What we're about

Girl Develop It (GDI) creates welcoming, supportive opportunities for women and non-binary adults to learn software development skills.

Through classes, projects, and events, GDI students develop code, confidence, and community. We envision a world where all people are included and empowered in developing the future of technology. Learn more about Girl Develop It on our website: https://www.girldevelopit.com/

We are currently offering virtual classes. You can find our full schedule here: http://girldevelopit.eventbrite.com

Please review and commit to our Code of Conduct before joining this group: http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct

Upcoming events (4+)

Virtual Class: Why You Should Learn Python in 2022!

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Please register here to attend this FREE event: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mmnu5e/

Class Overview:

Curious about Python? Sure, you might know that it's a super popular programming language often used to build websites and software, automate tasks, and conduct data analysis. And you might know that people love using it for its simple programming syntax, code readability, and English-like commands that make coding in Python lot easier and efficient. But, do YOU need to know it? Join our introductory, information class to learn more about Python and how you can learn and implement this language in your work.

Class Info:

Date: January 22nd
Time: 1:00p - 2:00p ET (one hour)

Class Cost: Free, one hour of instruction

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here:https://girldevelopit.networkforgood.com/projects/141457-memberships-2022-campaign

Code of Conduct:

Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.https://girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct/).

Virtual Cohort Class: Python 1 (6-class series)

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Please register for this class here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mgz3xn/
Class cost is $240.00 (or included in membership)

Class Details:
Curious about programming? Want to learn one language that you can use to build websites, program robots, visualize data, run servers, and make art? Then you're ready to get started with Python. Python powers some of the most popular websites and apps we all know and love, like Pinterest and Instagram to name a couple.

Join us for GDI's Python I virtual cohort series, designed for those who have very limited or no programming experience. During this interactive series, we'll explore the basic components of a programming language: data types, functions, conditional statements, and loops. We'll mix lecture and practice, and we'll work through lots of problems together. You'll leave the workshop with several tested tutorials to work through on your own.

Topics covered:

Introduction to Python
Data types and variables
Boolean expressions
Functions
Testing and debugging
Working with lists
The class will include hands-on work and assignments. Students will benefit both from the instructor's knowledge and the peer-to-peer interactions. This is a cohort class and will run for a total of 12 instructional hours over 6 classes (each 2 hours long).
The class dates and times are:

Tuesday, February 1 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 3 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Tuesday, February 8 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 10 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Tuesday, February 15 @ 7pm - 9pm ET
Thursday, February 17 @ 7pm - 9pm ET

Class Cost: $240 for 6 class series, 12 hours instruction

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here: https://girldevelopit.networkforgood.com/projects/141457-memberships-2022-campaign

Tech Requirements:
Your laptop (Mac, PC, Linux) and charger

Code of Conduct:
Our mission is focused on providing opportunities for women to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct).

Please register for this class here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mgz3xn/

Intro to React

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Online event

Please use this link to register for this class: https://girldevelopit.com/e/m5q542/

Class fee is $40 (or free with GDI Membership)

React.js is one of the most popular front end frameworks. Companies like Facebook, Netflix, and Eventbrite are using it to power blazing-fast web apps that make interacting with users faster than ever before. This introductory class will introduce you to the basic concepts you need to understand to work with React.js.

Dates and times subject to change
DATE: Wednesday, February 2
TIME: 7:00p - 9:00p ET

CLASS GOALS

You'll learn why React is so powerful as a framework, work through exercises to learn the basics, and build an Instagram-like project from scratch. By the end, you will be comfortable with concepts such as React components, JSX, props, state, and basic React hooks, including the React Context API.

PREREQUISITES

Basic familiarity with ES 6 - one of the more recent versions of Javascript.
Basic familiarity of HTML & CSS
Basic familiarity of Github (specifically, only need to know how to clone down a repository https://www.atlassian.com/git/tutorials/setting-up-a-repository/git-clone).

Class Cost: $40

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here: https://girldevelopit.networkforgood.com/projects/141457-memberships-2022-campaign

Code of Conduct: Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/code-ofconduct).

Virtual Cohort Class: Web Design Essentials II (4-class series)

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To attend this event, please register here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mygadm/
Cost is $240.00 (or included with GDI Membership)

Overview:
Web design is the visual styling and layout of a website. It requires a good understanding of color, type, alignment, and harmony. With pleasing aesthetics, organized navigation, and sensible UX, visitors are more likely to stay on the site and view multiple pages.

This class will build upon the key principles of design and engage in hands-on exploration to advance web design and aesthetics. The second class in this series takes you beyond the design planning phase and customer relationship development and expands on the HTML and CSS skills needed for web design. We'll explore how to: add contrast, use continuity, align items, group elements together, improve hierarchy, and ensure good readability. Gather your questions and bring them to our class!

Event Details:

Class 1: Saturday, February 12 @1p - 4p ET/10a - 1p PT (three hours)
Class 2: Saturday, February 19 @1p - 4p ET/10a - 1p PT (three hours)
Class 3: Saturday, February 26 @1p - 4p ET/10a - 1p PT (three hours)
Class 4:Saturday, March 5 @1p - 4p ET/10a - 1p PT (three hours)

Class Cost: $240 for 4 class series, 12 hours instruction

Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here: https://girldevelopit.networkforgood.com/projects/141457-memberships-2022-campaign

Code of Conduct:

Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (http://www.https://girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct/).

To Attend this event please register here: https://girldevelopit.com/e/mygadm/

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