Learn to Develop Mobile Apps This Summer with Big Nerd Ranch

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Immersive bootcamps held in Atlanta, Northern California and the Netherlands.

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Learn to develop mobile apps at a summer bootcamp with Big Nerd Ranch at one of our three convenient locations in Atlanta, Northern California and the Netherlands.

"We believe in intense training exercises, good content, unbreakable focus in a distraction-free environment and an expert who can answer all your questions," said Aaron Hillegass.

Big Nerd Ranch has posted the summer lineup for its popular bootcamps, including three new courses: iOS Game Development, HTML5 Apps with jQuery and Modern Windows Development. The online schedule features offerings at all three Big Nerd Ranch locations in Atlanta, Northern California and the Netherlands.

“We believe in intense training exercises, good content, unbreakable focus in a distraction-free environment and an expert who can answer all your questions,” said Aaron Hillegass, Chief Learning Officer at Big Nerd Ranch. “Our courses provide you with all of this so you can focus on the one thing you’ve come to the Ranch to do: learn.”

“That’s the Big Nerd Ranch way,” he added. “And we consistently deliver this at all three of our training facilities around the world.”

Big Nerd Ranch
At the original Ranch, southwest of Atlanta, students will be treated to their own private cabin in addition to a super-focused learning environment in the main lodge. The original Ranch location offers some of our newest courses, and classes fill up very quickly.

Courses offered in Georgia this summer include:

Our Beginning iOS Bootcamp is an intensive seven-day course, teaching the basics of iOS development. It lays the groundwork for students to become active participants in the iOS development community. Classes are held June 8-14, June 22-28 and July 6-12.

For students with the basics under their belts, the Advanced iOS Bootcamp, held July 22-26 and Aug. 12-16, is a five-day training course that builds from the Beginning iOS Bootcamp.

The Android Bootcamp, an immersive, five-day introduction to programming the Android platform, allows students to walk in with Java experience and walk away ready to build Android GUIs. The class takes place June 3-7.

OpenGL ES, held June 17-21, will toss students into the world of 3D graphics. Students will master the ideas and techniques of OpenGL programming during the intensive five-day training.

Geared toward novice developers interested in building Javascript applications, HTML5 Apps with jQuery is offered July 15-19.

The Modern Windows Development Bootcamp is five challenging days that will familiarize developers with Windows Runtime APIs, leading the way for students to create applications for Windows 8 with C# and XAML. The course is offered Aug. 19-23.

Create four mobile games in five days using Cocos2D and Box2D in the new Beginning iOS Game Development Bootcamp. Students get hands-on practice with 2D game development during this intensive course, Sep. 16-20.

Ruby on Rails Bootcamp is a five-day training course specifically designed for developers, web designers and project managers interested in creating web-based, database-backed applications. This class takes place July 29 - Aug. 2.

The Python Programming course is designed for professional software developers, scientists and engineers. It is a comprehensive introduction to the Python programming language, standard library and Python programming techniques, July 29 - Aug. 1.

Big Nerd Ranch West
Our newest Ranch is a rustic refuge in Northern California. Students will get back to nature, with the Ranch’s hiking and bicycling trails, in addition to learning cutting-edge app programming.

Summer course offerings include:

Our Beginning iOS Bootcamp is an intensive seven-day course, teaching the basics of iOS development. It lays the groundwork for students to become active participants in the iOS development community. Classes are held July 13-19 and August 24-30.

The Android Bootcamp, an immersive, five-day introduction to programming the Android platform, allows students to walk in with Java experience and walk away ready to build Android GUIs. The class takes place July 22-26.

Big Nerd Ranch Europe
Just an hour outside of Amsterdam, our serene European Ranch in Epe provides a state-of-the-art classroom and tranquil learning environment.

Summer course offerings include:

Our Beginning iOS Bootcamp is an intensive seven-day course, teaching the basics of iOS development. It lays the groundwork for students to become active participants in the iOS development community. Classes are held June 8-14 and June 29 - July 5.

For students with the basics under their belts, the Advanced iOS Bootcamp, held June 10-14 and July 15-21 is a five-day training course that builds from the Beginning iOS Bootcamp.

Tuition for all courses includes private accommodations, shuttle transportation between the airport and the facility, all meals and training materials, access to alumni forums and an official completion certificate. Space is limited for all courses. To view the full class schedule, visit http://www.bignerdranch.com/schedule.

For information about Big Nerd Ranch’s bootcamps or to enroll, call 770-817-6373 or email training(at)bignerdranch(dot)com for US courses and +31 6 28 833 433 or email europe(at)bignerdranch(dot)com for European courses.

Big Nerd Ranch is a U.S.-based training and consulting company known globally for its immersive courses on app development and best-selling series of books, the Big Nerd Ranch Guides. Retreat-style courses are held in Georgia, Northern California and in the Netherlands. Corporate courses are held onsite throughout the world. The Big Nerd Ranch consulting division develops apps and software globally for corporate clients.

For more information, visit bignerdranch.com or follow Big Nerd Ranch on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter. Big Nerd Ranch has offices in Atlanta; Birmingham, Ala.; and Amsterdam.

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