JavaScript Bootcamp - Zac Gordon

Learn the fundamentals of modern JavaScript an experienced leading JavaScript instructor and a community of engaged learners in this six week structured online Bootcamp.

5 Reasons to
Take This Bootcamp

  1. JavaScript is an essential part of modern web development
  2. This Bootcamp has a proven record of getting people comfortable coding JavaScript
  3. Zac and the group environment keep you motivated and learning more than you would on your own or with normal online resources
  4. Build your portfolio and practice selling your services for new jobs, clients and projects
  5. Develop best practices for coding styles, architecture and tooling

Testimonials

“With no prior JavaScript training, I have gained confidence using JavaScript in real-world projects.”

Tracey Shaw

Bootcamp Grad

“Zac is an amazing teacher and makes this doable for everyone. Worth every penny and then some.”

Selena Darter

Bootcamp Grad

What You Will Learn

  • Week 1 – Working with Simple Data
    In our first week we get familiar with the core fundamentals of working with simple data types in JavaScript.
  • Week 2 – Writing Reusable Code
    This week we learn about best practices for writing reusable and better organized code using functions.
  • Week 3 – Using Complex Data
    In week three we turn our attention towards more complex types of data and how to work with them in JavaScript.
  • Week 4 – The Browser API
    This week we focus on how to interact with the DOM Browser API to use JavaScript to build and manipulate web pages.
  • Week 5 – Making HTTP Requests
    In week five we learn how to use Promises, the Fetch API and HTTP clients for making API requests.
  • Week 6 – Final Project
    Our final week is dedicated to building the final project of a UI Library that implements the skills covered in the Bootcamp.

How You Will Learn

This is a six week program where we meet online via Slack and Zoom. Each week, video and/or text based resources are provided along with practice exercises.

Our weekly schedule follows this format:

  • Mondays – Check-in via Slack
  • Tuesdays – 1 hr live lecture via Zoom
  • Thursdays – 1 hr discussion groups via Zoom
  • Fridays – Check-in via Slack

All lectures and discussion groups are recorded and made available to keep for playback later. You can attend either 11am or 6pm time slots based on your schedules.

The final week is dedicated to building, code reviewing and presenting your final projects.

Next Bootcamp

Jan 13, 2020

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Future Bootcamp Start Dates

Sept. 21, 2020

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FAQ

What Are The Prerequisites?

No knowledge of JavaScript or coding is necessary for this Bootcamp. However a basic background with HTML and CSS is recommended.

How Much Time Will This Take Each Week?

A minimum of ten hours is recommended to dedicate each week to the Bootcamp.  You can get by with less, although many students put in more than ten hours studying and practicing with the exercises.

What Time Are the Lectures and Discussions?

Each lecture and discussion group is available at 11am and 6pm EDT/EST.  Students can choose the best time based on their schedule and alternative between times.  All lectures and discussions are recorded and made available for you to keep.

What Happens If I Miss a Lecture or Discussion

All lectures and discussions are recorded and made available for playback. Attendance of all sessions is not required, although attendance of one lecture and one discussion group is recommended.

What Time Are the Lectures and Discussions?

Each lecture and discussion group is available at 11am and 6pm EDT/EST.  Students can choose the best time based on their schedule and alternative between times.  All lectures and discussions are recorded and made available for you to keep.  

Is There a Payment Plan Option?

Yes! The payment plan involves $297 to reserve your seat, $150 at the start of the Bootcamp and a final $150 due at the end of the Bootcamp.

Will This Get Me a Job?

Applying for jobs requires a combination of hard skills and soft skills.  In this Bootcamp we will focus on the hard skills you need to work as a junior front end developer using JavaScript.  Due to the short length of the Bootcamp, it may require some additional time or more advanced Bootcamps to be fully ready to work as a front end JavaScript developer. However, this Bootcamp will get you set with a solid foundation.