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Object Oriented Programming
May 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm$15.00
Ready to take your programming skill set to the next level? This workshop is the first step.
Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is an important paradigm used in most modern software applications. Many of the most popular programming languages used today are Object Oriented Programming languages. These include Java, Python, C++, Visual Basic .NET and Ruby.
Come learn about the fundamentals of Object Oriented Programming in this intermediate workshop.
Not sure if this workshop is for you?
If you’ve never heard of loops or if statements, this workshop may not be for you, but if you’ve already dabbled in learning any programming language and want to learn about object oriented programming, you should definitely attend! (Some programming experience in any language is suggested to get the most out of this workshop.)
Gant Laborde is a New Orleans native, born and raised. He grew up with hurricanes (not the drink), rich New Orleans culture, and as a free tour guide for all his out-of-state friends. Over the years he’s seen his city experience corruption, flooding, heartbreak, and most importantly, revived-determination. “New Orleans doesn’t know how to quit” Gant says, “that’s why I love it.” Gant firmly believes conflict abets passion, a fire always moves fastest uphill.
As Chief Technology Strategist for the San Francisco company Infinite Red, Gant works remotely from his home and uses his self-managed autonomy to explore a variety of leadership arts. Besides managing the all-remote team from around the world, Gant has become a published author, adjunct professor, volunteer mentor, and a speaker at conferences world-wide.
Each day, Gant refines what leadership means as he strives to bridge the gap the theory and the concrete. He voraciously consumes self-help books and online lectures, which he incorporates into his everyday processes. Focus on personal enthusiasm and motivation to lead projects, workshops, and teams is the bedrock of success. He refines these skills as often as possible at his local Advanced Toastmasters club, of which he is the President.
Anna Many Lounge (Room 206)
Caroline Richardson Hall (Building 84)