Open Academy / No Coding

Learn to build an app without learning how to code!

Leverage existing solutions to build your own fully functioning app!

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Learn to build an app without learning how to code!

The idea behind “No Code” is that you can leverage existing software and visual programming solutions to build a fully functioning app, without having to learn how to code.

Complete Strategy & Best Practices for the Region

Get hands-on custom training from our instructors with practical strategies tailored to the MENA region and beyond.

Create Your Own Market-Ready App Product

Learn all you need to know about building your own app as well as how to prototype any app idea you may have.

AstroLabs Certification

You'll get an official AstroLabs KHDA diploma, upon completion of this training.

Blended Offline & Online Learning

Lifetime access to the AstroLabs online learning portal with videos to help you on your learning journey.

Build Web and Mobile Apps Without Coding

Learn how to build your own web and mobile app using various No Code tools and find out how to integrate it with external API's.

Career Opportunities

We'll connect you to our large network of job opportunities as well as recruiters in our network to help you advance in your career.

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Content: Inside the Course

What you will learn

Module 1

Building your App & Product Planning

Module 1

Building your App & Product Planning

Learn the basics of website and mobile app development, find out how to choose an App idea, create a development roadmap with user stories as well as build a prototype of your product.

Web & Mobile Development Basics
Understanding the MVC (model, view, controller) framework and Frontend / Backend Development
Jargon 101
Jargon 101 (Native, progressive web apps, cross platform, responsive), Domains, Hosting
Choosing an App Idea & Buidling a Product
The best No Code technology to build your app (Bubble, Glide Apps, Webflow, Carrd, Shopify, WordPress, Zapier, Airtable and more!)
Product Development
Build a product development roadmap with detailed user stories
App Prototype
Create practical mockups and prototype of your app

Module 2

Visual Programming, Basic Workflows and Data

Module 2

Visual Programming, Basic Workflows and Data

Learn the basics of Visual Programming, including Designs, Templates, Reusable elements as well as Data control from building out a data model to intro workflows and the controller level

Introduction to Visual Programming
An introduction on responsive engine, styles and key elements and their properties
Visual Programming Elements
Learn about elements and their properties, containers and reusable elements
Data
Learn about what a database is, the different data types and cross-referencing (relational data) and build out your data model
Data and the Controller
Intro on Workflows and the controller level and well as Plugins, Logs and settings

Module 3

Design UI and Database Structure

Module 3

Design UI and Database Structure

In this module learn how to make your pages responsive, build your sitemap, learn about the tools that will help with design and find out the best plugins for development. Build your own marketing Landing Page and connect it to external tools.

Framework
Learn how to build your sitemap and how to make your pages responsive
Design Tools
Learn which tools will help with design (AI Logo maker, Color palettes, font selectors, UI Design patterns)
Chrome Plugins for Development
Find out the best Chrome plugins for development (developer console, color picker, Screen resizer, Darkmode)
Practical Activity
Build a marketing landing page and connect it to external tools (like Mailchimp etc.)

Module 4

Advanced Styling, Page Layouts & Data Manipulation

Module 4

Advanced Styling, Page Layouts & Data Manipulation

This module covers how to structure your App from flow to conditional and custom states, how to build a Mobile App and repeat groups through using data on a Page with workflows

Structuring your App
Learn how to structure your page flow, choose from Single Page Applications (SPA's) versus multi-page Applications, Find out how to implement conditional and custom states and pass data between pages.
Building a Mobile App
How to build a mobile app: PWA (progressive web apps), Wrapper and Native apps
Repeating Groups
How to use data on a page with workflows, passing data to groups, pagination for records and repeating groups header

Module 5

Workflows, API's, Events & Actions

Module 5

Workflows, API's, Events & Actions

This module focuses on workflows, how to schedule them and how to connect to external API’s. It also looks at more database specific topics such as Searching, Sorting, Lists and CSV’s and privacy rules

Workflows
Create Events & Actions and learn how to customize, find out how to schedule all workflows, including API workflows and how to connect to external API's
Databases
Learn how to Search and Sort the database, create lists and CSV files and find out about privacy rules

Module 6

Plugins, API connections and Analytics

Module 6

Plugins, API connections and Analytics

This module looks at a variety of Plugin options with a practical activity to add a plugin to your app. It will also cover more advanced API topics such as the different types, privacy rules and connecting to Google Maps, Facebook and more

Plugins
Learn about charts, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Zapier
Activity
Add a plugin to your application
Advanced APIs
What are the different types (GET, POST), learn about recurring events, create an API Workflow on a list, how to connect to Google Maps, Facebook and more and what are API Privacy rules

Module 7

Deployment, Marketing & Business Setup

Module 7

Deployment, Marketing & Business Setup

This final module will see you making your app live and learning how to market it through a variety of channels such as Google Ads, Display Ads and setting up lead magnets

Live
Learn how to make your app live
Marketing your app
Find out how to market your app through Product Hunt, Google Ads and Display Ads and how to Build your newsletter list and setup lead magnets as well as tracking and analytics.
Product Demo Day
Demo your product to the rest of the class, with Winners announced! (Prizes include free membership at the AstroLabs coworking space for one month!)
instructors

Meet Your Practitioner Instructors

Ahmad Abugosh

Director of Marketing & Learning Programs at AstroLabs

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Ahmed Ajoor

Founder at Dinaro

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Diana Wilde

Founder of GuideMighty

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Naguib Toihiri

Head of SEO and Growth, Artefact MENA

Awarded MENA Search Personality 2017, Naguib Toihiri is an expert in SEO with over 10-year experience optimising online brands’ visibility. He has helped top Middle East brands in various sectors, including Qatar Airways, Emaar and Jumeirah Group. Global SEO Lead at Artefact, he is responsible for leading Artefact Group SEO practices and develop all the business opportunities to fulfill the market needs in the MENA region. Naguib regularly provides training in French Business School as well as in Dubai at Google Tech Hub, Astrolabs.

Schedules

Upcoming Courses

Frequently asked questions

This course is open to everyone, regardless of technical knowledge. Even if you are a complete beginner, as long as you have an app you want to build, this course will help you do it!

99% of the time, we would say Yes! No Code tools have become so powerful over the last few years, that almost any idea is possible to be built using the solutions we'll go over in this program.

Yes, you will have lifetime access to videos as well as additional recorded material when signing up for our No Code Bootcamp.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive an AstroLabs Diploma from the Dubai KHDA authority.

If you have any other questions you'd like answered, email us at: [email protected]

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