App Academy is the best curriculum in my opinion. I have a master degree in CS but I learned Ruby/Rails by going through their curriculum. It’s great. You don’t need to pay for it https://open.appacademy.io/ I’d say do every single project in their curriculum and create an impressive GitHub profile for yourself
Maybe? It depends on what you're looking for, but I found that if you're going to be in NY or SF, App Academy is the better option. I did have some advantages that helped out here. I'm a Bay Area native who also went to college in California so I had already established a network here and I leveraged that to find my first job.
3k for App Academy prep course: Worth it? - reddit
I just applied for (and was accepted into) App Academy's boot camp prep course, and wanted to know if it is worth the $3k. It would be paid for by my father (I've been on disability for 8 months, unable to do my previous, strenuous job.. So money is tight), and I want to be sure I am using his money wisely. Thanks in advance!
Any app academy graduates know/want to share ... - reddit
Definitely do NOT pay 28k. That's completely ludicrous. App Academy is no longer worth it after they changed their payment scheme. I got a total comp of 115k base + 15k bonus + 15k options after App Academy. I applied to about 150 companies and landed a job after about two months. A …
I had similar issues with App Academy especially when I got to rails, and went to The Odin Project since it's more self contained. If you look at what app academy said in their reddit thread "[–]kpatel737[S] 3 points 12 months ago Because we provide a lot of external help :) The instructional support and accountability mechanisms we have in place increases your velocity significantly."
Would a bootcamp like App Academy or Hack Reactor be worth ...
App Academy takes nothing upfront (you still need to pay $5k deposit I think) and you only pay if you get a job. Quite a few people get kicked out of Hack Reactor, but I hear in recent cohorts like starting January 2017 or so, they let you repeat Phase 1 if you fail the Summary Assessment.
Are coding bootcamps worth it? Feeling stuck - reddit.com
I was referred to look up coding bootcamps but I also want to make sure I am not going to waste my money. Out of my research I have been doing the top 3 boot camps that have caught my eye are the Coding Dojo, The Tech Academy, and App Academy. But ideally I am most interested in the Coding Dojo because of their curriculum.
Is App Academy a Scam? — 5 myths and truths about coding ...
To support Quora User's answer, they are both have solid outcomes results and are each great choices depending on what your goals are. From my experience working with all ~800 H/R grads so far, most of them end up programming in languages and fra...