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Big Nerd Ranch

Avg Rating:4.75 ( 33 reviews )

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2 Campuses

Atlanta

Stone Mountain Park 4021 Lakeview Dr, Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Four out of every five smartphones uses the Android operating system. Learn to build for this ever-present platform with our five-day introduction to Android programming. What You'll Learn: - Build sophisticated applications using multiple activities and fragments - Integrate with web services using REST APIs and threading - Effectively handle configuration changes and low memory states - Communicate between and within Android applications - Make your user interface shine with styles and themes - Animate views using property animations View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
A working knowledge of Java is necessary for this course and students should have programming experience. However, no Android programming experience is necessary.
Aug 21, '17 -Aug 25, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:July 21, 2017

Dec 4, '17 -Dec 8, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:November 3, 2017

Jun 11, '18 -Jun 15, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:May 11, 2018

Go beyond the fundamentals in our five-day Advanced Android course for experienced Android developers. You’ll learn how to prep your app for app store submission and the techniques that make your code stand out from the crowd. We’ll also teach you how to maintain your app and improve its performance. What You'll Learn: - Authentication with OAuth - Handling network errors - How to choose the right threading options - Testing with mock responses and recorded server responses - Simplifying your code by leveraging 3rd-party libraries - Implementing fully custom views - Creating custom notifications - Signing apps, Google play release process, alpha and beta releases View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity feeds such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Students should be familiar with the basics of Android development, including creating new projects, using Activities and Fragments, implementing a layout, using a Service and making network requests.
Jan 29, '18 -Feb 2, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week10 Seats

Application Deadline:December 22, 2017

Apr 30, '18 -May 4, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week10 Seats

Application Deadline:March 30, 2018

If your website or web app doesn’t work on smartphones, then it simply doesn’t work. More people are using mobile devices than ever before, requiring a new approach to design and development. This 5-day course teaches you how to implement responsive, mobile-friendly layouts for your website and provides a solid foundation in programming for the browser. From the first day of class, you’ll build websites and apps that work in different browsers and on different screens, learning skills that will last beyond the next wave of devices and will survive new OS releases. Enterprise teams will find this course especially useful for building apps used in a bring-your-own-device environment. What You'll Learn: - Building responsive, mobile-friendly websites - Using Bootstrap for rapid styling and how to write the code that powers your application - Improving your site’s performance and efficiency - Leveraging real-time data for collaborating across web and native apps - Writing effective JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5 - Utilizing Ember.js, jQuery, and Node.js View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Software development experience is necessary, though it does not have to be with JavaScript. Working knowledge of HTML and CSS will be very helpful, but is not required.
Aug 14, '17 -Aug 18, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:July 14, 2017

Oct 23, '17 -Oct 27, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:September 22, 2017

Mar 5, '18 -Mar 9, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:February 2, 2018

Jun 25, '18 -Jun 29, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:May 25, 2017

If you're new to iOS development and want to write applications that run on the iPhone or iPad, this course is just what you need. In just seven days, we’ll have you building your first iOS application using Swift. What You'll Learn: - The toolchains and the classes that make up the iOS UI framework - Using Core Data for data persistence - Understand application architecture and how to pass data around in your application. - Syntax, best practices and hands-on examples for functions and closures - How Swift's native Error Handling mechanism helps you write elegant and safe code View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Prior experience in either a procedural programming language (such as C, Pascal, VB, or PHP) or another object-oriented platform (such as Java or C#) is strongly recommended.
Sep 9, '17 -Sep 15, '17
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:August 9, 2017

Feb 10, '18 -Feb 16, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:January 9, 2018

Apr 14, '18 -Apr 20, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:March 14, 2018

Jun 16, '18 -Jun 22, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:May 16, 2018

In PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Seats

If you’ve already mastered procedural and object-oriented programming and need a fast-paced introduction to iOS development, this course is for you. With this five-day bootcamp, you’ll be building elegant and efficient iOS apps in no time. What You'll Learn: - Setting up text input fields on the iPhone and move the virtual keyboard onto the screen - Pulling data from a web service for use in an application and storing that data on the device - How to handle touch and complex multi-touch sequences - Properly configure your user interface to handle multiple device orientations and device rotation - Using Auto Layout to create user interfaces that work on any device - Using Core Data for data persistence View our website for a full course syllabus.

Application Deadline:September 22, 2017

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Without prior experience in either a procedural programming language (such as C, Pascal, VB, or PHP) or another object-oriented platform (such as Java or C#), this class may prove to be extremely challenging.
iOS, Objective-C, SwiftIn PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Seats

This 5-day class explores advanced iOS development topics and will teach you how to maximize the performance of your new and existing iOS applications. Prepare your brain for an influx of Swift and iOS programming knowledge. What You'll Learn: - Various tools for document-based and multithreaded architecture - Create iOS extensions - Record video, process barcodes and synthesize speech using AVFoundation - Create custom animations for transitions between view controllers - Take advantage of unit testing - Create your own UIs with custom Layers and Core Graphics View our website for a full course syllabus.

Application Deadline:February 24, 2017

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
The class will cover Swift and Objective-C interoperability, but is taught using Swift. We recommend at least three months of working iOS development experience prior to taking this class.

Monterey

Asilomar Conference Grounds 800 Asilomar Ave, Pacific Grove, CA 93950

This 5-day class explores advanced iOS development topics and will teach you how to maximize the performance of your new and existing iOS applications. Prepare your brain for an influx of Swift and iOS programming knowledge. What You'll Learn: - Various tools for document-based and multithreaded architecture - Create iOS extensions - Record video, process barcodes and synthesize speech using AVFoundation - Create custom animations for transitions between view controllers - Take advantage of unit testing - Create your own UIs with custom Layers and Core Graphics View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
The class will cover Swift and Objective-C interoperability, but is taught using Swift. We recommend at least three months of working iOS development experience prior to taking this class.
Sep 18, '17 -Sep 22, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:August 18, 2017

Dec 4, '17 -Dec 8, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:November 3, 2017

Jan 29, '18 -Feb 2, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:December 22, 2017

Jun 18, '18 -Jun 22, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:May 18, 2017

If you’ve already mastered procedural and object-oriented programming and need a fast-paced introduction to iOS development, this course is for you. With this five-day bootcamp, you’ll be building elegant and efficient iOS apps in no time. What You'll Learn: - Setting up text input fields on the iPhone and move the virtual keyboard onto the screen - Pulling data from a web service for use in an application and storing that data on the device - How to handle touch and complex multi-touch sequences - Properly configure your user interface to handle multiple device orientations and device rotation - Using Auto Layout to create user interfaces that work on any device - Using Core Data for data persistence View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Without prior experience in either a procedural programming language (such as C, Pascal, VB, or PHP) or another object-oriented platform (such as Java or C#), this class may prove to be extremely challenging.
Aug 28, '17 -Sep 1, '17
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:July 28, 2017

Apr 23, '18 -Apr 27, '18
4,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:March 23, 2018

If you're new to iOS development and want to write applications that run on the iPhone or iPad, this course is just what you need. In just seven days, we’ll have you building your first iOS application using Swift. What You'll Learn: - The toolchains and the classes that make up the iOS UI framework - Using Core Data for data persistence - Understand application architecture and how to pass data around in your application. - Syntax, best practices and hands-on examples for functions and closures - How Swift's native Error Handling mechanism helps you write elegant and safe code View our website for a full course syllabus.

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Prior experience in either a procedural programming language (such as C, Pascal, VB, or PHP) or another object-oriented platform (such as Java or C#) is strongly recommended.
Oct 7, '17 -Oct 13, '17
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:September 7, 2017

Nov 4, '17 -Nov 10, '17
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:October 4, 2017

Dec 9, '17 -Dec 15, '17
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:November 9, 2017

Jan 13, '18 -Jan 19, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:December 12, 2017

Mar 17, '18 -Mar 23, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:February 13, 2018

May 12, '18 -May 18, '18
5,200

In PersonFull Time40Hours/week12 Seats

Application Deadline:April 11, 2018

AndroidIn PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Seats

Go beyond the fundamentals in our five-day Advanced Android course for experienced Android developers. You’ll learn how to prep your app for app store submission and the techniques that make your code stand out from the crowd. We’ll also teach you how to maintain your app and improve its performance. What You'll Learn: - Authentication with OAuth - Handling network errors - How to choose the right threading options - Testing with mock responses and recorded server responses - Simplifying your code by leveraging 3rd-party libraries - Implementing fully custom views - Creating custom notifications - Signing apps, Google play release process, alpha and beta releases View our website for a full course syllabus.

Application Deadline:September 15, 2017

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
Students should be familiar with the basics of Android development, including creating new projects, using Activities and Fragments, implementing a layout, using a Service and making network requests.
AndroidIn PersonFull Time40 Hours/week12 Seats

Four out of every five smartphones uses the Android operating system. Learn to build for this ever-present platform with our five-day introduction to Android programming. What You'll Learn: - Build sophisticated applications using multiple activities and fragments - Integrate with web services using REST APIs and threading - Effectively handle configuration changes and low memory states - Communicate between and within Android applications - Make your user interface shine with styles and themes - Animate views using property animations View our website for a full course syllabus.

Application Deadline:January 26, 2018

Course Details

Deposit
Payment is due in full upon registration.
Financing
The registration fee covers the cost of training, lodging, meals and educational materials, as well as a shuttle to and from major airports. Students cover the cost of additional transportation (e.g., airfare, rental cars, public transportation or taxis), guest fees, meals other than those provided for our students, and any additional activity fees such as bike rentals or greens fees.
Rebate
We offer a 10% discount with a valid military, school or educator ID. In addition, alumni automatically qualify for a 10% discount.
Minimum Skill Level
A working knowledge of Java is necessary for this course and students should have programming experience. However, no Android programming experience is necessary.

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Charles, thank you for your feedback. While we love the remoteness of Historic Banning Mills, we have received similar comments from other alumni. We have since moved our Georgia location to The Evergreen Conference Center at Stone Mountain. The Evergreen is a Marriott Conference Resort center where food options and air conditioning are plentiful. We wrote more in depth about the new location on our blog. We hope you have the opportunity to visit this location one day!

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