Learn to Code - Fundamentals
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Computer code is used to build websites, apps, games and even used in our cars, washing machines and most modern appliances. In fact the world is now completely reliant on software, and learning to code is the first step in demystifying what is sometimes thought of as a black art.
Nearly 60% of people think computer coding is an important skill for today's job market and nearly 50% of people would like to learn how to program a computer.
This course will introduce you to coding (aka programming, software development) and will take you through the basics in an engaging and supportive environment. You will build your first application so you can really experience how code works, see it in action and understand the fundamentals.
- Read and write basic code
- Think like a programmer - use logic to design a program
- Find errors (bugs) in code and fix them
- Appreciate how code works and how it fits into the wider world of software development
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Getting Started (3 topics)
- Types of languages
- Programming tools
- How programs work
Think like a Programmer (6 topics)
- Data types
- Variables and constants
- Manipulating text
- Using logic to control programs
Build Your First Application (5 topics)
- Reusing code
- Writing your application
Advanced Coding Techniques (3 topics)
- Error types
- Debugging tools
- Object-orientated programming
The course assumes no prior knowledge of coding. You will need to be familiar with using a computer as a user (e.g. using email, office applications and web sites) but no technical computer skills are required or assumed.