Founded in Lisbon in 2015, this Portuguese-born social impact startup is focused on reprogramming lives through the empowering teaching of code.
Strongly committed to snatching talented minds out of unemployment && || dead-end jobs, they currently host... Read More a regular 14-week intensive && immersive full-time full-stack programming bootcamps in 4 different campus within the Portuguese territory (Lisbon, Oporto, Fundão && Terceira Island).
Their regular programming bootcamps welcome n00bs of all ages (over 18) && backgrounds - graduates or not - as long as they are willing to fully and passionately commit to becoming professional - and happily employed - junior full-stack software developers within a very short period of time. Students are guided throughout the course by a team of instructors who have themselves formerly been pupils at the bootcamp. Their teaching methods are peculiar && their passion for clean code is only surpassed by their love for amazingly talented people that society has disregarded.
In each one of their campuses, different financing/sponsorship solutions are offered to help talented candidates that cannot advance the bootcamp's fee. Its specific terms and conditions are listed on their site's FAQs.
Develop a full-stack programmer's mindset that will allow you to switch freely between back-end && front-end like a bo$$. Use the freshest production techniques in software development, in a uniquely creative and disruptive environment that is both highly stimulating and uncannily informal. Become fluent in programming best practices as you boost your mad development skills using the coolest frameworks available to mankind. And, above all, learn to learn! (Which is, basically, the most useful skill that can ever be taught to a programmer!)
14 weeks of knowledge absorption that I thought would be impossible, an experience that changed my life for the better. Though very challenging it is also very rewarding. It's an opportunity for everyone, no matter what background you come from, you will... Read More have a great team to guide you through the process and who will help you with any struggle you might find. Would highly recommend.
Without knowing anything about programming I decided to apply to this life-changing bootcamp. And it did in fact change my life! I spent 14 weeks immersed on programming languages and getting to know the amazing people that made this path with me. It... Read More was one of the best experiences of my like, with good and bad days, and in the end I managed to turn my life around and find a place where feel good and fulfilled.
It's hard to fully understand everything they teach. It's impossible to solve each and every challenge they give you. Each day you'll taste the sound of inevitability. But each day your brain grows by its double. You need a couple of days to fully understand... Read More that you've learned what you've actually learned.
It was a great experience, learned a lot of new practical skills that I will definitely make use of. Had the chance to meet amazing people that accompanied me during these 3 months. Would definitely recommend it to someone who is interested in beginning... Read More their career on the IT world
Without knowing almost anything about Academia de Código just by reference by a friend that didn't knew anything also, I apply and spend 14 weeks of my life in a bootcamp that had everything. Good, bad days but in the end I can smile and say it change... Read More my life, and I got a job and just can thank Academia de Código and all the people work there. Thanks Academia de Código See you some day soon....
It was an amazing experience. I was surrounded by incredible people that I'll always remember, including my MCs. They really teach us alot in those 14 weeks, although there's so much more to learn outside this bootcamp.
It was an amazing experience. From the environment and people we meet to the programming knowledge we gained. The bootcamp is intense, so you need to be fully commited and focused on it. We learned the fundamentals of programming through lectures and... Read More exercises and with the help of our master coders throughout the process.
"An overwhelming and amazing life changing experience;-)"
With a comprehensive and well structured syllabus this bootcamp is a life changing experience as it prepares you on the technical side of being and thinking like a programmer and also on the human side on how to express an idea, present a subject like... Read More a solution to a problem or a summary of a lecture. All of this is done every day and every day you have fun doing it as long as you commit with the "Academia de Código" way. In the end the placement team is the cherry on top, if you know what I mean;-)
Ain't for the fainted hearted but it's an amazing experience where you develop your skills, both technical and personal. It's a bootcamp, it's intense, it's full of ups and downs but in the end its worthwhile and you won't regret to embark in this journey... Read More where you'll get the tools to become a full stack developer.
14 weeks of information dumping into your head! Be prepared before you join. I had a lot of fun during these 14 weeks where we learned a lot about what it means to be a good programmer in both beginner and advanced notions. Later you will find yourself... Read More applying these very same notions in your workspace and be glad you chose this course. The academy also helps you after you've finished the bootcamp and give you interview tips and lots of connections to different IT companies. Overall a very hard but pleasant journey!