Although prior experience is helpful, our alumni are proof that regardless of background, your passion is the ultimate prerequisite for success within our coding bootcamp. Whether you're new to coding or an experienced developer, if you're ready to fully commit to our program–the most rigorous in the industry–you'll find success.
Here, they share their Coding Dojo bootcamp reviews and journeys to victory.
Digital Producer, Former Copywriter
In the end, the most important thing I learned was how to learn, which is really the most valuable thing the program gives you.
But if you can work thru those difficult moments, you will be able to succeed and you will be able to take away so much from a bootcamp like this.
Application Developer, Former Fisherman
It's great to learn every aspect of it and to really see how everything work together.
Software Engineer, Former Bioengineer
If you’re coming in with little to no coding experience, then a bootcamp will greatly accelerate your learning and, more importantly, will teach you how to learn...
Full Time Developer, Former Program Manager
You have to want it and be willing to work hard. It's okay to make mistakes. You refactor and try again.
Apprentice Bootcamp Leader, Former Property Manager
You are investing in yourself and you will get out of this program whatever you put into it. Through this struggle comes immense satisfaction and pride in accomplishment when you are finished.
Solutions Engineer, Former Operations Analyst
...you would want to put your best foot forward and commit to learning as much as you can.
The most challenging project was certainly one that I was expected to accomplish on my own. But this prepared me very well for the real world.
Systems Analyst, Former Actor/Model
I love how there are very little limitations when it comes to coding. If you have an idea, then just build it. The biggest limitation is yourself.
Full Stack Engineer
It's imperative for new students to be able to apply the fundamentals of programming in more than two stacks in order to demonstrate that they fully grasp the fundamentals...
Front-End Developer, Former Illustrator
You are not going to fail because there's no such thing as failure when it comes to self-improvement through education.
Sara Wong | HR Background
Web Development Engineer I at Amazon Web Services
I wouldn’t have been able to grow as a developer the same way if I had gone to another bootcamp.”
Matt Tucker | CS Background
Co-Founder & CTO @ Roost / Coding Dojo Instructor
By the first month, you start to realize I can already build stuff... I didn’t get that in college.”
Justin Fisher | Developer for 20 Years
You can spend months trying to learn this stuff on your own, or you can come here and get it right away”
Tamara Solarzano | Marketing Background
Senior User Experience Designer at DocuSign
I didn’t even know how to write a line of code. I just kept building... until I was doing really...”
Eric Chen | IT Background
Software Development Engineer at Egencia, an Expedia company
I gain as much as I could from this bootcamp. Because of that, I'm in such a better place in my life.”
Ignacio Rovirosa | Developer Background
Senior DevOps Engineer at Symphony - Secure Seamless Communication
It's not just how good you can code, but how you can work with other people and how you could...”
Although over 80% of students have no prior experience in web development. On a national scale, our alumni land a job in 180 days after graduating, with an average salary of $76,000 per year. Here are other major companies where our alumni, who wish to be anonymous, are currently working:
*Published in February 2018, this is based upon a survey that was sent to alumni who graduated between January 2015 and October 2017.
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