Le Wagon London is inviting you to a free coding day on Saturday 4th March 2017 to give you a taste of building your own tech products from scratch.
If you’re interested, please RSVP and we’ll be in touch with more info.
Le Wagon is Europe's leading coding school for entrepreneurs and creative people. Described by TechCrunch as "quietly becoming a major coding bootcamp in Europe". Having launched just 3 years ago with just €1,000 and raised no funding to date, they’re present in 20 cities worldwide, with over 50 startups in operation, a handful have raised over €1M and others are raising up to €250,000. This will explain the highest ranking on course report.
Having recently partnered with HEC in Paris, Le Wagon is the first entrepreneurs coding bootcamp to be offered by a business school as part of their masters curriculum.
Schedule for Saturday 4th March 2017
0900 -1100 - Build your own landing page from scratch with Arthur Littmann
1130 - 1230 - Design and mockup your own tech product Arthur Littmann
1230 - 1330 - Break for lunch
1330 - 1430 - Git and GitHub for beginners with Alex Benoit
1430 - 1730 - RUBY course with Codecademy - 30 min lecture by Alex Benoit, followed by 3 hours of Ruby coding with Alex and Arthur as teachers
1730 onwards - Drinks and pizza !!!
Oh and... BRING YOUR LAPTOP! :)
Detail of each session
Build your own landing page from scratch:
What you'll learn:
- Shown lots of graphical tips and tools
- Introduced to Bootstrap and its grid system
Design and mockup your own tech product:
What you'll do:
- Define your app's use case, and find the angle that makes you different.
- Define your user's journey
- Zoning: Time to draw rectangles to organize the info you display on each page. Using Keynote or Sketch!
- Build your mockup with Sketch or Keynote and prototype them using marvelapp
Git and Github for beginners:
You've heard about Git and GitHub and you know that's a hot topic right now for developers? You'd like to finally know what's a 'commit', a 'push' or a 'conflict'? Come!
- Init a repo
- Do some commits, on master
- Introduce the concept of branches
- Push the code on GitHub (with remotes)
- Talk about team collaboration and Pull Requests
- **Bonus: Put your website online in 10 seconds with GitHub Pages
RUBY course with Codecademy:
30 minute introduction to Ruby, followed by 2.5 hours of coding with the Codecademy Ruby track.