Software Development Track

A 6 month immersive online program for programmers to develop coding skills and get aspirational jobs

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  • Java

  • Kotlin

  • Android

  • Interfaces

  • Gradle

  • Architecture

  • Spring boot

  • Databases

Why i-Program?

Masai School sets itself apart from others.

Find a job in the best tech-companies

Live classes from top industry professionals

Merit-based admission

Collaborative learning with smart peer group

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Module 1

  • Developer tools & workflow

    Work with the right developer tools and workflow. Learn the basics of the command line, use a code text editor and install Intellij Ide by jet brains. Get familiar with most useful developer packages and also learn how to version your code with git and push it on github.

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    Programming Basics in Java

    Learn what is a programming language and write programs manipulating variables, loops, conditions and data structures. Get familiar with all the concepts of object oriented programming language by working on real life examples and solving different coding challenges. Learn how to deal with multi threading by working on different problems for example Railway train reservation , consumer producer problem etc.

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    Introduction to Android

    Get started with Android development by getting familiar with android studio tools, android architecture and build process. Become familiar with the android components and their life cycles with real time examples.

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    Design user interface

    Learn fundamentals of user interface by working with different types of layouts and views. Get exposure to different types of UI by working on many projects. Become proficient in taking commands from the user and processing the user actions there by building an user friendly product.

Module 2

  • Become Lifecyle aware

    Get a strong grasp of the activity and fragment lifecycle by building a variety of products. Learn how to communicate between different activities and fragments using the best approach. Get familiar with the most commonly asked interview questions by working with company standard questions. Also know how to implement webviews inside your android application.

  • Scrolling and List views

    Learn how to render an article on the screen if the content of the article is more than the screen height by implementing the scroll view. Gain an understanding of how to reuse the views if there are an infinite number of items on the screen by working on the recycler views by knowing the view holder patterns. Get an understanding of the UI thread and also learn how to perform tasks in the background using handlers, loopers and message queues.

  • Android Design Patterns and Networking

    Structure your code with the latest model-view-viewmodel architecture by building several apps from scratch. As all the code cannot be written on the client side, learn how to make a network call to fetch data from the backend using retrofit. Perform network calls in background using the system provided Api like Asnyc task and update the UI on foreground.

  • Live Data and View Model

    Learn how to make your application responsive by knowing about the Observer patterns like LiveData. Learn how to sustain the fetched data from the servers or any kind of data if the screen rotates by working on the viewmodel concepts. Also know about the shared view model concept that can be used to pass the data between the fragments.

Module 3

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    SQLITE and Room Database

    Learn to design a database scheme and to build structured queries to your database with SQL. Build simple CRUD queries (Create, Read, Update, Delete). Get familiar with the room database by creating simple applications to complex ones and also know how to use live data with Room.

  • Image Library

    Don’t want to load images again and again from the server? Learn how to load the images from the server/local and cache it so that they won’t be loaded again. Get familiar with Glide library and its usage.

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    Introduction to Kotlin

    Tired of using null checks everywhere and boilerplate code? Learn the basics of kotlin which will reduce the amount of boilerplate code. Get familiar with all the concepts of object oriented programming language, kotlin scoping functions like let, apply, run which will make your life easier. Start coding completely in kotlin by working on a variety of projects.

  • Custom Views and custom notifications

    At certain point during the learning , you reach a point where most developers are having nearly similar experience. At such a stage what makes your app unique and different from others depends on the additional skill you learn. Custom views will give your app a majestic feel. Learn how to create custom notifications like the ones from swiggy which will draw the user attention.

Module 4

  • Camera Api

    Get exposure to different kinds of projects where you will be using the camera using the camera api to capture the images. Learn how to pick a specific image from the gallery and render it on the screen.

  • Android Architecture Components

    Design robust, testable and maintainable apps using the Androids architecture components. Learn how to make your application lifecycle aware for example pause a video/audio when your app is not visible to the user.

  • Dependency Injection

    Understanding dependency or coupling is the first step in achieving more clarity in object oriented programming concepts. Learn Dagger 2 which will make your application reusable, testable and easily maintainable. Get a good understanding of dependencies with real world examples which will help you in mastering this concept.

  • Services for intensive operations

    Ever wondered how music player applications run without an UI and still persists if the application is not active? Learn to work on the intensive tasks that do not require an user interface by working on the services. Get familiar with the notifications which can be used to notify users about an operation that's happening in the background.

Module 5

  • Broadcast receivers

    Learn how to send events across the application using the broadcast receivers which is an important android component.

  • Unit Testing

    Make your application crash free by working on unit testing (Junit) where all the functions, Api calls will be tested. Unit test cannot test your UI, so you will also learn instrumentation testing where UI can be tested.

Module 6

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    Introduction to databases

    Explore fundamentals of databases with more emphasis on relational databases. like mysql Practise writing basic sql queries. After this you'll learn writing advanced queries and also all about joins, transactions and indexing

  • Spring icon

    Spring boot framework with JAVA

    Introduction to web development with more emphasis on backend. Learn to write REST API's and connect these API's to databases. Youll see how design principles come into practise while building backend systems!

  • System design basics

    Have you ever been curious about how backend systems work? How do they manage to handle so much load?

  • How do they scale?

    Learn all about high level and low devel design, load balancing, caching and database design. This includes guest lectures from top software engineers from some of the best companies around

Module 7

  • Projects

    Work on collaborative projects to build a large system that explores all concepts that are important for understanding real world applications.

  • Interview Preparation

    We will revisit all concepts for revising in a structured manner and have pair programming sessions to improve and be prepared for interviews and final evaluations.

Your support team

Masai school surrounds you with a passionate team focused on your success, supporting you every step of the way. You’ll also be pairing with classmates in your cohort to work through problems together.

  • Technical Instructor

    Lectures and Q&A sessions are led by experienced engineers with a passion for knowledge transfer.

  • Career Coach

    This experienced advisor will meet with you 1:1 to prepare you for and coach you through your job search.

  • Teaching Assistant

    Top graduates of our program, who have recently walked in your shoes, give you daily support.

  • Classmates

    Your peers have gone through the same rigorous admissions process as you. You'll pair with them daily.

A Typical day at Masai School

With a deep understanding gained from over five years and more than 100+ graduates from our in-person program, we carefully designed our online program to give you the same experience and, most importantly, the same successful outcome.

9:00am - 9:15am

Scrum

Daily Standup with your peers to review the day's materials before instruction begins

9:15am - 9:30am

Meditation

Learning to code is very intense, so it’s important to take a break and relax during our meditation classes.

9:30am - 1:00pm

Data Structures and Algorithm

Live/Concept (Pre-recorded) Class to understand the concepts. Solve assignment basis class discussion on your own and get help along the way from peers, Sherpas and TAs on Slack

1:00am - 2:00pm

Lunch Break

2:00pm - 3:00pm

Soft Skills

Live class along with group activities to enhance your soft skills.

03:00pm - 9:00pm

Coding Class & Assignments

Live/Concept (Pre-recorded) Class to understand the concepts. Build on your own and get help along the way from peers, Sherpas and TAs on Slack

Meet some of our instructors

We’re building a diverse team of talented instructors to create a radical new approach to higher education.

  • Nrupul Dev

    Nrupul Dev

    CTO, Masai School
    (10+ years of exp, IIT Kanpur)
  • aman vats

    Aman Vats

    DS and Algo Faculty
    (ex-EXL, BIT Mesra)
  • Ayush Agarwal

    Ayush Agarwal

    Backend Faculty
    (ex-Samsung, BIT Mesra)

Tuition options

Pay ₹0 upfront + ISA

Our Income share Agreement is ₹0 upfront + 15% of salary for 3 years, ₹ 3,00,000 + GST total payment

Registration fees of ₹ 10,000 post-selection in the course, refundable in first 4 weeks if you drop out or adjustable with Income Share Agreement

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