We Talked with Women About Diversity in Tech

A few months ago, Stack Overflow published a developer survey that was the first of its kind. It compiled the input from over fifty thousand developers, making it the most comprehensive developer survey ever conducted. Despite an impressively vast sample size, the survey received some flak for the inherent bias it produced by surveying its…

Jenna Wang

Announcing The New Firehose Student Experience

Today, we’re proud to announce a big step for Firehose. We’re launching an update that was the product of months of planning, hard work, and incredibly insightful input from our students and graduates. We’re excited to see it go live, and we’re excited about what it means for all of our students moving forward. Moving…

Marco Morawec

The One Thing You Need To Do Before Launching Your Tech Startup

People learn software engineering for many different reasons. Some seek change. They want to transition into a new career they love. They want the opportunity to make a huge impact on a team of developers who are excited about building an awesome, problem-solving product. Other people want to start something themselves. They have aspirations of…

Ken Mazaika

How Challenging My Mentor Made Me A Better Programmer

In my first job as a developer I was a bit… irresponsible. I had the freedom to quickly cobble together code without completely thinking it through. I didn’t need to fully understand what I was doing before I moved on to the next thing. I was capable of building things out very quickly. But I…

Ken Mazaika

No. But…

If you’re learning to code, there’s always going to be more stuff for you to discover and understand. You’re not going to always know all the answers and that’s absolutely ok.  So how do you react in the scenario when an interviewer asks you the question… Do you have experience with [specific technology]? …when you don’t have…

Jake Abrams