Apps 101: Facebook Teams Up With General Assembly To Offer Class To Developers

Class is in session, and Facebook is the instructor: The social network will begin teaching developers how to create social applications on its platform, collaborating on the curriculum with “global network of campuses” General Assembly.

According to TechCrunch, tuition is $4,000, and the class will be offered in New York and London, with the New York version set to run from Nov. 6 through Jan. 29, with Tripl Founder and CEO Peter Sullivan handling the instruction.

General Assembly offers startup-specific training, such as programming and management courses, as well as co-working spaces for technology startups, according to TechCrunch.

Facebook told TechCrunch:

Facebook is happy to be working with General Assembly to help developers and would-be developers learn how to leverage the power of social.

Readers: Are you ready to hit the books?

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