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!)
Best experience ever! The professors were all amazing, the way of teaching is fresh and inspiring. Colleagues amazing as well. Overall a great experience. Incredible how much you can learn in such a short period of time. Good location, free parking near.... Read More
If you want to change your life && your career, then look no further. You have found the place! But be aware, it won't be easy. "14-Week Intensive && Immersive Full-Stack Programming Bootcamp ". This is what they promise and what they deliver. So be ready... Read More to give 110%. If you are truly committed, you will leave Academia de Código with the right set of skills to take on the job market.
I went in with the sole expectation of getting a better job once the bootcamp was finished and it completely turned my perspective around. They have a very inclusive culture and wonderful teachers that show a real passion for coding which in turn also... Read More gives you a passion for coding and learning. You are always encouraged to ask questions and the teachers always want to make sure that you have understood the core concepts of the class before moving on. The curriculum is extensive for 14 weeks and gives you a good insight on the more conceptual aspects of programming besides just teaching you how to code. The job support is fantastic and continues well past the bootcamp term date. Highly recommend it if you want/need a complete life change!
It was an incredibly enriching experience, both academically and personally. The Academia de Código not only focuses on theoretical content, but also on soft skills. It makes all the difference on the job market. I can confirm that the experience exceeded... Read More expectations.
One of the best experiences that i haver had. All the people involved are very approachable and easy to work with The bootcamp its very intense and in 14-weeks you can really notice what they promise in the bootcamp description. A very positive experience... Read More
"I no longer see the line of horizon after this crazy journey"
I joined this challenge to start a new life and to rebuild my skillset in the professional world. What I found during and after the bootcamp is that I can no longer see the old me, meaning the mission was accomplished. The overall experience through the... Read More bootcamp was smooth but quite fast. I felt like a moving train that never stopped. As long as you are inside, the trip is gonna be held by the teachers and they will get you where you need to be. It's really important to state that hard work is still needed as the course goes over 25 skills and technologies and most of them are quite complex and hard to get at first glimpse.
The bootcamp is very intense, you really have to come prepared for 14 weeks of having time for not much more than the activities that involve the bootcamp. Sleeping is essential but there are times where you wont get much of it. In the end you'll be ready... Read More to engage the job market and you'll learn to learn. In the end approaching new languages and tools won't be as much of a challenge.
"FANTASTIC experience, exceeded all expectations!"
The teaching method is incredible, it's unconventional, which really helps! It's a personal and professional breakthrough. It's a very intensive bootcamp, but it's very practical, so you leave here very prepared for the job market. The purpose of Academia... Read More de Código is a philosophy of life: a group of people come together to change other people's lives and so we create a community of learning and helping each other that you don't see these days. Thank you Academia de Código, I hope you continue to change many lives!
"Amazing 14 weeks, different learning experience and lots of energy."
Amazing and completely learning experience. I did programming courses in the past ,including college level, and was completely amazed how superior the learning experience was, maybe even more important than the amazing syllabus was the fact that you are... Read More treated like a person and not a simple number on. a sheet.
these have been the most difficult 14 weeks I've had so far, but as well as being difficult they've also been fun. It was a very good environment where I learnt a lot and where I was lucky enough to be with very good colleagues and teachers. All in all,... Read More it was a very good experience and if I could go back and do it again, I would.