Shannon Burns was pleasantly surprised and financially unprepared when she was accepted to Hackbright Academy. Coming from a low-income network, Shannon had to think fast, so she founded Hacking for Women and the CodeShannon Scholarship to finance her own education, and she’s not stopping there. Shannon will “fund-it-forward” by donating 10% of her first year’s salary to support another woman’s coding education.
We talk with Shannon about her journey to Hackbright, her goals as a developer, and how her Fund-it-Forward model is going to help women around the world.Continue Reading
Sherif Abushadi has been educating for 10 years and teaching Rails at Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco since 2012. [As of December 8, 2017, Dev Bootcamp will no longer be operating.]
In part two of our interview, Sherif dives into the Dev Bootcamp interview process, curriculum, job placement and hiring process, and more!Continue Reading
In today's Graduate Spotlight, we talk with Ricky about his passion for socks, why DC is the perfect town for a consumer-facing startup, and how his Dev Bootcamp education is integral to Nice Laundry's success.Continue Reading
Ksenia Burlachenko is a Hackbright Academy graduate who completed her program in Spring 2013.
She now works as a Software Engineer at Perforce and considers Hackbright to be “one of the best experiences and best decisions of [her] life.”Continue Reading
Sherif Abushadi has been educating for 10 years, and teaching Rails at Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco since 2012.
In part one of this two-part interview, we talk to Sherif about the Dev Bootcamp application process, what they look for in future students, and why working at Dev Bootcamp is the best job he's ever had.Continue Reading
Anyone Can Learn To Code, based in Chicago, launches in June 2014, and can turn you into a web developer in 12 weeks. The best news? You don't even have to quit your job.
We talk to founder Jay Wengrow about his background in tech and education, his choice to teach beyond "Vanilla" Rails, and how focused Chicago students can learn to code without leaving their jobs.Continue Reading
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If you’re over 18, an NYC resident, new to web development, unemployed (or earning less than 50K per year), and are authorized to work in the United States, then you may be in luck.Continue Reading
The Coder Factory mission is to empower the citizens of the world to embrace their technological future.
We talked with Sydney-based founder Pete Argent about his background, the coding bootcamp market in Australia, and what makes a successful Coder Factory graduate.Continue Reading