Web app builder

Become a web application developer in just 12 weeks

Reserve your place


This 12-week course will launch you into building modern web applications using Ruby on Rails. You'll become a confident web application developer — able to build any idea that comes to mind.

Who should attend?

It doesn't matter if you haven't completed a computer science degree or tried coding before, anyone can learn to code. Perseverance and knowledgeable support are all that is 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.

Note: Some experience with HTML and CSS is recommended.

What you'll learn

  • Build 8 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 MVP of your own tech startup
  • Be confident using modern developer tools, frameworks and methodologies
  • 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

The syllabus

Week Module Details
1 Object Oriented programming with Ruby Become confident designing and building object oriented programs with Ruby with developer tools — terminal and code editor
2 Database design and leveraging open source software Learn about the benefits of different database systems
Design a database structure for applications
Leverage open source software and use Ruby gems
3 Introduction to web applications Understand the value of web application development frameworks
Build your first web application
Install and setup Ruby on Rails
4 Foundations of Ruby on Rails development Become familiar with the popular Model View Controller software design pattern Learn the anatomy of a Rails web application
5-8 Build a new web application based on a tech startup 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
9-12 Build your own web application With continued master classes in app optimisation, deployment, analytics, you will design and develop your own web application MVP

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