As you learn the fundamentals of web development and look to enhance your knowledge, it’s important to scour the internet to see what other people are doing and saying. While it’s great to stay up-to-date on trends through magazines and books, web development blogs provide you with an abundance of fresh, free content. Blogs have become…Kaleigh Sands
CS Degree or Coding Bootcamp: Which Option Makes Sense For You?
When looking to start a career as a software developer, you will probably come across two viable paths to get there: a CS degree from a university, or a coding bootcamp. This means that at some point you’ll have to evaluate a CS degree against a coding bootcamp. While it’s easy to look at superficial things like…Ken Mazaika
Writing A Review That “Pays-It-Forward”
She wrote this post to help bootcamp students and graduates write more informative reviews to help out future students. When you started your bootcamp research, chances are you began by comparing programs online. Maybe you read through reviews on a site like SwitchUp, browsed posts on Medium, or even reached out to alumni through social media.…Mary Bergeron
Why Programming On Codecademy Is A lot Like Learning To Surf
Codecademy first launched in 2011 as an innovative way to learn to code. Fast forward to 2017, and it now has courses in 12 different programming languages and tools. If you want to learn to code, Codecademy can be an amazing resource. But there’s a lot of confusion out there about what Codecademy is and what…Marco Morawec
My Mentor Lied At A Microsoft Conference. It Taught Me Everything About Teaching Code.
Early in my software engineering career, I had an internship at Microsoft. I was working on the Microsoft Office team. We were responsible for the internals of a distributed peer-to-peer network, and it was one of the most complex applications I’ve ever worked on. My team threw me into the deep end. I had to work in…Ken Mazaika
19 Coding Bootcamps You Should Know About In 2017
If you’re thinking about switching careers and becoming a developer, a coding bootcamp is a viable way to get you there. But if you’ve started the bootcamp research process, you might be thinking to yourself: “HOLY COW HOW MANY BOOTCAMPS ARE THERE?!?” If you’re thinking that, you’re not alone. There are a lot of coding…Ken Mazaika