We Got Coders is a 6-month, full-stack coding bootcamp, specializing in Ruby on Rails. Take a tour of the new We Got Coders campus in Bedforshire, an hour from London.Continue Reading
Welcome to the January 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!Continue Reading
Jordana Gustafson started following coding bootcamp education when Dev Bootcamp launched in California. After meeting Code Fellows instructor Ivan Storck at a startup in San Francisco, Jordana joined the team as Campus Manager at Code Fellows’ newest campus in Portland. She tells us about meeting the demands of Portland’s job market, what convinced her of the bootcamp model, and trying to increase diversity in web development.Continue Reading
Matt Tucker was attending a technical college in Phoenix for computer science, but he wanted to learn to apply his skills more directly. The Silicon Valley location and affordable price point at Coding Dojo appealed to Matt, and he moved to California, putting college on hold. He completed Coding Dojo’s Silicon Valley bootcamp, passing both of his “Black Belt” exams, and now works at a startup called Roost with other Coding Dojo grads. Matt explains what drew him to Coding Dojo’s varied approach and the key to avoiding burnout (hint: love what you do).
Tell us what you were up to before you started at Coding Dojo.Continue Reading
Art Lee was one of the first graduates of Dev Bootcamp Chicago, and talks to us about his background in design and teaching, his opinions of Dev Bootcamp's teaching style, and how he connected with his current employer, Higi.Continue Reading
Coding Bootcamps are intensive programs- some require an 80 hour per week commitment, and all demand undivided attention in the classroom. This structure may be necessary to learn a new skill in a short time, but it can also overwhelm students and in some cases, cause burnout.
Luckily, at Course Report, we get the opportunity to talk with alumni from coding bootcamps all over the world, and we always ask how they avoided burnout during their courses. We’ve compiled the top eight best pieces of advice for future students from alumni who have been through it before!Continue Reading
Leo Picado studies computer science and lives in Costa Rica. When he started doing contract work for a Utah e-tailer company, he found that he would need to sharpen his skills to build them the new mobile app they needed. After doing some preliminary work with Treehouse, he reached out to Eleven Fifty in Indianapolis. Having finished the weeklong Intro to iOS course, Leo tells us about returning to Costa Rica to finish the app, the factors that lead him to Eleven Fifty, and why he’s already considering going back for an advanced class.Continue Reading
Andrew Jensen of Coder Foundry answers one of their most frequently asked questions: Why Should I Learn .NET?Continue Reading