Code 400-level courses are the most intense courses offered at Code Fellows. Students come in with various backgrounds and leave with the training and skills they need to excel as professional software developers. Code 401 courses require prior experience in software development, whether through preceding Code Fellows courses, self-study, or on-the-job training.
Students will learn to write clean, well-tested, advanced Python code using industry-standard software engineering patterns. They will study the foundational structures of networked programming, from sockets and protocols to advanced frameworks such as Django, Flask, and Pyramid.
Students will learn to use Visual Studio 2017 to create ASP.NET MVC Core applications and work with Azure to deploy the applications onto a live server. The course focuses on fundamental computer science concepts like object-oriented programming, data structures, and the foundations of Microsoft’s ASP.NET Core Framework.
Students will learn how to create mobile games and apps for the Android and iOS operating systems. They will take their app ideas from concept to completion and learn the tools, frameworks, and best practices used by mobile developers around the world.
Students will learn to write clean, crystal-clear, well-tested, advanced Java code using industry standard software engineering patterns while building servers with SpringMVC and mobile apps with Android.
While every day is a little different, students can expect consistency. Half of the day, Monday through Friday, students are in class learning to code through lectures, in-class assignments, and live coding sessions. The other half of the day (or more) is spent in lab time, getting specialized attention from instructors and TAs and honing development skills—all preparation to land a high-paying job as a software developer. Four Fridays are dedicated to project presentations and our Career Development Curriculum, which prepares students for their job search.
Code 401 courses are designed for the developer who needs to put the finishing touch on their skill set, get real-world experience, or learn another programming language. To find out more about the success of our graduates, read our Student Success page.