About this Course

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Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 - 6 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    How to go from idea to design, and from design to code

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    How to integrate with web API's like Google Firebase to build a modern web application

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    How to take the anxiety and guesswork out of coding with analytical debugging

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Beginner Level

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 4 - 6 hours per week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Automating Your Gruntwork with Javascript

6 videos (Total 32 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Introduction to Week 142s
Intro to the Case - Automating Your Gruntwork with Javascript2m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part I6m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part 216m
Solution to the Case2m
2 readings
Case - Automating Your Gruntwork with Javascript2h 30m
About the Quizzes5m
2 practice exercises
Week 1 Practice Quiz25m
Week 1 Final Quiz30m
Week
2
5 hours to complete

Creating & Managing Users with Google Firebase

10 videos (Total 39 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
10 videos
About the Readings2m
Case Intro - Creating & Managing Users with Google Firebase & Sample App1m
Application Demo1m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part 15m
Intro to the Sample Code - Part 210m
Setting Up a Project on Google Firebase (optional)4m
Asynchronous Execution in JS3m
Observer Pattern in JS2m
Solution to the Case5m
2 readings
8 Reasons This Salesforce Developer Loves Heroku10m
Case - Creating & Managing Users in Google Firebase2h 30m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 Practice Quiz25m
Week 2 Final Quiz30m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Creating Your Web Application III

4 videos (Total 12 min), 3 quizzes
4 videos
Finishing Your Prototype1m
Finishing Your Peer Review2m
Completing a Portfolio Entry6m
2 practice exercises
Week 3 Practice Quiz25m
Week 3 Final Quiz30m

Instructor

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Alex Cowan

Faculty & Batten Fellow
Darden School of Business

About University of Virginia

A premier institution of higher education, The University of Virginia offers outstanding academics, world-class faculty, and an inspiring, supportive environment. Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University is guided by his vision of discovery, innovation, and development of the full potential of students from all walks of life. Through these courses, global learners have an opportunity to study with renowned scholars and thought leaders....

About the Coding for Designers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs Specialization

In this specialization, you will experience what it is to go from idea to code. These courses are specifically created for the manager, designer, or entrepreneur who is an active, hands-on collaborator with developers. By the end of the program, you will be able to build working software using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. More important, you will build your creative confidence (and competency!) on engaging in digital projects....
Coding for Designers, Managers, and Entrepreneurs

Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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