Applications Closed for September Bootcamp 2013

We have closed applications for our third student cohort. This is the cohort which will start class in September. Applications received through Monday, 10 June are being processed. We are actively interviewing candidates but we have approximately 200 applications to process so it’s going to take us a few more weeks to complete the process. We anticipate finalizing the membership in the cohort by mid-July.

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New Start Date for Next Bootcamp

Nashville Software School announces a change in the start date for its next Web Developer Bootcamp training program. Our third student cohort will start classes on Monday, September 9, 2013. This is the class that was originally planned to start on July 8, 2013. In other words, we are delaying the start of our next Bootcamp by 2 months.

This delay will allow us to start the next class in our own classroom faci...

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Now Taking Applications - July Bootcamp 2013

We have started taking applications for the next Web Developer Bootcamp. We plan to start the next Bootcamp in early July. If you’ve been waiting for the announcement of the next Bootcamp before applying this is your wake-up call.

We will gather applications for a couple of weeks before we start scheduling applicant interviews. I currently expect initial interview scheduling to start the week of April 15. We’l...

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Great Article on NSS in The Tennessean

The Tennessean ran a very nice story about Nashville Software School in this morning’s edition in the business section. Solid overview of what we do at the school.

Here’s a couple of excerpts – but go Read More

Share your experience!

We are almost 9 weeks into the Ruby/Rails/Software Development course.

The students are well on their way into their Rails projects and the time has come to expose them to more of the depth and breadth of the field.

As such, we’re hoping that many of you can volunteer to share some of your expertise with the class.

Details are below.

Contact me at if you are in...

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Ruby/Rails Unit 2 Capstone Projects

The Software Development Foundations with Ruby on Rails course is divided into 4 units, 2 each for Ruby and Rails.

The purpose of their Unit 2 capstone projects was to demonstrate mastery of Ruby. The requirements of the project was that it was to be developed using only standard-library Ruby and Test Driven Development.

The students presented their projects last week and it was fantastic seeing how much...

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Now Taking Applications - January 2013 Bootcamp

We will be launching our second Web Development Bootcamp in January 2013. We are now accepting applications for the January class.

Our target for starting the next class is Monday, January 7. We are planning on the same general structure for the program as we used this year with Web Development Bootcamp in January, February and March. This will be followed Software Development Foundations in April, May and Jun...

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Ruby on Rails 4 weeks in

It’s been quite a while since our last blog post.

In fact, the bootcamp group finished their classwork and client projects in September!

We’re now 4 weeks into Software Development Foundations with Ruby and Rails.

I’m the instructor for the course and I’m exceedingly pleased with the students and the progress thus far.

This week we’re wrapping up the first unit of the course. So far, we’v...

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