Programming Level 1
Smartphones, electric cars and the internet of things are some of the major technological advancements of human civilization. Interestingly, the one thing that all these advancements have in common is that they are all built using code. If technology continues to flourish the way it has in just the last 20 years, then understanding how machines work can be a very useful tool. More than being just useful, knowing how to be a developer can not only pave the way for many professional opportunities, but it can also enhance the brainâ€™s functionality.
Over the course of the years, many jobs have become obsolete, but the advancement of technology has been consistent. Over time, computer programming has become more and more comprehensive. Learning how to code â€“ even if it is just the basics â€“ will serve as a foundation to any developerâ€™s education. Not only will it be beneficial in building coding knowledge, but also in building a portfolio of work.
This Learn to Program course will take an in-depth look at computer programming and will begin to prepare you for a career in developing.
What you will learn in this course:
- Learn about the basic structures common to all programming languages and environments
- Learn the basics of Python and how to use HTML 5 to write code
- How to develop a mobile device
- The course is made of video structures and practical lab applications
- Python is a great beginnerâ€™s language
- Learn about displaying text concepts and the separation of concerns
- The basics of styling with CSS and the more complex aspects of CSS such as learning about Box Models and layouts
- Learn about input, output, and variables
- Learn about the importance of â€œifâ€™ statements â€“ otherwise known as conditionals – and how to use them in programming and the frequency in which they are used
- Learn about functions
- Learn how to organise and structure real-life data
- Learn the benefits of using tables and how they can be used in programming
- Understand full-stack web applications
- You will get exposure to the major types of programming used today â€“ it will teach you the fundamentals of development
- You will get to complete some real professional-level tasks
- Know how to make your CSS responsive
- Be able to identify the similarities and benefits among the different languages – this will not only improve coding skills, but will also pave the way for more professional opportunities
- Create more professional opportunities