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Entrepreneurship@UChicago: Dev Bootcamp Coding Workshop


Friday, April 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

Entrepreneurship@UChicago: Dev Bootcamp Coding Workshop

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UChicago-Undergrad Student 5 Tickets Ended Free $0.00
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Other (Chicago startup community, 1871, BuiltinChicago, etc.) Sold Out Ended $10.00 $1.54
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Entrepreneurship@UChicago is hosting a 1-day Intro to Ruby on Rails Coding Workshop in partnership with Dev Bootcamp on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at the Booth Harper School of Business. This event is FREE for UChicago undergraduate + MBA students. No previous experience in programming and coding is necessary! Breakfast and lunch will be provided.  

Ruby on Rails is the coding language used behind companies like Twitter, Amazon, 37Signals, Hipmunk, Exec, Groupon, J.P. Morgan, Scribd, Asana, and more! This is an invaluable opportunity to learn the basics of programming and Ruby on Rails.



Friday, April 12, 2013

4:00-5:00 pm - Mandatory Prep Session

Saturday, April 13, 2013

9:00am-9:30am - Breakfast

10:00AM Doors close
10:00AM - 10:15AM Orientation
10:15AM - 10:30AM Group formation
10:30AM - LUNCH Morning
1:30PM - 2:30PM Challenges
2:30PM - 3:00PM Talk
3:00PM - 4:00PM Challenges
4:00PM - 4:30PM Talk
4:30PM - 5:30PM Challenges
5:30PM - 6:00PM Reflection, etc.



Dev Bootcamp is a 9-week intensive coding bootcamp in an intimate class and lab setting Monday through Friday at 40 hours a week. We teach professional web development using Ruby on Rails. In 9 weeks you can learn enough programming to start contributing value to an engineering team as an entry level developer. Students do not need prior experience in software development; the program's goal is for graduates to have enough knowledge to join a company as an entry-level developer. Dev Bootcamp has placed 95 percent of its graduates with average starting annual salaries of more than $85,000. Dev Bootcamp recently launched in Chicago, and is accepting new students. Learn more about it here or in this TechCrunch article.

Entrepreneurship@UChicago is undergraduate University of Chicago entrepreneurship organization. Our mission is to promote entrepreneurial education and to empower the next generation of student entrepreneurs and startups. Our programs include the startup workshops, weekend-long bootcamps such as Startup Weekend Chicago Ideas Week, and treks to Chicago-area startups and venture capital firms. Our partners include the Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, Hyde Park Angels, and the Booth Entrepreneurship & Venture Capital Group. Learn more about us here or follow us @startupuchicago


Workshop Leaders

Jesse Farmer

Jesse Framer is the founder of Dev Bootcamp. After graduating with a degree in mathematics from the University of Chicago in 2006, Jesse moved to San Francisco and never looked back. In 2007 he built Adonomics, the first third-party analytics software for the Facebook Platform, and sold it a year later. In 2010 he co-founded Everlane, a venture-backed online fashion retailer. He's now dedicated to teaching you the difference between a superclass and an eigenclass.

Abi Noda

Abi Noda is the founder of OrangeQC, a quality control software helps healthcare organizations, building service contractors, and facility managers digitally perform and manage inspections. He is also the founder of The Starter League in Chicago, and was a former software engineer for Obama's re-election campaign. He has over 5+ years of new product devleopment experience, and specializes in building, optimizing, and scaling businesses through the use of technology. His areas of expertise include Ruby on Rails, and UI/UX design.

Have questions about Entrepreneurship@UChicago: Dev Bootcamp Coding Workshop? Contact Entrepreneurship@UChicago
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Chicago Booth Harper Center
5807 S Woodlawn Ave
Chicago, IL 60637

Friday, April 12, 2013 at 3:00 PM - Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 6:00 PM (CDT)

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