The Iron Yard in Atlanta.

Atlanta, Georgia is more than one of the biggest cities in the Southeast; it's one of the top ten largest metro areas in the United States. Along with a thriving creative culture, Atlanta's tech scene is making national news as talented entrepreneurs, designers, developers, and investors launch products and companies.

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Check out our 2016 fact sheet for more information about Atlanta job openings and to meet our Atlanta team.

Program offerings

Back-End Engineering
Back-End Engineering

Back-End Engineering focuses on the logic and database needs required to run and scale web applications. Back-end products combine databases, APIs, and user interface frameworks. Back-end developers deploy fully-formed products to the cloud, integrate with online services, and enable mobile and front-end applications.

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Java

Java is one of the most ubiquitous and versatile languages in the industry. It runs behind-the-scenes for a large portion of the websites you use daily, as well as in many desktop and smartphone apps. It’s well-suited for large programs that...

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Front-End Engineering
Front-End Engineering

Front-End Engineering focuses on creating experiences in web browser that users see and interact with. The discipline covers a broad area, from web design principles to complex JavaScript applications that manage data. The tools used in front-end engineering are ubiquitous--no matter the technology used on the back end, front-enders are responsible for delivering the experience and data to the person using the web application.

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JavaScript and MVC Frameworks

JavaScript is an incredible language to learn for anyone interested in getting into programming. It is the only programing language that can run on the front end of a website, meaning that if you want to have any dynamic interaction on your...

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Mobile Engineering
Mobile Engineering

Mobile Engineering focuses on creating native experiences designed specifically for mobile operating systems and the hardware on which they run. Mobile developers create tactile apps that leverage internet connectivity, content capture functionality and hardware-specific features. End users download and use those apps to consume, create and distribute using their devices wherever they are.

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Swift, Objective-C and iOS SDK

iOS developers use the Swift, Objective-C and C programming languages to build apps. These languages, along with the iOS SDK from Apple allow you to build apps for iPhones, iPads, the Apple TV and Apple Watch, and even macOS apps. Many devices...

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KIDS CLASSES

Kids learn for free.

At each of our locations we offer free code classes for kids. We believe in investing in the local tech economy for the long-run, and that means impacting the next generation.

THE CITY AND THE CAMPUS

Atlanta Highlights

Growing from names like “Terminus” during the 19th century to “the city too busy to hate” during the Civil Rights era, Atlanta has a history of overcoming challenges with the fervor of a phoenix, rising from the ashes of the South’s torrid past into a bustling metropolis nestled at the end of the Appalachian trail. The city of Coca-Cola, the Turner Broadcasting System, and a budding film industry, Atlanta is now considered the capital of the New South. Join us by way of the largest airport in the world, and we’ll treat you to some of the best farm-to-table restaurants in the country.

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Check out our event page for our monthly Crash Courses.

Atlanta CAMPUS EMPLOYERS & PARTNERS

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Atlanta Campus Team

Meet our incredible team members in Atlanta


Dom bashizi

Dom Bashizi

Instructor, Java

Dominique has been a programmer for 20 years. He loves teaching because students have as much to teach themselves as they have to learn. Learning from people who share your passion for programming is one of the best things anyone could do!

Brit butler

Brit Butler

Instructor, Front-End

Though Brit’s professional background is web development with Ruby and Python, his favorite hobby project is a Nintendo emulator written in Lisp. Brit is fascinated by the history of software and the unique challenges of legacy code.

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Isabel Marques

Campus Operations Manager

Isabel has degree in Art History and a MA in Museum Studies, but deviated into entrepreneurial waters by organizing two Startup Pirates accelerator programs that introduced her to The Iron Yard.

Lindsey owings

Lindsey Owings

Campus Director

Lindsey is a Mercer University Stetson School of Business grad. She landed in Denver in 2012 where she recruited for DaVita Healthcare Partners Inc., a Fortune 300 healthcare company. Being closely tied to her family, Atlanta ultimately called her home.

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TJ Usiyan

Instructor, iOS

TJ Usiyan is a writer, musician, and developer interested in crafting interesting and artful things. One item of prominence is his extensive portfolio is that he developed the mobile app for Universal Studios.

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At The Iron Yard we have created an environment that is exciting, intellectually challenging, and culturally diverse. We work hard, smart, and collaboratively because our mission is worthy of our time and investment. Does this resonate with you? We'd love to chat.

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Address

115 Martin Luther King Jr Dr SW

Suite 400

Atlanta, GA 30303