Beyond the Pitch

Coding for the Rest of Us: What It Is & Why It’s So Important to So Many Businesses

When: 11:30am
Where: Innovate New Albany | 8000 Walton Parkway, Suite 200 - New Albany, Ohio


Part of our TIGER Talks series:

There are lots of ways to use computers and computing without building custom-coded solutions, but sometimes the only path to your goal leads to the door of custom development.

We’ll look at the range of tools that are available to “build” things without doing custom development, and then talk about the situations that require custom coding and how businesses can benefit along with the people they serve.

John Fulton is a C# instructor for Tech Elevator, a Columbus coding bootcamp.

John has spent over 35 years as a professional developer, programming on a wide variety of systems from large mainframe computers to desktop computers and web-based systems. In addition to earning both Bachelors and Masters degrees in computer science, John has a Masters degree in Cybersecurity. He taught Computer Science for over 10 years as an adjunct faculty member at Franklin University. Recently he spent a month teaching computer algorithms as a visiting scholar at a college in Muscat, Oman.

Through his career, John has always been the “go to” guy when others needed an explanation for technical topics. In addition to his time teaching beginning programming students at Franklin, John has acted an a mentor and resource person for many programmers and people who wanted to become programmers. A committed tinker, John’s workbench is packed with the small robots that he uses to teach the Robotics Merit Badge for a Boy Scout Troop where he is an Assistant Scoutmaster.

John holds two patents for a user interface for banking, bill paying, and shopping. He has acted as an expert witness and consultant in several court cases concerning banking technology.


11:30a – Networking
12:00p – Speaker
1:00p – Group Meeting Concludes & Networking Resumes

Cost: Free! (Light lunch included)

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