How to Learn Web Development the Smart Way

You may have come across Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, AngularJS, JavaScript, and perhaps the “MEAN” stack — MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS — in your research of the different programming technologies. Newcomers will often gravitate towards learning only JavaScript — a single programming language — but it’s often mistaken as a shortcut to becoming a full-stack…

Ken Mazaika

Alumni Q&A with SwitchUp: Biology Bachelor’s to Software Development

This interview was conducted by Erica Freedman, Content Specialist at SwitchUp. Yowon Yoon currently works for Raizlabs as part of their web development team. In college he studied Biology and Music, but felt not knowing how to code would hinder his professional future. Determined not to be left behind, Yowon kickstarted his coding education at…

SwitchUp

10 Tips to Crack Coding in 2018

Do you want to make 2018 the year you finally learn to code? If so, you’re not alone. Most people looking to change careers learn to code whilst working, which means that they have to balance lots of different day-to-day responsibilities. You can crack coding in 2018. But like any complex skill, learning to code…

Ken Mazaika

Designing a New Training Platform — Our Next Journey

Welcome back to the new and improved product updates from Firehose, proudly headquartered in San Francisco, California. Our uniquely diverse team has remote teammates across three time zones in Michigan, Illinois, and New Jersey. With much excitement, our team shares the latest journey to design a new training platform. In this post, we will first…

Alec Babala