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Devmountain offers bootcamps in Web Development as well as Software Engineering – so what exactly is the difference and how can you choose between the two? Devmountain experts give us the scoop about the differences and (and similarities) between the software engineering and web development fields. Plus, can a web development alum apply for a software engineering job? Our Devmountain experts share the answer!
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So much goes into building a successful website, and it requires the efforts of both web designers and web developers. But what exactly are the differences between these two tech roles? We dive into the typical responsibilities and average salaries of today’s web designers and web developers, plus the languages and tools that web developers and web designers rely on. Plus, find out how to learn web development and web design, whether you’re upskilling or making a career pivot!
A lot of work goes into building a website and how a website looks is one of the most important aspects. Web designers are responsible for the visual aspects of a website.Continue Reading →
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Ever wonder how far a coding bootcamp education can get you? Travis Cook was a successful tech recruiter when he decided to focus on his true passion: technology and data. When Devmountain opened in 2013, Travis enrolled in their first coding bootcamp cohort, and after an 8-year career in tech, he now works as a Senior Front End Developer at Xant. Travis reflects on the long-term benefits of attending Devmountain, and what sets coding bootcamp grads apart in the job market today. Plus, learn how Travis’ bootcamp experience helped him land front end developer roles at SlingTV and Clearlink, and his advice to future Devmountain students.
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Devmountain has been offering their bootcamps to individuals seeking to change their career into the tech industry since 2013, and now they are expanding their programs to include more of the skills that today’s employers are looking for. Hideo Hansen, President and General Manager for Devmountain, discusses Devmountain’s three new course offerings, and what kind of support remote students can expect. Plus, Hideo shares details about the new Coding Basics course geared total coding beginners, whether you are pivoting into a tech career or just want to add a new skill to your toolbox!
Devmountain has been teaching programming and Quality Assurance (QA) for nearly a decade! What are the major changes that students can expect in 2021?Continue Reading →
With almost all personal banking, lending, electronic payments, and trading done online these days, financial technology is an in-demand field for technologists in 2021. But do the top fintech companies actually hire coding bootcamp graduates? We’re breaking down what to expect at a financial technology company, and the top 6 Fintech companies that hire bootcamp alumni. Plus, our tips for employers who are onboarding bootcamp grads onto their fintech teams!
Fintech stands for financial technology, and this term essentially describes innovative technology that improves the delivery of financial services. While fintech has technically been around since the 19th century, it wasn’t until the birth of Bitcoin in 2009 and the post-2008 financial crisis regulatory changes that fintech truly started to blossom.Continue Reading →
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Since Apple launched the Swift in 2015, the mobile programming language continues to evolve and grow. Between Swift 2 and Swift 5, the world has moved closer to a “mobile-first” environment – but what exactly has changed, and what can we expect in 2021? Karl Pfister, iOS Program Director at Devmountain, shares what’s in store moving forward in iOS development, and the two trends he predicts for 2021.
When Swift 2 was first released, it was still pretty unstable. Companies didn’t have a lot of confidence (for good reason) in Swift as a programming language. The first updates in Swift were all about building stability and confidence in the language. Later, Swift became really intelligent about garbage collection (the ability to discard unused memory). That type of intention with the Swift language is exciting for mobile developers.Continue Reading →
Madelyn Arsenault was a disheartened college student who wanted a career that she was passionate about. After speaking with satisfied Devmountain alumni and their family, Madelyn enrolled in the immersive Web Development bootcamp in Dallas, Texas. Madelyn explains how Devmountain helped her transition from student to Junior Front End Developer, tells us if she thinks Devmountain was worth it, and shares her advice for bootcamp graduates who are on the job hunt now!
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