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This course is focused entirely on equipping you with tools that apply directly to professional web development. By the end of 6 weeks, you'll be creating beautiful apps and understanding web development fundamentals for both front and back end. If you're interested in eventually becoming a web developer, communicating with your dev team, understanding how to create an MVP or gaining valuable career skills, this web development course is for you.
This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training.
New to coding? Our Intro to Web Development course is perfect for you. In 6 weeks, you'll go from no coding experience to building beautiful, functional apps.
This course is designed to whet your appetite for learning to code. If you are curious about how apps are created and want to learn to build, this course is right up your alley!
Have a great idea that you want to bring to life? Trying to build an MVP? Get an understanding of how to make it work!
So you work with developers and want to be able to speak their language? We'll help you learn to effectively communicate your ideas and understand your dev team's limitations.
Unsure about taking our Bootcamp? If you can't decide if you will enjoy programming as a career, or if you've never coded before, what better way to figure it out than to try it hands on.
What does all that code mean? Have the intricacies explained in a way that informs and empowers you.
The hottest coding language that powers popular sites like Shopify, GitHub, Basecamp and YellowPages.
HTTP is the language your browser uses to request data from the web. Learn to make it work for you!
Learn to create gorgeous, responsive web pages and captivate audiences using HTML5 and CSS3.
GitHub is used by the top 40% of developers around the world. You'll take advantage of GitHub to show off and track the progress of the projects you create.
Used by thousands of sites around the world, Sinatra is a flexible, lightweight framework for building web applications. We show you how to use it to your benefit.
For six years, we’ve delivered hands-on education to growth-minded professionals, equipping them with the tech-driven skills for the future of work. Now, we're taking our programs fully online to ensure the safety of our community and prepare our students for the increasingly remote workforce.
Backed by years of success, we deliver the same great education, now from the convenience of your own home.
Classes will be focused on building your coding knowledge with languages such as Ruby, HTML, CSS, and frameworks such as Sinatra. You will get introduced to the control flow of programs, as well as develop an understanding of how web apps are assembled. Talented developers from your community will mentor you throughout the course!
WEEK 1 & 2 Web Programming with HTML & CSS
Get introduced to object oriented programming with ruby. Learn the foundation languages of the web: HTML & CSS. Our instructors will teach you how a browser understands a web page, and allow you to start building your own.
WEEK 3 & 4 Web Development With Ruby & Sinatra
It's not enough to understand how your browser looks at a web page. You'll learn how the server side of building a web application works. Using the powerful, yet easy to learn Ruby programming language, you'll learn the principles of working with data and the techniques that professional developers use to structure their applications.
WEEK 5 & 6 Deploying your first app
In the final section of the course, you'll put the finishing touches on your very own web application, and deploy it so your friends and family can see what you've created. We'll then show you what else is out there and how to take your new skills to the next level.
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Lighthouse recognizes the challenges we are facing and wants to respond by supporting our community. After receiving the strong demand for our initial $500,000 scholarship (announced March 2020), we have decided to release an additional $500,000 to support students in need.
If you’re facing financial uncertainty or are out of school as a result of COVID-19, apply now for this special scholarship.
This free guide will help you finance your education. Download the complete list of funding options including scholarships to unlock your career potential.
There is no right or wrong choice but they provide different outcomes based on what you are looking to gain out of the course.
Which should I take: the Intro course or the Bootcamp?
Ask yourself: "Do I want to work as a professional developer?"
If the answer is 'yes', then there is no question that the full-time development bootcamp is the program you need.
The goal of our bootcamp is to transform you into a professional full-stack developer. You’ll come to understand coding logic, and learn how to think like a dev by building software from the ground up using industry-relevant technologies. Our program will provide you with mentorship, data-driven curriculum and a top notch learning environment that will launch you into your first junior developer role.
If the answer is 'not sure', taking our part-time course might be the best option.
You can read more on the subject in our blog post: Full-time vs. Part-time: Which Program Is For Me?
How often do you run cohorts and how do I apply?
Our bootcamps run year round, on a rolling basis. Our part-time courses run every 6-12 weeks.
You can see all upcoming start dates when submitting your application!
Do you offer corporate training?
Yes! Many organizations have sent their employees to us to upgrade their technical skills.
Our Intro to Web Development courses are fantastic for people looking to gain a technical knowledge of development that can help when communicating with a dev team, managing development projects, understanding technical limitations, or transitioning into a hybrid development role.
Our Web Development Bootcamps can train someone with zero coding experience, into an agile developer in 12 weeks. This is a great option if you love your company but are looking for a career change, if you are currently a developer but need to learn new technologies, or if you're a founder looking to have more control over your the development of your product.
We can also build custom curriculum for your organization. If you need niche technical or development training for your team, please get in touch via firstname.lastname@example.org.