Ali Mir

Ali M.

San Jose, CA

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About

Ali delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
and Ages 13+

Teaching since:
2010

I am a software engineer with experience in teaching. I learned to code on my own when I was 14. I studies Computer Science in SJSU - at the heart of Silicon Valley. I'm also a co-founder at Slugbug.co (a marketplace startup for coding lessons). I've built many apps for various platforms - two of which are on the Apple's App Store.

I've been teaching coding for the last 5 years. This hobby began when I taught my passionate 13 year old brother how to make iPhone apps. He now makes iPhone apps better than I do. On my spare time, I organize Meetup events and teach people entrepreneurship and software development. Currently I'm leading a Meetup group with over 100 students.

Learning to code is a challenge - especially if you want to learn online. Less than 10% of people that start online course today finish it. I believe that the best way to learn coding is by having one-on-one interaction with an expert. Coding is an art that anyone can master if they practice it well with an industry expert.

I look forward to meeting you and helping you to become a better programmer!

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Experience

Co-Founder
Feb 2017 - Present
Slugbug

Co-founder at Slugbug
www.slugbug.co

iOS Developer
May 2016 - Feb 2017
Instavest

C/C++ Programmer
Mar 2014 - May 2016
Business Objects

Education

Computer Science
Jun 2012 - Jun 2016
San Jose State University
iOS Developer NanoDegree
Jun 2015 - Sep 2015
Udacity

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Persian
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Urdu
Fluent / Native Proficiency

3 Reviews

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Samantha Jul 9, 2017
Computer Programming · In studio

Ali's teaching style is just amazing. He teaches in such a way that anyone can understand. His explanations are very clear and he gives great examples. I highly recommend Ali for programming lessons.

Reyansh Jul 9, 2017
Computer Programming · In home

Ali teaches my son C++ programming. My son looks forward to his classes every time! He is extremely nice and very passionate. I couldn't have had a better tutor for my son.

Joseph Jul 9, 2017
Computer Programming · In home

I took an iOS development class with Ali without prior coding knowledge. He was very patient with me and walked me through step-by-step. I really enjoyed his teaching style. He made sure that I understood every concept before moving on. I highly recommend him if you're looking for a beginner coding lesson!

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