What is Programming?

Online Course

What is Programming?

What is the course about?

What is Programming?
The course What is Programming? is an online class provided by Udacity. The skill level of the course is Beginner. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.

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.

Course description
  • What is Programming?
  • 1 day
  • A Coding Dictionary
  • Web Development Languages
  • Programming
  • Standards
  • Version Control
  • Disparate Web Terms
  • Learn how to explain and categorize web development languages.
  • Experience what “programming” is like by looking at what a developer does every day.
  • Learn the lingo related to what web standards are and how programming languages are developed
  • Get familiar with what Version Control is, how it works, and what related tools are used.
  • Learn a variety of disparate web terms and how they work together in the digital world.
  • No prerequisites.
  • See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
  • This course is designed for anyone interested in learning fundamental programming concepts. Whether you currently work in a tech-adjacent role or are looking to learn the basics of programming for your own journey to web development, this free course will give you the confidence you need to dive deeper into technical conversations.

Prerequisites & Facts

What is Programming?

Course Topic

Computer Science, Programming

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Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)



Degree & Cost

What is Programming?

To obtain a verified certificate from Udacity you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
What is Programming?
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School: Udacity
Topic: Computer Science, Programming