Intro to Web Concepts

Mar 23, 2016 · Chicago, United States of America

Not sure what web development means?

Want to build a cool website, but can’t decide what language to use?

Tired of techies throwing around acronyms that make your head spin?

In this class, we will walk through the fundamentals of the web in layman terms. We won't be writing code, this is intended as a lecture to take you through various components of the web and how they work together.

Cost: $20 

Date: Wednesday, March 23, 6–8 p.m.

Location: TBD

This class is for people with little to no technical experience. Bring a notepad, tablet or laptop to take notes and come prepared with questions.

If you want to learn how to communicate better with your technical team or friends, this course is for you. Topics include but are not limited to:

• What is a web stack?

• What's the difference between web development and web design?

• What is the difference between a client and a server? Which programming languages are compiled on a server and which are compiled in a web browser? 

• What tools do you need to develop a web site? 

• Who does what on a typical web development team? 

• What is Web 2.0 and the Cloud?

*No shows: your course fee will be donated to the chapter scholarship fund.*

Instructor: Arelia Jones

Arelia is a web developer at CareerBuilder and an instructor at CoderSpace where she teaches high school students how to build websites. She has a lifelong passion for the web and enjoys learning and helping others learn more about technology.

Note: A limited number of scholarships are available for those with a financial hardship. To apply, click here. Do not RSVP for the event. The deadline to apply for a scholarship is March 9th. Scholarship applicants will be notified shortly after the deadline. Class capacity does not impact scholarship students. 

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  • Girl Develop It Chicago

    Girl Develop It is a national nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and accessible programs to women who want to learn software development through mentorship and hands-on instruction. Our vision is to create a network of empowered women who feel confident in their abilities to code and build beautiful web and mobile applications. By teaching women around the world from div...

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