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  • Giuseppe Frustaci
    Published on OCTOBER 20, 2014
    Giuseppe Frustaci is passionate about using technology to connect with people, tell stories, and educate. A graduate of Launch Academy and now its Marketing Manager, Giuseppe spends his days writing about coding and how people learn to code. Here, he explores reasons for a bootcamper to pick up roots and move to a new city for a code school (and why it's not for everyone)! You’re at that poi...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 20, 2014
    Have you thought about learning web development to get a job as a software engineer in Southern California? LearningFuze is a full-immersion 12-week web development training program in Los Angeles. Watch our webinar with Fabian Toth, Director of Technology & Learning at LearningFuze. Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to LearningFuze! You'll l...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 20, 2014
    We talk to Kristin Smith, CEO of Code Fellows, about the City of Roses and home to the newest Code Fellows campus: Portland, Oregon. Code Fellows' first Portland class will be the intro-level Foundations 1: Computer Science & Web Development. The 4-week night class grounds students in CSS, HTML, and Javascript. Class starts Nov. 3rd. You can apply online at www.codefellows.org/calenda...
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  • Fabian Toth
    Published on OCTOBER 17, 2014
    Fabian Toth started his professional coding career almost 6 years ago in a transition from trading currencies, options, and stocks and is a testament to others looking to enter the world of web development. As an instructor at LearningFuze, his past knowledge and experience is indispensable to new students. Here, Fabian blogs about opening a coding bootcamp in a smaller market, Irvine, Ca...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 15, 2014
    Former teacher Emily Davis was looking for a career change and knew Jeff Casimir would be a great educator in her journey to code. She is now a student at Turing School in Colorado and talks to Course Report about the application process, how she pushes through burnout and challenges, and what's next for her! Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to T...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 15, 2014
    Last Friday, Course Report was invited by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy to participate in an all-day brainstorming session with coding bootcamp industry leaders. The goals for this meeting were two-fold: widening the pool of potential bootcamp students to be more inclusive of diverse socioeconomic, racial, and gender demographics and discussing how to boost confide...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 15, 2014
    Walter Latimer dropped out of college but was hungry for more education- when he found Wyncode in his hometown of Miami, he jumped at the opportunity to learn Ruby on Rails. We talk about the main instructor and TAs at Wyncode, how he landed a dream job at CareCloud, a practice management software company for doctors, and how Walter is keeping up with his classmates through WynAlum.   ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 14, 2014
    Terrence Kunstek was the Director of Engineering at ChaCha before deciding to teach iOS development at Eleven Fifty. We talk to Terrence about the project-based curriculum in the iOS course, their innovative APPrenticeship program, and what he's learned from the first few cohorts at Eleven Fifty.    Tell us what you were doing before you started as an instructor at Eleven Fifty. ...
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  • Justin Marshall
    Published on OCTOBER 14, 2014
    So you enrolled in a reputable coding bootcamp, showed up every day, drank enough Red Bull to kill a real bull, and graduated with a solid understanding of OOP, MySQL, Heroku, and twenty other terms that are not, it turns out, foreign swear words. It’s smooth sailing from here on out, right? Wrong. Too many coding bootcamp alumni assume that graduation marks the end of their journey when,...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on OCTOBER 13, 2014
    After attending Bitmaker Labs in Toronto, Juha Mikkola was convinced that a coding bootcamp was exactly what the Miami tech scene needed. He and Johanna Mikkola launched Wyncode in Miami's Wynwood neighborhood, emphasizing programming as well as entrepreneurship. We talk with Johanna and Juha about what they learned from their first cohort, what they look for in a Wyncode instructor, and ...
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