Course Detail: Code 101: Explore Software Development

Is a career in programming really for you? Spend a Saturday with us to build your first web page and test your new skills to see if you enjoy the prospects and process of software development. Get a taste of the DevStation|COCC learning experience, find out how websites are built, and code a webpage yourself using industry-standard tools and professional coding practices.

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 Include:
The Modern Web
  - How the pieces work together
HTML
- Structuring your information
- Connecting web pages
- Sharing your web site
CSS
- Integrating style sheets
- Modifying CSS styles
The Tech Industry
- A typical day for a software developer
- Common job titles
- The path to becoming a web or mobile developer

Available Sessions