Intro to Web Concepts - January Session

  • January 8, 2014 · 7:00 PM

Not sure what web development means?

Want to build a cool website, but can’t decide what language to use?

Tired of techies throwing around acronyms that make your head spin?

In this class, we will walk through the fundamentals of web development in layman terms. We won't be writing code, this is intended as a lecture to take you through various components of the web and how they work together.

If you want to learn how to communicate better with your technical team or friends, this course is for you. Topics include but are not limited to:

What is a web stack?
What's the difference between web development and web design?
Where are web site files generally stored?
What is the difference between a client and a server?
Which programming languages are compiled on a server and which are compiled in a web browser?
What do you need to know before building a web site?
What language should you use and what are the differences?
What tools do you need to develop a web site?
Who does what on a typical web development team?
What is Web 2.0 and the Cloud?

This class is for people with little to no technical experience. Bring a notepad, tablet or laptop to take notes and come prepared with questions.

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  • Evelyn

    Had a wonderful time with a group of smart, talented women.

    January 14, 2014

  • Carina

    Excellent course. The pace of the class was tailored to the group who attended and the instructor was extremely knowledgeable.

    January 14, 2014

  • Kristina F.

    Extremely warm, knowledgeable mentors to learn from - loved it.

    January 10, 2014

  • Gabby

    A lovely class with a relaxed atmosphere and pertinent, practical information. Thank you for providing such a great learning environment and opportunity!

    January 10, 2014

  • Deana J.

    SO great! Outstanding speaker, great content delivered at an appropriate level and... man wasn't it just refreshing to be in a room full of women for once talking about technical terms? To be inspired by the speaker, a woman that has been that successful in the tech industry, was worth more than the fee alone.

    Within a few hours of getting back, based on my rave review post of the event, I had friends around the country now wanting to get involved, even have one in Boston that already signed up for a class!

    January 9, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    It was terrific - a lot of relevant information, and all presented in an engaging and interesting manner. The two hours flew by!

    January 9, 2014

  • Terri N.

    Learned some interesting things about programming language options

    January 8, 2014

  • Laurie T.

    Awesome presentation tonight! I learned exactly what I wanted to know and it was FUN! So happy!

    January 8, 2014

    • Marcy S.

      That's so awesome!!

      January 8, 2014

  • Carrie

    Hi. I'm stuck outside the building. How do I get in?

    January 8, 2014

    • Krichelle G.

      Sorry to hear that. I was about 10 minutes late and waited outside with a couple of others until someone was leaving and let us into the building. I'll let the instructor know for future reference.

      January 8, 2014

    • Marcy S.

      I am so sorry you guys had trouble getting in. We'll find a good way to remedy that in the future.

      January 8, 2014

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