After rigorous screening of the applicants for the Exist Code CampManila leg, we have narrowed them down to 12. The training started just this Monday, 25 April 2011, at the Exist office in Ortigas. It is slated to end on 10 June while the Cebu leg is expected to commence on 09 May at the TechBar in Lahug.
It’s their first day high and we understand why:
“ECC follows the usual trends in workshops but it’s way more relaxed.” – Norman
“The instructors are very approachable; we learn a lot from them. They also give us free drinks, and chocolates!” – Alvin
“The trainers are patient in answering our questions — they really know what they’re talking about. My co-campers are great too.” – Johann
“The trainers are nice. And the coffee vending machine is a plus, haha…” – DJ
“I thought our instructor Mr. Gillian Dugay was just one of us!” – Philip
“The speakers are so good and the venue has good equipment as well.” – Dennis
“It’s freezing here. LOL.” – Xander
“This is a humbling experience.” – Lope
“It is A-okay. The trainers are approachable.” – Terence
“My first two days here at ECC has converted me into a Linux lover… ” – Jay Christian
“I learned a lot, especially about Linux. ECC is fun!” – Mhel Briam
“Besides learning tons of stuff from the instructors, they actually look like IT rockstars.” – Ais
Here are the topics for the Java track: Linux, Java Core, Web App, Agile, Maven, Hibernate, Spring, Ajax and OOP Designs. For Ruby on Rails: Linux, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Agile, Rake, TDD, Extending Rails with Plugins, Deploying Rails, Ajax and Metaprogramming on Rails.
For more information on ECC and to view the list of exam passers (including the Cebu leg), visit http://academy.exist.com/. Check out our group on Facebook too: Exist Code Camp. You may also download the FAQ here.