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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.

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.

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Our Location

Yewlands House
Yewlands Hoddesdon Hertfordshire EN11 8BX
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  • Price

    Price Plans for Agile Ruby on Rails Developer
    Price Plan Installments Total
    Normal Price Payable before course start date £ 5,000.00
    Advance Price £4,500.00, payable four weeks before course start date £ 4,500.00 (Save 10%!)

    Course Dates

    We currently don't have any dates confirmed for this course. Please check back later for details for when the next course is taking place.

    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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