10-Week, Part-Time, INtroductory

JavaScript After Hours

Learn JavaScript, the most widely used programming language in the world.

Overview

JavaScript After Hours is a 10-week, part-time course hosted during the evening. This course is intended for beginners who want to learn programming fundamentals using JavaScript or for developers that want to add this in-demand language to their skillset.

Learn

We measure learning outcomes and track student job placement. Our most recent 2020 Outcomes Report details a 91% employment rate for job-seeking graduates.

Build

Individual and team-based projects prepare you to work in a real development environment. Create work to build your portfolio and impress your future boss.

Grow

We teach JavaScript, the most widely used programming language in the world. Our curriculum teaches only the most in-demand and innovative technologies.

Graduated Burlington Code Academy student

"Burlington Code Academy gave me the foundational skills and professional support I needed to start a new career as a software developer. I’m extremely appreciative of the experience and excited for the path ahead!"

– Mike Felix
Software Developer at Future Foundry

What You Will Learn

Each week you will learn a new concept that guides you through the basics of JavaScript programming into an intermediate level. Along the way you will be working through mini-projects of increasing complexity as you advance into your final project: a fully functioning web application.

Programming Fundamentals

Fundamental coding concepts and understanding JavaScript syntax, values, and variables.

Native DOM & Scripting

Learn the data representation of the objects that comprise the structure and content of a document on the web.

Embedding & Calling APIs

Embed media to make richer experiences. Leverage third-party APIs, like Google Maps.

Node.JS

Create self-contained server-side web applications using NodeJS and deploy it to the cloud.

Object-Oriented Programming

Gain a solid understanding of the principles of designing programs using objects.

Interactive Mapping

Learn LeafletJS, a JavaScript library which allows for the creation of and interaction with web maps.

10-Week Overview

WEEKS 1-3
Intro to Javascript

We start with the very basics -- What is a computer? What is a terminal? What is a variable? -- and work up to the command-line. Learn fundamental coding concepts and understanding JavaScript syntax, values and variables.

WEEKS 4-6
Programming Fundamentals

Learn how to recognize and use certain abstract data structures (arrays, stacks, hashes) and understand intermediate computer science concepts like closures and recursion. Launch a program from the terminal.

WEEKS 7-8
Intermediate JavaScript

Take your knowledge of the JavaScript programming language and apply it to interactive application design. Build a functioning web application using specific guidelines for your project.

WEEKS 9-10
Final Projects

Secure your foundation with topics such as Node.js, API integration, and object-oriented programming. Begin your final project and solidify concepts by applying what you learn to real-world problems.

Tuition & Financing

Full Tuition

$4,000

Our prices are among the lowest in the country for code schools of our caliber and paying upfront for tuition means avoiding interest rates from outside lenders.

Loans

Burlington Code Academy partners with Ascent so you can access simple, honest loans for tuition. Fixed interest rates, no prepayment fees, and a free repayment calculator so you can budget for your loan from start to finish!

Scholarships

BCA is committed to help anyone with a passion or interest in technology to take the next step. Our Scholarships range from $500 – $4,000. Get in touch and we will help you find a scholarship that is right for you.

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Upcoming Courses

Online
Jan 10, 2023 - March 16, 2023
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
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Online
Feb 6th, 2023 - Apr 12th, 2023
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST
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