The Iron Yard in Nashville.

Nashville is a classic Southern city with a rich heritage in music. As robust as the city’s past is, entrepreneurs and tech companies are working to help build the future and make one of Tennessee’s largest cities one of Southeast’s best places to grow a software company. We're working directly with Launch Tennessee to bring tech education to the already-robust ecosystem they've built for startups.

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Check out our 2016 fact sheet for more information about Nashville job openings and to meet our Nashville 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 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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HTML, CSS and JavaScript

The Iron Yard Foundational courses are intended to teach the fundamentals of Web Development for people interested in learning more about tech. The Front-End Web Development Foundational course will enable you to build a functioning interactive...

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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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UI Design covers an incredible amount of ground in 12 weeks, from foundational design concepts, user experience and product design to writing clean, extensible code. UI Designers design and develop responsive websites, using industry-approved design programs from Adobe and testing it on multiple devices and iterating to always cater to the end user.

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User Interface Design

HTML is a written language that displays, categorizes and organizes content, while CSS makes the content look good. In addition we use Sass (code that helps better organize and structure CSS code) and basic Javascript functionality and...

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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.


Nashville Highlights

Nashville has been known as a music town for as long as we can remember. Underneath the slide guitar and cowboy boots, though, is an up-and-coming tech scene that rivals those in cities twice the size. From startups to big healthcare, we're training the talent who will put music city on the map for more than just the CMAs.

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Check out our event page for our monthly Crash Courses.


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Nashville Campus Team

Meet our incredible team members in Nashville

Joshua cournoyer

Joshua Cournoyer

Campus Director

Joshua was born in Providence, Rhode Island and is a recent transplant to Nashville. He started playing around with code when he returned to Nashville, while looking for a meaningful opportunity to help contribute to the tech community of his adopted home.

John jastrow

John Jastrow

Instructor, Java

John is a New Jersey native and Rutgers University alumni who has spent three decades in the IT industry. His path to software development evolved to include everything from coding, configuring computers, and system administration for enterprise organizations.

Ryan tablada

Ryan Tablada

Instructor, Front-End

Ryan joined a creative agency in Nashville, TN and started building his open source chops. Since then Ryan has worked in fast paced startups including a few of his own maniacal creations, while also creating learning resources via his blog and screencasts.

Bethany wynns

Bethany Wynns

Campus Operations Manager

Bethany spent her childhood in Houston before hittin’ the road for Nashville to study Entrepreneurship at Belmont University. Before coming to The Iron Yard, Bethany spent 7 years in the nonprofit world running financial literacy and work-force readiness programs.

Emily z

Emily Znamierowski

Student Enrollment Representative

Emily has been passionate about technology and education her entire life and is thrilled to help people pursue both at The Iron Yard. She is a graduate of The Iron Yard's Front End Engineering program and is always excited to talk to folks about the experience of attending an immersive coding bootcamp.

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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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613 Ewing Ave.

Suite 200

Nashville, TN 37203