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What is Programming?

via Udacity


The world of development can be daunting with all of its lingo and jargon. This course will help demystify the cryptic terms that developers use on a daily basis. You'll learn about how the web functions, what a programmer does each day, why version control is so important, and how communication on the internet happens.


  • Web Development Languages
    • Learn how to explain and categorize web development languages.
  • Programming
    • Experience what "programming" is like by looking at what a developer does every day.
  • Standards
    • Learn the lingo related to what web standards are and how programming languages are developed
  • Version Control
    • Get familiar with what Version Control is, how it works, and what related tools are used.
  • Disparate Web Terms
    • Learn a variety of disparate web terms and how they work together in the digital world.

Taught by

Richard Kalehoff


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  • A good overview of the technologies used by a web developer. The course is the big picture of what a web developer works with. An interesting overview that gives an understanding of what technologies and why to use them. This course is more theoretical, so there is no practice in it.

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