SoftStack Factory: 4 Phase Program

offered by SoftStack Factory

The SoftStack Factory bootcamp consists of a total of 24 weeks of part time classes, where the students will spend an average of 4-6 hours a day on course work, meet two times a week as a group for 4 hours, dedicated to the learning of a complete technology stack, best practices regarding technology and corporate etiquette. The bootcamp focuses on web and mobile application development, first learning web development skills which then can be applied towards creating hybrid mobile applications that delivers native apps and backend services that can be used by both application methods. During the course, students will take advantage of open source, free or almost free tools to create software in a factory like manner.

The current SoftStack Factory bootcamp offering is in the form of one 4 week qualifier session and 3 additional courses, which total 24 weeks.

Phase one is an “Intro to Javascript and HTML” that consists of 4 weeks of assessment projects and a final test to qualify for the follow on step.

Phase two is a “JavaScript MEAN Stack Spin-Up” course. This is an 8 week introductory course focused on learning the basic skills to program. Students focus on learning Javascript as their primary programing language, HTML5 and CSS, they also learn Angular a MVC framework, NodeJS and StrongLoop framework to create backends to support the web applications and web services.

Phase three is a “Hybrid Mobile Application Development with Ionic” a 4 week course, Ionic mobile framework allows you to create hybrid mobile application expanding on the knowledge gained in phase two.

Phase four, the “Real World Project,” is an 8 week course where you will use the previous skills learned and then the students will learn project oriented skills and complete a team project. This allows students to focus on more advanced skills and teamwork as the students work on a real world project with other students and mentors.

In order to graduate the courses, students will be expected to complete projects and quizzes that will put to practice all the skills they learned. Classes must be completed satisfactorily to receive a certificate of completion.