicate better with developers, and overall just look really cool. Come with questions, and a desire to have fun!
PFNP 1: Fundamentals (3/2 AM)
Prerequisites: It is suggested (but not mandatory) that you take the introductory workshop in this series “Programming for Non-Programmers: Fundamentals”. You must bring a laptop to class (Mac prefered, as the examples on screen will be for the Mac OS).
Where Do I go From Here?: After this class students will often go on to take Chris Castiglione’s “Crash Course: HTML/CSS”. Students that take the full Programming for Non Programmers Intensive are eligible for a 20% discount on Crash Course:HTML/CSS during for the week of July 30th.
Christopher Castiglione is a developer with a specialty in UX strategy and Wordpress. He has over ten years of experience developing digital products. In the past, he has designed applications for clients ranging from The Black Eyed Peas, Toyota, Bacardi, CLIF Bar, and American Express. Christopher holds an MA in New Media from The University of Amsterdam. He is currently a member of the General Assembly teaching faculty where he regularly teaches the following courses: Programming for Non-Programmers, Crash Course: HTML/CSS, Business Storytelling and Wordpress Theme Development.
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