Writing Professional Code, Certificate

Writing Professional Code, Certificate

  • Application Deadline
  • 1 month
    Duration

About

“Professional” sounds boring, right? Wrong! Join expert Andrew Byrne, who has more than 25 years of software development experience, and see how fun it can be to apply your coding skills to actual problems. Create an online portfolio of code on GitHub, and receive feedback from your peers through code reviews and discussions.

The Writing Professional Code Writing Professional Code Certificate is part of Introduction to Professional Software Development Professional Certificate from Edx in partnership with MicrosoftX MicrosoftX.

Being a professional developer is about managing change, evolving a codebase, maintaining quality, and keeping your users and your business safe.

As a new coder, step up your game as you learn and practice key skills that developers use every day. Work with a collection of code in a version control system like Git, use open source (OSS) libraries, make updates to existing code, improve its readability, and even take a look at security. Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of the team, and get practical experience with real code in a real coding environment.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 1 months
    • Intensity 3 hrs/week
    • Duration description

      4 weeks, 3 to 4 hours per week

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
    • Time flexibility
      Self-paced

Programme Structure

What you'll learn
  • Work with code that’s maintained in a version control system, such as Git.
  • Improve code and make it easier to understand using refactoring, code comments, naming conventions and documentation.
  • Update an existing code base.
  • Code with confidence with the help of unit tests.
  • Give and receive meaningful feedback in a peer code review.
  • Contribute to Open-Source Software (OSS) projects on GitHub.
  • Learn how to keep your code secure and respect your user’s privacy.

Lecturers

  • Andrew Byrne - Senior Content Developer, Microsoft Corporation

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Prerequisites

•  Knowledge of C# is required

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
  • National Applies to you

    99 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 99 USD for the full programme and a duration of 1 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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