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Academia de Código

Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island

About Academia de Código

Location: Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island

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

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.

To apply to their regular courses, prospective students must complete an online computer science 101 course, submit an online form, go through an online JavaScript tutorial, excel in a JavaScript code challenge, and attend a workshop day that will be similar to the student experience during the bootcamp.

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.

Courses

14-Week Intensive && Immersive Full-Stack Programming Bootcamp

Cost: €6,500
Duration: 14 weeks
Locations: Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island
In-person Only
Course Description:

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!)

Subjects:
Linux, CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, MySQL, UNIX, MVC, Scrum, Java Database Connectivity (JBDC), Agile, Object Oriented Programming (OOP), Maven, Java, SQL, Algorithms, JavaScript, Data Structures, Spring MVC

Academia de Código Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.93/5 (228 reviews)

João Rocha
Full-stack Developer | Graduated: 2017

2/27/2019

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"Awesome 14 weeks!"

The bootcamp lasts for 14 weeks, but it feels so much more. It's so intense that you learn so much from the beginning of computer science untill coding practices in the real world. When i finished the course i was ready to start working, and i actually... Read More

During these 14 weeks you know amazing people, and you feel apart of a big family.

I think everyone should do this bootcamp!

Francisco
Game developer | Graduated: 2017

2/27/2019

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"Awesome Environment"

Personally, one of the most intense bootcamps, at all levels, with the most positive outcome. It changed my life for the better for sure!

Joaquim Duarte
Full-Stack Software Developer | Graduated: 2017

2/27/2019

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"Academia de Código - Best bootcamp in the universe!"

One day after Christmas I went to attend my best gift, I was able to enter Academia de Código, living one of my dreams and being lucky/skilled enough to be one of the winners of the contest to be accept as an "alumni". After going there for the workshop... Read More

It's a big family. The best place to learn how to become a developer. The syllabus teaches everything we need. I just can't find words to describe the experience. Yes it's hard to keep up with the fast paced learning environment but that's why they look for people that are able to push themselves harder and harder. You learn everything from computer science history, to design patterns, to serious and practical coding. I remember that in the final weeks many companies come see us in the classes and talk with us, some of the people are CEO's others are recruiters, others were developers to properly check the syllabus and what we were learning, and they all said "This is what you will be doing for real, don't be afraid to become a professional in this area, because you are being given the right tools.".

For 14 weeks I think it's an awesome experience and it's more than enough for the students to become their own teachers, as we were told (just like in University), they teach us how to learn and from that we can proceed our own adventure, but of course whenever we need we know we can contact our family and they will surely help us. It's just awesome, from the curriculum to the job support where the people working there are awesome as well.

I went from a guy that didn't even have finished high school, nor went to the University (I hate them) to become a professional full-stack web developer and I am now working on a startup, and already had other jobs in the way. I had some minor experience building websites specially with WordPress and I was at the time learning to become a Full-Stack Web Developer through online courses, but gladly I got in Academia, you need a lot of self-discipline to go learn always by yourself and I was missing having a class full of mates learning and helping each others. The syllabus is really complete and I think It's completely worth the money, specially as you are finished after 14 weeks, I am really proud, happy and feeling privileged.

You even get sentimental when the course ends, thank you all, thank you Academia de Código!

Anonymous
Graduated: 2018

2/27/2019

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"From 0 to 100"

Without knowing a single 'hello world', after 3months and 2 weeks, I was able to get a Job on a well-known company and show that my skills are just mad, now! Everything was great, since the syllabus until the love and passion shown for the code and people... Read More

Alfredo
Backend Developer | Graduated: 2018

2/27/2019

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"It literally changed my life!"

I attended last year and it literally changed my life!
I got a job as a back-end developer on a great company as soon as I finished the Bootcamp!

The teachers worked very hard, even after hours, to make sure no one gets behind.

I recommend this Bootcamp... Read More

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André Leal
Software Developer | Graduated: 2017

2/27/2019

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"Taught how to learn"

It was a fantastic experience. From the bootcamp application to job enrolment, I felt accompanied through the entire process.

The instructors were helpful, very knowledgeable and amazingly patient. The bootcamp has an awesome teaching philosophy that leaves... Read More

I don't regret it for a second, changed my life. Highly recommended!

Nuno Amaral
Fullstack Developer | Graduated: 2018

2/27/2019

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"Great syllabus suitable for any kind of people"

When I signup for this bootcamp I already had 2 years of professional experience as a web developer and during the 14 weeks I still learned something new everyday to improve my skills, technical and social.

The whole experience was fantastic. I recommend... Read More

Antonio Castro
Graduated: 2018

2/19/2019

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"Best decision ever"

The 14-weeks bootcamp at was one of the best experiences i've ever had. The environment, the culture, the way the classes are given. It could not be better than it was.

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