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What is the structure and schedule of the program?

Dev Bootcamp is an 18-week program (9-weeks remote part-time, 9 weeks on-campus immersive).

The program is divided into phases:

Phase 0 (9 weeks remote distance learning): Phase 0 introduces you to many concepts you will see in depth at Dev Bootcamp. It includes basic HTML/CSS, introduction to Ruby, introduction to Javascript, and relational database concepts. You’ll also be introduced to pair programming and interact with other students in the program. You will spend 20-25 hours each week working on the Phase 0 curriculum.

Phase 1 (3 weeks on-site): Basic Ruby, how to think and communicate like a programmer, Database and ActiveRecord. 60-80 hours per week.

Phase 2 (3 weeks on-site): How the web works, MVC, and front-end development that includes HTML CSS and JavaScript. 60-80 hours per week.

Phase 3 (3 weeks on-site): Putting previous lessons together with the Rails framework and building an original web application from scratch. The final eight days are a group final project built from the ground up which will be demo’d at graduation. 60-80 hours per week.

You will also have guidance from our career coaches throughout the program. They will review skills and techniques that will help you search and prepare for your first job as a junior developer, including technical interview practice, resume review, salary negotiation, and personal networking and branding.

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