The Iron Yard in Orlando.

Long known as a vacation destination, Orlando is also home to a huge technology industry with software companies large and small and an established media industry. Individuals and organizations in Orlando continue to bring innovative ideas to the market in advanced military simulation and training, software development, digital media, gaming, film, among other sectors.

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Program offerings

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 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.


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Orlando Campus Team

Meet our incredible team members in Orlando

Brian gates

Brian Gates

Instructor, Ruby on Rails

He has spent most of his life either teaching and tutoring - including math from long division to calculus, physics, beer brewing, chemical engineering, and kung fu, plus web development - or computering, playing with Fortran, Perl, PHP, Javascript, and Ruby.

Ben gohlke

Ben Gohlke

Instructor, iOS

Ben grew up in Orlando, Florida and has been in tech of one type or another his whole life. When the iPhone was released, he began an ongoing exploration of Cocoa, Objective-C, and Swift. He’s worked for several different companies building iPhone and iPad applications.

Susanna miller

Susanna Miller

Campus Director

Susanna moved to Orlando three years ago to do her MBA at Rollins, and came to The Iron Yard through her search for a way to use her business skills and passion for education to positively impact the lives of people in her community

Jason skipper

Jason Skipper

Instructor, Java

Jason is a Certified Java Developer with 20 years of experience. He has both a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from the University of Florida. Jason has worked in the Orlando Tech Industry for the last 18 years.

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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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101 S. Garland Ave

Suite 104

Orlando, FL 32801

The Iron Yard Academy - Orlando is licensed by the Florida Commission for Independent Education License No. 5566.