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Build with Code is a community of coders organized by Codesmith. We host free weekly HTML & CSS, JavaScript, software engineering and career-oriented workshops through immersive lectures and pair-programming sessions. Welcome!

Join our community to learn beginner to advanced JavaScript concepts in-person in LA and live-streamed online. We offer a range of workshops, including:

• Web Development Fundamentals & Intro to JavaScript: This workshop series covers the foundation of all web development from HTML & CSS, to variables, looping and functions.

• JavaScript the Hard Parts: Go under-the-hood of more complex JavaScript concepts like callbacks, higher-order functions (functional programming with JavaScript), object-oriented programming, closure, scope and execution context.

• Build a Web App Series: Learn concepts like Dom Manipulation and React by building your own web app in under 2 hours

• How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer: Led by Codesmith CEO and Frontend Masters instructor Will Sentance, you’ll learn the five skills that you must have in order to succeed in the job search, including how to effectively whiteboard through coding interviews.

Price: Codesmith’s mission is to make coding accessible to everyone, so we offer these free workshops weekly. Open to all!

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About Codesmith: ( https://www.codesmith.io/ )

Codesmith is a center for software engineers, offering a top-rated coding immersive program, free learning resources online & in-person, and a tight-knit community.

We teach computer science, object-oriented JavaScript, React, Angular, Node, distributed systems and mobile development so our grads can secure mid- to senior level software engineering positions or launch their own ventures.

Learn more about our core full-time immersive program http://codesmith.io/softwate-engineering-immersive

For further questions email hello@codesmith.io

Upcoming events (5+)

Codesmith Info Session: Program, Curriculum & Financial Aid

Join us online to learn about the software engineering immersive curriculum, financial aid and scholarship options, and free prep resources from our Head of Curriculum and Lead Instructor! During this event we’ll go in depth on: - How Codesmith prepares you to become a mid to senior level software engineer in 12 weeks - A week by week breakdown of what you learn in the program (beyond just JavaScript!) - What we’re looking for in applicants and the best way to prepare for the admissions process - The Codesmith hiring support program that continues from your first job search until you retire Price: Always free! Online Info: Please join us for the online stream of the workshop here: https://codesmith.io/event-signin/389?ol=t We offer free JavaScript workshops several times a week for all levels in-person in LA & NY, and live-streamed online. Beginner: - Web Development Fundamentals - Intro to JavaScript Intermediate/Advanced: - JavaScript the Hard Parts Series - Build a Web App Series

How to Get Hired as a Software Engineer (Online Only)

The number of opportunities for software engineers is booming but to get a mid-level position and above requires a special kind of preparation. In this interactive workshop led by Codesmith CEO and Frontend Masters teacher, Will Sentance, we cover the five key skills that you must have in order to succeed in the job search including how to effectively whiteboard through the tough coding interviews. We will cover - - The 5 key things you need to know to get hired as a mid-level software engineer - How to whiteboard through the typical coding challenges that make up 50% of most technical interviews The session will help you:​ - Identify your career and role priorities - for example, are you most interested in a career as a backend or frontend developer, within an established corporation or a new start-up?​ - Understand and prepare the five key skills that you must have in order to succeed in the job search for software engineering positions - Understand how to approach the job search so you find the job that is best suited to your skills and aspirations.​ - Whiteboarding - working through coding problems on a whiteboard is a crucial part of most interviews. You'll see how to effectively whiteboard and work through problems live in pairs Price: Always free! Online Info: Please join us for the online stream of the workshop here - https://codesmith.io/event-signin/390?ol=t Experience Level: All experience levels welcome. We recommend getting started on our free JavaScript learning platform CSX (https://csx.codesmith.io/) and working on the Precourse unit before the workshop. We offer free JavaScript workshops several times a week for all levels in-person in LA & NY, and live-streamed online. Beginner: - Web Development Fundamentals - Intro to JavaScript Intermediate/Advanced: - JavaScript the Hard Parts Series - Build a Web App Series

Intro to JavaScript - Variables, Control Flow, and Looping

Join us at our Los Angeles HQ in Venice to master the fundamentals of JavaScript. This workshop is designed specifically with beginners in mind! To get the full experience we recommend coming onsite, however a live-stream will be available if you’re unable to make it. This workshop will be a combination of live interactive lecture and pair programming through challenges! You will go under-the-hood of JavaScript, so you can confidently tackle new problems and work through blocks. We’ll cover the concepts that are the foundation of all web development so you can confidently use them as you work on harder concepts to come. Specifically: - The web, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript - Variables (const/let) - Objects and arrays - For loops and conditional logic (if/else) Price: Always free! Parking Info: If you’re attending in person we have free parking for the workshop in the lot. Online Info: Please join us for the online stream of the workshop here: https://codesmith.io/event-signin/381?ol=t (online start time may vary by 30 min) Experience Level: All experience levels welcome. We recommend getting started on our free JavaScript learning platform CSX (https://csx.codesmith.io/) and working on the Precourse unit before the workshop. We offer free JavaScript workshops several times a week for all levels in-person in LA & NY, and live-streamed online. Beginner: - Web Development Fundamentals - Intro to JavaScript Intermediate/Advanced: - JavaScript the Hard Parts Series - Build a Web App Series

Exploring Recursion in JavaScript

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Join us at our Los Angeles HQ in Venice to master recursion in JavaScript, followed by Codesmith drinks and networking! To get the full experience we recommend coming onsite, however a live-stream will be available if you’re unable to make it. This workshop will be a combination of live interactive lecture and pair programming through challenges, followed by networking and drinks! You will go under-the-hood of JavaScript, so you can confidently tackle new problems and work through blocks. During this workshop we’ll delve into one of the most powerful but often confusing concepts in programming: functions that call themselves. Specifically: - When to use looping vs. recursion - How to set up recursive functions - How you can return a value out of a recursive call Price: Always free! Parking Info: If you’re attending in person we have free parking for the workshop in the lot. Online Info: Please join us for the online stream of the workshop here: https://codesmith.io/event-signin/382?ol=t (online start time may vary by 30 mins) Experience Level: We recommend getting started on our free JavaScript learning platform CSX (https://csx.codesmith.io/) and working up to the Recursion unit before the workshop. We offer free JavaScript workshops several times a week for all levels in-person in LA & NY, and live-streamed online. Beginner: - Web Development Fundamentals - Intro to JavaScript Intermediate/Advanced: - JavaScript the Hard Parts Series - Build a Web App Series

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Codesmith Open House Information Session

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