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Web Fundamentals: Web Systems.

Next Course(s) – One Day: Saturday, May 20th

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Where: Four Athens, 345 W Hancock Ave Athens, GA 30601

Materials: Laptop

Overview: This one day introductory course is designed to prepare students for the next level in web/software development. The course covers the basics required for all disciplines, including using the Command Line Interface, Source Control with Git and Github, and using a Code Editor with an introduction to IDE editors. We will also cover the differences between front-end and back-end development, declarative versus interpreted languages, and a high level overview of various available database types. This Tier 0 class fulfills the prerequisites for our Tier 1 classes.

Cost: $125 (includes snacks, drinks, and lunch)

Introduction to Code: Ruby.

Next Course: TBD

Time: 6 – 8pm

Materials: Laptop

Overview: In collaboration with the Athens Software Developers Group, learn to code with Four Athens! Used by more than 600,000 websites around the world, including GitHub, Yammer, Scribd, Shopify, Hulu, and Basecamp, learning Ruby on Rails will give you a great boost in your next job search or startup endeavor. This six week code class will meet twice a week and give you a strong foundation to continue your education as a developer. You’ll learn the basics of building a web application using the Rails framework with a strong emphasis on the back-end. Classes will be a mix of lecture, discussion, and hands-on pair programming. You will build two complete applications – one uniform app that all students will build for practice and one unique app that you design.  This Tier 1 class requires a Tier 0 Class before enrolling.

Cost: $235

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Introduction to Code: JavaScript.

Next Course: TBD

Time: 6 – 8pm

Materials: Laptop

Overview: One language that all websites have in common is JavaScript, because it’s the one programming language built-in to all web browsers. Because of its ubiquity, JavaScript developers are in high demand across the country.  This course will teach core real-world JavaScript techniques including loading data via AJAX calls, event handling, and dynamic data display in both standard JavaScript as well as with industry-standard libraries jQuery and AngularJS. Attendees should finish the course with a working mini-application that demonstrates the skills that they learned. 

This Tier 1 class requires a Tier 0 Class before enrolling.

Cost: $225


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