CORE VALUESPEOPLE BEFORE THEMACHINE.While we value powerful ideas and innovative startups, the lifeblood ofany community is the individuals involved. We believe in empathy andreciprocity — and that community can enable individual pursuits.
CORE VALUESLEARNING BY DOING.We believe that self-actualization is gained through applied, hands- onexperience. We are here not to seek or to hope for the future, butactively construct it with our hands. If we get it wrong, we modify andtry again; real progress only comes through reflection and relentlessiteration.
CORE VALUESJOURNEY OVER DESTINATION.General Assembly is about the shared experience of fellow builderstaking risks — about embracing failure as much as success. When greatcompanies fail, they’re gone forever. When great people fail, they learnfrom their experiences and go on to pursue new ventures with a greaterchance of success.
WHY LEARN WEB DEVELOPMENT? 19• Liberty to work, to work at liberty ‣ Global employability ‣ Many multinationals, NGOs and Governments have their own web departments• Transforming from a thinker to a creator• Lead the charge for any initiative with a web strategy. • Learn from and collaborate with the open source community.
FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPMENTWHAT CAN I EXPECT TOLEARN?
FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPMENT 24STOP TALKING, START MAKING.‣ Theory‣ Hands-on exercises‣ Assessments‣ Quizzes‣ Final Projects‣ Homework‣ Office Hours‣ Private instruction
PREVIOUS GRADUATES’ CREATIONS 29‣ Useful ‣ The Reddit Edit - http://www.redditedit.com/#‣ Beautiful ‣ The Dressing Room - https://dl.dropbox.com/u/5800749/Flipp/index.html‣ Technical ‣ CSSettlers of Catan - http://lenli.github.com/CSSettlers/index.html#
INTRODUCTIONSWHAT DOES IT MEAN TOBE A GA STUDENT?
GA STUDENT PERKS 31COMMUNITY • Outcome focused: build a website from scratch • Practical, dynamic content • Strong, diverse community of makers • Personalized instruction and support • 3 free classes to supplement your coursework • Permanent access to all course resources
FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPMENT 32THE DETAILS‣ April 8th – June 12th, 2013‣ Meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 7-10pm at CoCoon‣ Tuition is $25,000HKD‣ Payment plans are available‣ No pre-requisites‣ Maximum class size of 20 people‣ Registration ends April 1st
FRONT-END WEB DEVELOPMENT 33SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS‣ Laptops are required.‣ Mac is preferred, PC is also OK.‣ Chrome Browser‣ Text Editor