h 4 ckademy

Immersive code retreat to improve your coding skills

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Kick-off on April 11th 2016

h4ckademy is a code retreat for programmers that want to improve their abilities working on open source projects.

Next edition will take place during 9 weeks in Madrid, Spain. Applications are open until March 13th 2016.

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Become a Better Programmer Learn side by side with creative, curious people.

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Find a Meaningful Job

Our commited partners provide mentoring and follow your progress during the learning experience.

At the end of the experience, you may decide to work with them if you like each other.

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Partners Tech companies with smart challenges

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Code Stories Participants from around the world met our partners

«iOS developer and ruby apprentice, from Ankara (Turkey)» — Gunay Mert Karadojan works at traity

«Front-end & dataviz developer, from Madrid (Spain)» — Ramón Guijarro works at guud

«JS developer fighting Ember.js, from Mendoza (Argentina)» — Santiago Bandiera works at codecantor

Frequently Asked Questions We love smart questions and to provide concise sharp answers.

Is the program really free?

Free as free beer. We help you to find accommodation near the school space.

How is a typical day in the school?

No two days are the same. Self-directed = You decide. But you're not alone. The mission of our facilitators is to guide you through those decisions. Besides, we have designed weekly rituals and collaboration patterns to frame the learning activities.

Is it just a technical training?

Nope! You will develop soft skills like personal communication and team work, what will give you wings to push your professional career. Even more, we will help you to create your personal portfolio and some strategies to make shine your digital identity.

Is it really full time?

You commit to devote 9 weeks of your life to learn at h4ckademy. Nine. Full. Weeks. If you are only interested in landing a job with our partners, contact us at jobs@h4ckademy.com

What about the challenges?

Our partners have worked to transform their technical challenges into specific open source projects. You can decide to work on one of them as part of your learning experience. It's up to you.

What happens after the 9 weeks?

h4ckademy is a unique learning experience in your lifetime. You will always be part of our community, the mentors & the alumni network. Plus if you overcome one of partners' challenges, you have a high chance of getting hired.

Open Source Projects Impact projects sponsored by our committed partners

«When you find a remote task that requires user intervention» Remote Helper sponsored by shuttlecloud

«Dashboard system API-ready for your SaaS» Wildboard sponsored by dokify

«Compare your movies at a glance with color and motion analysis» FilmViz sponsored by h4ckademy

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