816 B.Y.O.L.: One-hour Code School: Write Your First Program in Just One Hour

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Friday, October 2



As the eLearning industry continues to shift towards a more software-like and code-intensive development model, it’s important for learning developers to understand the process of software development. An understanding of the vocabulary, process, and difficulties of writing code is important to better communicate with software developers and others who are involved in the process of writing complex eLearning.

Whether you intend to write code yourself, work with coders on your team, or contract code out to a development company, this session will provide you with a high-level understanding of the coding process. In this session you’ll work with the instructor to complete a development cycle and write your first program. Fast-paced and fun, this session will give you great insight and practical experience in the programming process!

In this session, you will learn:

  • The process used by professional coders to develop software
  • How to develop a short interactive program
  • How to build a working application from program code
  • Techniques to debug code and find errors that prevent your code from building or running correctly
  • A vocabulary used by professional coders that will help you communicate with them about projects

Novice and intermediate designers and developers.

Technology discussed in this session:

Participant technology requirements:
Laptop with Internet access.

Mark Lassoff


Dollar Design School

Over two million people have learned coding and design from Mark Lassoff. Mark and his company are pioneers in new media learning, having created the first streaming media network dedicated to learning workforce and career skills. They produce broadcast-quality learning content that focuses on digital skills such as design, coding, and digital productivity. Mark is an in-demand speaker and has traveled the world to teach. He was named to the 40 under 40 in both Austin, Texas, and Hartford, CT. In 2017, Mark was awarded the prestigious Learning Guild Guild Master Award.

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