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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: $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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4.93/5 (174 reviews)

Saul
Graduated: 2021

11/14/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Get started with web development"

The Fullstack course is a great way to get started with web development. It has a very comprehensive curriculum, along with a series of exercises that will help you understand and learn how to apply the concepts. You start by learning html, css, js, react,... Read More

Jorge
Graduated: 2021

11/8/2021

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"Very good start with the web dev program"

I'm excited so far. The content being text-based and the self-pace option suits me pretty well, because I can study and practice anywhere at anytime. The mentor is really helpful and if we mistake something they give us tips, so we can ourselves correct... Read More

Erika
Graduated: 2021

11/8/2021

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Coding 101

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"Interesting, challenging, and rewarding course"

I didn't know what to expect from Coding 101, but I found it very interesting, challenging, and rewarding. The content is very well written, and the teaching style and analogies are easy to understand and engaging. This free course encouraged me to enroll... Read More

John Ferguson
Software Developer Student | Graduated: 2021

10/4/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Comprehensive Breakdown"

Altcademy does a phenomenal job of reducing the curriculum down to digestible pieces. They then rebuild the principles from the ground up, providing a high level perspective that encapsulates the subject matter wonderfully. Some of the subject matter... Read More

George
Graduated: 2021

9/27/2021

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Coding 101

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"Coding 101 is Super"

Nice, superfast way to lay out the landscape for people who are unaware what computers do and what software is. Thank you so much, I have been looking for something like this for ages! Definitely recommending to my friends. Having absorbed this, ready... Read More

Michael
Graduated: 2021

9/27/2021

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Coding 101

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"Enjoyed the coding exercises"

This course is a wonderful introduction to coding. I especially enjoyed the maze exercises, in how it got me thinking about how to code to solve problems. I prefer the text-based learning as opposed to videos. I am definitely going to take more courses... Read More

Chao
Graduated: 2021

8/31/2021

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Coding 101

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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

Thorsten
Graduated: 2021

8/23/2021

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Coding 101

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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

Francis
Graduated: 2021

8/23/2021

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Coding 101

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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

Brenna
Graduated: 2021

8/23/2021

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Coding 101

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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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