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Talk Like a Programmer

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Penn Quarter
509 7th St NW 3rd Fl
At E St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20004
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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this programming class:

Learn to talk the talk without walking the walk. This class is for people who want to speak intelligently about tech. Whether you're recruiting developers, writing marketing copy, a first-time product manager, or simply want to work in a tech startup, you need to know what is happening in the engineering department. 

The instructor will cover web oriented tech vocabulary from A-Z, starting with how the internet works, discussing back and front end development, talking through what an API is, and go over some of the most common acronyms. You will leave this class knowing the lingo and having a clear understanding of what it means.

Takeaways:
  • Become versed in how the internet works
  • Understand the difference between front-end and back-end
  • Learn tips on communicating with developers
  • Walkaway with an overview of must know tech terms used today: Framework, CMS, API, Cloud, etc.
Preparation:

This class is designed to help anyone with a non-technical background understand the ins and outs of programming languages. No technical knowledge is required.

What to bring to class:
Bring your questions! Participants will get the opportunity to address any specific concepts they are struggling with.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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