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Software Saturdays

Software Development Simplified.

Software Saturdays is a free 8-week course, sponsored by Purdue IEEE and the College of Engineering, covering the basics of a software development framework, rotating every semester. This program is for any Purdue student who is seeking to learn a new software development framework, spruce up their resume, or is just interested in software. Additionally, everyone can earn a College of Engineering certification upon completion. These look great on LinkedIn pages and resumes alike.

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Spring 2023: React.

Join us to learn ReactJS in a series of 7 in-depth lessons. Covering the fundamentals of HTML, CSS, JS, and of course, React. Put your skills to the test while building a full-stack web application using the PokeAPI and Firebase. We currently have a beginner and intermediate track to support students at all points in their software development journey so even if your aren't too confident in your skills, still come check us out!


Adithya Chandrasekar




Albert Xu




Pranjali Raturi





Q: I am not in the College of Engineering, can I still join?
A: Any Purdue student may join, regardless of major, college, or class standing.
Q: How much time does this program require?
A: Aside from the two hour weekly learning session, most people spend only 1-2 hours reviewing material.
Q: How much prior experience do I need?
A: Absolutely none. We will teach you what you have to know. If you are familiar with web development, we do offer an intermediate track that may be more your style.
Q: What is this certificate you mentioned?
A: Any attendee who completes our final project will recieve a digital certificate from the College of Engineering, with a QR code to verify your achievement.

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