University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp Curriculum

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Becoming a successful web developer requires a strong foundation in computer science fundamentals, so the full-stack curriculum at University of Wisconsin Coding Boot Camp takes you deep into the basics of coding and data structure. The best way to master new topics is through hands-on experience, so real-life coding projects are at the heart of our program.

We know that employers care about what you can do, not just what you say you can do. That’s why students focus on the practical application of their knowledge, graduating with a comprehensive portfolio of projects that demonstrate their skills.

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Unit 1: FoundationsWeeks 1-8


Description:

You will learn the fundamental concepts of web development: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will also work deeply with APIs and DOM manipulation to create visually compelling and data-rich applications. In this phase, you will initiate your portfolio and deploy your work in GitHub.

What You Will Learn:

  • Create a mobile-friendly website for a small business.
  • Develop a robot gladiator game complete with levels, lives, and health.
  • Create a personal task tracker to keep you productive.

Unit 2: TechnicalWeeks 9-16


Description:

You will learn the skills necessary to engineer a full stack web application. You will dive into the MVC paradigm, MySQL, Sequelize ORM, and the construction of Node/Express servers. By this point, you are able to build advanced full stack applications.

What You Will Learn:

  • Create a budget tracker for your monthly expenses.
  • Develop an employee directory for a rapidly expanding startup.
  • Create a tool that automatically generates PDFs.

Unit 3: PerformanceWeeks 17-24


Description:

You will acquire skills to optimize your web applications for speed and efficiency as well as prepare yourself for the transition to a career in web development. You will implement cutting-edge frameworks like React, NoSQL, and MERN in your final project.

What You Will Learn:

  • Improve the performance on a legacy application for an outdoor food festival app.

Optional Phase: Online Continuation CoursesSupplemental Learning


Description:

Continue building your professional portfolio of projects after you complete the boot camp.

Build your fluency in additional technologies and further increase your competitiveness in the market with hands-on learning that’s supported by a global network of alumni.


What You Will Learn:

  • Take crash courses in:
  • Python
  • Java
  • Amazon Web Services
  • C#

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