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Learn to Code Workshop: Web Development 101

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Workshop Level: Beginner

About This Workshop:
The hardest thing about learning to code is knowing where to begin. In this introductory class, you’ll learn the foundations of web development, including how programming languages and the Internet work. This course covers basics of APIs, web frameworks, as well as HTML and CSS, which you can use to change the appearance of your own web page. Whether you’re interested in building your own apps or simply want to communicate with engineers, this class will get you started on the right foot and point you toward the best resources to continue learning.

What You'll Learn:

• How the Internet actually works

• The differences between programming languages including Ruby on Rails, Python, JavaScript, and more

• What an API does and how development frameworks make coding easier
Basics of HTML and CSS, which allow you to change the look of web pages • What a database is and the basics of how it works



Andrew is a Full Stack Instructor for the Galvanize Full Stack program in Boulder, Colorado. He has been working on the web over the past five years and has experience building products in Ruby on Rails, Javascript, and WordPress. In the past, Andrew has worked for consultancies and startups and has filled a variety of full-stack roles.