$481.09 – $705.49

Learn to Code in a Day

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WeWork, Branson Room

Level 13, 50 Carrington Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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A fun, interactive and focused workshop designed to teach non-technical business people, product managers and designers the basics of writing code. This accelerated learning experience will support you to go from zero skills to creating a mobile game in one-day. You’ll develop an understanding of how software is built and be better equipped to work with engineering teams.

Outcomes:

  • Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of software design and how to build well-structured and readable code that works.

  • Learn how the web browser works and how to develop software for the web and mobile web.

  • Develop the ability to have better conversations with your engineering team. Understand how to question key technical decisions, assess the quality of your code and what it takes to create a great user experience.

  • Gain first hand experience using technologies including ReactJS, Canvas, JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3 and explore the value of contributing and adopting open source software.

  • Learn an effective agile process for planning, designing, delivering and testing your software.

This workshop is suitable for:

  • Non technical business people, product managers and designers looking to learn the basics of writing code and harness this understanding to excel in business.

Course Curriculum:

Module 1: Introduction

  • Learn the fundamentals of software development to plan, design and start writing your code

  • Learn JavaScript, so that you can create engaging experiences and control workflows in the Web Browser

  • Learn the fundamentals of the Web Browser “API”, so that you can interact with the user with meaningful user interfaces

Module 2: Coding fundamentals

  • Learn basic HTML and CSS, to create and render beautiful web pages in your browser

  • Learn to use HTML5 and the Canvas object to draw objects in your web browser

  • Learn how to add interactions using JavaScript, to create engaging user experiences

Module 3: User experience and game design

  • Learn the basics of game mechanics to plan, design and create your game

  • Learn how to maintain the state of your game, including keeping score

  • Learn how to control the different methods of user interactions, including keyboard, mouse, touch and accelerometers

  • Learn and build a simple collision detection system, so that your game can detect interactions between objects

Module 4: Build your game

  • Build a “Pong” inspired game built using JavaScript, HTML5 and Canvas

  • Use collision detection to allow objects to interact appropriately

  • Listen to keyboard events, to allow the User to control the state of play

  • Keep the User’s score in memory and adjust it during game milestones

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WeWork, Branson Room

Level 13, 50 Carrington Street

Sydney, NSW 2000

Australia

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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