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Mini-bootcamp: Build a fully functioning app using Low Code - 18 to 22 Sep 2023

Are you keen on learning how to create a digital marketplace or a social media platform within five days? Then join Daniel Nylander, Entrepreneur and SSE Alumn, for this “code-along" mini-bootcamp. Using Low Code, you will develop a fully functioning web app in only one week. No prior experience required! Please follow the link below to apply for the bootcamp.

Low Code uses visual interfaces to enable powerful web app development in a fraction of the time it traditionally takes. In this beginner-friendly bootcamp, all participants will get to develop a fully functional web app (frontend and backend included) within 12 hours. The participants will get to vote on what type of app the bootcamp will focus on (see information below).

Participants are limited to 15. Make sure to submit your application before September 8.

The bootcamp will be led by Daniel Nylander who is an SSE and SSE Business Lab alumn. Daniel is currently developing the fit-tech startup ORKA.

Structure of mini-bootcamp:

  • Day 1: Intro to Low Code, setting up, and starting the build.
  • Day 2: Phase 1 building, frontend focus (structuring, styles, responsiveness, and more).
  • Day 3: Phase 2 building, backend focus (sending, receiving, and modifying stored data).
  • Day 4: Vote on the next set of features we implement! The build will change based on what areas the participants want to dive deeper into at this stage. Build continues with combined frontend/backend focus.
  • Day 5: Finalizing the build. Ending with take-aways, and learnings on how to apply what we’ve learned to other professional scenarios and ventures.

A fika will be provided during each session.

What kind of app would you like to build? 

In the application form you get to choose one of the following options:

  1. Social media platform
    • similar to Facebook, Reddit, Discord
    • included features:
      • Forum creation and posting
      • Profiles and connections
      • Threads or community groups
  2. Habit/goal tracker
    • similar to Habit tracker apps, Trello, Habitify
    • included features:
      • Habit/goal creation
      • Completing/modifying/duplicating goals
      • Social & sharing
  3. Marketplace platform
    • similar to Blocket, Fiverr, Upwork
    • included features:
      • Seller & buyer accounts
      • Market services or products
      • Marking interest / connecting

How to apply: Please follow the link below to submit your personal details as well as a 250-word statement of motivation. Last chance to apply: close of business September 8. Outcomes of application will be communicated by September 11.

SSE grade transcript: Every student who successfully completes the bootcamp receives “Completed intro to Low Code app development” in their degree certificate under Formal Extracurricular Activities. Attendance is compulsory.

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