Getting started in web development with Kelly Ford

Get to know the basics of VS Code and GitHub, as well as the skills needed to work in web development from Kelly Ford, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Learn from Kelly’s demonstrations using his screen reader and practice applying your new development skills to your own projects.
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Getting Started in Web Development
with Kelly Ford

Get to know the basics of VS Code and GitHub, as well as the skills needed to work in web development from Kelly Ford, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Learn from Kelly’s demonstrations using his screen reader and practice applying your new development skills to your own projects.
Take the course

Getting Started in Web Development with Kelly Ford

Get to know the basics of VS Code and GitHub as well as what skills are needed to work in web development from Kelly Ford, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft. Learn from Kelly’s demonstrations using his screen reader and practice applying your new development skills to your own projects.
Take the course

What you’ll learn in this course

  • How to write and review code using Microsoft tools like VS Code

  • How to use GitHub to build repositories and submit issues

  • How to create your own projects and contribute to others

  • About career opportunities in web development including program management, design, development, and quality assurance

What you’ll learn in this course

  • How to write and review code using Microsoft tools like VS Code

  • How to use GitHub to build repositories and submit issues

  • How to create your own projects and contribute to others

  • About career opportunities in web development including program management, design, development, and quality assurance

Who is this course for?

This course is for people with disabilities who want to get involved with developing technology and don’t know where to start. All you need is a bit of curiosity, comfort investigating why things work the way they do, and a desire to make things better.

Accessibility for web developers

You’ll become more comfortable with starting your own web development projects, and you’ll also learn about accessible web development. You’ll learn how to build projects that are accessible for all keystroke by keystroke with Kelly’s screen demonstrations. You’ll also get to see how Kelly works and listen to him navigate projects using his screen reader.

Who is this course for?

This course is for people with disabilities who want to get involved with developing technology and don’t know where to start. All you need is a bit of curiosity, comfort investigating why things work the way they do, and a desire to make things better.

Accessibility for web developers

You’ll become more comfortable with starting your own web development projects, and you’ll also learn about accessible web development. You’ll learn how to build projects that are accessible for all keystroke by keystroke with Kelly’s screen demonstrations. You’ll also get to see how Kelly works and listen to him navigate projects using his screen reader.

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Meet your instructor Kelly Ford

Kelly, Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, is a life-time assistive technology user and experienced accessibility engineer. Kelly shares his passion for digital accessibility and brings his professional experience in managing engineering teams to Fable Pathways.

Headshot Kelly Ford
Headshot Kelly Ford