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From Zero to Hero

Mastering the Basics in 24 Hours

Location:  UBC

Time: Every Monday and Saturday afternoon 5:30 to 6:30PM

Price: $ 25/hour

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About this course

Welcome to " From Zero to Hero: Mastering the Basics in 24 Hours" – a transformative coding course designed for individuals aged 15 and above with no prior coding experience. In just 2-hour-length 12 comprehensive lectures, we will guide you on an exciting journey from being a complete beginner to becoming a proficient coder.

Throughout this course, we will cover essential topics that form the foundation of coding. You will gain a solid understanding of the basic concepts of coding, delve into the world of algorithms, and explore the tools commonly used in the coding process, such as VS Code, PyCharm, Rstudio, Anacoda, Github. We will also teach you how to read and comprehend existing code, modify it to suit your needs, and effectively test and debug your programs.

One key aspect of this course is its language-agnostic approach. Rather than focusing on a specific programming language, we emphasize teaching concepts and skills that apply universally across various programming languages. You have the freedom to choose any programming language of your preference, whether it's Python, R, Java, JavaScript, C#, or others. The knowledge and skills you acquire in this course will enable you to work with any programming language you choose in the future.

By the end of this course, you will emerge as an entry-level programmer or data scientist, well-equipped to tackle various IT-related tasks, engage in data analysis, contribute to research projects, or even embark on entrepreneurial ventures.

Who can benefit from this course? Absolutely anyone! Whether you are a professional seeking to expand your skill set, a student exploring new career prospects, or an entrepreneur aiming to build a tech-driven startup, this course is tailored to meet your needs.

Join us on this exciting learning journey and unlock your potential as a versatile coder. Get ready to embark on an enriching experience that will equip you with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the world of coding and beyond.

Enroll in " From Zero to Hero" today and let us guide you towards becoming a coding champion!


What is language-agnostic approach

A language-agnostic approach in coding refers to teaching coding concepts and skills that are not specific to any particular programming language. Instead of focusing on the syntax and intricacies of a single language, this approach emphasizes fundamental principles and practices that apply universally across multiple programming languages.

The benefits of a language-agnostic approach to learning coding are as follows:

  1. Transferable Skills: By focusing on core concepts and problem-solving strategies, rather than specific language syntax, learners develop skills that can be applied to any programming language. This flexibility allows individuals to adapt and transition between different languages as needed.

  2. Enhanced Problem-Solving Abilities: A language-agnostic approach encourages learners to think critically and abstractly when tackling coding challenges. It promotes the development of problem-solving skills that are not tied to a specific language, enabling learners to approach problems from a broader perspective.

  3. Improved Adaptability: As technology evolves, programming languages come and go. A language-agnostic approach equips learners with the ability to adapt to new languages and technologies more easily. They can quickly grasp the fundamentals of a new language and leverage their existing coding knowledge to learn and work with it efficiently.

  4. Understanding Core Concepts: Focusing on fundamental coding concepts allows learners to develop a deep understanding of how programming works at its core. They gain insights into data structures, algorithms, control flow, and other essential elements that are foundational to any programming language.

  5. Language Selection Flexibility: When learners are not bound to a specific programming language, they have the freedom to choose a language that aligns with their goals, preferences, or specific project requirements. They can explore different languages and make informed decisions based on their needs.

  6. Long-term Learning: A language-agnostic approach fosters a broader understanding of programming, rather than being limited to a single language. This cultivates a mindset of continuous learning, encouraging learners to explore and adapt to new languages and technologies throughout their coding journey.

Overall, a language-agnostic approach empowers learners with versatile skills, adaptability, and a solid foundation in coding principles. It prepares them to become proficient programmers capable of working with various languages and technologies, maximizing their potential for success in the ever-evolving field of programming.

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