Approx. 1 days
Ten minutes into this class you will make your own completely personalized version of the insanely addictive game 2048. Even if you’ve never coded before. Pretty cool, no?
The purpose of this class is to have fun learning how to quickly and easily take an existing open source program, make some changes, and create something that looks and feels completely new. The game you create will be mobile friendly (you can play it on your phone!) and totally shareable.
In this course, you’ll learn:
Really. This course is for complete beginners. It is designed to help someone who has never seen computer code take their first steps into the world of programming and web-development.
See the Technology Requirements for using Udacity.
You will create our own version of 2048 by making changes to the existing HTML and CSS files. Within 10 minutes, you’ll have your own game. Within an hour, you’re friends will be playing your 2048 game (fun bonus: your game will be totally mobile-friendly). The topics we’ll cover are:
Andy Brown is a Lead Instructor at Udacity. He has a degree in physics from MIT, and has devoted his time after graduating to teaching and learning. Since joining Udacity in 2012, Andy has helped design dozens of classes. He loves exploring this new educational medium by creating innovative and engaging courses. When he’s not figuring out the best ways to transform minds, you can find Andy on his bike or in his car, exploring the amazing experiences that his new California home has to offer.
Sarah Spikes earned her BS and MS in Computer Science at Stanford, where she spent a lot of time as a Teaching Assistant. She spent two years at Google as a Software Engineer before following her passion for teaching by joining Udacity. In her spare time, Sarah enjoys performing musical theatre, making sorbet and rock climbing.