The Iron Yard in Houston

Houston, Texas is home to many amazing enterprise, startup and healthcare software companies. We’re excited to be a part of the action.

Our programs train high quality developers who will help businesses across the ecosystem build amazing digital products.

Learn to code. Life's too short for the wrong career.


Our intensive coding courses are open in Houston. Study Mobile Engineering, Ruby on Rails or Front End Engineering and launch a new career.

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Immersive Courses

Our immersive courses are 12 weeks long and run three times per year. We offer several different subjects at our Houston campus. Our grads get jobs with amazing local companies as well as awesome shops around the country.

Front End Engineering

Learn Front End Engineering using HTML, CSS and JavaScript and basic server-side tech. At the end of the class you’ll have the skills to create beautiful, fully functional websites and web applications.

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Rails Engineering

Learn Ruby on Rails, one of the most popular server-side frameworks in the world. At the end of class you’ll know how to build fast, production-quality full-stack apps.

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Free kids classes

We believe in investing in the local tech economy for the long-run, and that means impacting the next generation. We'll teach fun and educational programming classes to kids in the Houston area. Sign up for our mailing list to get more information on classes and schedules.

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Employers and Partners

Meet Our Houston Team

Brian Dorton

Campus Director

Jesse Wolgamott

Rails Instructor

Justin Richards

Front End Instructor

City Highlights

America's fourth-largest city is a cosmopolitan destination, filled with world-class dining, arts, hotels, shopping and nightlife. Take a stroll through the historic Heights, spend the day exploring the Museum District or head down to Space Center Houston. Later on, grab a bite in one of dozens of award-winning restaurants, or hang out with the cool kids on Washington Avenue. There's always something to do in this Southern hospitality meets urban chic city.

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