Make programming your business. Even if you’ve never programmed before, this course will explain to you the Business of Software, how computer programs work, how computer programmers think, how to start a computer programming business. You won’t have to do any hands-on coding, but all the essential features of the modern programming world will be explained simply and clearly.
Need to manage a tech project or recruit a programming team but you are baffled by the terminology? This course explains everything you need to know to talk to programmers on their own terms.
It will explain the differences between compilers and interpreters, procedural languages and object orientation, machine code and bytecode. If you are an entrepreneur, it will help you focus on the technologies you need; if you are recruiting a team, it will give you advice on finding the right people; if you already have some programming experience, it will help you to discover new languages and new programming platforms.
The course is taught byHuw Collingbourne, Director of Technology with SapphireSteel Software (makers ofAmethystandSapphireprogramming environments for the Ruby and ActionScript languages). Huw has been a programmer for over 30 years, he has written programming columns for numerous computer magazines such asPC Plus, PC ProandComputer Shopper. He is author of ‘The Book Of Ruby’ from NoStarch Press and ‘The ActionScript Programming Bible’ from Software Press.
This course will help you to break into business of software: on the Web, on mobile devices. On desktop computers; on PCs, Macs and ‘cross-platform’. So join up and get to know how to start a computer programming business….