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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 app that answers your users' needs, and to follow the right workflow to collaborate with other developers, designers and product managers.
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.
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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 7930+ graduates find their dream job!
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.
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.
Our 7930+ 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.
The beginning was really tough for me, as I had absolutely no coding basis, but the program is organized in a way that you cannot resign.
From day one I knew I had made the right choice, the material moves fast and you have to be willing to put in the work.
From morning lectures to evening talks, every day is action-packed.
Grab a coffee and start every morning with an engaging & interactive lecture, before putting what you’ve learnt into practice.
Pair up with your buddy for the day, and work on a series of programming challenges with the help of our teaching staff.
Learning to code is very intense, so it’s important to take a break and relax during our yoga classes.
Review the day’s challenges and get an overview of upcoming lessons during live code sessions.
Be inspired and get priceless advice from successful entrepreneurs invited for exclusive talks.
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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Since day one, we’ve taken teaching seriously. Great teachers inspire us to connect to topics on a profound level. Experience as a developer alone doesn’t necessarily make one an effective teacher — that’s why we’re passionate about finding not only great engineers, but deeply committed, experienced teachers.
With a background in International Relations and videogame translation, Marcel began to work as a tech consultant and freelance developer after completing Le Wagon in 2018. Now he's focused on working on cool projects and teaching at Le Wagon.more about Marcel
Software developer since 2008, he fell in love with Ruby on Rails and APIs almost a decade ago. After joining Le Wagon on Rio's first batch he also taught in São Paulo and Tokyo. He's been working as a freelance contractor and teacher.more about Matheus
Caio's been around Ruby since 2009 when he started working as webdesigner, and later as a front-end developer, for a Rails focused company. After studying at Le Wagon he started working as a fullstack developer and teaching in Mexico and Rio.more about Caio
8 years in law were enough for André. After being unsatisfied working with tax law, he decided to get back on the rails and did Le Wagon. Now, he works teaching and freelancing. His mission is to help other people have the freedom coding provides.more about André
8 years of experience in product design, he currently develops design systems & products at Mundipagg and teaches Frontend at Le Wagon Rio. He also organizes meetups and events such as Rio.css, Rio.html and JSDay Rio.more about Ronalson
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.
Get tips and advice from professional developers, access exclusive job and freelance opportunities, find support for your project launch.
Access our online education platform at any time after the web development course, with lectures, screencasts, flashcards and challenges.
Benefit from advanced tutorials in software development to push your computer science skills further and keep on learning and practicing after the bootcamp.
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.
I think the human spirit part of the bootcamp was as rewarding as the new acquired skills. Being in Rio made the experience unreal. I feel privileged to have been able to combine the learning process with experiencing life in such a wonderful city.
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.
Access a complete guide to kick-start your tech career after the course: boost your portfolio, prepare for technical interviews, leverage on our 7930 alumni community.
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 alumni often come back to share their post-bootcamp experiences. You will learn about how they found a job, started their own company or freelancing career.
In addition to Slack channels, our local teams know their alumni and what they're up to - we often introduce relevant people to each other to create synergies.
The best companies partner with Le Wagon and hire our alumni as Web Developers, Product Managers, Growth Hackers or Product Designers.
If you got here, it means that you have questions about Le Wagon: how to apply, who can join, what you’ll learn… Good! We have the answers.
1⃣ Apply online (no commitment!)
2⃣ Interview with our bootcamp manager
3⃣ 10-hour online challenge to complete in a week
Once your application is accepted and you sign your student contract:
4⃣ You'll have to complete a 60-hour prep work before the start of the bootcamp - videos and exercises to prepare you for this life-time challenge 💪
The Le Wagon selection process is always the same, no matter the city you're joining
Full-Time and Part-Time courses are taught in Portuguese, but you need to be able to understand written English, as our platform and exercises are in English.
For the computer, we have no minimum requirements. On the first day, we will do a setup on all machines to install the tools you will need during bootcamp, so don't worry!
Here in Rio, for now, we have a single product, the full-stack web development bootcamp and you can attend it Full-Time or Part-Time:
Full-Time Bootcamp: 9 weeks long, on Monday to Friday from 9 am to 7 pm.
Part-Time Bootcamp: 24 weeks long, on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 7 pm to 10 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 5 pm.
Our training is Full-Stack, which means you will end up mastering Front-End and Back-End development.
For database languages, we have SQL, through formats such as CSV, MySQL and PostgreSQL. In addition, our students end up having solid knowledge in Git and Github as well as deployment in Heroku.
We don't teach mobile native languages, but we will teach you how to create responsive web applications that will fit perfectly on mobile phones. Plus, through PWA (Progressive Web App) technology, you can deliver a user experience that is remarkably similar to a native app.
Our students come from all around the world! 🌍
We usually have about 20 students per batch, half brazilian, half international, coming from France, USA, Germany, UK, Canada, Spain, Poland, Sweden... Just last year, we had 20+ different nationalities in the bootcamp!
On average, they are between 20 to 35 years old - but everybody can make it here, as long as you're motivated and curious 💪
They want to change of career, build their company, upskill at their current job... It's a very enriching experience and stimulating environment to study in ☺️
The bootcamp costs R$ 17,500 for both Full-Time and Part-Time. We have the following payment methods and discounts:
• From 1x to 3x without interest
• 12x (1.89% monthly interest)
• 18x (1.99% monthly interest ) • 24x (2.19% monthly interest)
• 5% for payment at once
• 7% Co-founders (if you refer a friend to bootcamp and both are approved in our selection process)
For our 9-week coding bootcamp, you can simply come as tourist. You will be allowed to stay up to 90 days in Brazil (3 months) so right enough to do the bootcamp (2 months) and still have time to travel around ✈️
However, depending on your country, you may require a visa to travel to Brazil. We're here to help you in this process and we're ready to provide any document to help you get it.
Make sure to check with your local Brazil consulate the document your might need.
Next Rio de Janeiro web development course full-time coding bootcamp starts on Jul 20, 2020