Pre-Programming: Everything you need to know before you code. Increase your chance of success learning to code and communicating with other developers
60%+ of people who try to learn how to program end up quitting.
Is it because “programming just isn’t for everyone“?
Or is it because only those with experience in hard sciences can learn it?
No, neither of those are true. It’s simply due to the fact that the vast majority of people who try don’t have a basic understanding of the technology they’re going to use.
How exactly can you tackle responsive design if you don’t now how a browser works?
How are you going to create a desktop application if you don’t know what makes your computer freeze constantly (besides porn, obviously)?
If you’ve ever taken your computer to a technician and said “Make it work” or “It don’t work good. Me cry” then you’re exactly who needs this course.
Over the next 10 years the United States is expected to add over 2 million programming jobs. Jobs that pay well over $100,000 a year. And that’s just the United States (Merica’).
So if you’re trying to jump on the coding gravy train, put down your bronze statuette of Elon Musk standing on Mars, and start filling in the gaps in your “tech literacy”. Even if you yourself do not become a “coding ninja” yourself all the future coding ninjas you work with with thank you (and tell you to stop calling them coding ninjas).
Pre-Programming: Everything you need to know before you code Description
What you’ll learn
Better understand the fundamentals of how programming works
Understand the fundamentals of how computers work and how that relates to modern web technology
Choose what programming language and path they want to pursue in their career
Understand and apply the 8 basic concepts of programming
Evaluate, install, and modify any content management system
Understand world technology trends like responsive design, pair programming, PaaS systems, and the growth of APIs
Make a decision about what technology and ecosystem interests you
Correctly understand and apply the concept of a programming framework
Call out your friends for not knowing the difference between a framework, library, and IDE (they’ll love you)
Communicate with others about technology in a way that doesn’t immediately give away your inexperience
Impress your friends during drinks with random factoids about Bill Gates & Steve Jobs
Finally understand the reason Comcast keeps billing you $29.99
Who this course is for:
- Anyone interested in learning how to program that is already struggling or intimidated by the process
- Anyone who wants to better communicate with development teams they work with
- Anyone who wants to hire, vet, & manage developers more effectively
- Anyone who is simply interested in getting an in depth understanding of modern web & mobile technology trends