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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 (190 reviews)

Dolores W
Graduated: 2021

12/22/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Hard but rewarding program"

Overall, I am happy with my experience at Altcademy. There have been a few sections that have been difficult for me, but everyone was very helpful and supportive. Mentors are very knowledgeable, helped me get past my issues, and usually responded within... Read More

Dustin
Graduated: 2021

12/10/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Great experience with Altacademy"

The Full-stack program at Altcademy is a really good balance between theory and hands-on practice. It provides a solid foundation in web development, and leaves enough flexibility for you to design and build the kind of websites you want to build. I finished... Read More

Tushar Hoque
Graduated: 2021

12/3/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"This bootcamp is for everyone"

Altcademy is a bootcamp that allows its students work remotely and, on their time, and pace. The material is quite comprehensive and challenging at the same time, but it is worth learning. There are a lot of assignments and projects that you can use to... Read More

Grace
Graduated: 2021

12/2/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"Full-stack program is worth it"

The Full-stack program from Altcademy provides incredible value. Their mentorship is what sold me, and it didn't disappoint. There were many times when I would be stuck on a problem and ask for help, and my mentor would solve the problem quickly and provide... Read More

Katherine
Graduated: 2021

11/30/2021

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Front-end Web Development

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"Altcademy is great for beginners coders"

I took the Front-end program because I wanted to add features and manage my family business's website. My experiences with learning to code were all from other online video based courses. It took some adjustment, following the text based curriculum on... Read More

Tammy R.
Junior Software Developer | Graduated: 2021

11/14/2021

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Full-stack Web Development

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"If you want to learn full-stack web development, this is the place"

The program is professionally delivered and I am very thankful they are offering it at such an affordable price. I learned the skills needed to build standard CRUD full-stack websites, using react for frontend, and ruby on rails for the backend. There... Read More

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

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