What is a Program?

Course overview
1 HOURS OF TRAINING
1 SKILL
6 VIDEOS
1 VIRTUAL LAB
0 PRACTICE EXAMS
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What will you learn in this introductory software development training?

This course explains software development, also known as coding or programming. It's a short course that teaches how computers and devices communicate with one another. You won't leave this course fluent in a dozen different programming languages, but you'll understand software development, why it matters, and what it has to do with you.

Who should take this introductory software development course?

The best audience for this introduction to software development course is students who are thinking about making IT a career or non-technical professionals who work alongside coders, developers or programmers. There aren't many people who wouldn't be better at their job if they understood how programs are made and how development happens.

Is this training in the introductory concepts of software development associated with any certifications?

This introductory course is loosely associated with the IT Fundamentals+ certification from CompTIA. The material about software development and computer programming that you'll find on this course will help you pass the Software Development sections on the ITF+. But you don't need to be planning on taking that exam to benefit from this course.

What certification should you consider after taking this course in the foundational concepts of software development?

If you're completely new to the IT career field, the IT Fundamentals+ certification from CompTIA is a good idea because it's designed to test your aptitude for careers in the IT world. If you're already established in IT, or you know it's where you want to head, you should consider earning the A+ instead.

Why should you take this introduction to software development course?

You should take this introduction to software development because computers and computer programs run basically every part of our lives. After this course, you'll understand the basic logic that all applications and programs must follow, recognize the basic concepts of programming and development, and could even be ready to start pursuing a career in development.

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