The iT Administration at King Khalid University concluded the Coding Bootcamp Program, a collaboration between King Khalid University and the Asir GEEKS Association. The Bader Technology Incubator Program hosted the bootcamp under the auspices of His Excellency Dr. Saad Muhammad Du'ajim, Vice Rector of Academic Affairs.
The coding bootcamp is an exciting initiative offered by the iT Administration based on developing a scalable and competitive workforce in accord with Vision 2030. It employed an accelerated learning model by immersing participants in group activities, specialists from the field, and offering topics such as design thinking, building work models, and information security. The coding bootcamp team included ten trainees, ten instructors, and supervisors from the university.
In the first stage of the program, 25 individual projects were presented, where trainees applied the skills and techniques they had learned, which included web analysis, building an idea and designing models, followed by building websites and finally creating applications.
The closing ceremony included five team application projects ready to be launched in the digital market; the applications covered travel, social networking, coffee lovers, woman's lifestyle, and a guide to the region.