A decade since its inception, Ruby is still a popular programming language with web developers. But what is Ruby and Ruby on Rails and how exactly are they used today? We’re demystifying the history of Ruby on Rails, why programmers use it in 2021, and how this coding language and framework are used on the job. Plus, learn why Ruby on Rails is an excellent first language for beginning coders to learn, and our favorite resources for where to learn Ruby and Ruby on Rails!Continue Reading
What is data science? Math or science? Data science is a multidisciplinary field that combines computer science and math. The objective of data science is to pull insightful and useful knowledge out of datasets using programming languages like Python, R, Hadoop, and Spark. It’s an in-demand skillset that companies are seeking out to make smart business decisions. Data science is an umbrella term that includes data analysis, data engineering, machine learning, and more.Continue Reading
Eager to break into network engineering but overwhelmed by the list of networking certifications? NexGenT instructor and CCIE-certified Network Architect Rob Riker is here to break down the top four most-recognized network security certifications, what to expect on the exams, and the networking job opportunities and salaries that correspond with those certification levels. Plus, learn how NexGenT’s two in-house networking certifications give students the hands-on networking knowledge they need to pass the CCNA and be job-ready.Continue Reading
Springboard’s online Data Science Career Track was created with one thing in mind: to help students land their first data job – but that process starts before day one of class. Kelvin Tse, Associate General Manager at Springboard, explains how this career track is getting students job-ready in 6 months with a hands-on curriculum including over 30 projects! Learn what it takes to get accepted into the program, and why Springboard’s Data Science Prep Course is an excellent fit for total beginners and students needing to brush up on their basic data skills.
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Jorge Andrés Sierra Jurado had a decade of software engineering experience, but wanted to shift gears into artificial intelligence and machine learning. After self-teaching, Jorge enrolled in FourthBrain’s remote AI bootcamp because of the instructor-led classes, real world projects, and career assistance. Jorge shares how his FourthBrain bootcamp experience helped him build the portfolio and the confidence to land a job as a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS)!
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Even with 10 years of communications experience, Deepti realized she needed to learn a new skill set to move up the career ladder. By enrolling in The Digital Marketing Boot Camp at Texas McCombs, Deepti explains how the curriculum helped her fill knowledge gaps and gain a new sense of confidence to go after an Associate Manager role. Deepti answers all of our questions about the Digital Marketing Boot Camp and shares tips for juggling a part-time program with a busy work schedule.
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Central Florida is seeing an explosion of job growth in the tech sector! We caught up with Matt Marsaglia, Senior Director of Learning at Trilogy Education Services, a 2U Inc. brand, to learn how UCF Boot Camps is getting bootcampers job-ready in 24 weeks. Matt shares his screen to walk us through the virtual classroom of this part-time, online coding boot camp program, and demonstrates how students are provided multiple opportunities to dig deep into the project-forward curriculum. We also learn what the Central Florida/Orlando job market looks like for UCF Boot Camps grads in 2021.Continue Reading
Dilyara Timerkaeva wanted to shift from academia to data science, so she knew she would need a portfolio of real world projects to land her dream data scientist roles. In her research process, Galvanize’s Remote Data Science Immersive stood out to Dilyara, but first she had to get in! Dive inside the Galvanize application process with Dilyara, learn about the Galvanize Prep curriculum, and get exclusive tips directly from the Galvanize team about interview questions and the ideal applicant.
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Systems analyst Lane Clark wanted to move up to more technical data roles at BC Public Service, but lacking the right technical skills and experience, he found himself in a holding pattern. After dabbling in self-teaching, Lane took a leave of absence from work to enroll in the remote immersive 12-week Data Science Bootcamp at Lighthouse Labs. Over the course of the bootcamp, Lane gained the knowledge he needed to level up his career (and his salary!), and discovered a whole new passion for machine learning and deep learning. Lane gives us a glimpse into how Lighthouse Labs supports their remote cohorts and teaches the technical and soft skills expected in today’s data science industry.
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