Academy Updates

Lola Johnson

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An alumni of Leeds Computer Science she particularly enjoyed C, C++ and python, an elected member of the student union, and an editor for Leeds Lu:Sci Magazine.  She completed a one year customer facing internship with Microsoft, developed a web and social media strategy for an SME and volunteered as an operations director for a Young Enterprise team. Lola’s mix of people facing experience and technical background drives her passion to develop apps to meet the real needs of users....

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Afsor Ali

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An  enthusiastic individual and effective  communicator, strong  willed and very organised, also a quick learner, versatile  and efficacious person who believes nothing is impossible. Great teamwork skills, including managing and motivating others to achieve set goals. Having worked in a printing/ Design company, I have learned to use photoshop as well as indesign and am  now studying native android and iOS development. I am fluent in Arabic and Bengali.

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Omer Zaib

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Omer has always been into computing, achieving a level 3 at college. He chose to study ICT and Computing at college and has been indepently studying programming before joining AppsCluster to learn native mobile development and to further my knowledge in programming and work on an app which is the future of modern technology. I am hard working, a team player and very organized .

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Mohidul Haque

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Bright, bursting with loads of confidence, tenacious individual who is looking for an organisation that would offer a good career prospects in a challenging IT environment. I am an adjustable team worker willing to take responsibility for efficient team productivity, and well organized and able to manage time and priorities workloads. I have basic understanding in JAVA and Python; having an understanding of these I am willing to take necessary training to develop new skills in the field of IOS and Android App development. Committed, to hard...

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Billy Fagg

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Billy Fagg

The tutors at AppsCluster call him “Billy the Kid” because he picks up things fast. Billy is the goal keeper for a local football team and has enjoyed the fruits of victory many times. Billy studied four A-levels including ICT and Business and also achieving A* in business at GCSE level. Billy has taken up learning native app development as a full time occupation and has an interesting side project developing an app that is a search engine for Sport profiles across the world. Billy is also a great source of good youtube clips!   LinkedIn...

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Christina Petit

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Christina Petit

Christina is passionate about technology, coding and design. Having studied web development and graphic design she is now studying native android and iOS development. Christina has published a native app Beer Lite and is currently developing the beverage app to make it easier for users to compare confusing promotions. Christina speaks French and Spanish. Christina also enjoys problem solving and one of her newfound hobbies is fixing mobile phone screens and software issues. LinkedIn Attendance: 69% Classwork completion rate: 63% Overall...

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Abdul Shahin

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  Shahin has been keenly following how mobile has changed social networks. During his study of ICT and Business he found the challenges of business communications the most fascinating. He pursued that interest when he took part in social media and web design training at  fluency.io. For his course work project at AppCluster Shahin is designing and building an iOS and Android app to improve the way people search for jobs. A native of London who speaks fluent Hindi, Urdu and Bengali. Attendance: 100% Classwork completion: 100% Overall...

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Joseph Sciberras Margrie

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Joseph Sciberras Margrie

Joseph is enterprising and (emphasis: appscluster) organised. A recipient of the Jack Petchey Award. Joseph studied Applied Sciences and has been testing games since 2012 at Glowing Eye Games. An alumni of Code Academy’s courses on  HTML and CSS before joining AppsCluster. He enjoys reviewing movies on his blog; the reviewer of films.   LinkedIn Attendance: 88%   Classwork Completion: 100% Overall Classwork mark: 59%   Homework Completion: 71% Overall Homework mark: 37%    ...

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Launch of Apprenticeship Programme

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Launch of Apprenticeship Programme

AppsCluster launched the first cohort of Mobile Application Development Apprentices on Friday 18th of October at Google’s Campus London.   Who are the Current Cohort? Average Age of 20 88% Male 13% Female Previous Education: 16% Degree 58% A Levels 26% GCSE 45% have some previous programming background All are Londoners What we cover in the pre-training? Prepare students with the following skills: Read and Write in Java Confidently use the Eclipse IDE How to work in a dev team Using collaboration and Project management tools...

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October Android Unit Belated Update!

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October Android Unit Belated Update!

We have covered a lot of ground since session three on on User Interface. As students had a more developed view of their apps the lab hours dedicated to the units below allowed students to apply the new learning on the production of their own apps! Android Graphics and Styling – How to design and develop Android applications to support different mobile screen densities and sizes. How to utilise some of the tools and resources available to ensure that usability  is maintained, as much as possible, with varying devices. Menus and Dialogs...

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