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- Liz EgglestonUpdated on MAY 1, 2015Just as online coding bootcamps begin to focus on employment outcomes, a number of in-person bootcamps have started to explore ways to open up their immersive curriculum to remote students. The most recent announcement in remote education comes from Lighthouse Labs...Continue Reading →
- Liz EgglestonUpdated on SEPTEMBER 12, 2018[As of September 2018, Thinkful no longer offers bootcamp prep courses for prospective applicants. A 2-week prep course is provided to accepted students.] Bhaumik Patel started his programming journey as one of Thinkful’s first students, and has now joined the team full-time as Community Manager where he worked directly with every...Continue Reading →
- Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 30, 2015Dalton Mitchell works as an IT Manager, but struggled with the more aesthetic side of design. Without quitting his job or taking on the financial burden of full-time bootcamps, Dalton decided to join Designlab, a part-time, mentor-driven, online learning platform. Having completed the Design 101 course, Dalton tells us about findi...Continue Reading →
- Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 29, 2015The typical narrative of a coding bootcamp goes something like this: “Quit your job, say your goodbyes to your friends and significant other, learn to code around the clock for three months, and graduate job-ready.” Much of the appeal of coding bootcamps (versus, say, an undergraduate Computer Science degree) is their short turnaround and high return on investment. The Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 27, 2015Mallory Bory was a talented Graphic Designer working in print when she decided she should be able to design- and build- a website. She enrolled in the Web Development Intensive at New York Code + Design ...Continue Reading →Steven WatkinsUpdated on APRIL 27, 2015We’ve heard the success stories from coding bootcampers, but attending a software development bootcamp is undoubtedly a brave endeavor. There's a lot at stake, including: You may not have consistent income for a few months. You probably won't see your friends and family all that much. Your bloodstream will be highly concentrated with caffeine. You are venturing into this unknown...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 24, 2015Lance Robertson is a passionate futurist and writer who wanted to build a technical skillset, so he enrolled at Coding Dojo, a full-stack web development bootcamp in Seattle. Now a teaching assistant at Coding Dojo, Lance took some time to chat with Course Report about his experience! In th...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 24, 2015When Dave Gold was approached by Milwaukee coding bootcamp devCodeCamp to teach software design, he jumped at the chance to build a coding curriculum from the ground up. As devCodeCamp prepares for their first cohort in April, we talk to Dave about preparing a curriculum around the demands of the Milwaukee job market, the rigo...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 22, 2015Augustinas Markevicius pursued a PhD in chemistry for the last four years, but decided to put his academic pursuits on hold and find an affordable web development program to break into tech. Makers Academy’s newest online bootcamp option, Ronin, offered the best combination of f...Continue Reading →Liz EgglestonUpdated on APRIL 22, 2015Erik Trautman is no stranger to coding bootcamps; he's a graduate of App Academy, creator of open-source learn-to-code site The Odin Project, and now founder of Viking Code School, the first fully online coding bootcamp that is 100% accountable to student ou...Continue Reading →