How to Learn Ruby on Rails - 59 Bootcamps to Get You Started

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By: The SwitchUp Team
Last Updated: January 10, 2020

Ruby on Rails, also called Rails, is a very popular open-source, full-stack web development framework written in Ruby. Many well-known websites were built using Ruby on Rails, including Shopify, Kickstarter, ZenDesk, and SoundCloud. While Rails is one of the most beginner-friendly approaches to web development, it’s robust enough to create powerful and useful web applications. Since its launch, Ruby on Rails has inspired frameworks in other languages, including Node.js.

Ruby on Rails is typically used by web developers. Web development as a whole is a growing specialization, and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 13 percent growth in the field between 2018 and 2028, which is much faster than the 5 percent projected growth rate across all occupations. The median salary for web developers in the U.S. is $70,000, while the most experienced professionals earn upwards of $124,000.

There are many bootcamps available for people who are interested in Ruby and web development. Below is a list of those that include, or focus on, Ruby on Rails. SwitchUp lists course materials and student reviews within each bootcamp listing to help interested students compare their options.

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Locations: Online, Amsterdam, Angers, Bali, Barcelona, Berlin +41 More
Courses: Data Science - Full-Time, Data Science - Part-Time, Web Development - Full-Time, +1 More
Subjects: Coding, CSS, Data Science, Data Structures, HTML +9 More
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Le Wagon runs immersive coding bootcamps in over 45 campuses worldwide. The web development course is designed to teach students the necessary skills to land a job in software development or product management - or prepare them to create their own startup. Students following the data science course will learn in-demand skills, from Python to advanced Machine Learning, enabling them to join a Data Science team. Le Wagon's courses are either full-time or part-time and...
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Locations: Online, NYC, San Francisco
Courses: 16-Week Campus Software Engineering Program, Bootcamp Prep, 24-Week Online Full-Time Software Engineering Program, +2 More
Subjects: Algorithms, CSS, Data Structures, DevOps, Docker +14 More
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Founded in 2012, App Academy is a world-renowned coding bootcamp that has placed over 4,500 alumni in Software Engineering roles, at over 2,000 companies. App Academy offers programs that fit every learning style, including a Campus Software Engineering Program (with locations in San Francisco and New York), a Full-Time Online Software Engineering Program and a Part-Time Online Software Engineering Program. App Academy's flagship course, the Campus Software Engineering Program, is 16 weeks long. The San...
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Locations: Online, Adelaide, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Brisbane +26 More
Courses: Data Analytics, Data Analytics Immersive, Data Science Immersive, +12 More
Subjects: Algorithms, Back-End Web Development, CSS, Data Analytics, Data Science +20 More
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General Assembly offers a range of full-time, part-time, and self-paced courses. They have a number of financial assistance options available including loans and scholarships. For many of the programs, students are given a career coach and the opportunity to attend various networking events.
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Locations: Online, Los Angeles, San Jose
Courses: Software Development Onsite Full-Time Bootcamp, Cybersecurity Online Part-Time Bootcamp, Data Science & Visualization Online Part-Time Bootcamp, +6 More
Subjects: .NET, AJAX, AngularJS, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC +47 More
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Founded in 2012, Coding Dojo has helped 8000+ students advance their career in tech. One of the only bootcamps in the world to teach 3 full-stack technologies in a single 14-week program, graduates go on to be hired by companies like Amazon, Expedia, Microsoft, and more. An industry-leading curriculum that's matched to regional job demand, students choose to learn 3 full-stack languages, choosing from Java, JavaScript, Python, and C# depending on location and program. Students...
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Locations: Online, Bristol, Cambridge, London, Manchester
Courses: Web Development Bootcamp
Subjects: Agile, CSS, Git, Heroku, HTML +8 More
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Makers Academy is a highly selective 16 week, full-time program which teaches web development. Based in London, England the course is delivered fully remotely and is open to anyone in the world who meets the coding requirements, and wants to future-proof their career through learning to code with industry-trained coaches.

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Locations: Online, Chicago
Courses: Actualize Coding Bootcamp: Full-Time, Actualize Coding Bootcamp: Part-Time, Actualize Coding Bootcamp: Online Live
Subjects: CSS, Git, HTML, JavaScript, Ruby +3 More
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Actualize’s part-time, 12-week coding bootcamp takes a pedagogical approach, meaning their instructors are both expert educators and developers. Choose between daytime or evening classes in Chicago or via live video. Actualize’s “Job Hacking” curriculum is woven into the bootcamp to help graduates find a job after they finish.
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Locations: Online, Colorado Springs, Denver, NYC
Courses: Cybersecurity Engineering, Data Science, Product Design (UX/UI), +8 More
Subjects: AngularJS, API, Cryptography, CSS, Cyber Security +17 More
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Founded in 2012 and started the bootcamp revolution, Flatiron School offers immersive on-campus and online programs in software engineering, data science, cybersecurity analytics, cybersecurity engineering, and product design that trains passionate people to excel in fulfilling careers. Through all of its courses, Flatiron School teaches students how to learn and change things: their careers, lives, and the world. To apply, submit your application and share a bit about yourself and what's driving you to start...
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Courses: Software Development Program
Subjects: Algorithms, Career Coaching, Command Line, CSS, Data Structures +8 More
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Microverse offers an online, full-time, Full Stack software development program that trains you to become a software developer for no upfront cost. Microverse believes that learning should be accessible to everyone, no matter where you live. Their methodology uses remote collaborative learning and mastery learning so students worldwide can learn together and support one another. At Microverse, each student works with a pair programming partner, standup team, mentor, code reviewers, a dedicated Student Success team,...
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Courses: Back-end Web Development, Coding 101, Front-end Web Development, +1 More
Subjects: AJAX, Algorithms, AngularJS, API, Bootstrap +20 More
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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, and Ruby on Rails. 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...
Locations: Asheville, Atlanta, Charlotte, Columbus, Dallas +5 More
Courses: Full-Time Code Immersion Program, Intro to Website Design & Creation, iOS Development, +5 More
Subjects: AJAX, Algorithms, Bash, Business, CSS +14 More

Tech Talent South hosts regional part-time and full-time immersion programs. In addition to the curriculum, guest speakers, company tours, and networking events help students get to know the local professional tech scene. TTS offers several payment options, including a 10% upfront payment discount, and two installment plans.

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