Whether you're skilling up in a LaunchCode class or are applying to our apprenticeship job program, you'll need to build a project to demonstrate your ability and show potential employers your skills in action.
Don't worry, you don't have to create the next Amazon or Netflix. The most successful projects we see are ones that solve a problem the candidate has real-life experience with! For example, someone with retail or restaurant experience could build an app to address an issue like inventory management or server scheduling. Flashy projects are great, but substance and functionally is more impressive to a potential employer. You also don’t have to reinvent the wheel! You or your team could build an app that mimics the functionality of a familiar application but maybe improves the user experience or adds a new function.
Use of an API or database using SQL, MangoDB, or similar is strongly recommended
Basic CRUD functionality is also highly recommended - A user can upload an item to a database, delete that item, and edit that item
Let's keep it legit — don't copy these exactly. Doing so is grounds for removal from LaunchCode's programs.
This repo is an example of standard data analysis that can be used for inspiration.