If you already know Ruby, you should be able to jump into the Ruby on Rails framework easily, right? Well, not always! Luckily, there’s a Ruby on Rails tutorial for that! We’ve rounded up the 11 best Ruby on Rails tutorials so that you can dip your toes in and nail the essentials.
What is Ruby used for anyway? Ruby is used for building web applications, prototyping, and some data analysis. It’s a general-purpose programming language similar to Python. Ruby on Rails is a framework for web development built with Ruby.Continue Reading
Tech Elevator’s Dallas campus is dedicated to filling the hiring gaps seen in this booming Texas tech city that’s home to many Fortune 500 companies. Tech Elevator’s National Live Remote Program Director Rita Stall tells us why now is an excellent time to kick-start your tech career in Dallas. Rita gives us a virtual tour of Tech Elevator’s robust remote learning environment and shows the tools they use to build connections online between students and instructors.Continue Reading
When Miranda decided to pivot from clinical dietitian into software engineering, she was drawn to The Software Guild because of their reputation in Louisville. Miranda explains how The Software Guild’s remote Java bootcamp made it possible to make a career-change while working full-time. Plus, Miranda shares how The Software Guild’s career services team gave her the support she needed to land her first software engineering role after graduating!
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Cybersecurity professionals are in demand, but how can cybersecurity skills be helpful for professionals not in the cybersecurity field? The experts at BrainStation share how cybersecurity skills can be an asset to software engineers, product managers, computer support specialists, IT technicians, and business analysts. Plus, can cybersecurity be learned in a course? We take a peek into BrainStation’s new, online Cybersecurity Certificate Course!Continue Reading
We’re demystifying React with the best React courses on the internet. Maybe you’re looking for the best React Udemy courses – which might be Stephen Girder’s tutorials: React with Node or React with Redux. Maybe you’re here to find the best React course free resources have to offer which is probably Tania’s guide to React. You could be here to just learn React, no fluff, like Ryan Johnson’s React for Beginners.Continue Reading
As you’re researching bootcamps, you’ve probably come across terms like version control or Git or GitHub. At many coding bootcamps, Git is the first tool you’ll learn – including LearningFuze in California. Tim Davis, Chief Academic Officer at LearningFuze takes us through the basics of Git [video 1] and a 15-minute Git tutorial [video 2]. Learn all about the history of Git, why version control is an essential best practice in 2021, and how to use GitHub to collaborate with other developers.Continue Reading
What is Business Intelligence? What’s the difference between Business Intelligence and Data Analytics? We’re diving into this lucrative career path with Candace Periera-Roberts, a General Assembly instructor with 20 years of experience in data. Learn about the BI Analyst career trajectory and average salaries, how to learn business intelligence (spoiler alert: you don’t need a data degree), and which personality traits make a great business intelligence analyst.Continue Reading
Fernish has reinvented the process of renting furniture and built an engineering team made up of developers from different backgrounds – including Thinkful graduates! We caught up with Director of Engineering and tech blogger Kim Burgaard about onboarding a recent Thinkful bootcamp grad, what entry-level developers can expect to work on at a startup, and why completing an internship is an excellent way to break ground in your new tech career after a bootcamp. Plus, Kim shares his tips for optimizing your tech resume to impress an interviewer!
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Data cleaning is an integral component of analyzing data. But what actually goes into this important skill and which tools should you choose to clean data efficiently? Lighthouse Labs Data Science Mentor, Andrew Berry, walks us through the process of preparing data and identifying issues within a data set, and how data professionals use Python plugins like NumPy and PySpark to clean inaccurate data. Plus, get a sneak peek into how Lighthouse Labs integrates data cleaning into their Data Science Bootcamp curriculum.Continue Reading
An immersive data science bootcamp is the best way to make a full career change, but Python tutorials can be a great place to start your journey. Have you ever wondered, “What is Python used for?” Well, we’ve rounded up the best online Python courses, from tutorials to learn Python 3 to Python projects for beginners. Some of the best Python courses aren’t free, though, so we’ve included a few paid Python programming tutorial options that cover Python more in-depth.
Whether you’re a hands-on learner who likes to work on a project-based Python tutorial or you’re someone who learns best by reading, there’s something here for everyone. There are even Python tutorials that you can do from your phone! Try analyzing your Netflix data or building a weather app if you’re up for a hands-on challenge.Continue Reading