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Launch the next phase of your career at Canada's leading web development school. Learn to design and develop software with cutting-edge technologies in full-time or part-time courses

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In 9 weeks, I was able to build something I‘d struggled with for a year.
Brian Han
Currently: Front-End Developer, IBM Design.
Formerly: Technical Sales, EntronSystems USA.
Brian Han

Full-time Courses

Web Development

Upcoming 2015 session starts June 8th

Commitment

9 weeks, Monday-Friday
On-site in Toronto

Languages Frameworks

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JS
  • Unix
  • Rails

Our immersive Web Development course has been helping students jump into full-stack development careers for years. Constantly evolving to feature emerging and in-demand technologies, this course teaches object-oriented programming fundamentals and prepares you for a career in web development.

By the end of the course, you will have created and deployed several web applications. With hundreds of graduates, our Web Development course is proven to help students reach their goals – whether upgrading existing skills, starting fresh in a new career, or launching their own business.

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Mobile Development

Upcoming 2015 session starts April 6th

Commitment

12 weeks, Monday-Friday
On-site in Toronto

Languages Frameworks

  • Objective C
  • Swift
  • iOS

Learn to program rich, native iOS applications. Created and taught by industry professionals, Mobile Development uses hands-on projects to prepare you to jump in to one of today’s most exciting careers. This immersive program teaches you the tools and APIs required to build applications for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch platforms with the iOS SDK.

You will work independently and in small teams to build a variety of production-ready native iOS apps in Objective-C that you will launch onto the App Store.

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Part-time Courses

Introduction to Game Development

Upcoming 2015 session starts April 7th

Commitment

12 Weeks, Tuesdays
6:30PM to 9:30PM EST
On-site in Toronto

Languages Frameworks

  • C#
  • .Net
  • Unity

Jump into the exciting world of game development. Learn to code your own games from scratch using the Unity game engine. Through hands-on assignments, you'll be introduced to core game development concepts such as component-based architecture, 2D & 3D rendering, physics, scripting, animation, and cross-platform development.

When you're done this course, you will have built two games from scratch – a clone of Pong and your own unique dual-analogue shooter. This course will also help you bring your games to both desktop and mobile platforms.

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Introduction to Rails

Upcoming 2015 session starts April 6th

Commitment

12 Weeks, Mondays
6:30PM to 9:30PM EST
On-site in Toronto

Languages Frameworks

  • Rails
  • Ruby
  • Unix

Learn a powerful framework that allows you build rich web applications from scratch. From object-oriented programming basics in Ruby to deploying your very own Rails app to the world wide web, this course will help you learn the fundamentals of back-end web development.

Whether you've never written code or have only dabbled, this course will introduce you to the power of programming through hands-on assignments. You'll learn how to rapidly prototype with Rails' powerful built-in generators and how to take your skills to the next level with custom models, views, and controllers.

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Ad Optimization

Upcoming 2015 session starts April 29th

Commitment

12 Weeks, Wednesdays
6:30PM to 9:30PM EST
On-site in Toronto

Languages Frameworks

  • Facebook Ads
  • Twitter Ads
  • Google AdWords

Get instruction and insights directly from leading professionals on how to take full advantage of the most popular advertising platforms. You'll learn how to effectively manage campaigns on Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, and Google AdWords. From selecting strategies aligned with your advertising objectives to expanding a successful campaign, you'll know how to setup, measure, optimize, and grow your digital marketing efforts.

You'll work through a series of resources to get ready to make your own advertising campaign in the final assignment. Designed to bring together all the skills you've been developing, you'll pitch your campaign to a panel of instructors and special guests.

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Front-End Web Development

Upcoming 2015 session starts April 8th

Commitment

12 Weeks, Wednesdays
6:30PM to 9:30PM EST
On-site in Toronto

Languages & Frameworks

  • UX/UI
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Unix

Our part-time Front-End Web Development course teaches students how to build beautiful client-facing websites. Students learn how to go from sketches to code using HTML, CSS, UNIX, and JavaScript.

Whether you're a designer who needs to prototype user experiences or a manager who works with technical teams, these skills are becoming as ubiquitously expected as word processing.

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User Experience Design

Upcoming 2015 session starts May 11th

Commitment

12 Weeks, Mondays
6:30PM to 9:30PM EST
On-site in Toronto

Learn the skills required to design amazing user experiences. This course will focus on developing and applying course design principles to web and mobile design. You will learn how to create a visual hierarchy with emphasis on the actions you want your user to take.

You will use the tools of the trade with hands-on projects in this course to build a portfolio of work. User Experience Design will help you get comfortable working with the restrictions of on-screen design and applying essential principles to everyday design projects.

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No exams or grades, just real-world practical education.

We take a hands-on approach to teaching. Our instructors are industry professionals who have made a living at the very things they’ll teach you. We exclusively teach career-ready skills that are in demand – there's no time for out-dated approaches or fluff.

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