The January Java Bootcamp has concluded and produced another batch of highly skilled Junior Java Developers. They have done the Java Bootcamp (over a 6 month period) which is a full stack web coding bootcamp focusing on Java. The Java Bootcamp is comparable to an internship as we focus on competencies needed by employers.
Java Standard Edition knowledge and competence for Oracle Certification
In the first 3 months of the bootcamp we cover Java Standard edition aligned with the Oracle Java Certification syllabus (OCA and OCP).
Full Stack Java Spring Framework Web Application Development
In the last 3 months of the bootcamp we cover practical web development with the Spring Framework.
Building various apps like a shopping cart program.
||Java Beginner (OCA Aligned)
The course focussed on Object-Orientation and the Java Language Fundamentals. We also covered to Oracle Certified Associate Java Programmer Syllabus.
|Passing a Test in the Java concepts and fundamentals of Object-orientation
|SQL (aligned with MTA)
Querying in SQL, Database Design, Entity Modelling
Using MySQL Workbench
|Passing the international SQL exam on w3schools
Building a normalised multi table database design using a UML Modelling tool on MySQL Workbench
|Java Advanced (OCP aligned)
Practical skills in Java like Networking, Database interfacing, Writing Swing GUI apps performing CRUD operations.
|Building a CRUD JDBC application, using Java and Swing GUI
|Spring MVC / Hibernate
The fundamentals of Spring MVC with Hibernate used in Web Applications.
Spring AOP, Spring Security, Spring REST, Spring Configurations with XML / Annotations, Maven
Eclipse / STS
|Building a CRUD Web Application
|Spring MVC (Online Store)
Building a complete online shopping cart with user login using Spring Security, Apache Tiles, Spring Web Flow, Testing, REST / Ajax, Spring Tag Libraries..
Github Integration with Eclipse
|Building a complete shopping web app with a shoppping cart using the technologies mentioned on the left.
Autoconfiguration, Logging, JDBC Template, MyBatis, JPA, MongoDB, Tomcat, Jetty, REST API, Spring Reactor / WebFlux, Spring Security, Actuator, Testing, JHipster, Heroku
|Build a Spring Boot App with Jhipster and an Angular front-end using the technologies mentioned on the left.
Deploying it to Heroku.
Employers, if you are not talking to us yet about these graduates, please contact us now!
Prospective Students, if you want to find out more, please contact us now!
How I became a Java Developer through Code College:
I worked for 9 years as an Administrator and always knew I wanted to do more, so I decided to follow my high school dream of becoming a Computer Programmer, I then started looking around for programming schools where I came across Code College. I then decided to do the Java Bootcamp at Code College because the price was fair and offered me exactly what I was looking for. I negotiated with my employer to take my accumulated leave on a one-week-per-month basis, matching the Java Bootcamp training schedule.
How did you manage to do the Bootcamp – did you have to resign your job at that time?
No, I had enough leave to take one week per month as the bootcamp is delivered on a “one week per month in the classroom”. The other 2/3 weeks are for assignments and you do not have to be at the campus physically then. This is the quickest way of doing it and not having to resign from your job.
My learning experience at Code College was very practical – almost like being on the job, which is a great way to learn programming and understanding all the technologies you will need. I was surrounded by positive like-minded people at Code College, all trying to head in the same direction. I had to make time on Sundays and weekday evenings for the assignments. I have really learned a lot in the 6 months now that I look back. Our facilitator, Arnold, guided us every step of the way – even after the Java Bootcamp.
Immediately after the Bootcamp in December 2017, I updated my CV and started applying for jobs online. The recruiters where impressed with my knowledge and understanding of the industry and in January 2018 I was made an offer by a company in the financial service industry as a Junior Java developer.
What kind of salary did you expect to get and did you get in the end?
To my surprise, my salary was matched – I was actually offered R500 p.m more 😉
Thank you to Arnold and Code College, this really was a life changing course!
Code College is training a group of 60 learners (some have finished school and some are in grade 11 / 12), in Intro To Programming over a period of 3 months.
(Khanyisa Secondary School, Mthatha, Eastern Cape)
Code College is delivering a Coding Bootcamp for 24 Deaf learners via the Deaf Empowerment Firm and the National Council for Persons with Disabilities.