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Get Your Head Around Code

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

| Free

A free 2 hour session on the benefits of learning coding languages and techniques to improve career opportunities and skills. This workshop is ideal for those who are totally new to coding, people looking to take the first step into a possible new career and/or those who work with software developers and want to better understand what they actually do.

The session will cover:

  • What is code?
  • What do we use code for?
  • How do we learn to code?
  • What’s it like to work as a coder?
  • How do we get in to the industry?
  • A very basic introduction to the languages of the web – HTML, CSS, and Javascript

The session will include practical examples, so please bring a laptop with you! This introduction into coding will be the perfect starter if you are fresh to the industry, alternately if you are already working in the tech industry these courses will be invaluable bolt ons to your skills portfolio.

Your tutor is Jill Bouchard-Cross, Senior eCommerce Content Developer at ShopDirect. Jill has been coding since she was 12 years old and holds a Master’s of Science specialising in Acoustic Phonetics and a Computer Science Master’s in Information Systems Management. After spending 5 years at an international law firm as an Intranet developer, she has been at Shop Direct for over 2 years where she works building brand store web pages for Very and Littlewoods.

This course is open to all aged 18+

We host our events at accessible venues but if you require any special assistance just let us know and we will do all we can to accommodate you.

Details

Date:
January 17
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/get-your-head-around-code-tickets-53299406961

Venue

Bold Street Studio
9-19 Bold St
Liverpool, L1 4DN United Kingdom

Organiser

Liverpool Girl Geeks