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Alex was a printer and graphic designer in the UK, and a teacher in Thailand before he moved to the states and decided to learn to code. He started CareerFoundry’s six-month remote Web Development Program in January, and studied part time while working full time as a dog walker in NYC. Alex tells us why online bootcamp CareerFoundry suited him so well, explains how intuitive and easy to follow the lessons are, and even gives us a live demo of the learning platform.Continue Reading →
You’ve probably heard about the field of UI design. Maybe you’ve been wondering why it’s so popular and whether learning UI design could be a way to shift careers into something more challenging, fun and lucrative. Well, I’ve got some good news for you! In this post, I’m going to dig into what UI design actually is, why it’s so popular, and why you should start learning it right now.Continue Reading →
Are you thinking about becoming a web developer, but wondering if it’s the right career choice for you? Then check out this list of five signs you’ll love a career in code from CareerFoundry’s Rosie Allabarton, to see if it matches up to your personality and skill set.Continue Reading →
CareerFoundry and Thinkful offer online mentored courses in Web Development, Data Science, and UX Design. But should you choose to study at CareerFoundry or Thinkful? Whether your concern is cost, curriculum or job placement, this deep comparison will help you decide which online coding bootcamp is best for you.Continue Reading →
Learning how to become a UX designer and finding a role in the field is not as clear cut as you might think. Unlike the title ‘Junior Web Developer,’ a job advertisement for a ‘UX designer’ can have a number of interpretations and connotations, with different companies expecting dramatically different things. When you’re thinking about a career in UX design it can be extremely confusing to understand exactly what you’re getting yourself into, since often what companies are advertising for is not actually what they need or want.Continue Reading →
Most immersive bootcamps are less than six months and many offer part-time options, allowing parents to balance childcare and work commitments with learning to code. But as a mom thinking about a code school, what should you consider before taking the plunge? Eight moms (who are successful graduates of bootcamps like Flatiron School, Turing, Thinkful, and DigitalCrafts) share their tips for switching careers and re-entering the workforce.
Before you initiate the hunt for the perfect childcare solution, find the time to take an online course or experiment with online tutorials and different software, to see if coding is for you. Prepare yourself for the experience. Research front end development, UX design, and full-stack development. Test the waters and see if any of these spark a passion within.Continue Reading →
Welcome to the June News Roundup, your monthly news digest full of the most interesting articles and announcements in the bootcamp space. Do you want something considered for the next News Roundup? Submit announcements of new courses, scholarships, or open jobs at your school!Continue Reading →
Coding is fun, but in the summer it can be hard not to wish you were somewhere with sand between your toes. Now surf's up while you ramp up thanks to CareerFoundry's Code & Surf Retreat raffle. Striving to hit that sweet spot between work and play, they're launching a raffle that's great experience professionally and personally.Continue Reading →
Apple’s newest, beginner-oriented programming language Swift has made developing for the iPhone a possibility for new and experienced developers alike. iOS developers earn over $100,000 on average, so it's a perfect time to learn to program for the iPhone. With the help of one of these iOS bootcamps, you could find yourself developing mobile apps utilizing Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and Swift.
CareerFoundry combines the flexibility of online learning with the proven guidance of mentors, training students to become employable developers and UX designers in three months. Watch the live webinar to:Continue Reading →