Things Every Developer Should Know

Learn key skills that every developer needs to do their job more efficiently and effectively.
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3 Months / 14 Course Hrs
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Learning method

Course code: T14205

This course covers a variety of skills that every developer should know, like working with zipped folders and taking screenshots to working with Visual Studio Code and interacting with the developer community on Stack Overflow. These skills will help any developer be core prepared for additional learning and day-to-day work as a developer.

What you will learn

  • How to create and extract zip files on a Windows computer or a Mac
  • How to show extensions on a Windows computer or on a Mac
  • How to take screenshots
  • Basic commands in each shell
  • Navigate the file system using relative paths and absolute paths

How you will benefit

  • By learning these basic skills, developers will be more prepared to learn and develop additional skills.

How the course is taught

  • Self-paced, online course
  • 3 Months access
  • 14 course hours
I. Zip Files
II. Showing Extensions
III. Taking Screenshots
IV. Using Command-Line Shell
V. Relative and Absolute Paths
VI. Environment Variables
VII. Browsers
VIII. Visual Studio Code
IX. Stack Overflow
Self-Study

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • OS X Mountain Lion (version 10.8) or later
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites:

There are no prerequisites to taking this course.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.

You can start this course at any time your schedule permits.

You have 3 month access to the course. After enrolling, you can learn and complete the course at your own pace, within the allotted access period.

There is no time limit to complete each lesson, other than completing all lessons within the allotted access period.

Because this course is self-paced, no extensions will be granted after the start of your enrollment.