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Learn to develop software from professionals who actually develop software

LaunchPad by Vog advances the skills of junior software developers to be intermediate level and industry-ready software developers. LaunchPad is unique in its approach teaching you how to develop software using real-world and project inspired challenges. Hands-on experiences will prepare you to easily handle the expectations that the industry is currently looking for. In addition, we will connect you with software and tech companies that are ready to hire new talents with your newly acquired software development skills

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Is LaunchPad for you?

LaunchPad provides intermediate level learning allowing you to craft your skills with current industry languages & techniques, making you a better equipped software developer.

On-the-job Experience

Develop an advanced level of understanding about industry methods and techniques, while learning the limitations and accuracy of those methods. Battle the same challenges and achieve the accomplishments that software developers face on the job all while learning valuable and effective mitigation strategies and review practices among project obstacles.

Dev-to-Dev Mentorship

Learn from developers who have “been there” and “done that”; who actually develop software. Through support and encouragement, code reviews, rapport-building, architecture discussions, problem-solving practices, and progress evaluations, LaunchPad’s mentors will help you grow your knowledge faster.

Work Placement

On the very first day at LaunchPad, our team starts preparing you for the ideal Job you want when you finish your program. We have partnerships in place with other companies and industries and will work on matching you to companies that are ready to hire. LaunchPad aims to get you working right away with trusted and sought-after industry partners.

Accelerated Learning

LaunchPad opens the door for you to build up essential & effective transferable skills, coding practices & industry standard workflows. Optimize your connections with fellow industry professionals, our mentors, & our partners. Receive invaluable career expansion techniques & advance your skills with the exact techniques the industry demands.

From Back End to Android Development

LaunchPad Programs

Included in each program

Valuable skills you will learn

Amazon Web Services

Learn how to Manage AWS & the AWS tools

Payment Processing

Payment integration with Stripe, Paypal, Square

API Integration

Understand how to develop & integrate API’s

Google Services

Google Maps, Google Places, Google Cloud & other services

UX/UI

Design principles, mockups, flowcharts & Sketch

Automated testing

Programs & software you need to be familiar with

Project management tools

Jira/Youtrack & other project management tools

Version Control

Gitlab for teams & Git practices

Development Environments

Sandbox, staging & production environments

Open Source libraries

Usage, licensing, contribution & dependencies

Quality Control

Tools, software & best practices

Security Practises

Security measures when dealing with payments & site security

Interviewing Skills

Gain critical interview skills & be the top candidate for the job

Job Culture

Identify the job culture that fits with your career

Organization

Time management for maintaining a work/life balance

Communication

Techniques for designing a productive team dynamic

Client Engagement

Effectively managing client expectations & requests

Resume Building

Develop a resume that stands out

Project Assessment

Measuring a project size & determine what it will take

Change Management

Adapting & excelling when changes happen within a project

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