Thinking and Creating with Code

Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

Ecole polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) > EPFL Extension School

Lieu de formation

A distance

Langue d'enseignement


Type de formation

Formation continue: formations longues

Modalités temporelles

À la carte

Thèmes de formation

Applications techniques, programmation, gestion informatique



Mise à jour 10.05.2021


Description de la formation


Help students develop foundational programming skills using JavaScript and Python, two popular and versatile languages for web development and data science.

Plan de la formation

  • The Essentials: What is programming and how learning it can help you
  • Getting Ready: Setting up your computer and environment
  • The Building Blocks: Key programming concepts and how to use them to solve real problems
  • Source Control Management: Using git to manage your code like a pro
  • Foundation Practice: Theory is nice but coding is all about doing
  • Understanding the Web: Developing web pages with HTML and CSS
  • Back-End Web Programming in Python: Building a web server to run your own web application
  • Front-End Programming with JavaScript: Creating interactive web pages
  • Errors and You: What to do when something goes wrong


Conditions d’admission

This course is taught at the beginner level. The students should have the following tools, skills and abilities prior to registering for this course:

  • English at B1 level
  • A computer with a webcam, microphone and a minimum internet connection of 2Mbps download / 512kbps upload, enabling you to stream videos with sound and to effectively participate in video chat
  • Familiarity with operating a computer, including creating directories, moving and copying files and installing programs

Lien sur l'admission


CHF 350.- per month


  • Diplôme / certificat de l’institution de formation

Infos pratiques

Lieu / adresse

  • A distance

Déroulement temporel

Début des cours

We enroll learners in this course on a rolling basis.

Durée de la formation

150 hours.
Self-paced, online learning.
Learners will move through the coursework most easily when they can commit to a minimum of 5-10 hours per week.

Modalités temporelles

  • À la carte

Langue d’enseignement

  • anglais