When Courtney Hans was laid-off from a marketing job she loved due to COVID-19 cutbacks, she found a silver lining by enrolling at Code Fellows. Code Fellows’ discounted tuition for those affected by recent layoffs ensured that Courtney could fully commit to her career change. Courtney breaks down what she learned in Code Fellows’ remote cybersecurity program, and how they prepared her for technical interviews. Plus, Courtney explains why someone with a business and marketing background can be an asset to a cybersecurity team.
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David Boutin had no coding experience before applying to CodeBoxx. Two years after graduating, he’s been promoted, leads a team of developers, and continues to apply the skills (both technical skills and soft skills) that he learned during the bootcamp. Find out how this Canadian military veteran found his passion for web development by following the three pillars of CodeBoxx. Plus, since graduating, David has started teaching at CodeBoxx to pass on the education that changed his life – see his advice for other students!
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Is there a difference between a Web Developer and a Software Engineer? Sure, there are some historical differences, but in the real world, how do these two roles play out? Is one job harder to get than the other? Are salaries different? Gregorio Rojas, co-founder and head instructor at Sabio, joins us to share what he’s learned over the past 20 years in the industry.Continue Reading
If you already know Ruby, you should be able to jump into the Ruby on Rails framework easily, right? Well, not always! Luckily, there’s a Ruby on Rails tutorial for that! We’ve rounded up the 11 best Ruby on Rails tutorials so that you can dip your toes in and nail the essentials.
What is Ruby used for anyway? Ruby is used for building web applications, prototyping, and some data analysis. It’s a general-purpose programming language similar to Python. Ruby on Rails is a framework for web development built with Ruby.Continue Reading
Tech Elevator’s Dallas campus is dedicated to filling the hiring gaps seen in this booming Texas tech city that’s home to many Fortune 500 companies. Tech Elevator’s National Live Remote Program Director Rita Stall tells us why now is an excellent time to kick-start your tech career in Dallas. Rita gives us a virtual tour of Tech Elevator’s robust remote learning environment and shows the tools they use to build connections online between students and instructors.Continue Reading
When Miranda decided to pivot from clinical dietitian into software engineering, she was drawn to The Software Guild because of their reputation in Louisville. Miranda explains how The Software Guild’s remote Java bootcamp made it possible to make a career-change while working full-time. Plus, Miranda shares how The Software Guild’s career services team gave her the support she needed to land her first software engineering role after graduating!
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Cybersecurity professionals are in demand, but how can cybersecurity skills be helpful for professionals not in the cybersecurity field? The experts at BrainStation share how cybersecurity skills can be an asset to software engineers, product managers, computer support specialists, IT technicians, and business analysts. Plus, can cybersecurity be learned in a course? We take a peek into BrainStation’s new, online Cybersecurity Certificate Course!Continue Reading
We’re demystifying React with the best React courses on the internet. Maybe you’re looking for the best React Udemy courses – which might be Stephen Girder’s tutorials: React with Node or React with Redux. Maybe you’re here to find the best React course free resources have to offer which is probably Tania’s guide to React. You could be here to just learn React, no fluff, like Ryan Johnson’s React for Beginners.Continue Reading
As you’re researching bootcamps, you’ve probably come across terms like version control or Git or GitHub. At many coding bootcamps, Git is the first tool you’ll learn – including LearningFuze in California. Tim Davis, Chief Academic Officer at LearningFuze takes us through the basics of Git [video 1] and a 15-minute Git tutorial [video 2]. Learn all about the history of Git, why version control is an essential best practice in 2021, and how to use GitHub to collaborate with other developers.Continue Reading