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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

Average Ratings (All Programs)

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4.91/5

(147 reviews)
    4/15/2021
  • Surafel
  • Back-end Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good software course"

This course helped me have a good understanding on the software development. The curriculum is designed to give you the best learning experience. Organization of the course are Great! Assignments and labs are to really make sure we fully understood the... Read More

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    4/13/2021
  • Holly
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Challenging but worth it"

Initially the exceptionally low price compared to other online schools made me hesitant as I thought it's too good to be true. But after reading many reviews, going through their website thoroughly and completing their free coding 101 course gave me enough... Read More

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    4/8/2021
  • Jesse Whitmore
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2020

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"The right course to get your foot in the door"

My experience with Altcademy has been nothing but exceptional. The program will give you a head to toe anatomy of web development. You will learn enough to fend for yourself in the future. The content is written with beginners in mind. Concepts are explained... Read More

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    4/7/2021
  • Tyler Russell | Software Engineer
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2020

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"How learning coding should be"

I have been learning to code for a while before I joined Altcademy, my criteria for selecting a program is online, flexible schedule, mentorship, affordability. If you tried to learn to code before, you know there isn't a lack of free or extremely cheap... Read More

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    3/31/2021
  • Kim Lee
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Really good experience"

Altcademy is amazing! I've just completed the first two courses of the fullstack program and it was incredible. Their curriculum style is easy to learn and the assignments are very challenging. I always thought that coding would be too hard for me, but... Read More

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    3/29/2021
  • Vicky Sullivan | Junior Frontend Dev
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Very enjoyable"

This program is quite different from other bootcamps as it spends a longer time on html and css. This is a big plus because you learn how to build user interfaces that are clean and good looking very quickly. Concepts covered in JavaScript, DOM, React,... Read More

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    3/24/2021
  • Kimberly M. | PM
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Take this if you're a PM"

I work as a PM and my company was kind enough to sponsor this course. My primary reason for learning web dev is to have better understanding of the technical side of things. This benefits me greatly since I can now estimate project turnaround times much... Read More

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    3/15/2021
  • Meghan | Frontend Web Developer, Startup founder
  • Front-end Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"The best program in town"

I signed up for the fullstack program but decided to stop after completing all the frontend modules since I want to start looking for a job sooner. If you read the reviews, you would already know the curriculum is well written, the mentors are amazing,... Read More

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    3/13/2021
  • Arthur Lachat | Junior Frontend Developer
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good Curriculum, Affordable, Helpful mentors"

My path : Full stack Web Development option Immersive Path ( without career guidance and portfolio building) My Background: Used C++ at uni, Python(Flask). Math major uni. Love tech and things related to the web. My Experience : - Price : Affordable,... Read More

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    3/1/2021
  • Susana | Tech Support
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Amazing Experience, Fullstack web development at Altcademy"

My experience with Altcademy was amazing. I did a lot of research before signing up and consulted friends who are software engineers. We all came to the conclusion that Altcademy's fullstack program is the best amongst its peers. In terms of value for... 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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