Make It Happen today: Coding for Non Coders

Coding for Non Coders lecture

Countless students around the world have an idea they want to turn into a startup. Many of these students need a software developer to make this dream a reality. 

These students run into a catch 22. The best way to meet a coder is to be a coder oneself.

Coding for Non-Coders, a one hour lecture given by 3 Day Startup’s Maia Patrick Donohue, is designed to help non-technical startup founders understand the basics of software development. The lecture covers UI/UX, coding languages 101, and the essentials of wire framing.

When? Monday 14th Nov, 4pm-5pm (HINT: that’s today!)

Where? Learning Zone, Pod 3-4

How? Sign up to the event via TargetConnect.

This event is part of Make It Happen.

Make It Happen – Tech Startup Panel

Tech Startup Panel – Monday 16th November, 3.30pm – 5pm

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Hear from those who have brought their mobile apps and other digital developments to life, won investment or found ways to generate income from their tech skills.

Key Info:

  • Time: 3.30pm – 5pm
  • Location: Green Lane, Big Room
  • Pathway: Entrepreneurship
  • Lancaster Award points: 5pts

What’s this event about?

If you’ve ever had an idea for an app, wondered how your coding skills might help a tech startup, or identified an online business opportunity but need help from a developer to make it happen, then this event is for you. You will hear from a range of people who have done all these things and more.

It’s also a great chance to find other students with complimentary skills, ideas, or contacts that you can buddy up with and boost your progress to achieving your tech vision.

[Panel members to be confirmed soon]

Sign up here.

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Did you know all our Make It Happen events are now on Target Connect?

Learn to code and be a successful tech entrepreneur

Digital skills are increasingly in demand; knowing how to code is vital to your tech business

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Britain will need 745,000 additional works with digital skills for continued economic growth. Great news for techies, but what about digitally illiterate entrepreneurs with a tech start up in mind?

Daniel Thompson believes not knowing code is a significant disadvantage to a tech start up. ‘Ideas guys’ can be dead weights, productivity can be affected if you are reliant on external experts, and as the use of apps and e-commerce is increasingly important, knowing at least basic code will allow you to think about your digital content and initiatives.

Do you know your HTML from your CSS? Heard of Java, C#, SQL?

Read more about the importance of coding to your tech start up here.

Photo by Alamy