Software Development

16 Weeks · Online · Live 1:1 Mentorship · Career Coaching · Tuition $15,900

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SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT BOOTCAMP

Full Time Live Online

Gain the skills to become a Software and Cloud Engineer with Python, Flask, JavaScript, React.js, SQL, AWS, Cloud Computing, and DevOps.

Gain the skills, knowledge, and hands-on experience needed to launch a career as a Software Engineer and Cloud Engineer. Software Engineers remain in high demand, especially with a focus on full stack development. Learn the fundamentals of programming, intermediate and advanced computer science concepts, algorithms, data structures, testing, popular programming languages Python and JavaScript, distributed computing, application programming interfaces (APIs), frontend libraries such as React.js, backend frameworks such as Flask, relational databases with SQL, the software development lifecycle, and more.

With more technologies going to the cloud, there is an increased need for Cloud Engineers who understand networking, Internet protocols, cloud networking, cloud computing, Cloud Service platforms such as Amazon AWS, operating systems such as Linux, virtual machines, containers with Docker and Kubernetes, system architecture, DevOps, CI/CD pipelines, automation, security, disaster recovery, and more.

Software Development Program Details

  • Learn the relevant skills and modern tools you need to become a Software Engineer.

  • Design and build durable, high-performing full stack cloud applications from start to finish, and show the world what you are capable of constructing.

  • Be surrounded by a support system of instructors that will answer your questions and meet with you 1:1 to provide direction on projects and mentorship throughout the program.

  • Get detailed video feedback on all projects to see what you did well and where you can improve so that you can strengthen your software engineering and computer science skills.

  • Receive quality coaching and support from our Career Services team to ensure your resume and LinkedIn stand out and you are prepared to impress in interviews.

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Why you should schedule a call with our team, attend the virtual info session and go to a one-on-one follow-up with an Admissions Adviser

Our programs are not universally for everyone. To successfully complete one of them you will need a high level of motivation, commitment, persistence, and a genuine interest in learning. This is why it’s important for us to talk with potential students and arm them with information. We want to ensure that you’re a good fit for our program and that our program is a fit for you.

It’s vitally important that your expectations are set so you and devCodeCamp can come to an understanding on the proper path for you as it relates to our programs and the industry training needed to reach the outcome you desire. We are educators always and we want to empower you with information to make a good choice even if you don’t enroll and study with devCodeCamp.

Schedule a call with a team member to see how we can help you achieve your career goals.

Why Become a Software Engineer?

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High Demand

There is a huge demand for developers and engineers due to the constantly evolving tech industry. Software Engineers are in high demand due to their sought after skillset. This translates to great opportunities and a high career ceiling that has the potential to lead to high career earnings long term.

Flexible Career Path

Knowing software development and cloud engineering means opening the doors to a flexible career path in which you can work in person or remote for startups, agencies, or large corporations. The more experience you gain the more growth and employment opportunities that will appear, especially when your skills cover different technology fields.

Skill Versatility

The best part about being well-equipped with Software Engineer and Cloud Engineer skills is having the versatility when it comes to development, cloud engineering, security, and DevOps. This will keep you high in demand and offer flexible career paths while being at the forefront as technology iterates and advances.

What You Will Learn in the Curriculum

PYTH
Fundamentals
MODULE 1
Programming Fundamentals

Python is a popular programming language that opens the door to endless possibilities when it comes to building applications..

In this module, you will learn the fundamentals of programming, problem solving, critical thinking, and debugging.

You will learn the importance of version control with Git and GitHub to ensure your code is stored safely and easily shareable with other developers.

PYTH
PYTHON
MODULE 2
Advanced Python

Building off the foundations set in the first module, you will dive into more intermediate concepts.

These include object-oriented programming, data structures, design patterns, time complexity, error handling, UML class diagrams, command line, module importing, and testing.

SQL
SQL
MODULE 3
Structured Query Language

Relational databases are what this module is all about. You'll discover how to design databases using the entity-relationship diagram, how to create, normalize, and navigate your database, and how to structure and query your data efficiently.

You'll learn how to map and send data from your application to the database, and retrieve data from your database for your application.

API
API
MODULE 4
Frameworks & API

In this module you will learn how to use Python frameworks, such as Flask, to build a sturdy, durable, and high-performing backend to your applications. Specifically, you will learn how to build application programming interfaces (APIs), API architecture, API development best practices, how to use Postman to test APIs, and querying data.

The purpose of using a Python framework to build an API is to utilize the tools to build a fast, high-performing, and scalable backend web server for your applications that can also communicate with your SQL database.

JS
JS
MODULE 5
JavaScript & HTML CSS

In this module you will learn JavaScript, a popular programming language that plays an important role in frontend development, and web design with HTML & CSS. JavaScript allows for more user interaction on websites and for visualizing easily-consumed analyzed data, while HTML & CSS will be the building blocks of your web page

You will learn functional programming, higher order array methods, callbacks, debugging in the browser, DOM manipulation, mobile-first design, Lighthouse testing and accessibility, how to place and arrange elements on a page, and how to style those elements with responsive design by writing custom CSS.

REAC
REACT
MODULE 6
UI Components

React.js is a popular JavaScript library for building beautiful user interfaces and client-side applications.

You will learn about components, React Hooks, how to take in user input with forms, how to route users with React router, how to make HTTP requests to APIs with Axios, how to authenticate with JSON Web Token, and how to bring it together to create impressive frontend applications.

ARCH
System Architecture
MODULE 7
Cloud Networks & OS

To be an effective Cloud Engineer, among other skills, it is essential to understand networking, Internet protocols, operating systems, virtual machines, and cloud networks

In this module, you will learn system architecture, networking and Internet protocols, command line, Linux operating system, how to build scalable systems with virtual machines and serverless computing, and how to implement, configure, maintain, and support cloud networks.

AWS
AWS
MODULE 8
Cloud Computing & AWS

Cloud Engineers must understand cloud computing, which includes how different Cloud Service platforms work. Cloud Service platforms allow for Cloud Engineers to use services for computing, storage, databases, migrations, and other services.

In this module, you will learn cloud computing best practices, the AWS platform and tools, and the benefits of cloud computing, including agility, elasticity, financial, and ease of deployment. You also will learn the different types of cloud computing, which are Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Platform as a Service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (SaaS).

OPS
DevOps
MODULE 9
DevOps & Security

DevOps is the combination of software development and operations into a single role, and it is a framework Cloud Engineers must be aware of. In this module we take it a step further by teaching you how to build CI/CD pipelines, monitor systems, build proper infrastructure, create a testing environment, IT automation, and build containers with Docker and Kubernetes

Cloud Engineers also need to be aware of DevSecOps, which adds security and disaster recovery. Cloud security protects data, applications, and infrastructures from attacks in the cloud.

The devCodeCamp Difference

Instructor Support

Any student taking the immersive program will receive live support from the full-time experienced instructional staff. Instructors will deliver live scheduled lectures and demos, meet with you 1:1 and in small groups for review sessions, answer your questions daily, provide guidance and feedback on your project work, and be your support system through this exciting journey.

Curriculum

Our experienced educators, developers, and content creators combined to build a curriculum that is loaded with learning materials designed to teach modern technologies and equip you with relevant skills you need to get a job as a developer. What we teach in the virtual classroom is what you will see in the world of professional development.

Project Based Learning

The best way to gain the skills you need to be job ready is through hands-on experience. You will put together a portfolio of real-world projects that will showcase you have what it takes to get hired. All graded projects will receive recorded instructor video feedback, so that you know what you did well, what areas you need to improve, and gain a better understanding of the code.

Capstone Project

Each student’s final project is an individual capstone in which you bring an idea you have for an app to life in the form of engineered cloud-based application that the world can see. It is an opportunity to get more familiar with the tools you have learned, push yourself to great heights, implement the software development lifecycle, and showcase your abilities to be a professional developer.

Career Support

Our goals are the exact same as your goals, which is to help you launch a career as a Full Stack Developer. Each student in the self-paced program will meet with a career coach to help with educating you on how to navigate the industry, creating a resume, curating a LinkedIn profile, prepping for interviews, and providing a way to track job applications.

Alumni Network

devCodeCamp’s alumni continues to grow strong with each graduating cohort. Over the years, we’ve seen our alumni get promoted to positions where they lead their own team. Where do they look first to build out the team? Other devCodeCamp alumni. Students are welcome to reach out for advice on entering the industry, interview tips, and what to expect in the first few days on the job.

Some of the Companies Where Alumni Work

At least one graduate works at these companies
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Amazon logo
HubSpot
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Alumni Success Stories

From Insurance Agent to Data Engineer: How Seeing an Advertisement Changed Dan’s Life and His Career

From Pharmacy to Software Engineer: How Audrey Left a High Paying Career to Pursue a Passion in Code

From Barista to Software Engineer: How a devCodeCamp Student Referral Changed Marcus’ Life

How To Get Started

Tuition & Funding

Next Start Date:
Feb 6, 2023

Tuition Cost: $15,900

When applicants don’t have the option to pay their tuition upfront, there are other options for you to invest in your future:

  • Check with your bank or credit union for a private loan
  • Check with alternative lending option Ascent

Talk to Admissions

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Have questions or want more info?

Schedule a call with a team member to learn more about:

  • The tech industry and how we teach you to be job ready for the demanding market
  • How career services can help you upon graduation to be ready for interviews
  • Other like-minded individuals who have come before you

What You Will Get

Everything you can get by taking the Software Development program:

  • A proven project-based curriculum
  • A portfolio of your built projects
  • Dedicated instructor support
  • 1:1 and/or small group daily meetings with instructors
  • Job-ready skills
  • Career services support upon graduation
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Tools We Use

We use modern virtual tools and technologies to interact with students:

  • Zoom
  • Visual Studio Code
  • Slack
  • GitHub
  • Trello
  • Apps powered by devCodeCamp

Tools You Need

Make sure you have a dedicated work space, free of distractions. The tools you need are most likely already at your disposal:

  • Computer (laptop or desktop)
  • Stable internet connection
  • Webcam
  • Headphones
  • Microphone
  • Additional monitor(s) is nice to have