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Beginning Programming

Class Sessions

Date Cost
  • Wed Oct 25, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
$395

Class Code

ITS-2516

Class Description

Objectives

This one-day class will give you a firm grasp of the fundamentals of programming. This knowledge, which can be applied to almost any specific programming language, will prepare participants for learning the programming language they desire. In this course participants will understand the general programming terms that are used in every beginner to advanced programming book. Variables, control structures, loops, OOP -- the list of general terms often inhibits the ability to learn a specific language.

Activities

With the hands-on labs, participants will be introduced to small programs that demonstrate each concept. We will begin with learning programming constructs like basic syntax, gathering input, and using variables. From there we will discover how to control the flow of our program by using conditional statements, loops and functions.

Because most programming languages are object-orientated participants will also work with objects along with their properties and methods. Each lab will give them the opportunity to work with code while creating interactive programs.

Prerequisites

Some HTML or CSS knowledge is a plus