Software is changing the world.

Emerging Digital Academy is a coding school based in Fargo,ND created to address the growing need for software development talent in North Dakota. Emerging Digital Academy is an immersive 20-week program that empowers learners to begin their new careers in the technology industry.  This full-time, classroom-based coding school provides small cohort sizes, one-on-one instructor support, weekly presentations by local industry professionals, and project-based learning principles. Students graduate the program with a portfolio of unique and meaningful projects to demonstrate their talents. You can learn more about Emerging Digital Academy at www.emergingacademy.org.
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Program Goals

  • Understand foundational web technologies
  • Gain familiarity with developer tools (Text Editors, Command Line, Browser Debugging)
  • Build an understanding of basic programming concepts (variables, looping, logic structures)
  • Understand the architecture of the modern web
  • Learn how to build full stack web apps. Full stack means frontend interface in the browser with backend database server design
  • Demonstrate your ability to build fully functional applications
  • Start your portfolio with two projects that show off your skills
  • Network with employers who are hiring programmers

Topics Covered

  • HTML/CSS
  • Basic, Intermediate and Advanced JavaScript
  • Command line
  • Source control (git) and package management (npm)
  • jQuery
  • Node.js + Express
  • React
  • Mongo
  • SQL
  • Project Scoping
  • Technology Research
  • Client Presentations

Current and Upcoming Cohorts

CohortDeadline to ApplyOnline Class BeginsIn-Person Class BeginsGraduation
Cohort 1 - AdaMarch 30th, 2020 (PAST!)April 6th, 2020 (PAST!)May 18th, 2020 (IN PROGRESS!)August 21st, 2020
Cohort 2 - BabbageJuly 20th, 2020 (PAST!)July 27th, 2020September 8th, 2020December 11th, 2020
Cohort 3October 23rd, 2020November 9th, 2020January 4th, 2021April 9th, 2021

VISIT THE EDA WEBSITE TO LEARN MORE

Head over to Emerging Digital Academy's website to learn more about the full-stack course, upcoming events, and what sets us apart from others.

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