info@hackeryou.com 483 & 485 Queen St. West, Toronto

Hands-on, project-based learning.

No grades, just results.

HackerYou offers Toronto’s best full- and part-time courses for people who want to learn to code. Whether you’re looking to climb the corporate ladder, upgrade your skills, or start an exciting new career, HackerYou is for you.

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HackerYou

info@hackeryou.com 483 & 485 Queen St. West, Toronto

All courses hosted at
HackerYou in Toronto
483 & 485 Queen Street West
Come say hello!

Have a question?
Email us info@hackeryou.com or tweet at @hackeryou.

Courses

Part-time Intro to Design

part-time course

Intro to Design

Learn the principles of successful visual design and how to use design thinking while developing practical skills through a series of hands-on, collaborative exercises. Learn more about typography, visual identities, and logo design while developing skills with Photoshop and Illustrator.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Jan 16–Feb 27

Instructors

Linda Nakanishi

@lnakanishi

Lead Instructor, Design

Part-time Advanced Digital Design

part-time course

Advanced Digital Design

Learning to combine your skills and apply yourself to a range of digital design challenges is what this course is all about. As projects in this course, students will create two iOS or Android application designs with our team of talented professionals guiding them each step of the way.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Mar 1–Apr 10

Instructors

Linda Nakanishi

@lnakanishi

Lead Instructor, Design

Part-time Intro to Web Development

part-time course

Intro to Web Development

Join us for HackerYou's most popular part-time course. You'll learn HTML5 and CSS3, build websites and collaborate with a group of people just like you – people who know that learning to code is going to help them take their careers to the next level.

36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Part-time Advanced Web Development

part-time course

Advanced Web Development

In this course, students will develop the skills needed to create responsive websites - sites that look great on screens of any size. Students will also explore the bleeding edge of what's possible on the web today today using the latest CSS3 techniques.

36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Part-time Intro to JavaScript & jQuery

part-time course

Intro to JavaScript & jQuery

JavaScript and jQuery can take your websites to the next level by making them dynamic and interactive. This course will give any HTML & CSS developer the skills they need to unlock the full potential of front-end web development.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Jan 4–Feb 13

Instructors

Wes Bos

@wesbos

Lead Instructor, JavaScript & WordPress

Part-time Advanced JavaScript & jQuery

part-time course

Advanced JavaScript & jQuery

The course builds upon JavaScript and jQuery fundamentals learned in our introductory course, including advanced topics such as building modular and reusable code, working with HTML5 audio and video, and working with AJAX and JSON APIs to pull in data from other websites and services.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Feb 15–Mar 29

Instructors

Wes Bos

@wesbos

Lead Instructor, JavaScript & WordPress

Part-time Intro to UX Design

part-time course

Intro to UX Design

User Experience Design is the process of enhancing user satisfaction by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure when users and products interact. Created specifically for designers and developers, this course is the introduction to UX you've been waiting for.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Fall : Sep 26–Nov 7

Instructors

Ricardo Vazquez

@iamrvazquez

Lead Instructor, Web Development & UX Design

Part-time Advanced UX Design

part-time course

Advanced UX Design

This course allows designers and developers with basic knowledge of UX to dive deeper into the world of User Experience Design. This course will teach you everything you need to know to bring design thinking to your projects and your organization.
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36 hours
Mon & Wed
6:30pm–9:30pm

Fall : Nov 9–Dec 21

Instructors

Ricardo Vazquez

@iamrvazquez

Lead Instructor, Web Development & UX Design

Part-time Intro to SEO

part-time course

Intro to SEO

Search Engine Optimization is a marketing discipline focused on improving visibility in organic search engine results. Designed for marketers looking to level up, this highly technical course will prepare participants for the world of marketing in the 21st century.
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36 hours
Tues & Thurs
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Jan 31–Mar 9

Instructors

Troy Boileau

@TroyFawkes

Lead Instructor, SEO

Part-time Advanced SEO

part-time course

Advanced SEO

This course allows marketers with basic knowledge of SEO to dive deeper. This Advanced course will teach you everything you need to know to become an SEO expert - from strategic planning to analytics to keyword mapping and beyond.
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36 hours
Tues & Thurs
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Mar 14–Apr 20

Instructors

Troy Boileau

@TroyFawkes

Lead Instructor, SEO

Part-time Intro to Full-Stack

part-time course

Intro to Full-Stack

Join us for HackerYou’s Intro to Full-Stack Web Application Development course! You've tackled front-end web development and now you're looking to deepen your existing skill set. Going full-stack can take your career as a developer to the next level.
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36 hours
Tues & Thurs
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Jan 17–Feb 23

Instructors

Ryan Brunner

@ryanbrunner

Lead Instructor, Full-Stack

Part-time Advanced Full-Stack

part-time course

Advanced Full-Stack

If you’ve completed our Intro to Full-Stack Web Application Development, this is a great way to continue your learning. This course is also a fit for those with some experience with frameworks. Students will learn about frameworks, libraries, and the database ecosystem.
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36 hours
Tues & Thurs
6:30pm–9:30pm

Winter: Feb 28–Apr 6

Instructors

Ryan Brunner

@ryanbrunner

Lead Instructor, Full-Stack

All courses hosted at
HackerYou in Toronto
483 & 485 Queen Street West
Come say hello!

Have a question?
Email us info@hackeryou.com or tweet at @hackeryou.

Student Stories
  • about
    gab

    Graphic Designer turned Freelance Designer and Developer at Gab White Art & Design

    I moved across the country a week earlier and immediately felt at home. HackerYou is like summer camp for people who are ready to start doing meaningful work and change the world. I made lifelong friends, learned an entirely new skill set and changed my life.

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  • about
    asaf

    Comedian turned Freelance Web Developer

    Honestly, there are plenty of ways you could learn to be a professional web developer. HackerYou teaches that really well, but they also work to build towards all the best parts of what the tech industry can be; exciting, diverse, and incredibly social and friendly.

  • about
    emily

    Former librarian, now realizing her dream at Rangle.io

    Facing a dead-end career, I decided to attend HackerYou. Now I have a rewarding job and a great career path. I've met friends I'll have forever, and had an experience I'll never forget. I finally know where my life is headed. And I'm psyched.

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  • about
    nancy

    Musician turned developer, now employed at Dynamo in Montreal

    HackerYou gets you ready for the industry. You leave not only equipped with fundamental skills and industry best practices but also the right attitude that coding is creative and fun. The diverse and inspiring community of people drives you to always challenge yourself.

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  • about
    wisam

    Backend developer turned full-stack developer, now working with cutting-edge tech at rangle.io

    Curious about front-end web development, I joined HackerYou. Nine weeks later, I left with many incredible memories both inside and outside the Lab, with and without a computer. Now I have vision and clarity, and I love what I do!

  • about
    frank

    Innkeeper turned web developer, now full-stack engineer at CircleCI

    I really love the alumni presence at HackerYou. As someone new to the tech industry, the mentorship and insight from alumni who have been in my shoes has been invaluable. I look forward to mentoring the next cohort and perpetuating this cycle of success!

  • about
    emilia

    Designer turned developer, now working at Facebook in Menlo Park

    The group that HackerYou brings together are intentionally diverse in their backgrounds: librarians, receptionists, journalists, freelancers, and of course, designers. But we all have one very important thing in common: we want to create beautiful, interactive web experiences.

  • about
    hamsa

    Graphic designer turned developer freelancing in Pune, India

    I got the feeling that there was something more than code I was going to learn at HackerYou. I had found a community passionate about learning and helping one another. I felt at home.

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  • about
    kevin

    Musician turned developer now working in the startup world at AdParlor

    At HackerYou, there’s a sense of community; everyone has a passion for what they’re doing, the teaching is infectious. I have a different outlook on work and life in general now. I feel a lot more positive.

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  • about
    jordan & trudy

    Economist and mainframe developer turned co-founders of Up at Five, a Toronto-based digital agency

    Everybody could be a programmer. People come to it from different backgrounds and bring different knowledge to it. Our success comes from our problem-solving nature, and willingness to be wrong. We didn’t plan to start an agency; we just followed our instincts.

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  • about
    Curtis

    From cups of java to JavaScript.

    After working in bars for 10 years, I decided to learn to code. HackerYou's part-time web development class inspired me to learn things I never thought I could do before. Years later, I’m making JavaScript applications!

  • about
    Simone

    From Ladies Learning Code to life-long learner.

    Taking the part-time web development courses literally changed my life! It inspired me to take on client work in my spare time, and I've since grown those skills into a successful full-time business called Holder Web Design. My future looks so bright!

  • about
    Stephanie

    Architect turned globetrotter.

    I enrolled in a HackerYou course while working as an architect. I felt incredibly inspired and supported by the environment, and consider it one of the best learning experiences of my life. I recently moved to Rwanda to work remotely on the web!

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Our Learning Environment

All HackerYou courses operate out of a 12,000 square foot, custom-designed learning campus in downtown Toronto.

Outfitted with four huge classrooms, open work and lounge spaces, two kitchens and more, HackerYou's office is one of the coolest in the city. Conveniently located at 483 & 485 Queen Street West in Toronto, we're in the centre of Toronto's growing tech hub. We worked with an incredible designer to overhaul our spaces and make our vision for an amazing learning campus a reality. We love it, and know you will too.

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