JavaScript Web Development Bootcamp in Barcelona

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Too much fun for a bootcamp
Too much fun for a bootcamp
Study with women from around the world
Study with women from around the world
Pair programming and a laugh
Pair programming and a laugh
Unwind at community events
Unwind at community events
WTF is JavaScript event
WTF is JavaScript event
Meetup Events
Meetup Events
Pioneering Engineer in Silicon Valley
Pioneering Engineer in Silicon Valley
CodeOp is hosted @ Spaces 22
CodeOp is hosted @ Spaces 22

About

CodeOp's Full Stack Development bootcamp prepares students for careers as entry-level software developers. In the early weeks of the course, students learn programming fundamentals, data structures, algorithms, and advanced JavaScript. Students then develop complete applications using the latest technologies, some of which include Vue, React.js, Node.js, Express, MySQL, Git, Scrum, and Heroku. The final weeks have a dual focus, with students developing full-stack applications from scratch while also undergoing extensive career preparation.

Highlights
  • Senior-Level Instructors - Be Taught by Working Professionals
  • Evidence-Based Instruction - Learn from Cutting-Edge Curricula
  • Employer Connections - Access our Network of Hiring Partners
  • Project-Based Learning - Develop a Portfolio of Real-World Designs
  • 24-Hour Access - Use Our Co-Working Facilities Any Time You Like and Enjoy Weekly Yoga and Daily Fruit & Tea

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Reviews

9.6 Rating
based on 15 reviews
  • Academics 9.9
  • Support 9.5
  • Fun 9.3
  • Housing 8.2
  • Safety 9.6
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Olga
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

It was an amazing experience!

I was always skeptical about bootcamps. The huge turn-off for me moreover, was online course.
Aside that, I have years of working experience in IT industry and knew that organising work from home is not so easy, specially when the team is not matured enough but I have to say, CodeOp proved me absolutely wrong.
I was impressed how fast the teachers could organize remote classes and how efficient they were.
It was an amazing experience. Although difficult sometimes (really difficult) but it changed my life.
Pros:
1) Teachers: teachers are very good and even the ones that are trainees/assistants. They give vivid explanations and are able to understand the mind of the student (hello Emefa!)
2) Schedule and class structure: I liked that we had schedule for lectures and exercises and could plan our day accordingly
3) Curriculum: logical daily challenges, data structures and algorithms, Vue… Easy stuff you learn in the pre-course, hard stuff you learn in class.
4) Support chat: if you are stuck on something you can get help here, even after the class, even on weekend, sometimes even at night! But of course it depends on people availability.
5) Career week: Real HRs come to help to write your CV, prepare for the interview and answer your questions. Imagine my surprise when I realised that with one of the HRs training us I had an interview 2 years ago! Plus career coaching, mocked interviews and presentations from different people (we had a very interesting presentation from Head of IT in Siemens Energy!)
6) During the projects phase you have an option to attend lectures of other groups on different topics if you wish
7) Location and office (if you go for offline bootcamp when we are out of quarantine)
Cons:
1) I wish flesh lectures schedule was pre-planned or we had a list of the available ones (although they list of the lectures is growing all the time)

What is your advice to future travelers on this program?
You need a lot of motivation and zero distractions. It's not a coding school, it's a BOOTCAMP, you get there and you run till you fall, then you get up and run again. You get to rest only at night, but even in sleep you are resolving your coding challenges.
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Erica
8/10
Yes, I recommend this program

A life-changing programme

I was attracted to the course as it was the only Bootcamp aimed for only women that I had found. Having had a difficult time in the tech world in the past, I felt I needed the extra nurturing and support of an all female learning environment. The course itself was well designed and put together, giving us a strong grounding in Javascript fundamentals and taking us through quite a fair bit of algorithms and data structures that you might find ona University CS programme. However, this was much more practical, with all tuition centered around the latest tech stack that the majority of companies are adopting: namely node.js, express, React and MySQL. On top of that, there was the opportunity to learn additional trending technologies that was more tailored to our projects and the needs of the group. Most valuable of all however, we were given incredible jobseeking support, with lots of lectures and presentations by recruiters, and people in industry who have already ventured far into the world of tech. Also the means of communication and structuring of the day gave us a good insight into working in a tech company, as we got used to Agile methodologies, daily stand-ups and weekly review meetings to feed back on how things were going with us. The pace of the course is nevertheless intense, and it is strongly advised to carry out all the pre-course work and to study as much as possible prior to starting the course. Emefa, our course leader was incredibly kind, patient and organized and the whole team was supportive, caring and eager to help us especially as we worked through the pandemic lockdown and were doing the course 100% online for the first time. Despite all of these issues, everyone was incredibly positive and business as usual and I didn't feel as if the course suffered for being online. Katrina, the CEO, is an amazing person, who was seriously encouraging and engaged, her passion and positivity is infectious and she is incredibly supportive of all her students. I would recommend the course to anyone. I didn't want it to end and would love to go back and do the data science one someday.

If you did this all over again, what's one thing you would change?
I would have done more pre-coursework to prepare before starting.
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Alba
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Gran experiència!

Super contenta amb l'experiència a CodeOp, és un curs intens, d'11 setmanes, però molt, molt recomanable. Val la pena fer la pre-work que t'envien abans de començar el curs, això et permetrà no anar tant perduda quan comencis el curs. El programa és molt complet, intens, ràpid, molt ràpid, però val molt la pena, aprens moltíssim!
La xarxa de suport tècnic durant tot el curs és espectacular, en tot moment et pots posar en contacte amb companyes i professors/es per tal de resoldre dubtes.
Si tens ganes d'aprendre i de treballar fort per fer un canvi a la teva vida, no ho dubtis! :)

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Super contenta con la experiencia en CodeOp, es un curso intenso, de 11 semanas, pero muy, muy recomendable. Vale la pena hacer la pre-work que te envían antes de empezar el curso, esto te permitirá no ir tan perdida cuando empieces el curso. El programa es muy completo, intenso, rápido, muy rápido, pero vale mucho la pena, aprendes muchísimo!
La red de soporte técnico durante todo el curso es espectacular, en todo momento puedes contactar con compañeras y profesores / as para resolver dudas.
Si tienes ganas de aprender y de trabajar fuerte para conseguir un cambio en tu vida, no lo dudes! :)

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Naijeria
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Life Changing

I had been contemplating a transition into tech for a while when I decided to google for a tech bootcamp. I had two challenges – time and money. As a working mother of three there were demands on my time and monthly budget. I had initially dabbled in free online classes; at one point I had even paid for an online course. Juggling work and family and finding time to study, it was very easy to fall behind and not keep to my study schedule. I needed something I would be able to commit to for a period of time - 10 – 12 weeks was manageable and I needed an institution that could provide not only a scholarship but a fee payment plan as well that would not make me overstretch my finances.
Code Op checked the two boxes and in addition, the fact that it situated in Barcelona Spain the weather was perfect and the visa process painless: two key considerations if you come from Africa (or maybe it’s just me.)

The curriculum was intense and engaging. In the first 6 weeks, one gets to understand the fundamentals in morning lectures and as well as put into practice new knowledge in the afternoon working on assignments.
Monday through to Thursday typically would involve problem solving sessions from 9 – 10, then lectures for about 2 hours and review of the previous days coding assignment then the afternoons would be spend working on coding assignments. Fridays involved, guest sessions and weekly tests to gauge comprehension and application of things you learnt during the week. Week 7 – 10 was fun, the climax in my book of the bootcamp. It was all about putting all we had learned , in the previous weeks, into projects, creating your first minimum viable product (MVP) then adding a feature to a fellow student MVP and lastly the group collabo project, where you had to work with fellow student to create a product from scratch, separate responsibilities in delivering the final project and showcasing your finished work.

During the period of the course, you have one on one sessions with the career coach and networking opportunities. Week 11, the last week, is career week and you have chance to improve your white-boarding skills, work on your CV and LinkedIn profile and prepare for the real world.

Code Op uses Slack to keep us connected to the lecturers and mentors as well as ourselves as students. Two months after graduation, I am still part of the community and I am also able to be there for new and incoming bootcamp students and still get support in the job search and navigating life after bootcamp. We discuss coding, big up projects but also share cool resources and job links that we may come across… there is even a mouth-watering recipes channel.

Code Op have an open door policy, you are able to access support from the staff when you need it. To be honest , it didn't have to be code related...it is 360 degree wholesome support. The staff is approachable and non judgmental. The fact that a number have transitioned careers and understand the pressure of going through a bootcamp makes the engagement with them meaningful and fulfilling.

CodeOp is housed at Cloud-works co working space, this provides an atmosphere to mingle with a great start up and take part in tech and business networking opportunities.
Overall experience: 9/10 . I recommend CodeOp specially given that it is inclusive and non ageist! I was embraced as a 45 year old , renaissance woman , mother of three. I thrived and I am better for it. …you are never too old! If you are thinking about it - #JustDoIt

If you did this all over again, what's one thing you would change?
We had prep-work to do prior to the bootcamp, I would have done all the prep work to the best of my ability.
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Zahra
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

CodeOp didn't just teach JavaScript but taught the skills to think and approach problems like a developer.

For me there were many pros but the top 3 are:
- The whole team is supportive and very active in your learning. You get support not just from the teachers and assistance but mental support from the founder, Katrina. She takes time to get to know each student.
- There's technical support available from teachers and student alumni through Slack community
- The career support and preparation was great. They really take you to the basics - the most useful thing they gave advice (for me) was on how to answer the question 'Tell me about yourself'.

What would you improve about this program?
I'd make time to take more breaks during the day for a 10 minute walk. I didn't do this enough to clear my head but when I did, I always felt better.
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Miriam
9/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Great team

I didn't have ANY previous experience with coding before, and decided to join 11-week Full-stack. The intensity of the program was excitingly challenging!

I think what makes CodeOp such a unique school for me was the team of teachers & staff. They are very high-skilled and properly hand-picked for each role. They definately help you in whatever you need, encouraging you to improve.
The program is very well put together and complete. We also had private come-in speakers that could answer all our questions and useful workshops!

Non-Academic related, it doesn't give that much help to non EU-citizens or non Spanish residents like student visa or help you with housing if you're not living in Barcelona. So you'll have to figure out another way.

But besides that, I would totally choose this school again!

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Joy
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Best Bootcamp in Barcelona

I'd highly recommend CodeOp to anyone; from those looking to change careers to those looking to boost their skills. The course will push you out of your comfort zone and you will be happy to know how much more you can achieve. The team is very patient and understands the various backgrounds everyone has come from and makes sure everyone is in a comfortable environment to learn. Furthermore, they keep in touch after the bootcamp and advise you on your career journey. It's a great family to be part of.

What would you improve about this program?
Include PHP in their curriculum since turns out to be on high demand as well.
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Viktoria
10/10
Yes, I recommend this program

Best Bootcamp in Barcelona!

Recently graduated from CodeOp Full-Stack Development course and I am more than satisfied. The CEO and all the teachers are amazing. I checked out other bootcamps, what they can offer and honestly think CodeOp's curriculum is the best. They offer really good workshops also during the bootcamp. I finished my course remotely because of COVID-19 and they were so well-prepared for the fast change. The coding languages they teach are very useful for job search, I feel I learned and improved a lot and I didn't have any coding skills before. I highly recommend the school.