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Altcademy

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

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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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4.92/5

(158 reviews)
    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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    2/22/2021
  • Jodi | Education
  • Coding 101
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good starter course"

Fun, short, and sweet. The coding 101 course is free and goes through important concepts in just a few hours. There are some challenging exercises too. Great for anyone who wants to understand what computer programming is. And did I say, it's free!!!

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    2/8/2021
  • Joanne Lam
  • Front-end Web Development
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Thoroughly enjoyable"

A thoroughly enjoyable program. Assignments and projects are challenging yet rewarding. I finished with a portfolio of multiple small projects and one large advance custom project based on my own idea. I went through data structures and algo training... Read More

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    2/3/2021
  • Oscar R. | Graphics Designer
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Solid program, recommended by friend"

My friend went through their fullstack program a couple years ago and she recommended me to join as I want to learn some web development to complement my current skillset as a UI designer. This is really a hidden gem. The content is top notch. The instructors... Read More

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    1/27/2021
  • Olivia
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2021

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"Good course, affordable pricing"

"I started the program in Mar 2020 after I lost my job working for an airline. Well I thought might as well take this chance to make a change. 11 months later, I am finishing up and applying to jobs. A few things I want to share regarding coding bootcamps... Read More

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    1/26/2021
  • Kevin Chan
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Just do it"

If you already have some knowledge of simple website building, you can finish the course in 6 months. The curriculum paints the whole picture of web development. All the details of frontend and backend development is covered. You build 20+ projects throughout... Read More

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    12/28/2020
  • Lauren | Junior web developer
  • Full-stack Web Development
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Stellar support from mentor"

Before joining this program, I had zero experience in programming. I knew I would need quite a bit of support from a professional so I chose the personalized package with live office hours. All in all, I was very happy with what I got. My mentor was always... Read More

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    12/14/2020
  • Emma Marge
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Immerse in code"

I really liked the program, it provides structure and flexibility at the same time. I was able to learn as much as I have time for. The curriculum teaches you all the finer details of web development, such as setting up your computer for local development... Read More

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    11/30/2020
  • Beth Madison
  • Graduated: 2020

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"Great place to start"

The Coding 101 course is a great place to start learning about the basics of codingThe Coding 101 course is a great place to start learning about the basics of coding. They use easy to understand examples to explain common coding concepts. There are also... 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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