University of Southern Indiana
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Introduction to Coding


The hot word right now is coding, but what exactly is coding? During this introduction session you will be able to answer the question, "What is software development?"

Using Microsoft Small Basic, you will learn the fundamental elements of syntax-based languages in an approachable manner.

You will also learn:

  • What are the components and considerations of modern software (i.e. brief overview of databases, front-end, back-end)?
  • About languages and their benefits and cons.
  • How can this knowledge help you?
  • How to write a program using Microsoft Small Basic.
  • How to look at code from other languages doing the same thing and review how they are different.
  • About careers in software development or development operations.
  • Where to go from here.

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