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Makers Academy is a highly selective, 12 week full-time programme that teaches web development in London. We accept only the top applicants onto the course for a rigorous programme that culminates with the graduation day when we introduce them to London's top technology companies looking to hire entry-level developers.
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  1. 1. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API APPLYFAQ Jobs BlogStudents About us LEARN TO CODE IN 12 WEEKS WATCH VIDEO What is Makers Academy? Makers Academy is a highly selective, 12 week full-time programme that teaches web development in London. We accept only the top applicants onto the course for a rigorous programme that culminates with the graduation day when we introduce them to London's top technology companies looking to hire entry-level developers.
  2. 2. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Who is this course for? Complete beginners who have started coding very recently Founders tired of looking for a tech co-founder for their startup Project managers who want to better understand developers Professionals looking for a career change into software development Computer science students who need practical skills Designers and IT professionals looking to augment their skills What you'll learn
  3. 3. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Ruby on Rails You will build advanced web applications using Ruby on Rails, a powerful web development framework. HTML5 and CSS3 The fundamentals are always important — let's show you how to make things look slick. Javascript and jQuery Javascript and jQuery will enable you to build dynamic web applications. Git and Heroku But what if I ruin my code and can't figure out how to fix it? Revert back with Git, Software Design From Model-View-Controller to Test Driven Development, we'll show Agile and Lean You will learn modern lean startup principles and agile methodologies used in
  4. 4. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API and push to Heroku to get your website live. you how to properly write software that works. software development. Read more  Course dates 15 September 2014 27 October 2014 8 December 2014 2 February 2015 16 March 2015 27 April 2015 Student experiences
  5. 5. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Keir Osborne “I went into the course with no back-end development experience whatsoever and just a little bit of front-end experience. After completing the course I found a full-stack Ruby on Rails development job almost immediately. ” Keir now works at Survival International Michelle Brideau “At Makers Academy, we learned to code by spending as much time as possible actually coding. We pair-programmed, worked on group projects and got a lot of practical experience about being a developer. ” Michelle now works at Sky Tim Boeckmann “I have wasted so many hours looking for people with the right technical skills. Makers Academy has given me two solutions to this problem. Firstly, I can build a sample product capable of proving a viable idea. Secondly, finding these skilled developers is easier now I understand the development process. ” Tim is the founder of Seederboard Read more  How will I learn?
  6. 6. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API First-hand experience Forget rote learning and slow progress. You'll be learning from world class developers and immediately implementing the concepts into your own projects. Be prepared to drink from the firehose. Pairing Students spend most of their time pair programming, meaning two people working together on the same code base. Pairing is a fantastic way to learn new concepts and studies have shown developer output to increase when developers pair program. Community-driven classroom During your hands-on training, we invite engineers from top tech companies to guide you. You'll be learning while simultaneously networking with key members in the technology community. Project-based work While the first half of the course focuses on the fundamentals of Web Development and the Ruby Language, the second half focuses heavily on students creatingreal-life projects.You will leave the course with at least 3 complete pieces of work for your portfolio, as well as a bulging Github account. Sign up for our newsletter and receive a free copy of our e-book, "Learn Ruby in 15
  7. 7. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Meet the teachers minutes." Your email address Subscribe Alex Peattie Alex worked as a software developer for Huckberry, UNESCO and YCombinator startups in the UK, Canada and the States. He often teaches the second half of the course: Ruby on Rails, Javascript, HTML5 APIs, etc. Enrique Comba Riepenhausen Enrique has almost 20 years of commercial experience, including running Path11, a boutique consultancy. He is a fervent advocate of test-driven development and the author of the book Inceptions.
  8. 8. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Steve Lloyd Steve worked at uSwitch, Forward, InvisibleHand and Skimlinks as a software developer using Ruby and Javascript as his languages of choice. He's extremely passionate about teaching software development. Evgeny Shadchnev Evgeny is a co-founder of Makers Academy. He's got experience working both as a developer and in CTO-level roles using mostly Ruby and Javascript. He's passionate about TDD and clean code. Hiring partners
  9. 9. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API We've gone out and partnered with many of London's top technology companies.At the end of the course we'll introduce you to the companies looking to hire.Our goal is to have a 100% placement rate among graduates seeking employment,and we have a very successful track record of placing students at junior developer roles earning from £25,000 to £40,000 per year. Please note: Our aim is to help place every graduate that wishes to work as a developer, but we cannot guarantee you a job on graduation, since your success will be down to your own hard work. We'll support you every step of the way, but your success or failure will ultimately be down to you. If you are a company looking to hire junior developers, pleaseget in touch.
  10. 10. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API Benefits Learning cutting edge coding techniques such as agile & TDD Macbook Pro Retina & 24'' display for the duration of the course Our space is open from 8.30am‑9.00pm Mon‑Fri Located at the heart of Silicon Roundabout with a big work space Access to speakers, events and meetups in the office Breakfast, coffee and snacks Tuition from £207 / month Based on Student Funder payment plan with an upfront payment of £1200 followed by 30 Monthly installments of £207 starting 3 months after graduation. Due to high demand, a non-refundable£800 depositwill be required
  11. 11. pdfcrowd.comopen in browser PRO version Are you a developer? Try out the HTML to PDF API to guarantee your seat on the course. We have other payment plans and a scholarship for women. Apply  Makers Academy Floor 4 Epworth House 25 City Rd. London EC1Y 1AA United Kingdom Get in touch contact@makersacademy.com Follow us@MakersAcademy © 2012-2014 Makers Academy. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy

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