Introduction to programming (with Node.js)

During the day we’ll explore basic concepts of programming (variables, functions, async) and develop a solution that will allow you to fetch data from different sources.

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During the day we’ll explore basic concepts of programming (variables, functions, async) and develop a solution that will allow you to fetch data from different sources. For example, you could fetch information from HSL timetables, routes, Foreca, access YLE data, and much more.

This course is suitable for beginners. So if your answer to all/most of these is ’no’, you should be good to go.

Do you know what is an editor / IDE?
Do you know how to build functions?
Are you familiar with REST and JSON?
Have you used NPM or other package managers?

Throughout the day, you’ll be supported by coaches from Microsoft, all with various levels of programming experience, from beginners to experts.

Skills required

You know how to search for things online 🙂
You know how to copy & paste 🙂

Kouluttajat

Sanna-Maija Korteilainen

Sanna-Maija is a part of the Partner Development team at Microsoft. She meets with potential partners to find ways for Microsoft to support and help them to succeed. Even though coding is not required for Sanna’s every day job she’s an enthusiastic novice programmer eager to learn and spread her knowledge. Her current favorite languages are Python and R.

Vibha Deshbande

Vibha is a Premier Field Engineer who provides identity management solutions to our Premier customers. She has worked for Microsoft in various roles for the past 8 years and specializes in Azure and on premises infrastructure services.

Ringa Rusanen

Ringa works as a Solution Sales Specialist for Business Applications at Microsoft. She is a novice coder enthusiastic who is looking forward to exploring more programming.

Denis Cepun

Denis is a Technical Evangelist with Microsoft and for the past 20 years he has been helping startups and enterprises reach their dreams by using technology in a new and exciting ways. He is a geek at heart, developer since mature age of 6, photographer and adventure-seeking traveler. Most of the time he dedicates to speaking, teaching and inspiring others on how to optimize their technology use. Now and then he still does love to hack together a solution that solves a real-world problem, just because many things can simply be solved by a bit of code, and occasionally a circuit board and some wiring.

Mikko Kasanen

Mikko is a Senior Technical Evangelist for Microsoft Western Europe. He burned his first fuse when building a ”electric lego car” out of a broken lamp cord at the age of 5.

Drazen Dodik

Drazen is an all-around evangelist at Microsoft, helping technical communities connect and developers create epic s..tuff with technology.