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Altcademy

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

Locations

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

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4.92/5

(158 reviews)
    8/31/2021
  • Chao
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Fun and short course on coding basics"

Coding 101 is a great course for beginners with no programming experience. It is short but will let you know what coding is and why it is important! Altcademy did a wonderful job of combining knowledge delivery and fun exercises. Recommended for all beginners.... Read More

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    8/23/2021
  • Thorsten
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Text based intro course to programming"

Nice and structured, basic introduction into coding. I enjoyed the practice parts a lot. As well I'm fond of mainly text base form of teaching, since to me video teaching is not very efficient. The author also appears to write in a way that is not boring,... Read More

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    8/23/2021
  • Francis
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Take this course if you are interested in learning to code"

Coding 101 was an eye opening for me when it comes to the world of programming and how computer works, the course was able to teach me in simple ways where I was able to comprehend it properly. This actually leads me to be more interested in programming... Read More

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    8/23/2021
  • Brenna
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good insight into Altcademy programs"

Coding 101 was a great introduction to the Altcademy platform and teaching methodology. It was great to get feedback on assignments and know that someone was there if I had any questions. I'll definitely take a full Altcademy class soon. Highly recommended... Read More

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    8/23/2021
  • Sonya
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Structured coding course for beginners"

Learned so much from my Coding 101 experience! Loved the concept of structured daily lessons ending in assignments to support the practical application of our learnings. If you have any doubts about the value of this course, don't hesitate to try it.... Read More

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    8/12/2021
  • Jeff
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Just the right level of difficulty"

As a beginner introduction to programming and coding, this really helped me grasp the mindset needed to accomplish programming goals. Also, helped that this was fairly easy to grasp and complete as it was challenging enough to push the lesson, but easy... Read More

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    8/12/2021
  • David
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great primer"

Coding 101 is a good introduction not only to get a taste of what the courses will be, but also to get familiar with the online campus and how lesson are structured. I love the structure, and I love how interactive the assignments are. The lessons are... Read More

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    6/10/2021
  • Robbie
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Great gateway to learn some coding"

I really like the little course for people who have little to or no experience with coding. It's a great gateway to learn a little bit of coding and how it can open up to more job opportunities because a lot of things are already done by computer. This... Read More

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    6/10/2021
  • Emmanuel
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Great team, great course!"

I've learnt so much from enrolling in this course. I never knew about scratch and its application or how we can automate computer codes using loops. The team has been great, they let me finish a 5-day course in 6 months. They constantly sent me encouraging... Read More

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    6/10/2021
  • Ana
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2019

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"Really quick responses"

This course was a great introduction. I had some personal problems to finish it on time but it was still here when i had the time to keep going. The reply was really quick and the encouragement to try as much as you could was great. They care for you... Read More

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Altcademy's average rating is 4.92 out of 5.0 based on 158 review(s).

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