Coding Boot Camp 2022 – Learn to Program
Our boot camp offers a comprehensive and interactive curriculum that will teach you the fundamentals of programming using Delphi and integrations with popular technologies such as Python and Arduino. You’ll also have the opportunity to learn about more specialized topics, such as game development, web programming, and mobile app development.
This is the ultimate free boot camp for anyone who wants to learn to program. We are partnering with Dr. Kevin Bond of Educational Computing, the author of a series of board-approved textbooks on computer science. He is providing the foundation for the sessions. Our instructors are computer science educators and other developer experts from around the world, you can be confident that you’re getting the absolute best learning experience possible.
The boot camp is free and runs from Monday, August 22nd to Friday, August 26th. Each day starts at 8 AM CDT and runs to 5 PM CDT. The sessions are broken into one hour blocks, allowing you to choose the sessions based on interest and also to make it easier to revisit topics you missed or want to review. All sessions include an interactive Q&A session, so join live for maximum learning potential!
All content is appropriate for teenagers 13 and up, adults learning to program, or experienced developers who want to broaden their knowledge into more domains. There is something fun for everyone.
Instructors are computer science educators and other developer experts from around the world — all focused on helping you learn to program and bringing everyone the absolute best learning experience.
The boot camp uses Delphi as the foundation, providing the fundamentals and the core concepts. This gives learners a quick start toward success while also connecting them to all the interesting goals and objectives.
What sessions may be available at the Coding Boot Camp?
Getting Started Programming: Introducing the IDE
Introduction to Programming Constructs: Variables and Arithmetic
What If? Selection Structures for Conditional Execution
Looping and Repeating with Iteration Structures
Text is Strings of Letters
There is a Python in Delphi
Introduction to PyScripter for Python Developers
Python4Delphi: Using Python for Delphi Developers
Python on Android
Subroutines (Procedures and Functions)
Working with Streams and Textfiles
Working with Lists – List Boxes, Combo Boxes, and Radio Groups
Introduction to single dimensional arrays
Introduction to multi-dimensional arrays
Working with String Grids
Building Native GUI in Python with DelphiVCL
Using Python Libraries from Delphi
DelphiFMX for Python
Introduction Object Oriented Programming – OOP Part 1
OOP Part 2 – Arrays of Objects, Inheritance
OOP Part 3 – Polymorphism, Aggregation
Keeping Secrets with Encryption
Working with Colors and Pictures
Debugging: Finding, Fixing, and Removing Bugs
Going to the Web with Delphi and TMS WEB Core
Concepts of DB design for Creating Data Aware Applications with InterBase and FireDAC
Structured Query Language (SQL) for working with Databases
Working with Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Connecting to Microsoft SQL Server Databases from Delphi with FireDAC
Exporting Data to Microsoft Excel from Delphi
Working with REST APIs
Functional Programming and Anonymous Methods in Delphi
100 Cross Platform Examples in FireMonkey
Going Mobile and Cross Platform
Creating a simple Cross-Platform Game – 1
Creating a simple Cross-Platform Game – 2
Fundamentals of Skia for Cross Platform UI Design
Sound applications in Delphi
Gain the skills you need and want to reach new heights in software development with our 2022 Coding Boot Camp.
By popular demand, we are also working on providing multilingual subtitles, making the learning accessible in other languages too. Lessons include projects to make learning fun. Check back for the schedule and more information as we get closer to the boot camp. In the meantime, be sure you download and install Delphi so you are ready to get started.
Free Community Edition
Great for students and hobbyists
(some restrictions apply)
30-Day Free Trial
Perfect for professional developers
(more features, time limited)
Install at schools
(for teachers and educators)
Ready to start learning to program today?
It can be a fun and rewarding experience, as well as a valuable skill to have in today’s economy. We hope the coding boot camp will help you on your journey. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us. And be sure to check back often, as we continue to add sessions up until the event. Ready to start learning today?