Introduction to Programming

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Course Overview

About this Course:

Have you ever said to yourself: I'd like to learn programming but where should I start?

There are an overwhelming number of options that are available to those who want to learn. Introduction to Programming is designed to give you the foundation skills that will prove important for any type of programming you want to do. You'll learn to code web pages create a mobile application and use external data sources. - Mobile covered in Level II of the course.

This course which includes video lectures lab exercises and full program code will prepare your for entry level jobs in development- or simply make you comfortable with code and confident in more advanced study.

As you build a portfolio of skills you'll also build a portfolio of completed projects that can be used to demonstrate your new skill sets.

In Level I of the course we focus on foundations - The things that all developers need to know to be successful. With each passing chapter of the course you'll learn new skills and demonstrate them in a lab exercise.


This program will introduce participants to all of the following technologies:

  • HTML5 and CSS: Construct the visual aspects of web sites and mobile applications with this language pair
  • Python: You'll learn the basics of coding and programming logic using the Python programming language
  • In Level II of the course we'll look at mobile technologies Javascript jQuery and SQL.

We Created Introduction to Programming For You

If you've been considering learning to code - or have tried before and it didn't quite take then this course is for you. We're not teaching a random programming language but instead laying a professional foundation with the skills today's programmers need to know.

A mix of lecture and activity this course is designed not just to expose you to important topics for new coders but to help you retain the information and immediately put it to use.

Comprehensive and Efficient:

Introduction to Programming is designed to provide a comprehensive introduction to the programming field. However we know you're busy and don't spend time on unnecessary theory and background. You'll complete the course in just a few weeks worth of evenings - however the lessons will stay with you throughout your programming career.


You'll learn by doing in the Introduction to Programming program. This course includes multiple projects to help you understand and remember what you're learning. Here's just a few of the projects you'll complete:

  • Restaurant Review Web Site: Post your favorite restaurant reviews on your own site
  • MP3 Player: Play your favorite music
  • Responsive Design Web Site: Make a web site work across multiple sized screens
  • Interest Calculator: Figure out how long it will take you to get rich
  • Magic 8 Ball: Make those truly important decisions
  • Web Services Project: Get data from an external source - They key to many apps
    • Over 500000 Students Learn To Program

You'll be among our community of over 500000 students who've learned programming from one of our LearnToProgram courses. With over 250000 students online we've learned a few things about teaching people - And those lessons are injected in to Introduction to Programming.

We're looking forward to seeing you in class!

Basic knowledge:

  • Windows or Mac
  • Web Browser - Free
  • Python Software - Free
  • Text Editor - Free

Who should take this course

Who is the target audience?:

  • Beginners who want to learn to code
  • Teachers and Students
  • People at the Beginning of Their Coding Career


Course Completion Certificate

Course content

What you will learn:

  • What is HTML5?
  • How to Display HTML5 Code in a Browser
  • The Tool to Use for Coding
  • How HTML5 Documents are Structured
  • Displaying Paragraph Text with HTMl5
  • Displaying Heading Text with HTML5
  • Displaying Lists
  • What is CSS and How is it used?
  • How to Apply CSS Styles
  • Adjusting Font and Font Size
  • How to Style Lists with CSS
  • How to Use Classes and ID's
  • Creating Internal and External Hyperlinks
  • Displaying Images on a Page
  • Playing Audio on a Page
  • Playing Video on a Page
  • How to Assemble and Code an MP3 Player
  • Understand Basic Table Structure
  • Understand Complex Table Structures
  • Design a Table with CSs
  • Obtain User Input
  • Create Online Forms
  • Accept Information in the Form of Numbers Dates and Colors
  • Create Form Dropdowns
  • Create Submit and Reset Buttons for a Form
  • Create Generic Buttons
  • Create Radio Buttons and Check Boxes
  • Style Forms with CSS
  • Use the CSS Box Model
  • Understand How to Create Borders Background and Margins
  • Understand Static Fixed Relative and Absolute Positioning Models
  • Create Floating Elements
  • Understand Responsive Design
  • Apply Responsive Design for Mobile
  • Use a Responsive Design Framework
  • Write a Procedural Program in Python
  • Run Python Command LIne Code
  • Obtain Command Line Input in Python
  • Output Strings with Print
  • Output Expressions with Print
  • Create Variables
  • Use Input Statements
  • Understand Programmatic Decision Making
  • Use Simple and Complex If Statements
  • Create While Loops
  • Create For Loops
  • Create Break and Continue Statements
  • Understand the Role of Functions in Coding
  • Create Parameterized Functions
  • Create Functions that Return Values
  • Create List Structures
  • Create a Dictionary Data Structure
  • Understand File Input/Output
  • Write to a File
  • Read in From a File
  • Work with CSV (Comma Separated Value) Data
  • Work with Dates in Python
  • Work with Regular Expressions in Python
  • Complete Basic Networking in Python
  • Download and Parse XML


  • Welcome and Orientation
  • Creating Your First Web Page
  • Displaying Text Content with HTML5
  • Styling with CSS
  • Including Links and Media
  • HTML5 Tables
  • Obtaining User Input
  • Understanding Layout with CSS
  • Multiple Screen Sizes and Responsive Design
  • Writing Your First Python Program
  • Input Output and Variables
  • Making Decisions
  • Iterating with Loops
  • Functioning Well
  • Data
  • File Input and Output
  • More Python Skills
  • Making Your First Web App
  • Front End V. Back End
  • Intro to Databases
  • Creating a 3-Tier Web Application
  • Restful API Services
  • The World of Mobile
  • Mobile GUI's
  • Adding Geolocation and Mapping Capabilities
  • Integrating Device Hardware
  • Conclusion

About Course Provider

Simpliv LLC, a platform for learning and teaching online courses. We basically focus on online learning which helps to learn business concepts, software technology to develop personal and professional goals through video library by recognized industry experts or trainers.

Why Simpliv

With the ever-evolving industry trends, there is a constant need of the professionally designed learning solutions that deliver key innovations on time and on a budget to achieve long-term success.

Simpliv understands the changing needs and allows the global learners to evaluate their technical abilities by aligning the learnings to key business objectives in order to fill the skills gaps that exist in the various business areas including IT, Marketing, Business Development, and much more.

How to enroll?

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