Our 12-week Java coding bootcamp teaches you everything you need to know to enter junior developer roles in the workforce. We provide career preparation, portfolio development and help with your resume and the interview process. You can also learn Java in a part-time online course that contains all the same content, with the same level of rigor and attention to learning science.
The Aptitude TestEach Software Guild candidate must undergo an aptitude test. During this assessment, you’ll demonstrate your attention to detail and ability to think like a programmer.
Introduction to Web DevelopmentOur Online Introduction to Web Development course not only gives you an idea of what learning at The Software Guild is like, but also prepares you for the program to come. This course is required for all apprentices, and content from this course will be discussed during the Java bootcamp.
Basics of Object Oriented ProgrammingLearn the basics of object oriented programming, including basic Java syntax, using the NetBeans IDE, debugging and object oriented concepts such as methods, boolean expressions and arrays.
Classes & ObjectsUnderstand the fundamentals of object oriented programming and learn to create Java classes that utilize inheritance and polymorphism.
Intermediate Java ProgrammingThis unit teaches you how to read and write to the file system, query in-memory locations and format dates properly. Learn unit testing, error handling, enums lambdas and streams.
Advanced Java ProgrammingAfter this unit, your applications should have proper error handling, preventing them from failing when something goes wrong. You’ll also learn dependency injection, as well as using mocking during unit testing.
Java Mastery ProjectThis project demonstrates your ability to create a fully functioning Java application from scratch, given some standard business requirements.
Consuming and Creating REST Web ServicesBy studying JSON, AJAX, jQuery and more, learn to host a RESTful web service using Spring MVC’s Web Frameworks and how to consume the service from the browser using the AJAX functionality in the jQuery library.
Server Side ProgrammingUnderstand the basics of the Spring MVC framework and how to use it to create functional websites with forms. Learn about servlets and JSPS, JSTL and server side validation.
Database Design & Best PracticesLearn to create new databases in MySQL, as well as to query the database using the SQL language. Study basic queries, the data manipulation language, aggregate queries and more.
Database InteractionUsing knowledge of Spring JdbcTemplate, learn to utilize the databases you’ve created to pull information into your Java applications.
Capstone & Career SupportDemonstrate a fundamental understanding of full-stack development and your ability to create a realistic application from scratch using the skills you’ve learned. In addition, mock interviews and resume and career counseling ensure you’re prepared to succeed during your job search.
The Apprentice Experience
Why The Software Guild?
Our aptitude test ensures that, if you become an apprentice, you have the tools you need to succeed. In addition, all prospective apprentices are required to complete our Introduction to Web Development course so everyone starts the program with the same level of knowledge.
Soft Skills Training
Knowing how to code isn’t enough in the modern workforce. At The Software Guild, you’ll learn how to communicate, think critically and work as part of a team.
Access to Employers
Our network of more than 450 employers is growing every day and gives Guildies an advantage in the job market.
You don’t have to take our word for it. The Software Guild’s metrics and statistics are independently verified by the Council on Integrity in Results Reporting.
Guild for Life
You’ll learn practical, relevant skills that apply outside the classroom, from experienced master instructors in a hands-on setting. No matter where you are in your programming career, The Software Guild has courses to help you develop yourself further.
Verified Data. Verified Results.
The Council on Integrity in Results Reporting (CIRR) is a collective of programming bootcamps cooperating to provide independent verification of results for metrics like graduation rate, job placement and salary information for graduates. The Software Guild is proud to be part of CIRR and provide independent verification of our own metrics.
As a student, you want to know that what we say about our graduation rates, job placement and so forth are true, accurate and up-to-date. CIRR provides certainty that we are delivering what we say we are.
“Everything I learned is applicable.”
“I knew the world a little bit, and I wanted to be a part of it.”
At The Software Guild, they really do care about you.
Atria Senior Living
I wanted to make a change and rewrite the future.
Junior Software Developer
It was like college all stuffed into three months...
Having the skills is important, but knowing how to get the job done also matters. At The Software Guild, we offer comprehensive skills training, from the coding language you need to the soft skills that are so important in today’s workplace. Our employer network helps you find the right job, and our career coaches help you get the offer.
Tuition & Start Dates
|App Deadline||Start Date||Location||Price|
|October 26, 2018||November 5, 2018||Online||$10,000|
|November 21, 2018||December 3, 2018||Online||$10,000|
|December 21, 2018||January 7, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|December 14, 2018||January 14, 2019||Louisville, KY||$13,750|
|December 14, 2018||January 14, 2019||Minneapolis, MN||$13,750|
|January 18, 2019||February 4, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|February 15, 2019||March 4, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|March 15, 2019||April 1, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|April 5, 2019||April 29, 2019||Louisville, KY||$13,750|
|April 5, 2019||April 29, 2019||Minneapolis, MN||$13,750|
|April 19, 2019||May 6, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|May 17, 2019||June 3, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|June 14, 2019||July 1, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|July 19, 2019||August 5, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|July 19, 2019||August 12, 2019||Louisville, KY||$13,750|
|July 19, 2019||August 12, 2019||Minneapolis, MN||$13,750|
|August 16, 2019||September 3, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|September 20, 2019||October 7, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|October 18, 2019||November 4, 2019||Online||$10,000|
|November 15, 2019||December 2, 2019||Online||$10,000|