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About Altcademy

Location: Online

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.

Courses

Back-end Web Development

Cost: $1,090
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails and build multiple back-end API applications in 15 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: $1,090
Duration: 15 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

In 15 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: $1,290
Duration: 30 weeks
Locations: Online
Course Description:

Learn Full-stack Web Development in 30 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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4.93/5 (194 reviews)

Anonymous
Graduated: 2021

4/26/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"You won't regret it"

Learning to code is not for everyone. It's a long-term commitment and requires hard work. You need to be able to spare at least 4-5 hours a day, 5 days a week for at least 4 to 5 months, including the weekend if needed. You need to be able to prioritize... Read More

Jan Gibson
Graduated: 2022

4/25/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Just enough guidance to push you through"

My experience at Altcademy has been pretty good. Although I don't get daily face time with my mentor, I can book office hours with him once a week and I can ask him questions on slack. The support is just enough to push me through when I run into a wall.... Read More

Roberto J B
Graduated: 2022

4/23/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Excellent program"

I already knew some HTML and CSS from some free coding courses on Codecademy, but the depth of knowledge in web development from Altcademy is a complete game changer. I learned how to create responsive websites from scratch. Learned to build full stack... Read More

Abdul
Graduated: 2022

4/11/2022

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Back-end Web Development

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"Awesome and engaging bootcamp!"

I loved my time at Altcademy. The curriculum and teaching style is top-notch. The fact that I can learn completely online from the comfort of my home is a game changer. My mentor is patient, knowledgeable, and will custom schedule my exercises according... Read More

John
Graduated: 2022

4/8/2022

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Front-end Web Development

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"Coding opened my mind"

I would always say I want to learn programming, but I always found it too intimidating. But Altcademy's mentor support and structured curriculum helped me break the barrier and gave me confidence that I can become a programmer. I am now working on my... Read More

Gregory
Graduated: 2022

3/24/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Fun and engaging, often challenging"

I've been learning web development for a couple of years now, but I've always found my studies lacking structure and rigor. So I decided to give a bootcamp a try after hearing great things about Altcademy.  The program adopts an incremental approach where... Read More

Daniel
Graduated: 2022

2/19/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Excellent curriculum, and awesome projects!"

I went with Altcademy because I wanted to learn how to build fullstack websites and needed some guidance. It's hard to find a bootcamp that is online, self paced, has mentor support, AND at an affordable price. And what I love even more is that I am not... Read More

Peter
Graduated: 2022

2/19/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Affordable bootcamp with a huge flexibility in schedule!"

Started this course a month ago after a long break from learning to code. The Flexible schedule and self-paced learning is what convinced me to join this bootcamp. The curriculum is challenging. You do need to put in some effort to learn. There is a lot... Read More

Thorsten
Graduated: 2022

2/19/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"I'm loving it"

I'm currently in the middle of the Full Stack Developer Course and I'm loving it. I have learned so much and I am already able to build useful applications for my professional and casual things. It's online, self paced, and affordable, what's not to like... Read More

Fernando
Graduated: 2022

1/31/2022

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Full-stack Web Development

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"100% worth it"

I wanted to learn web-development for a career change. I thought it would be a good idea to get some solid fundamentals in a guided program. Well, it seems I made the right choice. It's easier to learn than I thought it would be. Material is well structured... Read More

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