Course Code: GES376
Begin with an introduction to programming languages by looking at the instructions, complexity and code. Discover the paradigms in programming languages. Explore Object Oriented programming and Functional Programming. Learn about introducing a new language and dealing with data.
Learn about how to store and retrieve data by looking at the entities and attributes of data, where data is stored, where data comes from, and how to acquire new data. Then look at CRUD Operations and how to export data. Gain and introduction to the different types of databases such as: Relational Databases, NoSQl & Key-Value Databases, Document-oriented Databases, and Specialized Databases. Gain all you need to know about data management as you learn what it is and the different types of data. End this session exploring data security
Learn all about cloud computing. Discover where cloud computing came from, the benefits of each layer, the risks of cloud computing, as well as the competitive advantages. Learn how to choose a provider and move to The Cloud.
Gain knowledge of application and programming interfaces. Discover plugs & sockets. Discover what an API is, why to build and API and explore the different types of API’s. Learn about the different API models and the advantages of each. Learn all about Frameworks and good development principles. Discover Client Side Frameworks, and Server Side Frameworks. Look at WordPress as a simple way to customize and become familiar with WordPress Dashboard.
Gain and understanding of Open Source Development by looking at the characteristics of Open Source, and Open Source Software available. Learn all about Licensing and Version Control. Become familiar with Git Commands and the pros and cons of using Git. Gain knowledge of software development by looking the Waterfall Process, Rational Unified Process, Agile principles and problems, Lean Software Development.
Discover how to build great teams. Learn to engage through developers, branding, social media, and Open Source. Learn how to conduct interviews, the problems with interviews and technical pre screening. Discover why people leave as you look at real world scenarios. Learn how to communicate with your team and how to empower them. Discover ways to protect your team as well as how to reward them.
I. Course Introduction
A. Coding Fundamentals for Business Professionals – an Introduction
II. Front End Development
A. Front End Development – Introduction
B. World Wide Web
C. Anatomy of an HTML Page
D. Common HTML Elements
E. HTML5 & the Semantic Web
F. CSS Basics
G. CSS Targeting an Individual
H. CSS Targeting a Group
I. Additional Targeted Styling
J. Transitions & Transformations
K. The Box Model
L. Responsive Design
N. Native Apps
O. HTML Hello World Walkthrough
P. HTML Semantic Walkthrough
Q. CSS Walkthrough
R. Responsive Walkthrough
S. User Experience Overview
T. User Experience Strategy Plane
U. User Experience Scope Plane
V. User Experience Structure Plane
W. User Experience Skeleton Plane
X. User Experience Surface Plane
Y. Front End Development Module Quiz
III. Programming Languages
A. Programming Languages – Introduction
E. Programming Languages
G. Object Oriented Programming
H. Mutable State
I. Functional Programming
N. Why Do Programmers Care?
O. Considering Introducing a New Language
P. Introducing a New Language
Q. Dealing with Data
R. Language Debates
IV. Data Storage & Retrieval
A. Data Storage & Retrieval – Introduction
B. What is Data?
C. Entities & Attributes
D. Where Data is Stored
E. Where Data Comes From
F. How We Acquire New Data
G. CRUD Operations & Data Export
H. Data Access Patterns
I. Data Store Types Overview
J. File-based Data Stores
K. JSON & XML
L. An Introduction to Databases
M. The Context of a Database in Your Software
N. Introduction to Relational Databases
O. NoSQL & Key-Value Databases
P. Introduction to Document-oriented Databases
Q. Specialized Databases & Summary of Overview
R. Relational Database Design Overview
S. Conceptual Design Phase
T. Logical Design Phase
U. Null Values
V. Physical Data Model & Indexes
Y. Transactions & Concurrency
Z. MySQL Workbench Data Modeling
AA. MySQL Workbench CRUD Operations
BB. Document-oriented Database Design
CC. Document-oriented Database Summary
DD. Mongo Management Studio CRUD Operations
EE. Security Introduction & DBMS Users
FF. SQL Injection
GG. Additional Security Recommendations
HH. Backups Introduction
II. Backups & Recovery Procedures
JJ. Scalability & Availability Introduction
KK. Replication & the CAP Theorem
LL. Criteria for Choosing a Data Store
MM. Choosing a Data Store & Module Summary
V. Data Management
A. Data Management – Introduction
B. What is Data Management?
C. Types of Data
D. DMBOK Wheel
E. Data as an Asset
F. Data & Information
G. Data Quality
H. Data Quality Dimensions
I. Data Governance
J. Big Data
K. Data Insight
L. Data Visualization Part 1 & 2
M. Reference Data
N. Data Security
VI. Cloud Computing
A. Cloud Computing – Introduction
B. An Overview
C. Where Did It Come From?
D. Stack Model
E. Benefits of Each Layer
F. Deployment Models
G. Risks of Cloud Computing
H. Competitive Advantages
I. Choosing a Provider
J. Moving to The Cloud
VII. Application Programming Interfaces
A. Application Programming Interfaces – Introduction
B. Plugs & Sockets
C. What is an API?
D. The API Economy
E. Why Build an API?
F. API Types
G. API Business Models
H. API Competitive Advantages
I. REST Architecture
J. API Integration Platforms
K. API Integration Platforms – IFTTT
L. API Integration Platforms – Zapier
M. Internet of Things
N. Internet of Things – Be Smarter
A. Frameworks – Introduction
C. Good Development Principles
E. Client Side Frameworks – Bootstrap
F. Client Side Frameworks – AngularJS Introduction
G. Client Side Frameworks – Why AngularJS?
H. Server Side Web Frameworks – Django
I. Server Side Web Frameworks – Django Structure
J. Django Primer
K. Server Side Web Frameworks – ASP.Net
L. Server Side Web Frameworks – Rails
M. Server Side Web Frameworks – WordPress
N. Server Side Web Frameworks – WordPress Usage
O. WordPress Basics
P. WordPress Simple Customization
Q. WordPress Dashboard
R. Server Side Web Frameworks – Other Contributors
IX. Open Source Development
A. Open Source – Introduction
B. Characteristics of Open Source
C. What is Open Source Software?
D. What Is Licensing?
E. Licensing Categories
F. Copy-Left Licenses
G. Open Source & Commerce
H. Version Control
I. Common Features of Version Control
K. Git Commands
L. Pros & Cons of Using Git
N. Git & GitHub Primer
O. GitHub Pages Primer
Q. Linux Primer
X. Software Development Process
A. Software Crisis
B. Software Development Process – Introduction
C. The Construction Metaphor
D. The Waterfall Process
E. The Benefits of the Waterfall Model
F. Problems with the Waterfall
G. Rational Unified Process
H. Product vs Project Mindset
J. Agile Principles
K. Agile Problems
L. Lean Software Development
M. Lean Software Development – Part 2
O. The Reality
P. Scenarios 1-5
Q. Scenarios 1-5 Thoughts
R. Impact on Developers
XI. Building & Empowering Great Teams
A. Introduction to Building Teams
B. Building Great Teams
D. Engaging with Developers
E. Engaging Through Branding
F. Engaging via Social Media
G. Engaging Through Open Source
I. Problems with Interviews
J. Targeted Interviews
K. Technical Pre Screening
L. The Interview Itself
M. Why People Leave
O. The Real Issues
P. Real World Scenarios
R. Leading for Success
S. The Manager
V. Protecting the Team
X. Context Switching Exercise
Y. Working with Contractors
Z. Remote Workers
Brian O’Grady has 17 years of professional industry and educational experience to the classroom, including solution Architect on the Building Schools for the Future initiative across the UK.
He has extensive experience in diverse areas of expertise from analytics to course content creation (for Thomson Learning).
There are no prerequisites for this program.
This online program can be taken on a PC or MAC. It is compatible with Windows 8 or later or OS X 10 or later operating systems. Your system will need at least 8 gigabytes of RAM. You will need the latest version of Firefox, Chrome, or Safari. All program materials will be available online.
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The Coding Fundamentals for Business Professionals program has a new session that starts the first Tuesday of every month
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