On the rails: 3 ruby on rails training programs in Seattle

by Folake Dosu
May 10, 2019

Ruby on Rails, a web application framework, first rose to prominence for being fun and beginner-friendly, making it a fixture in coding bootcamps for many years. Though nowadays it’s no longer the trendiest choice for developers, the Ruby on Rails community is still active and sizable, as Ruby on Rails remains one of Github’s top programming languages. If you want to brush up on Ruby on Rails, consider one of these Seattle-based training programs and bootcamps.


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Ada Dev Academy

Overview: The mission of Ada Developers Academy is to change the face of Seattle tech. Fittingly named in honor of computing pioneer Ada Lovelace, the program trains women and gender diverse people in Seattle who want to become software developers. Their selective, tuition-free training consists of 6 months full-time in the classroom followed by 5 months in a paid industry internship, covering HTML/CSS, Javascript, Ruby on Rails and the fundamentals.

Duration: 11 months

Location: Downtown

Cost: Free


epicodus ruby on rails training seattle

Overview: Learning how to code is often a significant, upfront financial commitment for most bootcamp participants. Epicodus defies that trend by allowing students to enroll for free for the first five weeks. Only students who have passed code reviews in compliance with their attendance policy and code of conduct are invited to continue for the remainder of the program. Graduates have gone on to work at places such as Nike, Amazon and Intel. Epicodus offers full-time courses in C#, Javascript, Ruby and more.

Duration: 27 weeks

Location: Downtown

Cost: $8,500


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Flatiron School

Overview: Flatiron School got its start in 2012 and went on to inspire the coding bootcamp industry as we know it. Through its flagship program, the company has been providing full-stack Javascript and Ruby instruction to students whose career paths as web developers have included stints at companies such as Spotify, The New York Times, NASA and hundreds more.

Duration: 15 weeks

Location: Downtown

Cost: $15,000 (numerous financing options, including income share, available)


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