#MSBuild : Learn how to become a software developer, Python, C#, Visual Studio Code, GitHub

May 25, 2021

become a software developer

How do you become a software developer? What are the skills necessary and the pathways available to becoming a software developer? If you have these and many other questions like these then keep reading.

It is Microsoft Build this week and Microsoft is hosting free sessions hosted by software engineers, Technical program managers and Principal software engineers working at Microsoft. It means you will learn about the roles, languages and how to get in and thrive from people with experience. Also, learn several programming languages like Python, C#, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Azure, GitHub, Visual Studio Code, etc.

Here is what you should know to participate in Microsoft Build 2021 May digital developer event.

Here are the many sessions on various development topics to follow.

Collaborate in Visual Studio Code and GitHub

Get to know these popular tools so that you can code and collaborate like a pro.

Build apps with Python and C#

Learn how to make web apps or explore machine learning with two of the most popular languages.

Learn web development skills with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS

See how languages come together in an interactive web app and learn how to build your own.

Learn how to become a software developer

Hear from experienced developers and learn from the career journeys they’ve taken.

Ask experts about transitioning from school to your career

Learn from a data scientist, web dev, mixed reality dev, program manager, and cloud advocate.

Ask your burning questions about chatbots

Bots seem to be everywhere, but how do they work and what can they do? Find your answers here.

Build inclusive technology for a diverse world

Learn what it takes to build technologies and products that meet the needs of a diverse global audience.

Create visual storytelling magic with technology

Learn how Grady Cofer, a visual effects supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic, uses tech in the movies.

Build a Space Jam: A New Legacy gathering hub using JavaScript

See how JavaScript, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Graph, and some cartoons come together with code.

Hear how a tech career can take you to space

Learn how Astronaut Stanley G. Love went from teaching programming to spending 306 hours in space.

Discover new ways to express your artistic side through AI

See how a creative senior cloud advocate uses Python and Azure to create amazing composite images.

Make your mark through a community project

Learn how to contribute to shared projects using MakeCode and Javascript.

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