New tech school for .NET developers will open in Florida in August

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

One of northeast Florida’s fastest-growing tech companies is launching a trade school program for .NET Framework developers.

Pragmatic Works in August will open Vivo School, an 18-week accelerated training program that will give students Microsoft certification preparation, help them create a portfolio of real-world projects, and spend time developing actual corporate client projects, a news release said.

“This is a very high-demand profession and we anticipate a competitive response,” said Brian Knight, CEO of Pragmatic Works.

Knight said his own company recently spent close to $15,000 in recruiting fees and waited nearly five months to hire a corporate developer for a Pragmatic Works project.

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