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Build the next great app


Become an iOS developer in just eight weeks! Take our full-time bootcamp
powered by people who live in code and love to teach.

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Build the next great app


Become an iOS developer in just eight weeks! Take our full-time bootcamp
powered by people who live in code and love to teach.

 

What is Mobile Makers Academy?

It's where you'll learn to build iPhone apps in a real-world environment through demonstration, discussion, and doing, all under the guidance of expert developers and educators.

 

experience not required

Before you start at Mobile Makers, you’ll complete a curated set of videos, tutorials, and practice exercises. Even if you've never touched code, we'll get you ready for Day One.

8 Weeks of Immersion

Our iOS bootcamp is like a real app dev shop where you learn by doing, not sitting in class lectures all day. Think of us as your first employer with the best, most supportive on-the-job training of your life.

Lifetime of Support

Your success is our success. We offer on-site practice technical interviews, a private job board for our 230+ alumni, and resources to continue enhancing your skills and your portfolio.


 
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Not Your Typical Classroom


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Not Your Typical Classroom


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Rehmat Qadir
iOS Bootcamp

I came out with a skillset and a GitHub book of code that would have taken me years to develop. I hope this complete immersion model finds its way to other disciplines.

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Mychilo Cline
iOS Bootcamp

Technologies are transforming the world we live in, and that’s something I want to be part of. Mobile Makers was the best window into that—it’s a group of people fully committed to iOS development. 

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Sonam Dinghra
iOS Bootcamp

Major companies I interviewed with are impressed by Mobile Makers. They understand that iOS is advanced, and completing the program demonstrates that you can learn complex subjects.

What You Will Learn


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What You Will Learn


 

Go Beyond Code

Development isn't just writing code, it's communicating ideas and working with others. You'll discuss, create, and demo your iPhone apps in a hands-on environment that simulates a real-world dev shop. 

 

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The Tools

We’ll teach you to think and speak in Objective-C and Swift, as well as Apple's latest tools like Xcode, the iOS 8 SDK, Interface Builder, and Instruments.

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The Architecture

You’ll learn to construct and apply each element of a mobile app, including views and view controllers, core data, and more.

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Professional Practices

You’ll learn how to apply animations, make DRY apps for all iOS devices, conduct performance optimization, debugging, and refactoring.

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Tech Talk

Through blogging, meetups, guest lectures, and facilitated conversations with Chicago’s mobile community, you’ll find yourself “teching out” with the best of them.

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Teamwork

You’ll hone necessary job skills including Agile development, cooperative coding, “yes, and” flexibility, project management, and more.

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Employability

You’ll become an easy hire by learning from code walkthroughs, career coaching, interview practice sessions, and core knowledge indexing.

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Design for Developers

Working with UI and UX experts, you will learn how to collaborate with designers as well as the basics of making your app shine in the App Store.

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Agile Development

From delivering working code to responding to change, we will help you understand the Agile Manifesto and how it is used in the industry.

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Git and Source Control

Teamwork is one thing, but collaborating with multiple developers on the same code can be challenging. We will teach you how to manage your code.