Announcing Our Partnership with Codeship

We’re very excited to announce our new partnership with Codeship, which will give Firehose students free access to its service. Codeship is a hosted Continuous Integration and Delivery service that helps development teams at companies like Product Hunt, CNN, and InVision ship their apps with confidence. All Firehose students in our full program will get the…

Ken Mazaika

11 Programmers Who Changed The Game

A lot has changed in programming over the past few decades. Up until the mid-1970’s, programmers had to use physical punch cards to write programs. Thankfully, technology has rapidly evolved. In the process, programmers have been given the power to do some really amazing things. Today, with so much of the world dependent on technology, programmers…

Ken Mazaika

The Wrong Way To Learn To Code

Last week, a prospective student approached me with a really profound question about learning to code. The question made me completely reevaluate my thoughts on how people can best learn. Here’s what he said: “Ken, my biggest fear is that I’m spending a ton of time learning to code in the incorrect way. In your…

Ken Mazaika

9 Ways To Know If A Coding Bootcamp Is Worth It

Here’s the thing about coding bootcamps. There is a massive difference in quality across the bootcamp landscape. The best coding bootcamps are in it for the long haul. They’re committed to setting their students up for successful careers in software development. The worst coding bootcamps don’t hold themselves accountable. They fail to deliver on the promises they…

Ken Mazaika