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README.md

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WDI Thundercats

Welcome to WDI Thundercats. This will be used for most of the information you will need as students. This includes important links, contact information, etc.

Contents


Contact Information

Instructional Team

Role Name Slack Email GitHub Enterprise
Instructional Lead John Bell @bell bell@ga.co bell
Instructional Lead J Silverstein @jlr7245 j.silverstein@generalassemb.ly jlr7245
Instructional Lead John Master @jsm13 john.master@generalassemb.ly jsm13
Instructional Lead Drake Talley @Drake drake.talley@generalassemb.ly ghe
Instructional Associate Dominic Farquharson @dfarquharson dominic.farquharson@generalassemb.ly dominic-farquharson
Instructional Associate Jonathan Ahrens (TAKA) @taka jonathan.ahrens@generalassemb.ly teikmeout

Important Dates

Date Day of Week Event
September 25th Monday First day of class!
October 9th Monday Columbus Day
November 23rd-24th Thurs & Fri THANKSGIVING
December 20th Wednesday Last day of class & graduation!

Daily Schedule

Time Event
9:00AM ATTENDANCE!!!!!
9:05 - 9:50 Morning warm-up
9:50 - 9:55 Stand-ups
9:55 - 10:00 Break
10:00AM - 12:30PM Morning "structured discussion"
12:30 - 1:30 LUNCH
1:30 - 4:00 Afternoon "structured discussion"
4:00 - 4:55 Homework!
4:55PM ATTENDANCE!!!!!

Attendance

  • Attendance is taken at 9AM
  • No more than 3 unexcused absences
  • 3 tardies (more than 10 min late) = 1 absence
  • You MUST inform ALL your IAs if you are anticipating any absences or need to leave early or running late.

Homework submission

Every evening, before 11PM, you have to submit a pull request from your finished homework repo to the original homework repo in the organization.

TA Hours

Day Time
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5PM - 9PM
Wednesday 2PM - 6PM
Saturday 12PM - 3PM

Campus Hours

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 8AM - 10PM
Friday 8AM - 6PM
Saturday & Sunday 9AM - 6PM

Course Outline

High level outline of topics we are going to cover.

  1. Unit 1: Front-End Web Development Foundations - HTML, CSS, & JavaScript
  2. Unit 2: Back-End & Full Stack Web Development Foundations - MVC, Node.js, Express, & PostgreSQL
  3. Unit 3: Front-End JavaScript Frameworks and Advanced JS - React
  4. Unit 4: Additional Technologies & Independent Work - Ruby on Rails, Final Project

Licensing

  • All content is licensed under a CC­BY­NC­SA 4.0 license.
  • All software code is licensed under GNU GPLv3. For commercial use or alternative licensing, please contact legal@ga.co.

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