• Software Development

    Teacher:  Bill Lang

    Email Address:  blang@amphi.com

    Program Website:  IRHS Information Technology-Software and Web Development

    Program Mission

    Students will design and develop desktop and web applications for business and entertainment purposes.

    Students will experience:

     
    • Create exciting games and applications while learning powerful programming languages such as JavaScript, XHTML, CSS, C#, Java, and C++.
    • Gain skills to get in-demand high paying jobs offered by Microsoft, Apple, and Google.
    • Learn to make exciting 2D and 3D apps like Mindcraft in current software such as Unity, Eclipse, Scratch, Flash, Dreamweaver, Alice, and GameMaker.
    • Learn internet fundamentals, network systems, computer maintenance, digital security, graphics and web page design.
    • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
    • Create websites using professional software such as Adobe Dreamweaver and web-based computer languages: HTML, CSS, JavaScript and MySQL.
    • Design graphics, animation and imagery for web content with Adobe Photoshop and Fireworks.
    • Learn how the Internet works, its history, how to build and maintain computers, and basic networking concepts.
    • Acquire an understanding design techniques, tools, and principles involved in development of website and web pages.
    • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
     

    Potential Careers

    Career examples include Computer Programmer,Web Developer, Website Designer, Software Developer, Computer Hardware Engineer, Computer Network Architect, Database Administrator, and Information Security Analyst.