tips and advice

  • Guide


    How to Choose The Best Coding Language

    Ruby, Python, JavaScript, .NET – what's the best programming language to learn?

    Best programming language to learn
  • Article


    Product Design vs UX Design

    Thinkful Design Product Manager Terry Million explains the differences, and how to get started!

    Ux design product design wireframing
  • Article


    How Much Do Data Science Bootcamps Cost?

    Compare costs of data science bootcamps ranging from free to $20,000.

    How to prep for data science bootcamp
  • Video


    How to Learn Data Science: Python vs R

    Watch this Python vs R video tutorial from Galvanize instructor Sean!

    Data science python r visualization
  • Article


    All About Internships

    Learn why (and how) you should search for an internship with Rachel Bussert of Epicodus

    Internships epicodus image
  • Article


    How to Get Started in AR and VR Coding

    What technology should you learn to become an AR engineer or VR engineer?

    Coding for augmented reality virtual reality aurora
  • Webinar


    How to Land Data Science Jobs in Seattle

    Tips and tricks from a Metis alum and a career coach!

    Metis webinar
  • Article


    What is Natural Language Processing?

    A Thinkful mentor gives an intro to NLP for beginner data scientists.

    Natural language processing books text
  • Article


    What are Data Structures?

    Hack Reactor instructor Fred Zirdung explains arrays, trees, objects, graph data structures, & more.

    Data structures network web array
  • Article


    31 Summer Coding Bootcamps

    Learn to code this summer (updated for 2019)!

    Summer coding bootcamps 2017 image
  • Article


    5 Reasons to Learn Data Skills

    Aaron Filous of Promotable explains why data skills are useful for everyone in every job.

    Data visualization learn data skills
  • Article


    A Bootcamper's Guide to Meetup

    How to use Meetup.com to build your career as a developer!

    Meetup for bootcampers
  • Article


    Is the NY Tech Job Market Oversaturated?

    Is the junior developer market becoming oversaturated because of coding bootcamp grads?

    Nyc skyscrapers tech companies job market
  • Article


    What is AWS? A Guide for Beginners

    Find out the origins of Amazon Web Services and how to start learning AWS.

    Aws amazon web services server cloud
  • Article


    9 Tips: Find the Right First Job in Tech

    ...and impress your boss as a new developer!

    Hiring coding bootcamp graduates interview
  • Article


    What is jQuery: An Intro for Beginners

    Should you learn jQuery? We look at the debate around jQuery and what jobs need jQuery.

    Jquery code coding learn to code
  • Article


    What is Express? A Guide for Beginners

    What is Express and should you learn Express? Find out how Express fits into the JavaScript stack.

    Learn express js coding framework
  • Article


    Git and GitHub: A Guide for Beginners

    Turing School instructor David explains Git, GitHub, version control, and repositories for beginners

    What is github profile repository turing school
  • Webinar


    Getting Started in SQL

    An intro to one of the easiest programming languages with an expert from Metis

    Coding bootcamp outcomes report 2016
  • Video


    Life After Bootcamp: Teaching Fellows

    What's it like being a teaching fellow or a teacher assistant after coding bootcamp?

    Teaching fellow teacher assistant coding class whiteboard
  • Article


    The Ambivert’s Guide to Staying in Tech

    Getting a job in tech is easy. Hackbright Academy grad Chloe shares her tips to *stay* in tech!

    Ambiverts guide to staying in tech
  • Article


    How to Hire a Coding Bootcamp Grad

    12 employers share tips for hiring and training coding bootcamp graduates!

    Hiring coding bootcamp graduates interview
  • Article


    What Is An Apprenticeship?

    Should you get paid? How do I turn this into a "real" job? Answers inside...

    What is an apprenticeship
  • Article


    Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It?

    The data says...

    Are 20coding 20bootcamps 20worth 20it
  • Article


    Employers' Attitudes to Coding Bootcamps

    Fullstack Academy's David Yang looks at employers' evolving attitudes to coding bootcamp grads.

    Office building employers hiring technology talent pipeline
  • Article


    What I Wish I Knew: UX Designers' Tips

    Four UX/UI Designers from Designation share their advice for starting a new career in UX/UI Design.

    Art ux ui design advice for new designers
  • Article


    How to Land a UX/UI Design Job in Spain

    Demand for UX and UI Designers is not just limited to Silicon Valley! Learn tips from Ironhack.

    Guide to coding bootcamp job guarantees
  • Article


    What is Artificial Intelligence?

    AI encompasses CS, machine learning, and data science, but what does it all really mean?

    Zoomed in computer code screen
  • Article


    The 5 Best JavaScript Books

    Want to get better at JavaScript? Add these to your reading list!

    5 javascript books
  • Video


    How to Make Your LinkedIn Stand Out

    Even if you have no tech experience, this video explains how you can make your LinkedIn stand out.

    Tech job optimize linkedin fullstack academy
  • Video


    How to Ace a Data Science Job Interview

    Find out what happens in a data science job interview and what questions and challenges to expect.

    Metis data science job interview office
  • Article


    What is Blockchain?

    It's not just Bitcoin – learn the basics of this popular technology.

    Intro to blockchain
  • Article


    UX/UI Design vs. Web Development

    These are the skills you’ll need for each role and the types of jobs you can land after a bootcamp!

    International students coding bootcamp visa
  • Article


    What Recruiters Want in a Bootcamp Grad

    What do tech recruiters look for when hiring coding bootcamp grads? We asked a former recruiter...

    What recruiters look for in bootcamp grads
  • Article


    Data Dive: Gender in Coding Bootcamps

    Explore the data about gender in bootcamps from our latest Outcomes & Demographics Report!

    Tips for overcoming imposter syndrome2
  • Article


    JavaScript: A History for Beginners

    What are the origins of JavaScript? Who designed JavaScript and what languages influenced it?

    Javascript history origins coding1
  • Webinar


    Can a Full Stack Developer Exist?

    Understanding the Web Application Stack from Front End to Back End

    Node js an intro for beginners
  • Article


    Python: What Beginners Need to Know

    What is Python? Is it easy to learn Python? Hackbright Academy instructor Meggie Mahnken explains.

    Python snake reptile branch
  • Article


    4 Obstacles New Coders Will Overcome

    Flatiron School co-founder Avi Flombaum shares 4 obstacles you will overcome while learning to code

    Man student laptop code computer happy2
  • Article


    Node.js: An Intro for Beginners

    What is Node.js? Should you learn Node.js? Read this in-depth overview for beginners.

    Node js an intro for beginners
  • Article


    4 Benefits to Learning React

    Should you learn ReactJS? See tips from a Sabio Grad!

    5 tips to ace online coding bootcamp
  • Article


    5 Signs You Should be a UX/UI Designer

    After interviewing 2000+ applicants, Will Shandling knows what makes a great designer.

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  • Video


    How to Kick Imposter Syndrome

    How do you overcome imposter syndrome during and after coding bootcamp?

    How to overcome imposter syndrome3
  • Article


    How to Find a Remote Job After Bootcamp

    Learn how to find an online job after coding bootcamp with insight from the CodingNomads co-founder!

    How to find remote coding work
  • Video


    5 Tips to Ace an Online Coding Bootcamp

    Watch this video to find out how to be successful at an online coding bootcamp.

    5 tips to ace online coding bootcamp
  • Article


    7 Benefits of Competing in a Hackathon

    Why a hackathon could be the secret key to your next job...

    Women in tech snapchat takeover
  • Webinar


    How to Pass a Technical Job Interview

    Learn which questions you'll be asked, how to answer them, and how to prepare for the interview!

    How to pass a technical job interview
  • Video


    How Successful Are Bootcamp Grads?

    What will your career look like post-bootcamp? Watch a video Q&A with Flatiron School's Careers VP

    Career 2 years after coding bootcamp
  • Article


    8 Steps to Keep Learning After Bootcamp

    Learn what it takes to stay on top of your learning after you finish a coding bootcamp!

    May 2016 coding bootcamp news roundup
  • Article


    Bootcamp Fellowships and Internships

    How to get work experience before you graduate coding bootcamp via internships & apprenticeships.

    How to get work experience before graduating coding bootcamp
  • Video


    3 Must-Know Concepts Before Bootcamp

    Video: 3 concepts to learn before day one of coding bootcamp with Fullstack Instructor Gabriel Lebec

    3 concepts to know before coding bootcamp1
  • Article


    CIRR: Job Placement Data for Bootcamps

    We're backing a new set of standards. Future students, you need to see this.

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  • Article


    React Native vs Native iOS/Android

    Should you use React Native or a native mobile language like Swift or Java to build your first app?

    React native vs native mobile ios android
  • Article


    Meet Our Review Sweepstakes Winner

    Meet our reviews sweepstakes winner and hear his advice for attending a coding bootcamp!

    Ios objective c vs swift
  • Article


    Git Creative: 4 Ways Alumni Got Hired

    4 Flatiron School alums share their creative stories of how they found jobs after coding bootcamp.

    Creative ways to find job after coding bootcamp
  • Article


    3 Ways Women Can Overcome Bias in Tech

    Tips for women developers navigating the tech industry from Grace Hopper Program Dean Shanna Gregory

    3 ways women can overcome bias in tech grace hopper
  • Article


    6 New Year's Resolutions for Bootcampers

    6 resolutions for new and future coding bootcampers to level up their coding skills.

    New years resolutions coding bootcampers
  • Article


    2017 #LearnToCode New Year’s Resolution

    Check out this list of 25 stellar schools offering full-time, part-time, and online courses.

    New york coding bootcamps guide
  • Article


    8 Companies That Hire Coding Bootcampers

    Over 650 companies hire coding bootcampers. Meet 8 of them!

    8 companies that hire from coding bootcamps
  • Article


    How to Crush Your First Hackathon

    Advice from two Sabio alumni on winning a hackathon.

    Women in tech snapchat takeover
  • Article


    Why a UI Designer is Not a UX Designer

    What is the difference between UX Design vs UI Design? Find out the roles, tools, skills of UX vs UI

    Why ui designer is not ux designer
  • Glossary


    Coding Terms: A Glossary

    Everything You Need to Know To Start Learning To Code

    Coding bootcamp outcomes report 2016
  • Article


    The Hack Reactor + MakerSquare Rebrand

    Everything You Need to Know

    2014 coding bootcamp market size report
  • Video


    5 Minute Snapchat Intro to Bootcamps

    Course Report took over the @WomenInTech Snapchat channel to share tips about coding bootcamps!

    Women in tech snapchat takeover
  • Podcast


    Episode 7: Advice From A Bootcamp Grad

    Dev Bootcamp grad Tom Goldenberg shares his advice on job hunting, networking, and interviewing.

    Advice for coding bootcamp grads
  • article


    7 Developer Tips Before Learning To Code

    Flatiron's Josh Hirshfeld asked devs and alumni what they wished they knew before learning to code.

    Tips for bootcampers before learning to code
  • article


    Am I the Right Candidate for a Bootcamp?

    Here are 7 reasons why people choose to do a coding bootcamp. Are you in one of these categories?

    Reasons for doing a coding bootcamp
  • Article


    Why You Should Learn UI Design

    You’ve probably heard about the field of UI design. Read why it’s so popular.

    Why learn ui design bootcamp
  • article


    7 Reasons Why Veterans Make Good Coders

    Veterans have the ideal skills, experience, and backgrounds to thrive in a coding bootcamp.

    Veterans make good coders coding bootcamp
  • article


    React vs Angular

    Turing instructor Steve Kinney explains the different uses of React vs Angular JavaScript frameworks

    React vs angular frameworks
  • Article


    Top 5 UX Design Skills Employers Want

    What skills are hiring managers looking for in junior UX designers?

    Ux design skills hiring managers want
  • webinar


    Compare Online Bootcamp Video Demos

    Video demo walkthrough of online coding bootcamps including General Assembly, Thinkful, and Flatiron

    Online bootcamp comparison demo walkthrough
  • Article


    Coding Bootcamp Acquisitions

    Which schools have been acquired, by who and for how much.

    Coding bootcamp acquisitions
  • Article


    16 Coding Bootcamp Housing Options

    16 coding bootcamps which offer free or affordable housing for students learning to code.

    Coding bootcamp housing included options tuition
  • Article


    Choose from 13 Summer Coding Bootcamps!

    Choose one of these bootcamps and learn to code over your summer break!

    Summer coding bootcamps
  • Article


    How I Landed My First Software Job

    Firehose Project graduate Walley Yang shares his tips to landing a job after a coding bootcamp!

    Guide to coding bootcamp job guarantees
  • article


    What's Your Bootcamp Learning Style?

    Find out which type of coding bootcamp teaching style suits your learning style.

    Coding bootcamp learning style
  • webinar


    CS Degree vs Coding Bootcamps

    We talk about the value of CS Degrees with founders from Flatiron School, Bloc, Turing, and more.

    Webinar cs degree vs coding bootcamps
  • Article


    Why You Must Learn Many Coding Languages

    Congrats – you know how to code! Now the learning really begins.

    Learn multiple coding languages
  • Article


    University Coding Bootcamps

    How are they collaborating? A full landscape of existing partnerships + our future predictions.

    Coding classes in college
  • Article


    January 2016 Bootcamp News Roundup

    Read and listen to our January 2016 roundup of news and happenings in the coding bootcamp world.

    June 2016 coding bootcamp news roundup
  • Article


    Our Coding Bootcamp Review Sweepstakes

    Leave a review. Win an Apple Watch.

    Coding bootcamps reviews winner
  • Ultimate Guide


    Data Science Bootcamps

    Data analytics & data science & data engineering...Oh my! Follow our yellow brick guide.

    Data science bootcamps ultimate guide
  • Ultimate Guide


    UX/UI Design Bootcamps

    Aren't UI & UX the same job? And how do I become a UX Designer? Start here.

    Ux ui design bootcamps
  • Article


    Land this Apprenticeship After Bootcamp

    ... or this one. Or THIS one!

    Coding bootcamp apprenticeships
  • Ultimate Guide


    An Overseas Student's guide to Bootcamps

    A guide to visas, housing, insurance, & job placement for international students at coding bootcamps

    International students coding bootcamp visa
  • Article


    6 Jobs YOU Can Land After a Bootcamp

    Our survey results: These are the most popular post-bootcamp jobs!

    Jobs after coding bootcamp
  • Ultimate Guide


    Coding Bootcamp vs. Self-Study

    Should you drop $14K on a bootcamp or teach yourself? Before you learn to code, read this guide.

    Coding bootcamp vs self study
  • Ultimate Guide


    Coding Bootcamp vs College

    We're covering cost, time, ROI, curriculum and career outlook in our guide.

    Coding bootcamps vs college guide
  • Ultimate Guide


    Game Development Bootcamps

    5 schools where you can learn game dev techniques with Unity, Swift, Xcode, Cocoa and C#.

    Game development coding bootcamps
  • Ultimate Guide


    Guide to Canadian Coding Bootcamps

    Learn about CodeCore, Lighthouse Labs, HackerYou, Bitmaker Labs, DecodeMTL & Brainstation in Canada

    Canadian coding bootcamps list
  • Article


    9 Tips for Moms Learning to Code

    Advice from other moms who have been there before...

    Mom code photo background
  • Article


    Leave a Coding Bootcamp Review!

    You could join Jennifer, who won a $1000 Apple Gift Card!

    Coding bootcamp reviews
  • Article


    Compare these Game Development Bootcamps

    Learn to build videogames at these Game Development Bootcamps

    Man student laptop code computer happy2
  • Webinar


    Your First Language: Ruby vs Python

    Bloc mentor Ben Neely answers this common question: should I learn Python or Ruby?

    Ruby vs python for beginners
  • Webinar


    LAMP vs MEAN vs Ruby on Rails

    Which programming language is best for beginners?

    Rails vs lamp vs mean
  • Article


    From Humanities to Coding

    Is it possible to change careers from Humanities to Coding? We answer your questions...

    Humanities background coding
  • podcast


    Episode 1: Choosing an Online Bootcamp

    Learn straight from alumni at Bloc, Thinkful, Skillcrush, and CareerFoundry.

    Choosing online bootcamp
  • Article


    Learn to Code at a Part-Time Bootcamp

    We've put together a list of 10 part-time web development bootcamps around the U.S. and Canada.

    Part time coding bootcamp
  • article


    14 Great Coding Bootcamps in the South

    Find out costs, lengths, and location of coding bootcamps in the southern USA.

    Houston south coding bootcamps
  • article


    Choose the Best Data Science Bootcamp

    Find out costs, lengths, and technologies taught at 20 data science bootcamps in the U.S. and Europe

    Learn data science at these bootcamps
  • Article


    NESTA: Standards for Coding Bootcamps

    What is the New Economy Skills Training Association (NESTA)?

    Nesta bootcamp outcomes
  • Article


    Get Started: 11 Python Bootcamps

    Find out which web development bootcamps teach Python as a primary programming language.

    Learn python web development
  • article


    8 Tips To Avoid Burnout at Bootcamp

    Make sure you don't burn out while committing up to 80 hours a week to an intensive coding bootcamp

    Avoid coding bootcamp burnout
  • Article


    Moving Cities for a Coding Bootcamp

    Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    Coding bootcamp move new city
  • Article


    Course Report's Trip to the White House

    Highlights of our visit to the Office of Science & Technology Policy

    Course report trip white house dc
  • article


    Which NYC Coding Bootcamp is Best?

    Find out which New York coding bootcamp will suit your learning style, goals, and budget.

    New york coding bootcamps guide
  • Ultimate Guide


    Our Ultimate Guide to Coding Bootcamps

    Your top 13 Coding Bootcamp FAQs. Answered.

    Ultimate guide to coding bootcamps list
  • BEST BOOTCAMPS


    These are the Best Coding Bootcamps

    Alumni reviewed, we listened. Read our list of 2018's best coding bootcamps!

    Best coding bootcamps