Our Next Chapter: Firehose Joins Trilogy Education

Back in 2013, Ken Mazaika and I started Firehose Project with one goal in mind: use education as the tool to help transform as many peoples lives as possible. In the last five years, we’ve turned our idea of teaching “Drink-from-the-Firehose” weekend coding bootcamps at some of the leading universities in the US (such as…

Marco Morawec

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

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

Interview with John Ellison — Digital Designer

In this interview, we talk with John Ellison, a lead product designer formerly of Clearleft— a top UX agency in the UK— and social entrepreneur at heart about his experience building an organization and web application from the ground up. John came to Firehose to learn Ruby on Rails and dive into back-end development, and…

Jenna Wang

Our 4-Year Journey To Launching The Firehose Advanced Programming Course

We’re setting out to jailbreak the traditional bootcamp model and give graduates the platform to continue evolving their skills well after they land their first developer job. We’re launching the Firehose Advanced Programming Course, the first graduate coding course for coding bootcamp graduates. The course is designed to help new programmers accelerate their growth and become highly-valued contributors on…

Marco Morawec