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<Academia de Código_>

Fundão, Lisbon, Porto, Terceira Island

<Academia de Código_>

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Founded in 2015, <Academia de Código_> offers a 14-week, full-time intensive, immersive, full-stack programming bootcamp, and a 10-week intensive and immersive Java and OutSystems bootcamp with campuses in Lisbon, Oporto, Fundão, and Terceira Island, Portugal. <Academia de Código_> is a social impact startup committed to bringing talented minds out of unemployment. <Academia de Código_>'s immersive programming bootcamps welcome beginners of all ages (over 18) and backgrounds (degree not needed) as long as they are willing to fully and passionately commit to becoming professional junior software developers within a short period of time. Students are guided through the course by a team of instructors who are graduates of the bootcamp. <Academia de Código_> describes their teaching methods as "peculiar" and aimed at training student to write clean code.

To apply to the full-time 14-week and 10-week bootcamps, prospective students must complete Stanford University's online computer science 101 course, submit an online form, complete an online JavaScript tutorial, excel in a JavaScript code challenge, and attend a workshop day that will be similar to the student experience during the bootcamp.

<Academia de Código_> is committed to snatching talented minds out of unemployment and dead-end jobs, and provide unconditional support to help students land one of the 8000 unfilled tech jobs in Portugal. At each campus, different financing/sponsorship solutions are available to help candidates finance the bootcamp. Terms and conditions are listed on the <Academia de Código_> website.

<Academia de Código_> also provides corporate training in OutSystems technology, a Low-Code platform that allows building and deploying enterprise-grade Web and Mobile applications at an incredibly fast pace. These 1-week courses are for professionals with experience in other programming languages and are available in Portugal, The Netherlands, UK, US, and Brazil.

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    • 14-Week Intensive && Immersive Full-Stack Programming Bootcamp

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      MySQL, HTML, Git, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, Linux, Data Structures, Algorithms, Java, Front End, Scrum, MVC, REST, SQL
      In PersonFull Time80 Hours/week14 Weeks
      Start Date None scheduled
      Cost6,500
      Class size20
      LocationFundão, Terceira Island, Lisbon, Porto
      Develop a fullStack programmer's mindset that will allow you to switch freely between back-end && front-end like a bo$$. Use the freshest production techniques in software development, in a uniquely creative and disruptive environment that is both highly stimulating and uncannily informal. Become fluent in programming best practices as you boost your mad development skills using the coolest frameworks available to mankind. And, above all, learn to learn! (Which is, basically, the most useful skill that can ever be taught to a programmer!)
      Financing
      DepositN/A
      Financing
      In each one of our campuses we offer different financing/sponsorship solutions to help talented candidates that cannot advance the bootcamp's fee. Its specific terms and conditions are listed on our site's FAQs.
      Getting in
      Minimum Skill LevelNone. We're 100% n00b friendly!
      Prep WorkOnline Prep Steps (Computer Science 101 course, <Online Form>, JavaScript tutorial, <Code Challenge>, UNIX tutorial, Eloquent JavaScript book reading) + Offline Prep Steps (A one-day "mutual test drive" workshop at the campus you're applying for.)
      Placement TestYes
      InterviewYes
    • A 10-Week Intensive && Immersive Java && OutSystems Bootcamp

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      MySQL, HTML, Git, Mobile, CSS, Data Structures, Algorithms, Java, Front End, Scrum, MVC, REST, SQL
      In PersonFull Time80 Hours/week10 Weeks
      Start Date None scheduled
      Cost6,000
      Class size20
      LocationLisbon, Porto
      Unleash (&& employ) your inner geek within the most disruptive programming school known to Humankind in just 10 weeks: Go from total programming n00b to a hands-on && fully productive OutSystems Developer by taking <Academia de Código_>’s new intensive && immersive course. Yup. We’ve decided to combine three weeks of solid programming foundations extracted from our full-stack syllabus (Programming Concepts and Paradigms, Algorithmic thinking, Version Control Systems, Best Practices, Databases and so on...) with a mega dope 3-week OutSystems power up (A Low-Code highway-to-heaven, crowned by an “OutSystems Associate Web & Mobile Developer” certification), in order to guarantee you a long and financially rewarding career in an worldwide ever growing technology. And make no mistake, 'cause we are the new (sur)real deal! Known for our outstanding know-how in what comes to turning programming n00bs into Junior Full-Stack Developers through infamously intensive 14-week programming bootcamps, <Academia de Código_> is now about to hit (and "Hulk-smash") the OutSystems’ training market. 4 years of success, 500++ alumni placed into over 60 IT companies worldwide, as well as a solid reputation in what concerns the excellence of our teaching methods, do assure us we can (and will) now make a solid dent in the OutSystems Universe!
      Financing
      DepositN/A
      Financing
      In each one of our campuses we offer different financing/sponsorship solutions to help talented candidates that cannot advance the bootcamp's fee. Its specific terms and conditions are listed on our site's FAQs.
      Getting in
      Minimum Skill LevelNone. We're 100% n00b friendly!
      Prep WorkOnline Prep Steps (Computer Science 101 course, <Online Form>, JavaScript tutorial, <Code Challenge>, UNIX tutorial, Eloquent JavaScript book reading) + Offline Prep Steps (A one-day "mutual test drive" workshop at the campus you're applying for.)
      Placement TestYes
      InterviewYes
    • A 1-Week OutSystems Web & Mobile App Development Course

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      Mobile, Front End
      In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week1 Week
      Start Date None scheduled
      Cost$2,500
      Class size10
      LocationLisbon, Porto
      Upgrade && power up your professional developer’s skillset by taking this insanely awesome 1-week OutSystems(*) App Development course within the realms of the most disruptive programming school known to Humankind, aka <Academia de Código_>. Known for our outstanding know-how in what comes to turning programming n00bs into Junior Full-Stack Developers through infamously intensive 14-week programming bootcamps, we are now about to hit (and “Hulk smash”) the OutSystems’ up skilling scene with a new course that will allow talented programmers of any language to swiftly become fluent in a technology that is taking the market by storm. Aimed at professional developers who want in on the highly rewarding job opportunities created by this amazing new tool for visual (and speedy) app development && deployment, this new course will also grant its alumni an “OutSystems Associate Web & Mobile Developer" official certification. Need we say more?! 4 years of success, 500++ alumni placed into over 60 IT companies, as well as a solid reputation in what concerns the excellence of our teaching methods, do assure us we can (and will) now make a solid dent in the OutSystems professional up skilling Universe! (*) OutSystems is a worldwide ever growing Low-Code platform that allows you to build && deploy enterprise grade full-stack applications at an incredibly fast pace. Locations && Pricing: Portugal // €1.950 Netherlands // €2.950 UK // £3.150 US // $2.500 Brazil // $2.500
      Financing
      DepositN/A
      Financing
      Financing solutions are available to help talented applicants that cannot advance the course's fee. 
      Getting in
      Minimum Skill LevelOnly candidates with programming skills can enroll. // SQL && Relational Database experience is required!
      Prep WorkNone
      Placement TestNo
      InterviewNo
    • Orlando Correia  User Photo
      Orlando Correia • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      The best decision I ever made. It is really intensive, you breathe coding all day long during 14 weeks, you will need willpower avoid quitting in the first 2 weeks, but it will be 200 % worth.

      You will learn how things work, you learn how to do things from zero, you really know what is happening behind all the abstraction that the different frameworks and libraries use during the boot camp. Design Patterns and good practices are present every day in every lecture.

      Beyond all the programming concepts, you will make a new family with other Cadets, with the Master Coders and all the people from Academia de Código.

      After the 14 weeks, you will be a new person, you will know your strengths and weakness, and most of all you will be ready to get trough any challenge you face in your life.

      Don't think twice and apply for the boot camp ... thank me later.
    • Change your life!
      - 4/19/2020
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      Mariana Cavadas • Verified via LinkedIn
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      If you want a course that will change your life, not only professionally but also personally, this is the course for you! 
      You will meet amazing people and learn, not only how to program, but also how to think and how to go through the obstacles ahead of you. But, pay attention, all of this with a lot of effort and dedication on your part!
      After 14 weeks, you will be reborn as a new person with a new family and with a lot of knowledge and practice that will help you enter the labour market.
    • Frederico Arriaga  User Photo
      Frederico Arriaga • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      Academia de Código is the brave new world on programming education!

      Nothing like a regular school! Academia have a modern approach on lectures, exercises and authentic features to improve all your skills. In fact,  all your potential, both technical and social, will be pushed to the limits and beyond.
      This three months will look like three years due to high immersive rhythm of the bootcamp. And that's not only because of the exercises and the syllabus, no! You will be guided throw the bootcamp by an awesome staff and creating really strong bounds with your classmates throw group exercises (in which you will learn how to work as team and manage the team moral and workflow).

      To show you of how intensive and efficient Academia de Código bootcamp is, here this example: with just to two weeks learning java, me and all my classmates, who start the bootcamp with no background skills on programming, were able to develop a game from scratch in a single week, writing all the code with no guidance while learning a new graphic library to do it- and we still had lectures that week to attend for learning new stuff, which left us with almost no time to work on the game.

      Also, if you don't have the money from start to pay for the bootcamp, Academia de Código have solutions to overcome that problem in way that the money will not be a problem at all.

      If you are into programming and want to start a new career on this area, don't wast more time,  come join this awesome family of coders!
    • Graduate
      - 4/18/2020
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      Pedro Antoninho • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      <Academia de Código_> Bootcamps 

      Are they intense? YES. 
      Are they tough? YES. 
      Do they accelerate cognitive abilities to the limit? YES. 
      Do they require a spirit of resilience? YES. 
      Do they defy fear and anxiety? YES. 
      Are they motivators? YES. 
      Are they absorbent? YES. 
      Are they for sissies? definitely NOT. 

      I come from a “gray” area (finance and accounting) and I never thought that at the age of 57 I would go through an experience of this nature. I just know that it was worth every cent I invested. 

      I met wonderful people and learned a lot. I started to understand the world before and after the “ENTER”, and how through programming we can create other realities. 

      For me, it was like a vaccine against aging. However, anyone who wants to participate in this experience has to be aware that it is 3 months of pure involvement and dedication. There is no place for distractions as the focus has to be maintained until the last day. 

      When we finished the 14 weeks of training, we felt as if 3 years had passed. But at the end of the last second of the last day, the feeling of personal fulfillment is brutal. 
    • António Morão  User Photo
      António Morão • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      You know how in the first Matrix movie you're shown Neo learning everything by plugging in a data container to a learning framework and it's over in a few seconds? Basically <Academia de Código_> does the real-life equivalent by condensing a lot of knowledge to be learned in as quickly as possible.

      Between the fast pace and the extent covered, the only drawback is that you have to have the capacity to absorb all that knowledge while more is still being pushed into you. I can't say it's the same for everyone, but I definitely benefited from already being familiar with programming in general to be able to keep up without having to pour too many extra hours in reviewing contents.

      It is not flawless and not everyone should try to undergo this course. But I'm confident saying that you'll come out of it with a solid foundation in programming knowledge and a productive mindset.
    • One hell of a ride
      - 4/17/2020
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      André Pinho • Student • Verified via LinkedIn
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      I don't know if I should laugh or cry, but what I do know is that with just 14 weeks I was able to gain the knowledge to be a Full Stack Developer.

      In a crazy and immersive bootcamp, where you live and breathe code, I can guarantee that who you are when you finish it will be vastly different of who you were when it all started. Ask me a thousand times and more, the answer will always be the same: I would do it all again.

      What are you waiting for? Come join the fantastic alumni squad and bathe in the awesome environment of <Academia de Código_>
    • Filipe Mota  User Photo
      Filipe Mota • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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      It was an amazing, super challenging and highly productive experience.

      In addition to all technical skills acquired, we are constantly challenged to work our soft skills.

      The teaching method allows us to improve our resilience, communication  and above all our self-taught skills.

      Throughout the bootcamp we are oriented on how we should look for a job and in fact i was surprised with the  number of contacts received from companies when bootcamp ended.

      All of this is provided due to the effort and dedication of all the incredible staff of the <Academia de Código_>  that provide a wonderfull enviroment to the students in particular the teachers who make a perfect management of student's different learning rhythms.


    • Felipe Lisboa  User Photo
      Felipe Lisboa • Graduate Verified via GitHub
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      I was a financial profesional that builded the career to work with numbers....but after years been unhappy I understood that I wasn't doing what I love. 
      <_Academia de Código_> was for me a door that open my mind and help me to discover my passion. That's not just a question to learn Java or JavaScript, they helped me to be a better profesional, a better person, someone that go forwards behind your dreams.

    • The best
      - 10/9/2019
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      Mahmudul Hasan • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      My journey to learn programming started by doing online courses on YouTube, udemy, udacity. While doing the courses felt of a need to take classroom course. After hearing from one of my friend applied through online site of academia de código and they accepted my application. From the beginning to the end, they surpassed my expectations. They are really good what they do. They never leave you in dark, of course they give challenge to do yourself but you will always find their helping hand. The most important thing is that the family you create with this 14 weeks bootcamp, it creates a bond among the students and the instructors for being together for that long. Finally, the post course completion assistance for the job is overwhelming. They were always beside as and still is. I am proud to say that I am an alumni of Academia de código.
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      Pedro LIma • Software Developer @ Armis • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      14 weeks when I didn't have time for anything but seeing lines of code.
      14 intensive weeks but in the end it is well worth the effort.

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      Julio • Student Verified via LinkedIn
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      Academia de codigo provides a complete experience.

      Classes are given in a very accessible environment, were asking questions is viewed very positively. Collegues are very nice and also willing to help. Professors quite knowledgeful in the sylabus.

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      Rafael Miranda • Test Automation Engineer • Graduate • Verified via LinkedIn
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      Everything in <Academia de Código_> is about good and intense experiences, the best way to learn something fast and well. Totally recommend!

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