We've tried to minimize the requirements for our course as much as possible. That's why you can take our course in virtually any device. Of course that the recommended setup will include a decent laptop/desktop pc, but there are no requirements about a certain Operating System to use.

Class videoconference

We use Zoom for our classes and coding sessions. Zoom can be used in a wide variety of clients. Just download and install your preferred one from here: It's a good idea to also install a mobile app. If you are ever running late to class, you can use it on the go.

Github account

You'll need a Github account to have access to the repositories. To create your account go to this page:

After you register you'll see your github username at the top-right corner of the site, as you can see in this picture (my username is santiagobasulto and it's next to my picture):

Github homepage

If you click on that link you should go to your profile page. There's more information there. This is how mine looks like:

Santiago's github profile page


Cloud 9 (or just C9) is the collaborative IDE we'll use during our classes to work together. You'll receive an invitation like the one shown below. You just need to follow the steps listed, really simple!

C9 setup

Setting up your rmotr account

Once you confirm your spot you'll receive a link to signup in our private platform. The signup process is really simple and the only thing you have to do is login with your Github account: