Course Credits and References


Ben Brumm

Course Developer

Ben Brumm stands out as a highly skilled software consultant, distinguished advanced application programmer, and a certified Oracle authority. Boasting over a decade of triumphs in consulting and educating in software applications, programming, and database development, Ben has established himself as a formidable figure in the field. His academic journey began with a Bachelor of Computing, where he honed a specific focus on Databases and Java. This foundation was further strengthened by obtaining several IT diplomas, encompassing software and website development. His drive and expertise culminated in the creation of his own thriving consulting enterprise, DWS Consulting. Ben's professional portfolio is marked by his extensive contributions to business intelligence reporting, the telecommunications sector, and sophisticated financial modeling. This breadth of experience underscores his versatility and commitment to excellence in the dynamic world of IT and software development.


Zoe Miro

Course Instructor

Zoe is an accomplished programmer, game designer, and digital artist, who has achieved both Bachelor and Master's degrees in Digital Sciences. Zoe's technical skill set is extensive and diverse, encompassing programming languages such as C++, C#, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, SQL, Node.js, APIs, Python, Scratch, and Snap. She also demonstrates remarkable proficiency in a variety of digital tools, including the Adobe Suite, Unity, Sony Vegas Pro, Autodesk Maya, Cinema 4D, ToonBoom, and the Microsoft Office Suite.

In her professional journey, Zoe has made significant contributions in the realm of computer science education. As a Computer Science Co-Teacher in the Microsoft TEALS Program, she has been instrumental in fostering inclusive and sustainable computer science programs. Zoe's deep-seated passion for programming, software development, game design, animation, and digital design is not only evident in her academic and professional accomplishments but also fuels her ongoing growth and influence in the digital domain.