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Web Technology for Entrepreneurs

Learn how to create a tech stack for a million+ user web application, with no programming involved!
4.4 (13 ratings)
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Created by Alex Lee
Last updated 2/2014
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This course will teach you the fundamentals of web technology. You will learn the major components and technologies that go into the design and development of large scale, high traffic web applications. At the end of the course, you will be very familiar with the tech vocabulary as well as all the different frameworks, libraries, and services used in building a modern web application.

This course differs from many online courses since it does not spend any time on implementation. Other online courses are focused on coding tutorials, and although that can be great for users who want to be able to make something from scratch, it is impractical for others, especially entrepreneurs.

If you're still a little unsure about what exactly this course is, perhaps a little car analogy will help. We teach you how all the components of a car make it run, but we won't teach you what type of wrench you'll have to use to loosen a bolt. We teach the big idea, not the bits and pieces.

Again, this class is primarily geared towards those without technical backgrounds. Programming and the knowledge of how to program will not be necessary.

Who is the target audience?
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Business Developers
  • Marketers / Sales
  • Operations
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What Will I Learn?
Understand core components of a web application
Recognize commonly used web technologies and the firms that provide them
Be familiar with concepts, vocabulary, and trends in the technology sector
Design and develop a tech stack
Follow and Lead engineering meetings
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Curriculum For This Course
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1 Lecture 02:03
4 Lectures 27:35

Architecture of a Web Application

Development tools for building web apps
Web Technology
3 Lectures 29:29
Frontend Technology

Backend Technology

Advanced Web Technology
4 Lectures 21:28
Frameworks and MVC



IaaS and PaaS
1 Lecture 05:45
Putting it all together
About the Instructor
4.4 Average rating
13 Reviews
177 Students
1 Course
15 year web veteran

Alex is currently one of the founders of Technascope, a startup that provides online courses in technology. He has worked on several start ups and consulted for various accelerators and incubators in Silicon Valley during the dot com boom in the late 90s. For the past 15 years, he has run a technology consulting firm in Southern California helping aspiring entrepreneurs build tech products.

He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and an M.S. from UC San Diego.

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