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

An Iranian Refugee, A Coding Bootcamp, And What It Means in 2017

A little less than one year ago, we partnered with Refugees on Rails, a German organization that helps refugees build and expand their qualification as software developers to improve their chances in the labor market. We’ve always believed that quality technical education bridges the gap between incredibly driven and deserving people and the amazing opportunities that await them.…

Jake Abrams