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Discover Programming

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In this course, you will delve into the world of programming, explore the power of strings in programming through Blockly, discover the art of programming mobile apps with a focus on strings, master control structures for mobile app development, and gain proficiency in the versatile programming language Python. You will also unlock the secrets of programming and unleash your creativity in this course.

In this course, you will delve into the world of programming, explore the power of strings in programming through Blockly, discover the art of programming mobile apps with a focus on strings, master control structures for mobile app development, and gain proficiency in the versatile programming language Python. You will also unlock the secrets of programming and unleash your creativity in this course.

Beginner

8 hours

Completion Certificate

Last Updated April 29, 2024

Skills you'll learn:
Basic computer literacy • Computer Programming Awareness
Prerequisites:

No experience required

Course Lessons

Lesson 1

Exploring Programming-Programming with Strings in Blockly

Discover programming with strings in Blockly, covering user input, string manipulation, list handling, and building projects like a superhero name generator.

Lesson 2

Exploring Programming-Programming Mobile Apps with Strings

Learn to create a mobile app with Thunkable, focusing on app planning, UI elements, events, and string input/output to build a story generator app.

Lesson 3

Exploring Programming-Programming Mobile Apps with Control Structures

Dive into mobile app development with control structures, learn to use if/else blocks, loops, manage app data, and explore databases.

Lesson 4

Exploring Programming-Programming in Python

Discover Python programming: Learn syntax, key functions, string handling, conditional statements.

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Rebecca Coutts

Senior Technical Content Developer at Udacity

Rebecca has been with Udacity for 3 years and works as a senior technical content developer helping to create curriculum across a wide array of subjects. Prior to her time at Udacity she worked as a college instructor teaching and creating curriculum for programming, data structures, and algorithms. She has also developed K-12 robotics curriculum and developed assessments for the Advanced Placement Computer Science program.

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Valerie Scarlata

Senior Technical Content Developer at Udacity

Valerie is a Sr. Technical Content Developer at Udacity who has developed and taught a broad range of computing curricula for multiple colleges and universities. She is a former professor and software engineer for over 10 years specializing in web, mobile, voice assistant, and full-stack application development.

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