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Dev Intro Workshops

Whether you're new to programming or wanting to sharpen your skills, the Dev Intro Workshops are perfect for you. Workshops will be focused around today's most used languages and programs.

Select ONE focused workshop and spend over three hours in class with an expert, learning the basics in these hands-on workshops. The workshops that will be provided are JavaScript and Python.


  • 9:30 AM | Registration, Breakfast & Networking
  • 10:00 AM | Workshops Begin
  • 11:30 AM | Break
  • 12:00 PM | Workshops Resume
  • 1:00 PM | Workshops End

Breakfast provided!

Intro to JavaScript

Learn the fundamentals of JavaScript, the programming language of the Web. Discover the history of JavaScript and gain an understanding of what it means to be a JS developer in 2017 and beyond.

Topic includes:

  • statements and expressions
  • values, types and variables
  • operators, conditionals and loops
  • functions and scope
  • ES6 and beyond

Instructor: Tom Kraak, JavaScript Developer, Oath

Intro to Python

“You should learn Python,” they said when you decided on this career path. But how? Why? When? Now!

In this workshop, we’ll cover what Python is, when it is useful, and go over a couple of real Python projects that you can use right away. We’ll also cover great resources that you can use to further your skills.

Topic Includes:

  • Python's Strengths
  • Python formatting
  • Variables
  • Loops and Conditionals
  • Text processing
  • Discuss Python as a Web Framework

Instructor: Greg Walsh, Assistant professor Division of Science, Information Arts and Technologies at University of Baltimore

Please make sure to come with your laptop fully charged as you may have to share outlets.

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University of Baltimore, John and Frances Angelos Law Center
1401 N. Charles Street 21201
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  • Tom Kraak

    Tom Kraak

    Tom Kraak is a JavaScript developer at Oath, a subsidiary of Verizon, which houses 50+ media and

  • Greg Walsh

    Greg Walsh

    Dr. Greg Walsh is an assistant professor at the University of Baltimore where he is the graduate


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