Server-Side Web Development

Price: $4,995

Duration: 150 hours of instruction and labs

Dates: Currently not scheduled.

Modern web development revolves around a suite of integrated technologies and corresponding workflows that can be difficult to master on your own. A typical startup will host its web site and database "in the cloud" using Amazon's web services; source code from various team members is maintained on a server with version control functionality; developers use both server side code in conjunction with client-side JavaScript libraries to provide rich, interactive web applications. In this 3-month course, 4 nights a week (Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu), we teach the modern web development technologies and methodologies to prepare you to join the cadre of professional web developers using the most cutting edge tools and techniques. The focus is on programming within the Python and Django framework, but includes sessions devoted to other topics, with an emphasis on Python. The breakdown is as follows:

Classes include:

  • DNS and Client-Server Interactions
  • Apache
  • Python Fundamentals
  • Python Advanced
  • Django
  • Git and Github
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Amazon Cloud Services
  • HTML5 and CSS3
  • 24 hours of elective classes, from among:
    • CSS Fundamentals and Advanced
    • Wordpress Fundamentals
    • HTML5 and JavaScript
    • Responsive Web Design
    • SQL Scripting
  • Labs and Instructor Review Periods


This program is held at our San Francisco and Santa Clara locations.


  • Highschool diploma or equivalent experience
  • Intermediate HTML/CSS or equivalent previous experience with HTML, including forms.
  • Basic programming experience (variables, conditionals, loops and functions).
  • Some database experience recommended.

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