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Altcademy

Courses: Back-end Web Development, Coding 101, Front-end Web Development, Full-stack Web Development

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Online

About Altcademy

Altcademy is a 100% online education institute offering affordable intensive programs to help students become software developers. Their web development syllabus covers back-end and front-end technologies, including JavaScript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, React,... Read More

Altcademy's programs are designed for self-study and they provide support through chat rooms and 1-on-1 coached office hours (live video conference). Altcademy was founded by a team of programmers who believe empowering people with programming skills can transform their lives and shape a better future.

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Courses

Back-end Web Development

  • Cost: $750
  • Duration: 16 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails and build multiple back-end API applications in 8 - 16 weeks. You will meet via live video chat with your mentor in sessions called Office Hours. During Office Hours, your mentor will check on your progress and answer any question you may have. In addition, there are private chat rooms where you can talk to your classmates and your mentor.

The schedule is designed for 10 hours of work per week but can be self adjusted. The program is conducted 100% online.

Subjects: PostgreSQL, Command Line, Heroku, Ruby, JSON, MVC, API, Ruby on Rails, Algorithms, Database Design, Data Structures

Coding 101

  • Cost: Free
Locations: Online
Course Description:

This 5-day course is designed for beginners. This is for someone who knows nothing about coding. This course is non-technical. You don’t need to know anything about programming. By the end of Day 5, you will learn enough to feel comfortable with coding.

Front-end Web Development

  • Cost: $750
  • Duration: 20 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

In 10 - 20 weeks, you will learn HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, Git and build multiple front-end projects. You will meet via live video chat with your mentor in sessions called Office Hours. During Office Hours, your mentor will check on your progress and answer any question you may have. In addition, there are private chat rooms where you can talk to your classmates and your mentor.

The schedule is designed for 10 hours of work per week but can be self adjusted. The program is conducted 100% online.

Subjects: CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, Bootstrap, AJAX, JSON, Algorithms, JavaScript

Full-stack Web Development

  • Cost: $1,045
  • Duration: 40 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn Full-stack Web Development in 21 - 42 weeks. Topics include React, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript ES6, AJAX, jQuery, Git, Ruby, Ruby on Rails. You will build multiple front-end, back-end, and full-stack projects.

You will meet via live video chat with your mentor in sessions called Office Hours. During Office Hours, your mentor will check on your progress and answer any question you may have. In addition, there are private chat rooms where you can talk to your classmates and your mentor.

The schedule is designed for 10 hours of work per week but can be self adjusted. The program is conducted 100% online.

Subjects: CSS, Git, HTML, jQuery, PostgreSQL, Bootstrap, Command Line, Heroku, Responsive Design, Ruby, AJAX, Functional Programming, JSON, MVC, Ruby on Rails, React.js, Algorithms, Database Design, JavaScript, Data Structures

Altcademy Reviews

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.91/5

(147 reviews)
    5/10/2021
  • Fernando Carvalho
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good introduction to the world of coding."

I have just completed the Coding 101 course and definetly recommend it to anyone who´s interested in starting a new career in this field. The course is very well structured and at the end of it you can have a really good idea of what coding is all about.... Read More

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    5/9/2021
  • Joseph
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Coding 101"

This Coding 101 course was really good. It’s very understanding and if you don’t understand they’ll help you to understand. It is very easy to follow and definitely self paced. You don’t have to make sure you stay logged in or keep the screen on. You... Read More

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    5/9/2021
  • Aishu
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Excellent course"

Coding 101 is an excellent course that provides background knowledge in coding. It is a useful resource for individuals who wish to learn more about coding. The material is presented in a clear manner with explanations and a user-friendly format. I recommend... Read More

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    5/9/2021
  • Megan
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Everyone can learn coding"

The way Altcademy teaches coding concepts is different. Rather than beginning with looking at code or a specific language, they focus on getting you to think like a programmer through different fun (and challenging!) exercises. I want to take more courses,... Read More

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    5/9/2021
  • Isabel
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Start a new career"

Overall the program is very good, well worth the price. It is divided into 5 portions, frontend, backend, fullstack, portfolio building, and computer science fundamentals. There is also a career course to help you prepare for job applications and interviews.... Read More

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    4/26/2021
  • Scott
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Good preview of web dev course"

Thank you for offering this free introduction to coding! I really enjoyed working through it and taking a step back to consider what coding actually means and why it is important. Furthermore, I was eager to see how your online, text-based platform functioned... Read More

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    4/20/2021
  • Glen
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Enlightening and refreshing Coding 101"

It has been enlightening and refreshing learning about other career options, especially in a field that is hungry for knowledge. Coding 101 is a great tool for beginners to tackle and analyse problems that will ultimately create better problem solvers.... Read More

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    4/20/2021
  • Jordan
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Very educational"

I enjoyed taking this 5-Day course of Coding 101. It may have been short and sweet, but it was still very educational. This is just the first step to learn coding, but it will open the door to other ways of learning how to code. It will motivate you to... Read More

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    4/19/2021
  • Morgan
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Ruby on Rails"

While rails was at first a bit daunting, going over the workflow multiple times made it much more accessible. The only difficulty I had was because the libraries/dependencies I needed to install had been updated since the course was written, meaning some... Read More

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    4/19/2021
  • Thuan
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Amazing course"

I read a review saying its 100% text based so I was a little concerned but I'm no longer worried as its very simplified and even fun plus entertaining. Mentors are great. They're super fast with their response and very helpful. Amazing course. Course... Read More

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Altcademy's average rating is 4.91 out of 5.0 based on 147 review(s).

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