Front End Lab: build your first project (beginner friendly)

Hosted by Women Who Code DC

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Women Who Code DC
Women Who Code DC
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1200 19th St NW Suite 210 · Washington, dc

How to find us

Compass is located near the Dupont Circle Metro Station. You can find the office at the corner of 19th St NW and M St NW. The entrance is on 19th St. Please bring photo identification to check in at the front desk. Take the elevator up one floor.

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Want to build your first project before the end of the year? Now’s your chance! Work with other women in a classroom-like setting where we create a project using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. This lab’s project is going to be a temperature converter; in this project, a user can convert temperatures from Fahrenheit to Celsius (and vice-versa). We will work together to create the layout using HTML/CSS, and create the program’s behavior/functionality using JavaScript. It’s recommended that you take our first timers nights for HTML/CSS and JavaScript (or have played around with HTML/CSS/JS) before starting this project.

Take a look at these beginner resources to get you up to speed on the concepts if you’d like to get to building right away:



Code School:

Dash (General Assembly):

All you need for this course is your laptop and a text editor!

Meetup Agenda:
• 6:30pm - Setup
• 6:40 - 6:50pm - Quick introductions
• 6:50 - 8:15pm - Project building time
• 8:15 - 8:30pm - Wrap Up

Food & Beverages will be provided by our wonderful host, Compass!

Please note that if you'd like to bring guests, they would need to register with their own Meetup account in order to RSVP; this ensures more accurate guest count on our end.


To learn more about us please visit our Github page -

• First Timer's Guide:
• HTML Study Guide:
• JavaScript Study Guide: Building Access

• Also join our Slack group (WWCDC's online community to ask for technical help and network with other women in tech):


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