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Learn to code from scratch

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Beginner friendly

Real world projects

Small, in-person classes

Get a fun, affordable, and judgement-free introduction to programming

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 Our policy at Facebook is literally to hire as many talented engineers as we can find. There just aren't enough people who are trained and have these skills today.

Mark Zuckerberg - Founder, Facebook

Learn the skills you need to build amazing projects

in hands-on coding classes for adults

Upcoming Summer Classes

Introduction Basic Programming Concepts

2 hour workshop. No prior knowledge necessary.

This class is all games. From hands-on activities to real programming exercises, this workshop is the most fun way to learn programming concepts. You will leave with new friends, fun games to bring back home to teach your family, and a list of resources to expand your programming knowledge.

Introduction to Web Concepts

2 hour workshop. No programming.

This class is for ultra beginners and non-coders. Learn the terms and technology that power the web, including acronyms, jargon, languages, frameworks, and more! If you're interested in what it takes to run a web development team, this is a great introduction.

Build Your Website from Scratch with HTML + CSS

2 hour workshop. No prior knowledge necessary.

You will be building your own webpage! This is our introduction class to learning HTML and CSS. You'll learn how to code a site from scratch using paragraphs, headings, links, images, and lists.

Beyond the Basics: HTML/CSS

2 hour workshop. Recommended for intermediate level and students of "Build Your Website from Scratch".

You will code an entire gallery portfolio page rom start to finish. We will be going one step further than the introduction class by using advanced HTML and CSS. You'll learn about the box model, floats, positioning, pseudo-classes, and grouping.

Getting Started with GIT and Version Control on GitHub

2 hour workshop. Some programming knowledge or previous workshop attendance a plus.

Source control helps you track changes to your code and easily collaborate with others on the same project. You will learn about the basics, different types of source control, and tools that are available online for you to use. Then you'll create your own GitHub account to get started with a new repository. You'll publish your code online and even contribute to an open source project.

  • Need to build a website for your business?
  • Interested in learning to program, but want an easy low-key start?
  • Looking to change careers or level up at work?
  • Want to command a higher salary?
  • Like knowing how things work, and not just how to use them?
... if so, then this is for you!

Why learn to code?

  • Need to build a website for your business?
  • Interested in learning to program, but want an easy low-key start?
  • Looking to change careers or level up at work?
  • Want to command a higher salary?
  • Like knowing how things work, and not just how to use them?
... if so, then this is for you!


You will be in a small class (less than 20 people). A smaller class size means you get the 1:1 attention you need when you need it, but you still have the freedom to jump ahead or experiment on your own.


Our workshops are project-based. That means every time you leave with a finished product: something you can show off or include in your online portfolio (from your portfolio website workshop, of course!).


Learning to code is NOT just for people who want to be developers or engineers.

Programming trains your brain to think iteratively when solving problems. You'll use those skills tackling large, complex, or complicated issues with many variables and many possible outcomes. In a way, learning how to code is also like learning how to learn


Debugging is a skill in itself: investigating issues, looking at them from every different angle, and trying to figure out whether you need a quick fix or a lengthy, concentrated analysis. 


When you learn to code, you're also learning how to depend on yourself to find answers. 

Building a website from scratch can be a fun and challenging project on its own, but it could also make you more valuable to your business or employer. Any business with a website needs someone who can create new content, edit, maintain, and debug it.

We do not believe that any one language or skill is better or more valuable than others. No matter where you start or what you're interested in, you can benefit from knowing how to code. Technology will change. Programming languages will come in and out of fashion. But since you understand the fundamental concepts, you'll be able to see the bigger picture -- no matter what technology is thrown your way -- and be able to succeed in using it.


What can you learn? 

How to build a website

How to make an application

How to design and program a game

How to make a blog

How to make a wiki, including how to secure it with usernames and passwords

How to automate email marketing campaigns

How to host your code online, and collaborate with others

How to create an image-powered responsive site like Pinterest

How to design a mobile-friendly website

What's next?


Initial workshops will cover the basics of web development such as HTML, CSS, and Javascript. You can learn how website are made, how to make them yourself, and dive deeper into the latest frameworks and design methods. 


Later we will add new classes on SASS (a CSS preprocessor), GIT for version control, and advanced theme customization and development for WordPress, a very popular (and free!) web content management system that is also an Open Source project.

Future workshops will include programming languages like Python and Ruby with their respective frameworks Django and Rails.

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