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  • Harry Hantel
    Published on MAY 14, 2015
    While coding bootcamps can produce stellar developers, Product Management is another integral part of a company's technical team. It’s an organizational function that entails a combination of marketing, development, and analysis. The ability to get into the nitty-gritty of coding is obviously a powerful skill, but product management ensures that the code is maximizing the effectiveness of t...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MAY 13, 2015
    Calling all Promotion-Seekers... your boss is waiting to pay for your coding bootcamp! In talking with hundreds of code school graduates, we’ve discovered three main types of bootcampers: Career Changers, Entrepreneurs, and Promotion-Seekers. A career changer is someone unemployed or underemployed who wants to land a new job, or someone unhappy in their current career who wants to make the l...
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  • If you’ve been accepted to a coding bootcamp, then you’re probably smart, mature, committed, and responsible (not to mention brilliant for recognizing the importance of digital skills in today’s job environment). A great coding bootcamp admissions team should also be selecting students who are collaborative and can work well with others, and who have proven that coding is the career for t...
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  • "Can I be a programmer if I'm not a math genius?" This is a question we see and hear all the time. The assumption is that a successful coder should have a computer science degree or a lifelong love of math and sciences- not the case! Bootcamp students come from a wide range of past lives, with many having started with little or no technical expertise, and some having spent years in see...
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  • Located in the heart of the tech world in Silicon Valley, Coding House is a 60 day full immersion bootcamp. One of the few “live-in bootcamps,” Coding House teaches full stack web development with a focus on JavaScript technologies and Rails. We’re breaking down Coding House’s 100% Scholarship for Female Developers!   Women in Tech 90% of software developers are men. One of the bigg...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MAY 11, 2015
    While coding bootcamps can offer a high return on investment, the average tuition at code school is ~$13,584, which is no small sacrifice. But did you know that a number of not-for-profit bootcamps and well-organized programs actually offer free coding bootcamps? Expect rigorous application processes and competitively low acceptance rates, but for the right applicants, there is so much to gai...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MAY 7, 2015
    Jason Cassidy is the digital marketing manager at Cara Operations, Canada’s largest full-service restaurant company. He was recently named to Marketing Mag’s "30 under 30," but Jason realized the importance of technical skills in marketing and saw the potential to unlock new opportunities at his company. After attending a marketing seminar at Brainstation, Jason decided to take their 10 wee...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on MAY 6, 2015
    App Academy graduate Sarah Michaelson had a degree in Pre-Medical Nutrition Science before realizing that coding was in her future. After completing the 3-month bootcamp, Sarah got a job at Amplify through the alumni network, and talks to Course Report about challenging herself at App Academy, using their job prep and placement services, and settling into her Dev-Ops position at Amplify. ...
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  • When Simon Pregent found out about Lighthouse Labs’ first hybrid bootcamp offered in his hometown of Whitehorse, he took the opportunity to hone his skills to advance his career and pursue his own passion projects. As he prepares for the start of the bootcamp, we check in with Simon about the online learning he did on his own, trying to pitch the bootcamp to his bosses, and the Lighthouse L...
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  • Harry Hantel
    Published on MAY 5, 2015
    Welcome to the April News Roundup, your monthly news digest full of the most interesting articles and announcements in the bootcamp space. Want your bootcamp's news to be included in the next News Roundup? Submit announcements of new courses, scholarships, or open jobs at your school! 9 Bootcamp Headlines​ Coding bootcamps find homes at accredited universities. Could This Hybr...
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