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

Winston Churchill

Cracking the Code – Building Your Future Through a Knowledge of Coding
March 8th - May 10th

If you're not a natural techie, learning to code may seem like mastering the language of a country you never plan to visit, but to quote U.S. World News and Report, "The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects more than 200,000 job openings for software developers between 2012 and 2022. The median salary for these professionals? $96,660. If you were ever considering becoming a developer, now is the time to act.


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


Cracking the Code will help you take the first step in a low stress environment that meets you where you are right now.


This bootcamp covers applications, languages, frameworks, debugging, databases, and web development. It will also feature talks from insiders who know the local industry and market.

So learn to code. Find a new career, add a new skill to boost you in your current industry, or continue to learn just because. Whatever the goal, act now, and we'll help you Crack the Code.

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

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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