codemaker

“This course is for everybody who needs to understand the digital world better.”

Title: ‘CodeMaker’
Location: The Trampery Old St, home of the Publicis Drugstore
Upcoming Dates: TBC 2016
Running Time: 9.30am to 5pm

Cost: £650 + VAT per person

**If you would like to attend the course but cannot make any of the dates listed above please get in touch with us on hello@minibarlabs.com. Executive courses lasting 4.5hrs are also available on request**

 

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The CodeMaker one day course enables a deeper understanding of how digital products are built and how they function by teaching the fundamentals of coding and web architecture.

In short, after the day participants leave more digitally enlightened and much better prepared to make their digital projects a success.

Through this highly interactive course participants are introduced to the core technologies that drive the internet and mobile apps, increasing their comprehension and expanding their tech vocabulary so that they can communicate more clearly with software developers, better scope out projects and make more informed choices when commissioning.

Attendees have included senior marketers from Procter & Gamble, Publicis, Mother London, TripAdvisor, Adidas, BBC Worldwide, Diageo, Money Supermarket, Mr and Ms Smith, Haymarket, and many of London’s leading agencies.

Course Content:
– Learn programming principles and get into the mind of a developer by making code
– A lesson in tech jargon – from API’s, OS, to Python, Ruby and MySql
– How the modern web works – the technologies behind Twitter, Facebook and Google
– How computing and the internet evolved and how they work
– Mix & Mash your favourite websites (ie hack the Publicis website)
– How to make beautiful web sites with HTML, CSS and HTML5
– JavaSript and JQuery
– Make your own web app (intro to Agile principles)
– 101 on planning and communicating software projects

Outcomes:
+ Understand software development and web/mobile architecture better
+ Communicate effectively with software developers
+ Scope and develop digital projects with more confidence
+ Be more innovative in digital
+ Communicate better with clients
+ Enable more effective quality control of digital projects (ie make less expensive mistakes)

Testimonials

Codemaker helps you have better conversations with your developers. It’s a really practical day that helps you understand digital products from the coders perspective. That’s vital for anyone developing a digital business or extending their business via mobile or the web.
Simon Hutson – SVP BBC Worldwide

 CodeMaker teaches essential digital skills in day that are critical (…) when you look to recruit a marketer you want to have people with that competency.
Matthew Barwell – director of marketing and innovation Diageo

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The Coaches

Peter Brownell
Peter has spent the last 18 years as a developer and development team coach. He’s co-founded a start-up (schoolofeverything.com), the UK branch of the Drupal Open Source Developer community (drupal.org), and runs one of the UK’s most established Drupal consultancies (codepositive.com). Peter has significant speaking and teaching experience, and he’s also an artist, activist and aspirational gardener.

Tim Diggins
Tim leads Red56, a boutique software company. Tim has 20 years experience as a lead developer, CTO and consultant on technical development. He has both worked on large scale software projects and start ups.  He specializes in agile coaching and high end, bespoke UX design. Tim also holds an MA in Modern Greek Poetry from Oxford, so if you want to chat about how Prometheus brought technology to humanity you can have these discussions in your lunch break.

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Below are some pictures of a previous ‘CodeMaker’ course at Mother London showing participants getting their teeth into their laptops and their heads around JavaScript.

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Participants learning JavasriptParticipants learning Javascript
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