New Year, New Skills? Learn to code & more with Develop Me this February
Now a few weeks into the new year, those resolutions a distant memory for most, what better time to pick up a new digital skill? One that could open up your options to a whole new career or at least help you to understand the inner workings of the web in much greater depth.
Knowing how to code and understanding the building blocks of the web is becoming a crucial skill in today’s ever growing digital world. Even for those not interested in pursuing a career as a developer it provides a unique insight into a medium used daily by billions but only really understood by the few.
Develop Me are a tech training company based in Bristol who have been busy running workshops, planning new courses and talking to the digital sector about their skills needs since their launch in October last year.
They’re running some sessions as part of Digital Bristol Week’s Digital Skills Day and have a number of informative and hands-on full day workshops lined up for the following week.
You can join them at The Guild in Bath on Feb 9th, 10th & 11th to learn to code, build websites in WordPress and, for those working in the industry already, improve your processes through version management with Git & GitHub. Bristol Media members can benefit from a 20% discount off all these workshops! Just enter "BristolMediaFeb", at the checkout!
Here are some more details on their upcoming February sessions:
Introduction to Web with HTML & CSS - Monday 9th February 2015
Want to know what the web is all about and how to build websites?
This full-day course will introduce you to the two fundamental technologies needed to build a website and get you started on your journey to becoming a web developer!
You’ll learn how the web works, how to build a website from scratch and how to get that website online.
“Such a great coding session. As someone who works in SEO I found it so useful & surprisingly fun too!” - Laura Farrington, Social Media and SEO executive
Getting Started with WordPress - Tuesday 10th February 2015
Want to know how to build Content Management System-driven websites?
This course will show you how to get started with building your first WordPress site!
We’ll cover installing WordPress in a hosting environment, how to install plugins and create a custom theme to get the site looking polished and professional.
"The whole team were fantastic and the course content was brilliant." - Marketing Manager
Version Management with Git & GitHub - Wednesday 11th February 2015
Git is used by 1/3rd of developers to manage their source code, and is a fantastic tool that makes life as a developer much easier.
This course will introduce you to Git, how it works and how it can improve your working practices, whether you’re a team of 1 or 100.
"The course enabled me to confront my fear of Git, and build up courage to give it a go" - agency web developer
"The course content was very relevant" - operations manager in an agency