About The App Academy NL
Inspired to close the digital skills gap, a collective of developers and designers decided to start The App Academy in 2014 as the first Dutch coding academy. Since then we have trained many talented developers and collaborated with lots of innovative... Read More
We are a mobile app development academy offering full-time bootcamp trainings online and in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Our immersive and intensive programs teaches you the coding skills needed for native app development.
The App Academy NL Reviews
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Student Submitted Reviews
"Amazing fast-track to become a iOS developer"
Very intensive 6-week bootcamp, bring people with some coding experience up to professional standards of iOS development.
Lecturer was very competent and clear in explaining advanced concepts.
"Best way to jumpstart a career as iOS developer"
At first you feel overwhelmed by all the information thrown at you.
but the teacher Daniel Salber really takes his time with you and makes sure you understand a concept before moving on to the next one.
I attended the Advanced iOS Bootcamp that takes 6... Read More
I can recommend this to anyone willing to change their careers or already have programming experience but want to take it to the next level.
"Innovative boot camp for developers"
I started this boot camp with about half a year of iOS experience. I had done a handful of projects for myself and one project for a company. Even though I was doing alright in the field I wanted to get more knowledgeable and experienced in a short time,... Read More
Programming experience is required, not necessarily Swift.
Our lecturer was a developer with 30+ years experience of which 10 years iOS. He is more modern in his code and approach than many other developers with the same amount of experience. His teaching style is helpful but with a lot of freedom. The student is expected to try and figure out how to do something without immediately asking. An occasional push in the right direction was given when required and after you figured it out and got it working an explanation as to how or why it worked soon followed.
The first week of the boot camp was used to get non iOS developers up to speed with iOS. During this time the iOS experienced developers would do some additional assignments. The following couple of weeks were used make some small apps to gain some experience with frameworks previously unknown to us. Next to just programming there was also time for guest lectures and computer science subjects.
The last 4 weeks were used to create an app for a company. I was tasked to create an AR app which was to be used in a moving vehicle. This proved to be a problem since ARKit uses a variety of sensors to decide where to place the object. This basically means that when you're in a vehicle your AR object keeps floating out of the screen. Luckily ARKit 2.0 was just announced. So after installing all the Beta software (not recommended if you appreciate stability) it was time to start figuring out how to get everything to work. Since there wasn't any documentation available on ARKit 2.0 it was a bit more difficult. Figuring something out with limited resources offers great satisfaction once finished.
Job support was good. The guys kept me up to date for possible jobs. Once they found the right one we went there together to see if it was a match. Currently working for a big insurance company now thanks to them.
Marvelous location (Centre of Amsterdam)
Amsterdam is rather expensive
Tl:dr Great boot camp with a great lecturer. Learned a lot and would definitely recommend with cool concepts such as ARKit(and others). Programming experience required not necessarily Swift.
"Advanced IOS Summer Bootcamp 2018"
Good course setup
Can recommend everyone that wants to learn (more) about programming in Swift
"The best way to learn a lot in a short amount of time..."
This program is absolutely awesome. I attended the 12-week iOS bootcamp in may 2017. It's the best and fastest way to learn iOS development In 12 weeks. The teacher and curriculum were amazing and the pace was really fast. Bootcamp at is finest. I had... Read More
"Hands on approach to becoming a Junior Developer"
Really enjoyed the this Bootcamp. The programme contains a nice mixture of theorie, exercises and practical projects (both individually as well as in a team). This combination gives you a good set of skills to start applying for Junior iOS positions.... Read More
Since this bootcamp was part of starting as a Developer at my current employer, the job support aspect was not really applicable for me. The App Academy does have connections and does offer support to their students in getting a job consecutively to their training.
"Great and effective learning experience with FUN"
The first five to six week really means studying and learning to code. Fortunately I already had some coding experience and I liked the book we were working from, but still, it's a tough period. But together, you get through it. And then, the fun really... Read More
"“This is a new day, a new beginning.”"
I my case it started with the following sentence, ‘want to make a complete new start of your career?’ When I saw this line in an intern Vacancy at my company, I knew I wanted to take this step. Two months later I joined the Android bootcamp at the App... Read More
They warned us that a bootcamp like this is not easy and will take a lot of your time especially the first six weeks. And they did not lie. If you join this bootcamp you will have to get ready for some hard work. But you are not alone. You have a great teacher with a lot of experience and class/bootcamp mates who can help you with any difficulties, code and fun wise.
See it as a big investment in yourself. Learn Java, drink Java coffee, learn harder and before you know it you finished your first real Android app. And another one, and another one and eventually you create a real app for a real company. And believe it or not, if you proudly present that app after twelve weeks you realize were al the hard work was for. From a app zero to and app hero in such a sort notice. Of course you do not stop learning after this period. There is still a whole new world to discover but the first big steps of app developing are yours!
If you are IT minded and interested in programming but you still have doubts about the program just visit one of the App Academy open houses and they can tell you everything about it.
"Best way to learn building apps"
I was send from my employer to the App Academy to learn building Android apps. I had zero experience in developing.
In the beginning it was really tough but the coach helps you through the course. I am not going to lie, you really need to put allot of... Read More
The course is for everybody who wants to learn building apps, and it does not matter whether you have zero or a bit of experience in this field.
Now I am building apps and loving it, my workdays does not feel as work anymore.
"Kickstart of a new carreer!"
While I was searching for a job within fashion, I just couldn't find something that felt completely right. This bootcamp appealed to me because you quickly learn a new skill and a new profession. Unsure if I could learn it all within 3 months, I started... Read More