If you are considering becoming a Galvanize Full Stack student, you will find this workshop extremely helpful giving you the tools and techniques to properly build your programming knowledge before entering the program. Past students have overwhelmingly agreed that having existing development skills can significately increase their productivity entering the Full Stack program, and decrease the amount of stress. Plus, students that successfully pass this workshop are typically accepted into the FS program quicker.
Tuesdays & Thursdays
Week 1: August 9th & 11th
Week 2: August 16th & 18th
Week 3: August 23rd & 25th
Week 4: August 30th & Set 1st
Week Break: Labor Day Holiday
Week 5: Sept 13th & 15th
Week 6: Sept 20th & 22nd
Week 7: Sept 27th & 29th
Week 8: Oct 4th & 6th
No matter your existing skill level, by the end of this workshop you will learn:
Having existing HTML/CSS web development skills are extermely useful before taking this workshop. If you don’t feel you have the web skills to design web pages, consider taking the Zero to Web Designer workshop.
Both Mac and Window laptops are acceptable.
Week 1: Building the foundation with JS variables & GitHub
Week 2: Working with objects and learning to evaluate conditions.
Week 3: Working with functions to create even more complex code.
Week 4: Interacting with the web browser using jQuery.
Week 5: Review
Week 6: Additional jQuery techniques
Week 7: Working with JSON documents
Week 8: Interacting with APIs, like Google Maps
Week 9: Final project and polishing previous work
John is currently a full-stack developer and founder of Muzely, a social media collaboration tool for Bands and Venues. He works out of Galvanize in Fort Collins and also assists students on the side who are enrolled in the Full Stack Immersive program. He will be happy to provide mentoring guidance in taking your skills further for your own journey or if you wish to get into the Full Stack program. In the past, John was a Music Technologist graduate from the University of California, San Diego and has worked for IBM as a network engineer. In his spare time he experiments with new web technologys and writes music in various styles…and he’s probably eating tacos right now.
If you have questions, or simply want to makes sure that this workshop is for you, please reach out to us at email@example.com