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Saturday, March 9 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Programming for Non-Programmers

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RSVP Required - If you're running a tech start-up, it's essential that you familiarize yourself with the fundamentals of web development. Ultimately knowing how to "talk to the talk" will help you communicate better with developers, and overall just look really cool. Come with questions, and a desire to have fun!
In this talk we'll tackle some development principles to get you on the right path. We'll look at questions like, "Front-end vs. Back-end?", "Is UX necessary for my project?, "What is this Javascript function thingy, and why am I passing it strange math equations to it?". We'll also all have the chance to code a bit ourselves!
Leading a development team (without being a developer yourself) can sometimes feels like talking about dancing, and so this is an interactive and friendly environment in which to learn the basics.
Prerequisites:
None.
What to Bring:
Bring a laptop (MAC preferred, but Windows welcome). A tablet will not be sufficient, but if you are absolutely unable to bring a laptop and would still like to attend share with someone else in the workshop. Attendees will only code for a segment of the workshop, and all of the code will be shared afterwards for you to experiment with at home. With that said, bring a laptop if you can. Download and install Sublime Text @ http://www.sublimetext.com
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Speakers
avatar for Chris Castiglione

Chris Castiglione

Instructor / Digital Prod DeveloperGeneral AssemblyMy name is Christopher Castiglione and I’m an independent Product Developer and User-Experience designer living in NYC.
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Ben Sigman

Teacher's AssistantRentAGeekLA.comtechnologist dedicated to openness and transparency in business and tech.



Saturday March 9, 2013 3:30pm - 6:00pm
AT&T Conference Center, Classroom 204 1900 University Ave

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