A Beginner's Guide to Code Editors

Sep 23, 2021, 11:00 PM – Sep 24, 2021, 1:00 AM

What is an IDE? Where do I write code? How do I debug? This course is a beginner’s guide to Code Editors, that will prepare you to understand and utilize popular text editors used by developers industry-wide.

About this event

In this 2-hour workshop, we will tour code editors. Topics covered will include an installation overview; getting to know the various aspects of the editor's interface; learning about customization tools and powerful plugins that help developers stay productive, and exploring tips and strategies to set you up for success as you start your coding journey.

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  • Lauren Libretti


  • Katie Franco

    Girl Develop It

    Executive Director

  • Katie Brydon (she/her)

    Girl Develop It

    Community Director

  • Alex Vaughn