rocketuBlackThumbis part of RocketSpace, a leading technology campus located in the heart of San Francisco’s booming tech community. That places students at the epicenter of some of the hottest startups and companies on the planet!

RocketU was established to produce top-performing developers and entrepreneurs. We’re here to train the next round of world-changers through the application of coding languages and know-how, in today’s tech-centric world.





RocketU is perfect for

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    Entrepreneurs with a product idea

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    Developers who want to fast-track their career

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    Weekend warriors that want to become codemasters

Why RocketU?

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    Learn on the RocketSpace Campus

    Immerse yourself in the RocketSpace community including over 130 of the hottest startups in the world.

  • Entry to Rocket Space

    More than just a Developer Bootcamp

    Receive world-class professional career development, job placement support, and access to our alumni network.

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    Tomorrow’s Apps; Today’s Technology

    Learn cutting-edge coding technologies and techniques necessary for today’s modern apps.

2-week Online Course Coding & Web Fundamentals

Tuition: $2,000 Learn about the basics of web technology and coding concepts in this introductory course. Course runs online every month with an experienced faculty. Prerequisite to the 10-week Developer Bootcamp.

Jun 2 to Jun 13

Sign Up by May 22! Apply

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    Coding Basics

    • Programming 101
    • Hello World
    • Source Control
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    Build a Website

    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Javascript
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    Host a Website

    • Server configuration
    • IP address, DNS
    • HTTP protocol

10-week On-Campus Developer Bootcamp Course

Tuition: $10,000 New bootcamp starts every quarter!

Jun 16 to Aug 22

Sign Up by June 6! Apply

Dev Job Placement – $4,500 back!

If we place you with one of our hiring partners, you are eligible for a $4500 tuition reimbursement.

Our innovation campus provides RocketU students with an unparalleled learning experience for programming bootcamp within the same environment as some of the most innovative, fast-growing technology companies in the world.

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    Advanced HTML and CSS

    HTML5, CSS3, responsive layout and browser compatibility, a.k.a. why developers hate IE?

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    JavaScript Basics and Framework

    It’s not a script anymore. Learn how it evolved from a forgotten language to one of the hottest language to use

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    Advanced Web Technologies

    JSON, NodeJS, CoffeeScript, oh my! A sneak preview into what’s hot and what’s not.

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    We will teach you why Python is the way to go in the long run for front-end, back-end and server operation.

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    MVC Framework

    MVWhat? Learn why developers code in Model/View/Controller framework like Django and Pyramid.

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    Data Modeling

    To SQL or NoSQL? That’s the question. Learn the basics of database design and syntax.

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    Product Development

    Is agile development the way to go? Learn to bootstrap an idea to a prototype to a release in 10 weeks.

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    Geek talk? Business requirements? Learn methods for communicating with confidence to everyone within a company.

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    Develop Yourself

    Enjoy the experience. Meet new friends. Learn new skills. Build a career.

Get Trained by Passionate Faculty & Mentors

  • Rudy Mutter

    Rudy Mutter


    Rudy has been obsessed with technology since he got his first PC in ’91 as a kid and has been developing websites & games since. As a co-founder and the technical director of Yeti he currently spends his days in the Yeti Cave architecting web and mobile application solutions for clients, as well as teaching the latest RocketU class how to be Djangonauts.

  • Tony Scherba

    Tony Scherba


    Tony is a passionate builder of things. After creating websites and apps for a decade and graduating with a degree in Computer Science and Business, Tony went on to found Yeti, San Francisco’s premiere development studio. Yeti serves as RocketU’s teaching staff and curriculum advisors, providing real world examples and expertise to the students. Tony is a frequent lecturer and actively makes curriculum contributions.

  • Baylee Feore

    Baylee Feore


    Baylee is a former management consultant who decided to throw it all out the window and attend a web development bootcamp. She has been building projects in Django ever since and loving it. When not working on web and mobile products at Yeti or teaching students at RocketU, she runs Out for Undergrad, a non-profit that educates LGBT undergrads in the transition to careers in business and tech.

  • Nick Roper

    Nick Roper


    Known by students as one of the most patient, approachable teachers in tech. As a veteran software engineer and seasoned senior trainer, Nick has been providing development consulting, mentoring & developer training globally for over 20 years. When he isn’t teaching he is learning, building apps, tipping a pint, listening to music and enjoying his family.

  • Randall Koutnik

    Randall Koutnik


    Randall is a “Full stack” geek, with experience in IT, devops, over a dozen programming languages and several tabletop RPGs. He’s loved building things from a young age, starting with Legos and expanding into programming. In addition to teaching at RocketU, he’s a full-time developer at Zaption and part-time consultant.

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