Web App Builder — Sydney

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Are you looking for a way to escape the 9-to-5? Perhaps you want to learn how to create websites so you can become a digital nomad. Or maybe you have an idea for a killer app.

Opportunities in Tech

We've taught hundreds of people to design websites, create applications and start online businesses over the last five years. At Digital Intelligence, we love to teach coding and see our students change their lives with new skills and new possibilities for their lives.

There are so many opportunities in tech and it's not too late to take advantage of them.

Learn fast!

In just 12 weeks, part time, you can become a confident coder, able to build any idea that comes to mind.

You don't need to be a genius or have a university degree. Anyone can do this — even you!

Will 2018 be your year?

Now is the time to take the plunge and just do it. You'll thank yourself later.


It doesn't matter if you haven't completed a computer science degree or never tried coding before now, anyone can do it. Perseverance and knowledgeable support is all that's needed — This course gives you exactly that.

If you've tried learning to code online and keep getting stuck, or haven't held yourself to practicing every week, this course will keep you accountable and give you the outcomes you are looking for.


  • Build 8 Ruby web applications based on popular tech startups. Eg. Facebook, Airbnb, Yelp, Hacker News, Eventbrite, StackOverflow, Finder.
  • Build your own advanced web application that you can use as the prototype of your first tech startup if you choose
  • Be confident using modern developer tools, frameworks and processes
  • Be confident designing applications using UX principles
  • Use our application design process to know how to build any application from idea stage through to launch
  • Design database structures for web applications
  • Be able to solve any technology challenge by finding and accessing available resources
  • Be able to deploy and optimise your web application using cloud services

Technology skills

Web Design / UX Design

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery
  • How the web works
  • Web protocols (HTTP, SSL etc)
  • Responsive design
  • Search engine optimsation
  • Google analytics
  • Website deployment / publishing tools
  • User interface design

Coding & Web Development

  • Ruby
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Web application development frameworks
  • Database design
  • PostgreSQL
  • Heroku
  • Github
  • Command line interface
  • Development environment setup
  • Testing and continuous integration
  • Agile development methodologies

Online Business Skills

  • Startup design
  • Lean startup methodologies
  • eCommerce store setup
  • Digital nomad skills
  • Working as a freelancer
  • Product management


Programming with Ruby
Week 1

Become confident designing and building object oriented programs with the Ruby programming language. You'll use developer tools inclding the terminal or command line and a code editor

Database design and leveraging open source software
Week 2

Learn about the benefits of different database systems
Design a database structure for applications
Leverage open source software and use Ruby gems

Introduction to web applications
Week 3

Understand the value of web application development frameworks
Build your first web application
Install and setup Ruby on Rails

Introduction to web applications
Week 4

Become familiar with the popular Model View Controller software design pattern. Learn the anatomy of a Rails web application.

Build a new web application based on a tech startup every class
Weeks 5 — 8

Every class you will be building a new tech startup web application. You'll become confident with the platform, the tools, the methodologies and how to access information and learn the skills you need to build any web application

Build your own web application
Weeks 9 — 12

Understand the value of web application development frameworks
With continued master classes in app optimisation, deployment, analytics, you will design and develop your own web application MVP

Are you excited about the opportunities ahead of you?

Read more about this course on the Learn Ruby on Rails landing page.

PS. One more thing that will help you feel like you’re making the best decision for yourself: If you decide after the end of the first week of classes that the course is not for you, we’ll provide you with a full refund of your deposit and any course payments. We don’t want you to feel like you’re stuck in something you won’t enjoy or benefit from.

Did you know?

Did you know that learning to code is even more fun with friends! Even couples have become confident coders together in our courses.

Share this with your mates or significant other and we’ll give you both a 10% discount. Just reserve your places and we’ll deduct the 10% off the remaining fee.

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