Hello, World: Learn to Program in 120 Minutes

, Director of Community @ FirstMark Capital

Who is this class for?
This class is designed for people who have absolutely no experience with programming, but would like to learn about it. The class will be a hands-on, practical primer designed to get you writing useful code as quickly as possible.

What will I learn?
The class will be taught in Javascript, the language that makes web pages dynamic. You'll learn:

  • How variables are used to store and manipulate information.
  • How to take data input from a user, perform calculations on the data, and present output to a user.
  • How to work with functions, which are reusable modules of code.
  • How control structures work, like the if-then statement, which is used to make decisions in code.

What should I bring?
The class is structured as an interactive tutorial, so bring a laptop. You don't need any special software -- just a text editor and web browser. Other than that, you'll just need your sense of humor and a little bit of patience.

Schedule
  • Hello, World: Learn to Program in 120 Minutes

    University Settlement

    273 Bowery (corner of Bowery and Houston)
    New York, NY

    Aug
    28
    Tue, August 28th, 2012

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

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Dan Kozikowski

Director of Community @ FirstMark Capital
I taught myself to code in high school, then majored in computer science (and TA'd intro to CS) in college. Then I forgot most of it. Then I started writing Android and iOS apps and got most of it back. Also, I love to teach.
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