Master the Fundamentals while Exploring New Tech

Many software engineering programs teach in-demand technologies. Our program goes further, weaving together cutting-edge tech (such as React, ES6 and Blockchain) and computer science fundamentals, so that you’re able to freely pick up new languages, libraries, and frameworks. You’re able to enhance your career and build production worthy applications.

Learn From World-Class Instructors

Our coding bootcamps are results-focused. Students learn technologies and fundamentals, then immediately put them into action with carefully designed assignments and personal projects that students conceive of and build from the ground up.

Think Like a Software Engineer

Prospective software engineers have defined goals, but don’t always have a roadmap to show them how to meet those goals. Our students have a world-class instructional staff that works alongside and supports their efforts from the first day of class through the hiring process after graduation.

Grow Your Network

When you choose to study software engineering at Galvanize, you gain more than just an education—you also gain a network. Our campuses are home to hundreds of startups and Fortune 500 companies that work under the same roof as and share community spaces with our students.

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12 Weeks

Additional Offsite Prep Optional

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44 Tehama StSan Francisco, CA 94105

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Upcoming Dates

San Francisco

Jan2 - Mar29

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm

San Francisco

Feb19 - May17

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm

San Francisco

Apr8 - Jul5

12 Week Hack Reactor Immersive

Mon-Fri 9:00am - 8:00pm; Sat 9:00am - 5:30pm

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What You Will Learn

Week 1

Fundamentals of CS

In the first week, you’ll be immersed in learning the fundamental concepts and strategies considered best practices in the software engineering industry.

  • Basic and advanced data structures
  • Thinking like an engineer
  • Using JS instantiation patterns

Weeks 2-6

Full Stack JavaScript

Learn Full Stack JavaScript in 5 weeks in the context of working on realistic code bases.

  • Inheritance Patterns, Algorithms, and Browser Animation and D3
  • Frameworks and the MVC Pattern
  • Server Side Technologies/Node and Databases
  • Advanced Web Development: JavaScript, Angular, API frameworks, CSS frameworks, JS frameworks, Deployment and Authentication

Week 7

Solo Week

Get some rest and work on an individual project. There are no scheduled lectures during Solo Week.

Weeks 8-13

Application Design & Development & Job Search

Work in teams that resemble industry standards to develop functional applications. Work with new technologies and put your bug testing to good use. In the last week, you’ll prepare for the job search by doing practice interviews, learning negotiation tactics and updating your resume and online presence.

  • MVP, Greenfield, and Legacy Projects
  • Thesis Project
  • Software Engineering Best Practices
  • Career Services Preparation

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