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Agile Ruby on Rails Developer

Become an Agile web developer and build cutting edge web applications for your clients using industry best practices on our 6 week immersive course
6 weeks
£4,500 to £5,000
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Join the happiest and highest-earning web developers though application of extreme programming and agile techniques

Still the framework of choice for the world’s best software houses, Ruby on Rails is a mature platform that is widely used for it’s rapidity and elegance. Learn how to apply agile best practices to rapidly develop start-up ideas, and use extreme programming techniques such as test-driven development to take your development career to the next level.

Web Developer Fast Track Standup Meeting
Daily Standup

What it is

It's a six week, full-time short course aimed at intermediate programmers who want to work in creative, agile environments. Use the language created for “Programmer Happiness” to rapidly protoype your minimum-viable product, work for start-ups and creative agencies.

We'll show you how to fit in to an agile team and reliably deliver business value using test-driven development, using Ruby on Rails as a development platform. Learn highly marketable skills including rspec, cucumber, front-end JavaScript MVC and prepare yourself for a job within an agile team and earning on average a £52,000 a year.

Web Developer Fast Track Classroom
Comfy Classroom

Why it's different

Nothing beats learning from someone with more knowledge than you do. Our instructors are experienced Ruby developers who live on-site to answer your questions, helping you get unstuck when you need them most. Bringing our relevant industry experience, we will assist you in your learning so that your eight weeks will be a productive investment that takes you up a step on your career ladder.

We are also the only code bootcamp that hires it's own trainees, so we can help find you your first job in the Ruby market following the course, either with one of our clients or in our in-house consultancy.

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Home sweet home

Where it is

Our luxury riverside mansion HQ is less than 30 minutes north of London in the Hertfordshire countryside. You’ll have a private ensuite room, lots of space to relax in, and we’ll take care of all the domestic stuff so you can keep your mind focused. Working alongside your classmates and instructor, you'll get the facetime you need to get the help you need, when you need it.

Weeks 1-6 : Training Phase


Our hands-on, intensive, full-stack, agile web development training course shows you all that you need to know to become a full-stack web developer.

You’ll live in our tech mansion with the other trainees and tutors and learn everything you’ll need to know as a web developer. We combine 12 weeks of intensive study in small groups, with a 2 week final project to build your portfolio and prepare you for the workplace.

  • Week 1

    Agile Web Development

    • User Stories
    • Git workflows
    • Work on a week-long project in a group
  • Week 2

    Ruby on Rails

    • Routing
    • Nested Routes & Forms
    • HAML, SASS, Action Mailer
  • Week 3

    Full-Stack Development

    • AJAX & JSON
    • Devise & Security
    • Geolocation & Mapping
  • Week 4

    Building Scalable Web Apps

    • Pagination, Sorting, Searching
    • Distributed services
    • Background tasks
  • Week 5

    Javascript MVC

    • Object orientated JavaScript
    • Backbone.js
    • Jasmine
  • Week 6

    Service-Oriented Architecture

    • Buliding Ruby Gems
    • API design
    • OAuth
  • Finalproject
    Weeks 7-8

    Final Project

    • Build an app from scratch
    • Two 1 week sprints
    • 1:1 Code to test ratio, > 90% test coverage required
    • Present to industry

Your Instructor

Dan Garland

Dan Garland has thirteen years experience in creating web applications. After graduating from the University of Bristol with a Computer Science degree, he went on to found Ruby consultancy We Got Coders, specialising in full-stack web development, working with start-ups and agencies.

He has been teaching web development for three years as the lead instructor at We Got Coders. Previously he has taught in New York with General Assembly and has spoken at several coding workshops and meet-ups in London.

Our Location

Yewlands House
Yewlands Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 8BX
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  • Payment Plans

    Price Plans for Agile Ruby on Rails Developer
    Price Plan Deposit Installments Total
    Up-front £0 £4,500.00, payable at least two weeks before the course start date £ 4,500.00 (Save 10%!)
    Installments £500.00 3 x £1,666.67, payable at the end of each month of the course £ 5,000.00
    PCDL £0 Your PCDL loan is paid directly by your bank, no futher action would be required £ 5,000.00

    Course Dates

    We like to keep classes small so they’re limited to 12 places – book now to avoid disappointment.

    Course dates for March 2017
    Dates Period
    Monday, 27 Mar – Friday, 5 May Agile Rails Developer
    Course dates for May 2017
    Dates Period
    Monday, 15 May – Friday, 23 Jun Agile Rails Developer
    Course dates for July 2017
    Dates Period
    Monday, 3 Jul – Friday, 11 Aug Agile Rails Developer
    Course dates for August 2017
    Dates Period
    Monday, 21 Aug – Friday, 29 Sep Agile Rails Developer
    Course dates for October 2017
    Dates Period
    Monday, 9 Oct – Friday, 17 Nov Agile Rails Developer

    Entry Requirements

    You’ll only be able to apply if you:

    • Intermediate to advanced programming level, or completed our Web Fundamentals course
    • Able to devote 50 hours a week to study
    • UK / EU citizen, or leave to remain in the UK

    *If you are not eligible to work but are eligble to live in the UK for the duration of a course, you can take our training-only option, where you would complete the same training program for the first twelve weeks, but couldn't be considered for the work experience phase.

    If you’re completely new to code but massively keen maybe try our online introduction to code or women-only weekend workshops first.

    Carrie Pitts - Admissions Co-ordinator

    Contact Us

    If you have any questions about this course, or any of our offerings, our admissions co-ordinator Carrie is here and will be happy to to hear from you.

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