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VetsinTech New England & DraftKings Web Dev Training

22 Apr 19 @ 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM EDT

Calling all veterans interested in learning web development. VetsinTech is excited to offer FULL SCHOLARSHIPS for Front End Web Development training exclusively for veterans – sponsored by DraftKings!

This is 2-week course with classes every Monday thru Thursday evening from April 22-May 3rd . Training will be conducted at DraftKings in New England. – 4 nights per week – 4hrs each night.

Some web familiarization helpful, but not required. You will learn the basics of programming by building visual and interactive components of a website. More specifically you will get hands on experience creating the structural foundation (HTML), styling (CSS), and inserting logic to control the behavior (JavaScript) of your own website. Upon completion, you will be able to:

» Explain how the web works
» Create the structure and style of a website using HTML & CSS
» Apply interactivity to a site using programming fundamentals in JavaScript
» Host a website on a server
» Know the basic technical vocabulary to communicate effectively with front-end web developers

This course is offered exclusively to currently serving military, a veteran or a spouse of either. SPACE IS LIMITED.  Register here and be prepared to show proof of service with your military or Dependant ID card or DD214  and Linkedin profile prior to the course start date.  More detailed course information below.  Please forward any questions to mwright@vetsintech.co 



Beginning your front end web development journey can sometimes be a little intimidating, especially if you’re trying to achieve the skills necessary to gain acceptance to a 6-month program. This 2-week course was created specifically to help change that and to jumpstart your career as a Web Developer.  It is geared to those that have very little experience with JavaScript, providing the foundation to apply your skills to various applications, as well as the knowledge to successfully enter programs such as the Galvanize  Web Development Immersive Program.

Why take this course?

New to programming or feeling misdirected by self-teaching? This program was developed for you! With a curriculum designed to give you the fundamental building blocks of programming with JavaScript, this workshop is intended to prepare you for admission to the Galvanize Web Development Immersive program and to provide you a foundation for your programming journey. You will learn the technical skills needed to succeed in the Galvanize Web Development admissions process, while also giving you the room and space to explore your interests in web development and programming.

NOTE: Successful completion of this workshop does not guarantee acceptance into the Galvanize Web Development Immersive program.

What You’ll Learn:

No matter your existing skill level, by the end of this workshop you will learn:

  • The syntax of JavaScript

  • How to structure the state of your programs

  • How to manipulate complex data structures

  • How to write functions for reusable code

  • Interacting with the web browser using jQuery

  • Basic HTML and CSS (for a deeper dive into interfaces, see our HTML & CSS Online Flex Course)

  • How to create dynamic, event-driven interfaces that you can use to build complex applications

Who Should Take this Class?

This workshop is for anyone interested in learning to understand how to program interactive websites using JavaScript. Typically, we find there are three categories of students: hobbyists, future web designers, and future web development immersive students.

Tuition Credit:

For this course, candidates must have proof of veteran status and enroll through VetsinTech. Aside from the $10 registration fee, there is no cost to students for this course.


M,T,W,Th evenings 6:00pm – 10pm

Week 1: April 22, 23, 24, 25

Week 2: April 29, 30 May 1, 2

There will be a social and graduation ceremony date TBD.


DraftKings offices
500 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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