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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

General Assembly London

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM - Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:30 PM (BST)

Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Full Series | Early Bird Ended £250.00 £7.24
Full Series | Regular Ticket Ended £275.00 £7.87
Day 1 | Basics + Front-End Part I Ended £150.00 £4.74
Day 2 | Front-End Part II + Back-End Dev Ended £150.00 £4.74

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Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp


30 August – 31 August
2 Sessions


£275 GBP
Regular Ticket


About This Workshop Series

Are you a creative or entrepreneur that wishes you could speak tech with your web development team? Maybe you wish you could code a bit yourself? Programming for Non-Programmers is workshop series at General Assembly designed to help non-programmers communicate more efficiently with developers or to help aspiring developers get started.



Saturday, 30 August 9:30 am – 5:30 pmDay I
9:30 am

The Basics

You will be introduced to a broad overview of programming and learn the following along the way:

The tech speak:

  • What is programming?
  • What can you build with various languages?
  • What is web development?
  • The difference between a web site and web app
  • Stages of web development
  • The difference between front-end and back-end web development
  • What are common programming concepts?
1:30 pm

Front End Web Development I (HTML)

We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

HTML basics

  • How to get set up on your own computer
  • Use the basic content tags (headings, images, links, paragraphs)
  • Create different sections in your website (layout)
Sunday, 31 August 9:30 am – 5:30 pmDay II
9:30 am

Front End Web Development II (CSS)

We will code a website from scratch together and learn the following along the way:

CSS basics

  • Basic styling properties and how to connect with HTML
  • Selectors and how the different sections of a site

You will also learn:

  • How to upload a web page to a server using FTP
  • How to obtain a domain name
  • The difference between HTML5/CSS3 and HTML/CSS
  • The purpose of JavaScript and how it drives interactivity in your site.
1:30 pm

Back End Web Development

You will be introduced to back-end technologies and learn the following along the way:

Basics of web apps:

  • The components of a web app
  • How to build a very simple web app using Rails or Node.js
  • The purpose of web frameworks
  • What is an API?
  • The purpose of databases and their major components
  • Write a simple program that uses variables and takes user input
  • Create a "hello world" web app and customize it.

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Please bring a laptop to class with Sublime Text downloaded.


About the Instructor

Antonio Lulic Photo

Antonio LulicWeb Developer,

Antonio Lulic is a freelance front end developer from the North-East of England. In the last decade, he's written code for Apple, eBay, Confused.com, Gumtree, Tesco, Halifax, Lloyds TSB, Barclay's, BT, Coca-Cola, Orange, and more. He likes cycling, burritos and playing the guitar.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

Have questions about Programming for Non-Programmers Bootcamp? Contact General Assembly London

When & Where

General Assembly
9 Back Hill
EC1R 5EN London
United Kingdom

Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 9:30 AM - Sunday, August 31, 2014 at 5:30 PM (BST)

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General Assembly London

General Assembly London is a campus for technology, design, and entrepreneurship. We provide educational programming, space, and support to facilitate collaborative practices and learning opportunities across a community inspired by the entrepreneurial experience.

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