The Key To Accelerating Your Coding Skills

When you learn to code, there is a moment when everything begins to change. At Firehose, we like to call this the inflection point of coding. After this phase, the way you operate as a developer will be dramatically different. Building up to the inflection point is the process of becoming self-sufficient in programming, to the point…

Ken Mazaika

11 Signs it’s Time to Switch Careers

How many times have you found yourself complaining about your job? Sure, we’ve all had those days staring at the clock, counting down the minutes until we can leave the office. But if correctly calculating the number of seconds until you can go home was the most productive thing you did all day, it might be time to look…

Ken Mazaika

FirehoseProject Graduate Interview: Erin Kim

Recently we interviewed FirehoseProject graduate, Erin Kim, to hear more about her experience with the program and how it helped her change her career path. Before entering our 12-week coding bootcamp, Erin studied Art History at the University of Marlyand. Following graduation she worked at J. Walter Thompson Worldwide, a marketing communications firm in New…

Firehose Team

4 Tips on How to Find a Job as a Junior Web Developer

We’re going to be honest: Finding a job as a junior web developer is not always a piece of cake. A junior web developer, Samantha, realized this and asked the Ruby community in New York City for some advice on finding her first developer position. We want your job hunt to be as seamless as possible…

Ken Mazaika