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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 18, 2014
    David Silva taught himself to code using books and tutorials in Colombia. He won an AngelHack Hackathon in 2013 and when AngelHack launched their education vertical with One Month Rails, he got involved. David is now instructing and mentoring students at AngelHack Education- we talk to him about the structure of the course, expectations and student outcomes, and how their collaboration wi...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 15, 2014
    Between their stellar instructional staff and impressive student outcomes, Hack Reactor is often described as the "Harvard of Coding Bootcamps." We talk with founder Shawn Drost about the conscious decisions they've made to be at the top of the class, why JavaScript is their preferred teaching language, and what exciting new ventures we can expect from Hack Reactor in the future!   ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 15, 2014
    Lighthouse Labs and CodeCore are the two top coding bootcamps in Vancouver, Canada. With similar offerings, which bootcamp should you attend? Let's compare the two schools to find which is the best fit.  Teaching Style CodeCore prides itself in strong mentorship from alumni and community members. CodeCore representative Tammam Kbeili cites their "commitment to the success of our stu...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 14, 2014
    Online, mentored coding bootcamps offer convenience and structure without forcing you to quit your job or move to a new city. But not all online programs were created equally, so which one is right for you? We'll learn from alumni at each online coding bootcamp, ready to answer your questions about their experience during class, how they found mentorship and community online, and how thei...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 14, 2014
    Apollo Education Group recently completed their pilot coding bootcamp, Rockit Bootcamp, teaching JavaScript and PHP to a cohort of eager students in Phoenix, Arizona. We talk to the Rockit management team Graeme Wood and Dominick Campagna about what made the pilot a success, how their education background is helping them in the bootcamp space, and what's next for Rockit Bootcamp!   ...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 12, 2014
    Rak Chugh and Richard Hu have been working with Byte Consulting, a research, analytics and technology firm, for 15 years. When it became clear that there was a demand for technologists in the financial sector, they founded Byte Academy, a 12-week immersive program to transform students into financial technology programmers. We talk to Rak and Richard about their unique curriculum, the imp...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 11, 2014
    Lillian Ng had a background in electrical engineering, but wanted to work in computer programming, so she enrolled in the Code Fellows Ruby on Rails Development Accelerator in January 2014. Two months later, she had a new set of skills and a job with Simply Measured as a Junior Software Engineer. We talk to Lillian about a typical day in the classroom and how Code Fellows prepared her for...
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  • Cameron Buckingham
    Published on AUGUST 8, 2014
    Cameron Buckingham is a student at gSchool, a 6-month coding school in Colorado. He blogs each week about his experience at gSchool- this week, he talks about working with Rails and submitting an abstract for a Ruby conference! Remember, the Course Report community is eligible for a $500 scholarship to gSchool!   This week we were introduced to Rails. Rails is basically an operat...
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  • Liz Eggleston
    Published on AUGUST 7, 2014
    Erik Trautman attended App Academy in San Francisco, then created The Odin Project, a free online resource for students learning to be developers. After talking with students who needed more support in their online journey to code, Erik recently launched the Viking Code School, a selective online program complete with instructors and plenty of team work. We talk to Erik about his innovative...
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  • Khurram Virani
    Published on AUGUST 7, 2014
    On Tuesday, July 15th, Lighthouse Labs launched our brand-new website. It featured a completely new design, video, a fresh application process, and more. The most interesting part of it all was that it was developed by our students for their final project. As our January cohort progressed I noticed two of our students, Joseph and Rachel (pictured above), gravitating to a particular asp...
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