Le Wagon is a 9-week Ruby on Rails focused bootcamp based out of Paris and other various locations. With a community of students with various backgrounds (engineers, journalists, architects, designers, etc.), applicants will join an exciting tech community. All the students of Le Wagon share the same technical background and apply industry best practices. This mix between diversity & technical expertise makes the community unique.
Recent Le Wagon News
- February 2018 Coding Bootcamp News Roundup + Podcast
- Meet our Reviews Sweepstakes Winner: Thomas of Le Wagon
Recent Le Wagon Reviews: Rating 5.0
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- Minimum Skill Level
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- Ruby track on CodeCademy
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I was looking for technicals skills to start my own business.
I’ve done le Wagon in Bordeaux (https://www.lewagon.com/fr/bordeaux) at the end of last year, batch #102.
That was an amazing and life changing experience.
Bordeaux was really pleasant.
The staff is awesome and really dedicated to make you get the most out of the bootcamp !
Le Wagon offers me the mindset and skills I needed, to think and build great products.
I’m now working on freelance missions and pursuing my business as a side project.
Hello! I am a 22 year old business admin student, and a recent Le Wagon Barcelona graduate. I applied to Le Wagon for two main reasons: I wanted to be able to build my own ideas, and acquire a skill that is becoming more relevant in each and every sector.
With the bootcamp prep being my only technical experience, the fast paced program took us from Ruby basics to building our own ideas in the last weeks of the program. You learn something new each and every day, and only in the following weeks after the program you comprehend how solid the set of technical skills you have acquired are. The course is empowering because you learn a new language, you are enabled to build your own product, and understand how developers work, think and create. In addition, you meet a ton of cool people!
After Le Wagon I have returned to Norway to finish the last year of my bachelors degree, while working part-time on a startup idea I have been wanting to realize for a long time. Even though it is impossible to learn everything in nine weeks, you will learn what skills you need and how to acquire them in order to reach your goals. Le Wagon does not only open new possibilities, Le Wagon also helps you reach the reasons for why you wanted to get into coding in the first place.
I was stuck in a job which required me to do many slow and repetitive tasks in the digital marketing space. Even though I could recognize this inefficient way of working I simply could not solve them with the skills I had at the time. So I decided to upscale my skillset and learn to code. I looked at a number of coding bootcamps throughout the UK and what struck me at my interview at Le Wagon was genuinely awesome and friendly people I met. I signed up as soon as I got home.
I became part of batch 103 and the 9 weeks of the Le Wagon course were absolutely amazing. The people, both within the student body and the Le Wagon staff, were some of the nicest people I have met since making my move to London 2 years ago. Everyone had an impressive story to tell, ranging from head chefs to investment bankers.
The Le Wagon staff were absolutely fantastic teachers with endless motivation, despite the shear endless questions we. and especially I myself, would ask during our 10 hour day. I often stayed longer to either work more closely on a problem with some of the teachers or simply to get to know my fellow students and teacher better, many of which I now consider friends.
Looking back at the whole experience, I walked away having completed a challenging project with my team and 9 weeks of full on coding, which has given me the ability to build and maintain my own projects in the future.
I have upscaled.
Thank you Le Wagon!
If you are reading this review, it means you are still hesitant about applying to Le Wagon. Don’t, you are in for a treat.
I joined Le Wagon in Barcelona in october 2017 after 3 years as lead product and sales in the company I co-founded in 2014. I had no previous experience with coding and decided to take my chances after a failed attempt with a 100% online course. I won’t tell you about the specifics of the curriculum since you must have done your research.
Know that you embark for very intense nine weeks facing new challenges everyday. if it is not the case already, by the end of the course you will have the very sought after hands-on and doer mindset.
Like many students, I can’t highlight enough what Le Wagon brings beyond coding. You get to work, learn and laugh from and with people from all around the world. My batch involved 35 people (teachers and students) with 18 different nationalities. Ratio is about the same for everyone’s background :).
Regarding what comes next, you will be part of a very active community always ready to help. You might be looking for a job, for help on your side-project or to improve your proficiency. There will always be someone lending a hand.
For the job hunting, let me just say that recruiters started to contact me halfway through the course.
Hope this review will help you reach a decision. Don’t overthink it, apply :).
Before joining Le Wagon's bootcamp I was working as a business administrator in a company which provides telecommunication services. My first experience with programming was in 2013 when I started studing programming logic. Since then I had done many online courses available in Codeacademy and other websites. I had already studied Data Base, PHP, HTML, CSS, etc. The problem was that I didn't know how to link all this knowledge to build a real program. So, at the end of 2017 I read about Le Wagon's bootcamp and it seemed to be the ideal course to me and I decided to join it. The program is 100% hands on - based on exercises, challenges and projects - and each day you work with a different buddy to complete the exercises, the best and only way of learning to code in my opinion!
In the first few weeks we learned the different skills (DB, Back End and Front End) separately, which would be used together to build the projects of the last weeks. In my batch there were people with different backgrounds and experience in programming but they all did very well. All the final projects were great! My final project (Advalori) was a platform where growing companies that need cash flow could find factoring companies to buy their receivables. It was very challenging but it was worth it!!! Concluding, for those who are thinking of joining Le Wagon's bootcamp , I definitely recommend it, you will learn essential skills nowadays that will bring you numerous possibilities.
In the last year of my Business studies, I thought a lot about what I should do once I graduate and which would be the best step for my career/education. Although I learnt a lot during my degree, I more and more got the feeling that my gained knowledge wasn’t profound enough, especially in todays’ competitive and fast-paced world. That’s why I decided to upgrade my CV with a new skill. Through a friend, I learned about Le Wagon, and because of my growing interest in technology, the idea did not seem too bad. I started to do some research and was surprised, almost a bit suspicious actually, as every single review was extremely good. Nevertheless, I decided to apply to the course and I am SO happy I made this decision!!
In the days before the bootcamp started, I got a bit anxious and some panic overcame me as I felt I had made a completely crazy decision. Going to a 9 week programming course without almost any background knowledge. I was really scared that I would not be able to follow the bootcamp’s pace…
Of course, the 9 weeks was very intense and sometimes overwhelming but due to the great support and attitude of all my fellow students and especially the great team behind Le Wagon, it was a very enriching and great experience. The amount we learnt, especially in this short time, was unbelievable. Not only did I gain an incredible amount of technical knowhow but I also improved skills like working and collaborating in a team, presenting and pitching an idea,.… It was truly fascinating and inspiring to see the process and development of a first idea, to creating a prototype, to 5 great apps presented at the final Demo Day. I don’t think this would have been possible without the help and great support of all the teachers, assistants and the driver in Lisbon!!
For me Le Wagon was much more than I have expected and it was definitely a life changing experience as it opened me completely to a new career path and a new passion. The network, friends and memories I have taken away from my time at Le Wagon are things I really don’t want to miss.
Before joining Le Wagon, I had just graduated with a degree in biochemical engineering and was looking for something meaningful to do with my life. With little job experience, and a difficult field to join, it seemed like my situation was hopeless. Then I ran into a friend who recently completed a coding boot camp, and his life had completely changed from the experience. Freshly motivated, I spent countless hours of research looking into coding boot camps, which led me straight to Le Wagon. You could only imagine my thrill when I opened my email inbox and I had been accepted into Le Wagon Amsterdam! After completing the program, a I can summarize my experience as the following:
A) I was regularly challenged, which was extremely refreshing and motivational.
B) I rediscovered my love for computers and coding.
C) I got to live in my favorite city in the world, and experience various cultures and traditions which would’ve been impossible for me to do staying at home.
D) I made new friends worldwide, the type that I’ll be friends with for life.
E) I received THE best educational experience in my entire life. Filled with the most involved teachers, and motivated students.
F) I joined the Le Wagon family.
And it truly was just that, a family.
If you’re looking for a change in your life, for a challenge, and something to inspire you to do something meaningful with your life, Le Wagon is the perfect place for you. My only complaint is that I wish I was still there. Hop on the Wagon, you won’t regret it!
LeWagon is a very intense and comprehensive learning experience, I didn’t expect to achieve so much in a so short period. It is an amazing experience for everyone whishing to become a developer, an PM, an entrepreneur or even just interested in CS technology!!!
During my Business Administration & Economics studies in Passau I missed the connection to the start up and technology world. I was missing a skill which was not taught in university. Being curious about the internet and online presence of companies, I have always been interested in the development of such things. A friend of mine told me about Le Wagon and there was no better starting point than after my Bachelor’s Degree. We both applied to Le Wagon in Lisbon and were happy to be both accepted for the bootcamp starting in September 2017. I didn´t really know anything about coding and what to expect from the bootcamp. My first steps in that direction took place with the prep work I needed to finish before the start of the bootcamp. I already experienced the feeling of highs and lows during the prep-work. With no background knowledge, I sometimes felt lost and then the exhilaration of being a ‘geek’ when I got what I had to do. When I arrived in Lisbon I got to meet all the other beautiful and very interesting people who decided to take on the same challenge as I did. There were people who already knew some coding and others who didn’t know a bit. The first two weeks of the bootcamp were the hardest for me. Back- end coding without seeing any output did not make sense at all for me but made me feel nerdy at the same time. After those two weeks we did a deeper dive into the different topics and languages of coding and I started to get the hang of all the concepts we learnt before, it was all making sense. The teachers and assistants were extremely helpful and available at all times during the day and even mentioned to be available outside the classes. I had highs and lows again, some days where I didn´t get a bit of what we were doing and others were I was able to help my colleagues. In the end, it was the most challenging and most interesting time I’ve had in the last few years. Everybody was able to create something beautiful and impressive after such a short time. It takes hard work and discipline to be really good, but it is the best school and system to learn how to code or to dive deeper if someone already knows how to code. No one is left behind and the teachers take time for everybody. Le Wagon was the best idea for me and my career. I have learnt a lot and now found something I really can see myself doing professionally and staying motivated with. It is a challenging bootcamp but it helps in professional growth and personal as well. All the important skills are brought to you through different experiences, tasks and events. Thank you very much to the whole team and batch #97 in Lisbon.
I was originally a social scientist without affinity for IT when due to my work as a Project Manager I started to collaborate closely with programmers and IT professionals. That’s when I made up my mind to learn to code to be able to better communicate with my team members. After some research, I decided to join the Le Wagon Bootcamp in São Paulo (Batch 64). My expectations were very high and they even got exceeded! I did not imagine that I will learn in such a short time to build a working web application from scratch. For the final two-week-project we have built a doctors review page with a group of four programming newbies. It was an amazing experience and I recommend the Le Wagon bootcamp to everyone that is motivated to learn to code.
I always knew that I wanted to code, but I was really afraid to try as it seemed to me as something very difficult at that time, so I spent about a year doing various online courses. That’s where Le Wagon shines, it doesn’t simply teach you the syntax of the language, it gives you the mindset you need, it teaches you the way to approach a problem and solve it, because coding is not about the language syntax, it’s the easiest part in fact, breaking down the task and finding the ways to build/solve the task is what coding is, syntax comes very easy when you know what you have to do. The course is fast and I can say it was pretty INTENSIVE. PS: I could say that intensivity is their magical formula of teaching any person to start code in so little time. Nowadays I’ve started my own app “Barracalivre.com.br”, and I still have to learn a lot, but Le wagon was the best wake up call.
Before Le Wagon, I was working on the business team of a Portuguese startup where most of my colleagues were developers. Being in that environment, I naturally started to grow an interest in coding.
I tried some online courses but found it difficult to get the most out of them at home by myself. That’s when I first heard Shannon, Lisbon’s driver, in a talk about women in tech. I also had a good reference from a former Lisbon alumni.
That summer I applied and quit my job. Though I was confident that learning to code was a good move, I did question myself about leaving a safe job for a new and unknown future.
You might often read people saying that it was one of the best decisions in their lives. I can now say that that is not an overstatement. The bootcamp is really well planned for people from all different backgrounds. Yes, you will struggle, but that is the whole point. And there is always a teacher or a colleague to discuss the challenges with - that’s one of the most valuable sides of the bootcamp.
Besides coding, there is a really interesting entrepreneurial mindset and you end up practicing really important social skills.
In the end, you might still be a junior developer, but you will feel empowered enough to build you own web apps, apply to jobs or learn other languages.
9 intense and very rewarding weeks that go by so fast. My recommendation: apply to Le wagon and just enjoy the ride.
Fantastic, exciting, rough, tiring ... and in the end an experience that exceeds all expectations!
Before Le Wagon, I was Project Manager in the field of chemistry (nothing to do with IT), and at the same time, I was running a parallel startup project with two other coders. With the experience in the startup project which was complicated by my lack of computer skills, I decided to take accelerated training to understand the difficulties and challenges of software development. With Le Wagon, I not only gained an understanding ,but acquired advanced skills, a high level pedagogy and above all a dedicated team that surrounds you and advises you even after the end of the bootcamp.
After 9 weeks of classes, I was able with classmates to develop a platform with online payments from A to Z (www.tribo.space). I am still impressed to see what Le Wagon has allowed me to learn in such a short time and especially with a business orientation because the goal is to offer entrepreneurs the technological skills to create their own web products!
I recommend this school to anyone, whether entrepreneur or simply curious, as behind these doors opens another world with a fantastic Le Wagon community! THANKS GUYS!
I was looking for a new career path and have always been attracted by logical stuff like web development.
I didn’t want to go back to classes for years, I just wanted to learn quickly and with an intensive rhythm.
I have chosen Le Wagon because of their entrepreneurship spirit, and I have not been disappointed a single time. I have followed Le Wagon classes 3 months ago in Bordeaux (batch 102), it rather changed my life.
It’s been a really great experience, I met incredible people, and learned to code.
Le Wagon is not just a tech school teaching you how to code and then leaving you alone in the dark with your computer. It’s teaching you THE state of mind, making you a real independent web developer. Teachers are really good in letting you understand by yourself and helping you acquire the right state of mind, making you a real independent web developer.
You will be able to think, learn and develop all by yourself afterwards.
Moreover, Le Wagon is a network, a real developer community, which will brings you help whenever you need it in your developer life.
I have always been into sustainable development so I submitted a project idea about carbon footprint transportation compensation, and it has been chosen. So I developed the project with 2 other students for 2 weeks and could apply all what I’ve learned the past 7 weeks.
Creating a complete web app from a simple idea, following every steps of the process and finally presenting it.. wahou!
Hard to go back to the real world after 9 weeks like that. You just want to code again and again, improving yourself everytime, learning a new tech language etc.
And that’s when you realize you’ve become a web developer thanks to Le Wagon Bordeaux.
Before doing Le Wagon I was studying Mathematical Sciences at Stellenbosch University in South Africa. I did enjoy my course but I loved coding even more and so there was only one idea I had in mind. Finding a course where I could code everyday and have fun while doing it.
I studied Java for three years at school. I also experimented with Swift, Xcode and Android studio in my spare time. But there was nothing out there that could make me learn fast enough, studying by myself. I thought that a bootcamp would help me get where I wanted to be and Le Wagon seemed like the perfect fit for me as I wanted to build and launch my own app.
The course is really tough to begin with as you are learning a whole new language, but there are tons of teachers in the room always there to help and make you learn as quickly and as much as possible. I really cannot stress enough how helpful and supportive all the teachers are. Also the big difference that I found help me learn faster through the bootcamp as oppose to self-studying is that the bootcamp was so well structured. This allowed me to get all the basic building blocks right and in place so that I could build my very own web app by the end of the course.
I ended up building my idea called Resort Runner, a SaaS platform for large hotels and beach resorts. I got the invaluable experience working in a team over three weeks and we built two amazing Apps in the last 3 weeks.
I have continued building resort runner and hope to launch the application in the coming months. Le Wagon was an incredible experience.
I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at Le Wagon London, I found it an extremely rich and structured course, supported by a great team of teachers.
What I appreciated the most and still appreciate now that the course is finished, is having every lectures recorded and the materials supporting it available online. It’s particularly handy for reviewing forgotten or difficult parts.
The community of fellow alumni and teachers on Slack is also a great place to find help to solve problems, hear about job opportunities and keep up with new technologies.
I also appreciate having done all this projects during the course as I now can keep working on them on my own, adding features and keeping my GitHub contributions up!
I strongly recommend Le Wagon!
After graduating from an engineering school, I started to work for a big corporate as a project engineer but I quickly realized I was really bored, that’s why I started to look for a way to radically change my career path. I’ve always been interested in digital companies especially startups, and I was curious about programming. I wanted to fulfill my curiosity and to launch myself into something new, that’s why, in july 2017, I joined the 83th batch of Le Wagon Paris. It was one the best decisions I took : the courses, the teachers, the ecosystem, the alumni… were amazing.
I feel really grateful because Le Wagon made me want to keep programming that’s why I started a new job as a junior ruby developer in a startup.
Feel free to contact me on Linkedin, i’d be glad to give you more details about this experience.
The beginning of 2017 marked a big change in my professional life. Community management, SEO, ads wasn’t the thing I was looking for anymore and I needed something more creative and meaningful. A job where I could find more excitement every day.
Coding seemed to be the best way as I always found this incredibly interesting. During months I learnt alone with online tutorials, side projects and a big part of exploration. But it wasn’t enough because I was lacking something more concrete and structured.
So I took another step, I register for Lewagon #102 in October 2018 in Bordeaux. Along with 11 other students, I learnt web development in the best possible way. From Ruby to front-end languages and databases, the whole adventure is nicely supervised by our teachers.
During 2 project weeks, we built a product with two teammates that allowed us to not only learn web development but also design, product management and teamwork. Without mentioning that this is one more project in our portfolio!
Lewagon brought me additional coding skills I needed to be able to apply for technical jobs as well as the access to a big developers community. According to me, investing in Lewagon bootcamp is completely worth it if you need to learn or upgrade your technical expertise.
Hello i’m Michael and i’d like to share with you my experience with the 9 weeks training course at LeWagon Bordeaux in April and May 2017. (batch #67)
Before, I used to be the CEO of a startup for 4 years with a web platform in education. During these 4 years , I have been struggling to find a good CTO for my startup. I could not find partners so i had 2-3 employees or i had to deal with web agencies and freelance developers. It cost me so much money. After this experience i thought it would be better for me to enhance my skills in development to be able to manage technical development in a better way. I needed a short time intensive training. I was in Bordeaux and i googled that and found Le Wagon Bordeaux training. I chose Le Wagon because i wanted to develop complex website, true apps ! And 2 amazing months started !
While i was managing developers during 4 years, there was so many languages, technologies, systems (front, back, database, servers…) that i thought it would take me several years to be an average app developer.
I wish i would have done Le Wagon training 4 years earlier, i would have saved more than a hundred thousand of euros in development, and so much time !
The training at LeWagon is intense but pedagogy is fun : you do not spend 7 hours a day in a seat watching and listening to a teacher showing you how to code. Hopefully not !!!
Each day, the morning start with 1 hour of lesson, then at LeWagon they have their own learning managing platform where you can access a video of the lesson if you missed something or you need to check the course at home or later (available all your life) and you access to all progressive challenges of each day. And that’s how you day is so nice and goes so fast : it’s all about personal challenges, games, and the system have automatic feedback. You work with another student different each day. It’s your buddy :) And if you’re lost, or need help, a teacher is available to help you so you will not be stuck. At the end of the day a collective session of 1h30 will show an answer to a challenge or to a technical exercise.
You will also test what you know with flashcard quizzes everyday. So it’s an intense immersive process, fun, collaborative and active.
I love it ! Moreover, the team is nice, so you make good friends also and sometimes barbecue, wakeboard or party with your new mates or teachers.
After 7 weeks you are able to code a small app like a simple air bnb app, front and back with database ! That’s amazing ! The last 2 weeks you code your own minimal viable product app in team and you make it available for all the world on a server !
So many skills in such a short time : that’s LeWagon. Because i had managed developers before and because i faced organizational, product conception or technical problems before, i really noticed and appreciated that our lead teacher (so fun and skilled !) gave us the best convenient practices even when designing a simple but smart UX interface. So you’re even given good practices if you want to build a startup.
What i can do now ? Code my own app alone from scratch in a short time, put it on a cloud server, and i can also improve my skills alone because i have the right basis. I decided to be a freelance after that. So the training gave me more than just learning to code i can now code my own projects or find a job.
For me Le Wagon training is a great experience, a great learning. If you’re motivated and you want to be able to develop by yourself or get a job, if you like challenges, it will bring you to a next level and you’ll get rewarded !
After working for the government for a few years, I realized it really wasn't what I wanted for a career. After plenty of thought I knew I wanted to join the tech world, more specifically I wanted to become a developer.
After countless hours of research, the answer seemed obvious: a coding bootcamp. But which one? I read so many reviews, contacted the coordinators, wrote many pros and cons lists and the solution became quite clear: Le Wagon in Montreal.
The second that I contacted MG (the co-founder of Le Wagon Montreal), I knew it was the right fit for me. Throughout the 9 intense weeks, we were continuously supported and encouraged by MG and the rest of the Le Wagon team (even people from far away!). The bootcamp exceeded every expectation I had. The structure of the days was perfect, the pace of learning was great and the teachers/TAs were exceptional. My favorite part was definitely the final project- where we were encouraged to push ourselves to learn and grow both individually and as a team.
And it didn't stop after the 9 weeks. I am now a part of a community the spreads worldwide. I have developed friendships and networks that will last a lifetime. I highly recommend Le Wagon to anyone looking for a positive career change. It's definitely not easy, but if you are ready to put in some work I'm sure you will surprise yourself with how much you can learn in 9 weeks!
I followed the bootcamp at Le Wagon Bordeaux, Batch #102 in autumn 2017.
My work experiences always turned around business development and marketing. Over the years I was more and more interested in the digital. My curiosity urged to me to learn a little the front end: HTML and CSS. I decided to be a freelancer as digital consultant at the beginning of 2017. I accompany startups and small and medium company in their digital strategy and the design of small website with Wordpress.
I knew the Wagon Bordeaux for 2 years but I didn't know if this Bootcamp could suits me. It was thanks to an interesting opportunity that I realized that the Bootcamp Fullstack Developer was the key to answer to a customer need.The objective being to develop a collaborative platform from scratch.
The Bootcamp simply changed my life and my way of thinking.
The team of Bordeaux is very professional and especially in the listening. The first days I thought of having made a mistake about my choice. But the support of the professors allows us to keep heading because the training is intensive and the personal investment is very important.
I had a click at the end of 3 weeks when I really fell in love with the code. A day without coding becomes frustrating.
The more weeks passed and the more I felt at ease. I felt that I very fast developed skills. No training or experience in my life gave me the opportunity to learn a new job so fast.
It's clear that the quality of the knowledge, the exercises and especially the team allows who wishes it to change job, life.
The world of developers is very open. We find a mutual aid as there anywhere else.
At the end of 6 weeks we were capable of making a copycat of Airbnb. And during the weeks project we developed a platform, named Bootcampers, allowing freelances to find development missions without caring about administrative procedures or about the negotiation with a customer thanks to the implementation of a project manager within Bootcampers. This one has a major role of intermediation. What returned the project more complex and very interesting to develop.
Today I am always a freelancer, as Fullstack Developer Junior and Digital Consultant, I work with my customers and soon again thanks to these new skills. I am now capable to develop a landing page in a few days from scratch and I am working on the development of the future platform. Shall have never been all this possible without the Wagon Bordeaux.
I recently graduated from LeWagon Chengdu (batch#114) and I have to admit that I was pleasantly surprised by the level I reached in these short 9 weeks. Being familiar with Python (for Data Science), I was not completely new to programming but I was far away from being able to code a full-fledged web-app.
I actually enjoyed the first few weeks which are supposed to be for ruby “basics” but ended up being extra challenging with optional/teacher challenges and helping my classmates with their exercise. I really like the fact that there was something to learn in the first few weeks for both total beginners (ie: I never wrote a line of code) and more experienced beginners (ie: I can write simple scripts).
Also, the localization of the curriculum was awesome and we learnt how to make WeChat (think Facebook, PayPal and the App Store mixed in one app with a penetration rate over 80% of smartphone users in China) Mini-Programs and allowed us to create and present mini-programs as our final project.
I learned a LOT during these 9 weeks and I made awesome and like-minded friends. If you are not ready to give 110% to the bootcamp to learn, do not waste your time and money. On the other hand, if you are ultra-motivated, want to be challenged every day and make a difference, I would recommend Le Wagon (Chengdu)!
I recently completed Le Wagon's batch 98 in Montreal. This is the second bootcamp that I have attended. I attended my first bootcamp with a different company in 2015. When I left the first bootcamp, I was told by the owners/instructors to "just learn Word Press, maybe focus on front end." To them, my inability to grasp the material without assistance was proof that I wasn't capable of learning backend programming. It took me two years to work up the courage and desire to try again afraid all bootcamps would be like the first.
Le Wagon was the complete opposite. They cultivate an extremely supportive learning environment. The teachers and administration genuinely care about the happiness and success of their students. The program is very logically organized and the online tools to support learning outcomes are terrific. Despite the many personal obstacles I faced during the program, I was able to learn the material and develop marked confidence in my skill level. I can't say enough good things about the program. If you are considering Le Wagon, commit. You will not regret it.
Le Wagon was an amazing experience, first a human one but also because we left it with so many useful skills for our future. Montreal is a wonderful city where we have rapidly become familiar and comfortable in a very tech neighborhood filled with so many startups and entrepreneurs. It was easier to adapt ourselves to this new language because we were surrounded from day one with incredible teachers, patient and passionate about coding. I recommend this bootcamp for anyone who would like to change their lives because it did change mine, and especially in Montreal.
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