Intro to Back-End Web Development

INTRO TO BACK-END WEB DEVELOPMENT Jeffrey Dickey Software Engineer, Carbon Five

This free class will introduce you to the world of the back end web development landscape and give you insight into turning your ideas into working applications by learning the foundations of programming with Ruby and Ruby on Rails.

This session will be hosted by General Assembly and instructed by Jeff Dickey, the lead instructor for our 10 week Back End Web Development evening course.


Jeffrey Dickey
Software Engineer,
Carbon Five
Jeff Dickey, a full stack web developer with extensive startup experience in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Jeff has started projects, maintained large enterprise systems and lead development teams. He brings a developer's perspective and enjoys pragmatism and action while avoiding red tape.

Education is the most important quality in Jeff's life, both and a teacher and a student. He surrounds himself with those smarter than myself to learn as much as possible. His experience teaching has greatly helped his communication skills with less technical people and is incredibly rewarding as well.

Outside of work, Jeff is the teacher for the Back-End Web Development course at General Assembly Los Angeles and Lead Organizer for the LA Code for America brigade. Through teaching and civic hacking, he hopes to help others solve problems both in business and civic hacking.

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  • Katie K.

    Just to clarify the classroom is actually on the 1st floor of WeWork in the lounge. We look forward to seeing everyone tonight!

    January 22, 2014

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