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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)

Dani Baradie
Senior Video Editor | Graduated: 2022

6/5/2022

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Coding 101

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"User Friendly platform"

Coding 101 is a good overview of how the explanation and assignment flow will work. I would really loved if it had a few examples of real life coding because it would have helped more student to decide if they really can follow up or adapt on a text based... Read More

Jorge Germano
Junior application support | Graduated: 2022

5/23/2022

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Back-end Web Development

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"Back-End Development (Ruby on Rails)"

This course was a big step for me in the back-end development. Ruby language and Rails framework was new to me. I had used MVC architecture in codeIgniter 3 years ago with PHP so this concept was a little familiar to me but the way MVC Rails works with... Read More

Alberto
Graduated: 2022

4/28/2022

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"Amazing HTML CSS course"

The most efficient and thought-out coding curriculum for HTML and CSS that I have seen. I am very confident in my ability to use bootstrap and design fully responsive, beautiful web pages. I am so excited to dive into the next section! Cannot recommend... Read More

Silvia
Graduated: 2022

4/28/2022

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Coding 101

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"Coding 101 course"

I took the Coding 101 course and it was a great introduction to coding. The course was explained in beginner-friendly terms and it had plenty of relevant links and videos to expand my knowledge. I would undoubtedly recommend this course to anyone considering... Read More

Ian
Graduated: 2021

4/28/2022

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Coding 101

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"Loved it!"

This free course was fantastic! It was a great intro into the world of coding that makes you think of things in a different way and begin to think of solutions like a computer engineer. The coursework were challenging but also very rewarding, and I loved... Read More

Blase
Graduated: 2022

4/27/2022

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Coding 101

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"Great into to coding"

Coding 101 was a great introduction to coding. It walks you through the basics in an easy to comprehend way that is perfect even if you have no previous knowledge. The material is engaging and motivates you to dive deeper into coding and explore this... Read More

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

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