Salary Negotiation for Web Developers

The last step to getting your dream job as a developer is everyone’s favorite: signing the offer letter and making it official. But the first salary a company proposes doesn’t need to be the final offer that you accept. Here are five rules to follow when negotiating a job offer that will ensure both you…

Ken Mazaika

Why We Are Partnering With Codeanywhere

Today, we are very excited to announce a coding partnership that we’ve launched with San Francisco-based startup and Techstars alum Codeanywhere to help our students code more easily from anywhere they want. At Firehose, we’re on a mission to reinvent online technical education to help more people change their lives. In pursuit of this, we’re constantly searching…

Marco Morawec

The Biggest Mistake I’ve Ever Made as a Developer

There is one mistake I’ve made in the course of my career that stands out as being the “biggest screw up of my career.” Before this mistake, I felt like an unstoppable programmer – and as such, I had a bit of an ego problem. It was a case in which I should’ve checked myself…

Ken Mazaika

Personal Branding as a Software Developer

It is too easy to communicate with potential employers through your personal branding in ways that pretty much ensure they will not move forward with you in the hiring process. Whether you’re communicating in a cover letter, resume, or in-person interview, the result is the same. In this article, we’ll run you through: The 4…

Ken Mazaika

Why We’re Partnering With Refugees On Rails

Here at the Firehose Project, we’re extremely proud to officially announce that we’ve become the premier education partner for Refugees on Rails, a volunteer-led, international organization that helps teach refugees how to code. As part of the partnership, we’re offering our Ruby on Rails curriculum to their awesome network of volunteers and students. We’ve always…

Marco Morawec