"To improve is to change,     to be perfect is to change often."

Winston Churchill

March 8th - May 10th
Cracking the Code – The Basics of Breaking into North Louisiana’s Technology Industry

Are you ready for a career in technology? What to find out if coding is right for you? Get on the right path with Cracking the Code, The Basics of Breaking into North Louisiana’s Technology Industry.


Dates - March 8 – May 10, 2016


Days - Tuesday and Thursday


Time - 6pm – 9pm


Out of Class Time - 8-10 Hours/Week


Topic - Software Engineering



Enterprise Computing Solutions

347 W. Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport


Price - $2,000


Payment Method - Payment Plans are Available


Spots Available - 15


Goal - Develop the foundation you need while developing connections to  Shreveport-Bossier’s Technology Industry.

This bootcamp will cover

- Applications

- Languages

- Frameworks

- Debugging

- Databases

- Web development

- Talks from insiders who know the industry and the local market.


The bootcamp will conclude with a openhouse/job fair to connect you with potential employers.

Learn to code. Make connections you can't get online. Get first access to local job-shadowing and internship opportunities.Get on the right path with Cracking the Code: The Basics of Breaking in North Louisiana’s Technology Industry.

Cracking the Code: The Basics of Breaking into North Louisiana’s Technology Industry is presented in partnership with local technology company SkyCoach. With as few as one person, SkyCoach provides instant replays to football coaches immediately after the whistle blows. This awesome coaching tool can also be used to review pictures of formations.


About the Instructors: 

John Macy is a software developer at SkyCoach, LLC. He is native to the area, going to school at Caddo Magnet followed by LSUS. He has a Bachelors of Science in computer science from LSUS. John has worked for Praeses, Synapse Development Group, and most recently Skycoach. He has developed mobile, desktop, and web applications with technologies including IOS, Objective C, Android, Java, .NET, HTML, Javascript, and Coldfusion.

Jeremiah Slack is the software technical lead at SkyCoach, LLC.  He is a graduate of LSUS with a Bachelors of Science in computer science.  Jeremiah started programming in his early teens and started his professional career in software development just prior to enrolling in college.  Since then he has also worked for other Shreveport based companies such as Praeses and Synapse Development Group.  He has worked with various desktop and web related technologies with a focus on architecting scalable software applications and services.

Gold Level Supporters 

The Alta and John Franks Foundation

Caddo Parish

The City of Shreveport

The Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Foundation

Louisiana Economic Development

The Shreveport Times

Silver Level Supporters

The Committee of 100

Douglas F. & Marion S. Attaway Foundation

Jim Malsch




Bronze Level Supporters

Origin Bank

Bluebird Broadband Services

ActionCOACH of Northwest Louisiana
Langley, Parks, Horton & Maxwell, LLC

Heard, McElroy & Vestal

500 Clyde Fant Parkway, STE 200

Shreveport, LA 71101




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