Programming & Back-end Prep


The Programming & Back-end Prep course will guide you through everything you need to get started from setting up your development environment to the basics of a programming language (Ruby). You'll work through simple code exercises, and learn about fundamental programming language constructs including variables, methods, loops, iterators, etc. After working through all the various topics, you will be ready to start the real courses and tackle more complex exercises. This course is the pre-requisite to entering the Programming & Back-end phase.

Major Topics

  • Understand job roles as a backend developer
  • How to use a cloud based development environment
  • Introduction to the Command Line
  • Introduction to git and pushing code to
  • Set up local development environment
  • Introduction to Programming and exercises


Preparatory Work