Full-time (9 weeks)

In 9 intensive weeks, learn all the skills of a software developer, code your own web applications from scratch and change your career.

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Live a unique experience.

Our web development course is an immersive experience that takes you from beginner to junior software developer in 9 weeks. At the end of the course, you will know how to build a robust and user-friendly software that answers your users' needs, and to follow the right workflow to collaborate with other developers, designers and product managers.

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Le Wagon: a life-changing experience
  • 6120+ graduates
  • 1630+ products built
  • 340+ startups launched

Our course curriculum

Our web development course is designed to make you learn to code step by step, until you can build your own web applications from scratch.

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Get ready for the bootcamp

Our Web Development Course is very intense. To save time and nail it from the beginning, our students must complete the PrepWork on our custom-built platform before starting the bootcamp. This work takes around 60 hours and gives our students a basic knowledge of:

  • Web 101, how the web works
  • Terminal basic commands
  • Git basic commands
  • HTML / CSS foundations
  • Javascript foundations
  • Tech workflows and tools in a startup

Developer tools & workflow

Work with the right developer tools and workflow. Learn the basics of the command line, use a code text editor and install Ruby with a version management tool. Get familiar with most useful developer packages and learn how to version your code with git and push it on Github.

Programming Basics in Ruby

Write programs manipulating variables, loops, conditions and data structures (Array and Hash). Detect text patterns with Regular Expressions and start parsing data from structured files (CSV, JSON, XML, HTML) fetched using web-scraping or by building requests to JSON APIs.

Software Architecture

Structure your software following Object-Oriented principles. Learn the Model-View-Controller pattern in-depth (most common application design pattern) by coding several MVC softwares from scratch. You will have to code everything on your own, even simulating your database storing data in CSV files.

Relational Database, SQL & ORM

Learn to design a relational database schema and to build structured queries to your database with SQL. Build simple CRUD queries (Create, Read, Update, Delete) or advanced JOIN queries. Learn to connect your database to your ruby software with an ORM (Object Relational Mapping) called Active Record.

Frontend Development

Build your web pages following atomic design principles and code your own UI kit of web components & layouts by applying the latest CSS techniques. Build pages with an adaptive design thanks to media queries and learn to quickly prototype a web app with Bootstrap 4.0 and its responsive grid system.

ES6

Learn ES6, your second programming language after ruby, to add dynamic behaviors to your website or update pages without reloading thanks to AJAX. Understand JavaScript fundamental concepts and learn to use all the necessary JS web tools like Babel, Webpack or yarn.

Ruby on Rails

Wrap it all together by coding your first Ruby on Rails applications. Deploy your applications in production & start coding “the Rails way”. Go deep into Rails discovering advanced concepts like nested resources, namespaces, or how to refactor an app with services or to build an API with Rails.

Cloning Airbnb in teams

Code a clone of Airbnb from scratch in 5 days. You will work in teams to learn to collaborate on Github using pull requests and deploy your apps on Heroku, using the same workflow as successful startups. Implement advanced features (payment, image upload, search, geocoding, background jobs, etc…) and learn to cover your code with tests.

Turn an idea into a product in 2 weeks

Projects Phase is the ultimate experience of the course: invent, pitch, design, code and deploy an original project in teams of 3 or 4 people during the two final weeks. You will have to go through all the process from the idea to the live app in production on a real domain name, ready to be tested on the market!

  • Define the Product's target users and unique value proposition
  • Build an interactive prototype with Figma to validate the UX
  • Split the work in your teams by defining and assigning user stories
  • Code the web application from scratch: from the back-end to the user interface
  • Deploy your app on a production environment
  • Pitch your product during the Demo Day!

Career Services

We help our students find a job by preparing them for technical interviews, organising job fairs, startup office hours and coaching sessions with tech recruiters and alumni. We have helped our 6120+ graduates find their dream job!

React.js Extension Course

After the bootcamp, all our alumni get access to Le Wagon’s one-week online extension training in React.js and Redux. A very useful course for our students who want to go deeper in front-end development or apply to front-end developer jobs.

Lifelong Access to our Online Platform

Our alumni keep a lifelong access to our online platform with 300+ challenges, 100+ hours of video lessons to re-watch any time after the bootcamp, 100+ live-codes and tutorials on real-life developer examples and 900+ flashcards to rehearse core concepts.

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Our 6120+ alumni discuss every day on Le Wagon’s Slack channels after the course, getting help from our 900+ teachers, sharing tips, resources, code snippets, job offers and news from their products. An engaged and passionate tech community, all over the world.

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Thank you for what you're doing. But mostly thank you for your involvement and your passion. You are inspiring and you not only teach people how to code. You help them realize their potential and change their life.

Marie Blaise
Marie BlaiseCEO at Do it Abroad
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I really appreciated Le Wagon education platform. Resources are organized for us. Very well done courses, useful technical resources, reliable and up-to-date.

Paul-Henri Dufourcq
Paul-Henri DufourcqBusiness Developer at Explore
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The curriculum is fantastic. Le Wagon runs their education much like a software product. They design, build, test, and refine ensuring that their education is current and continually optimized for the students.

Raphaëlle Coudin
Raphaëlle CoudinProduct Manager at Jobteaser

A typical day at Le Wagon

From morning lectures to evening talks, every day is action-packed.

  • 9:00am Lectures
  • 10:30am Challenges
  • 4:30pm Yoga
  • 5:30pm Live-code
  • 7:00pm Events 8:30pm
Lectures
Lectures9:00AM - 10:30AM

Grab a coffee and start every morning with an engaging & interactive lecture, before putting what you’ve learnt into practice.

Challenges
Challenges10:30AM - 4:30PM

Pair up with your buddy for the day, and work on a series of programming challenges with the help of our teaching staff.

Yoga
Yoga4:30PM - 5:30PM

Learning to code is very intense, so it’s important to take a break and relax during our yoga classes.

Live code
Live code5:30PM - 7:00PM

Review the day’s challenges and get an overview of upcoming lessons during live code sessions.

Talks & Workshops
Talks & Workshops7:00PM - 8:30PM

Be inspired and get priceless advice from successful entrepreneurs invited for exclusive talks.

Build your developer portfolio.

During our web development course, you learn the essentials of programming while building your own web applications. As a result, you end up the course with a rich Github portfolio containing at least two fully-functional web applications - an Airbnb-like marketplace and your own final project.

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Thank you to the Nantes team for this amazing experience that has revived me professionally and mentally, I finally know where to go.

Clarisse Faure
Clarisse FaureUX Designer at Garantme
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What a team! All the bests characters of Middle-earth: Nico is Gandalf (appears when you need), Cécile is Galadriel (most powerful character), Guillaume is Frodo (on a journey to be a top developer) and Pierre Aragorn (leading his troupes to glory)

Enzo Mathe
Enzo MatheProduct Manager at MedGO

Community and tools for life

Our web development course is just the beginning of the journey. Once you graduate, you belong to a global community and have access to our online platform to keep learning and growing.

Slack icon Slack communities

Get tips and advice from professional developers, access exclusive job and freelance opportunities, find support for your project launch.

Online platform

Access our online education platform at any time after the web development course, with lectures, screencasts, flashcards and challenges.

Additional resources

Benefit from advanced tutorials in software development to push your computer science skills further and keep on learning and practicing after the bootcamp.

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Receive unique job and freelance opportunities from Le Wagon's alumni who work as developers, product managers and entrepreneurs in successful tech companies all over the world.

Community and tools for life
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The adventure continues with the other alumnis. I like the idea of being part of the Wagoner community, of the Ruby community and that we all have a common core of training.

Ronan Girault
Ronan GiraultProject Manager at Respoweb

Find a job in the best tech companies

Once the web development course ends, you benefit from our career services. We help you prepare for tech interviews, meet the best recruiters and connect with relevant alumni.

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Access a complete guide to kick-start your tech career after the course: boost your portfolio, prepare for technical interviews, leverage on our 6122 alumni community.

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Attend our job fairs and networking events, meet with the best tech companies and receive offers by recruiters looking for tech talent.

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Our web development course's alumni love to share their experiences with fresh graduates: they explain how they found a job, launched their startup or freelance career.

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Our local teams know their alumni and hiring partners, what they are up to and what they are looking for. They introduce you to the right people depending on your goal.

Our web development course alumni get hired by the  best companies

They hire our web development grads

The best companies partner with Le Wagon and hire our alumni as Web Developers, Product Managers, Growth Hackers or Product Designers.

Algolia Hired 2 graduates
Aoife McDaid Jean-Edern Lorillon
Cleany Hired 1 graduates
Charles De La Cochetière
Clever Age Hired 0 graduates
Do it Abroad Hired 1 graduates
Marie Blaise
Doctolib Hired 8 graduates
Renan Le Gall Côme Hug De Larauze
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Dronelis Hired 1 graduates
Mael Donnard

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