What is Software Development?
(and why do we teach it?)
The World’s Top Programming Languages
Design Engaging, Responsive Front-Ends
Use Node.js/Express.js to Build Powerful Back-Ends
Learn how to collect and process data using Node.js/Express.js – and also how to manage databases with SQL.
Tap Into The Tech Scene
The same proven curriculum as our in-class Full Stack Software Development course optimized for working remotely through Zoom. Led by instructors who work as professional software developers, classes focus on in-depth, practical projects that prepare you for success in your new career. There has never been a better time to learn online and get into coding!
How To Prepare
Through this course, you will develop many employable skills including time management, collaboration, and self-confidence that will shape your mind and grow your creative talent for you to be a valuable employee! To prepare yourself for full-time learning you’ll follow the easy steps laid out in the Pre-Course Lessons of your online textbook which include becoming familiar with platforms like Google Meet, RocketChat, and software like VS Code and Live-Share. Completing these steps will help you make the most of your virtual learning time! To join the class you’ll need the minimum computer requirements which include either Linux, Windows, or Mac Operating Systems; 8GB+ RAM, 2.8+ GHz Processor, 256GB+ Storage, Webcam & Microphone (Headphones optional) and an internet connection of 5 Mbps or more. Everyone here at Texas Tech Coding Academy will be here to support you the whole way so give us a call if you have any questions!
Texas Tech Coding Academy’s Full Stack Software Development Track is designed to take students from no experience to job ready in under a year. After graduating, students continue to receive support in finding their first job from our Job Placement Course, Director of Job Placement, and various hiring partners.
(Highly Recommended for Enrolled Students)
This course is fully designed to ensure our students are 100% prepared to code on the first day. If you would like a chance to work through your pre-work with an instructor, please attend our FREE Prep Course prior to the first day of Web 101 (choose the prep course date prior to your cohort beginning)! Pre-work is due before class starts so begin as soon as you can!
- Foundations of HTML & CSS
- Guided coding exercises & interactive hands-on elements
- Step by step guide on how to set up coding environment
- End Goal: We are building a landing page to prepare for Web 101!
Whether you came from our last Learn to Code (link learn to code event page) event or are taking your first steps in coding, this course is guided by an actual web developer who will be your instructor for the 2 week event! We will build a website on our very first day that you can share with friends and family. Let’s get to coding!
- HTML5 + all new HTML5 APIs
- CSS3 + Animations and Transitions
- Version Control Software - Git
- Responsive Web Design
- Input Control and Form Submissions
- Immersion in Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
- Build Unit Testing + Test Driven Development (TDD)
- Master Callbacks and Functional Programming
- Interact with remote APIs and manipulate data
Databases, Authentication, and Hosting, Oh My! In this course you’ll learn all the back-end tools you need to build the behind-the-scenes functionality for web applications. Build projects that can Create, Read, Update, and Delete their data, using MySQL, Node.js, Express.js, and Google Cloud.
- Shape your own SQL Database
- Serve Express.js routes
- Harness the power of Node.js
- MVC - Model, View, Controller
- Deploy your own Node Modules
- Learn to host, deploy and manage your web applications
React and Redux are the hotness in the industry. Created and maintained by Facebook, React.js is a library focused on beautiful user interfaces to display information from those robust databases and APIs you learned in previous courses. In this course you’ll also build your capstone project, showing off all the skills you have!
- Build web apps with React
- Maintain app state with Redux
- Build Production grade Apps with Webpack
- Handle Client-Side Routing
- Expand your knowledge of Git
- Deep-Dive into HTTPS protocol
of our graduates are employed as software developers within 6 months.
The average salary for a software developer in Texas.
Our courses are designed to teach you relevant skills through practical application. Learn in-demand technologies by building real-life projects with feedback from professional developers.
Director of Job Placement
Receive one-on-one attention from our Director of Job Placement, who provides resume feedback, sets up interviews and events with companies, helps with applying, and more.
Job Placement Course
Hone your online presence, resume, and interview skills in our 4-week job placement course. This course is led by both a professional developer and a recruiter and is free to all Texas Tech Coding Academy graduates.
Texas Tech Coding Academy maintains working relationships with a host of local companies that depend on our graduates to fill open software development positions.