by Kevin Cawley – CTO, Birdbox
A 2 hour online class by Kevin Cawley (CTO) of Birdbox. Kevin is a technical co-founder of several mobile, social and big data startups. He most recently was the CTO of LinkSmart and before that he successfully sold his mobile company SmartFeed and built one of the first mobile Twitter applications called TinyTwitter.
For everyone who wants to understand and learn to code. No experience needed. If you’re a marketer, CEO or fresh out of college, understanding what goes into building software is critical. This class will teach you the first steps.
Kevin, together with Ben Nunez (CEO Birdbox), will walk you through the basics of getting started with software development by building a simple web application in Ruby on Rails.
- Setting up a development environment
- Using Github
- Starting an Amazon Web Services account
- Writing some code
- Deploying a functioning app
We’ll talk about some of the best ways to learning software development and what you can do beyond this course to further your career in software.