Our latest on DigitalCrafts
Chris Aquino has taught web development for the last 7 years and today, he’s an instructor at DigitalCrafts in Atlanta. We caught up with Chris to find out why he loves teaching new developers at DigitalCrafts, his predictions for the next big coding curriculum updates, his personal teaching style, and how he encourages his students to discover their inner programming superpowers.Continue Reading →
Coding bootcamps are ramping up as we get closer to fall – in August we published our latest market growth report (23,000 grads expected in 2019), Flatiron School acquired a cybersecurity bootcamp, and companies like LinkedIn and JPMorgan Chase hired bootcamp graduates! We chat about the history of income share agreements, coding bootcamps for social good, women in tech, and companies hiring from (and vouching for) coding bootcamps. Plus, we tell you about the 9 newest tech bootcamps that opened in August!Continue Reading →
How do people balance a part-time coding bootcamp with other commitments? We spoke with three DigitalCrafts students, Lizzy, Nick, and Sarah, to find out how they juggled their jobs, families, and lives with learning to code in the Full Stack Flex bootcamp. Lizzy tells us how her employer encouraged her to upskill in Atlanta, Nick tells us about switching from IT helpdesk jobs to software development, also in Atlanta, and Sarah tells us about balancing bootcamp with caring for her 2-year-old in Houston. Find out how their hard work is paying off!Continue Reading →
As summer meanders into its final weeks, does back-to-school season make you long to be back in the classroom? It’s not just high schools and colleges that are about to reboot their classes in fall – these coding bootcamps all have upcoming courses online and in-person to jumpstart your new career starting in Fall 2021! Apply today and you could be a developer by the time 2022 rolls around!
If you’re interested in going to coding bootcamp soon, act quickly, as many of these fall coding bootcamp cohorts have application deadlines coming up very soon. Pro Tip: do some bootcamp prep to learn basic programming skills before you start the application process!Continue Reading →
Ashley had found success in social work but was searching for a job with less stress and more balance for her young family. She attended DigitalCraft’s 16-week full stack immersive bootcamp in Atlanta and is now an Associate Engineer with Riskalyze! What was it like switching careers for this mom of two? Ashley shared why she chose DigitalCrafts, how she juggled attending a bootcamp and being a mom, how social work continues to influence her career path, and why it was important for her to prioritize a career change and demonstrate to her daughters that girls can do cool tech jobs!Continue Reading →
Is your 2022 New Year’s resolution to break into tech? You already know that a coding bootcamp can help you get there – 79% of bootcamp grads get jobs in tech and the average alum sees a 56% salary lift. The first step is to apply, so we’ve compiled a list of 22 full-time, part-time, in-person and online coding bootcamps all offering upcoming bootcamps in early 2022.
Most in-person bootcamps are still delivering their programs online, and some schools are now offering a hybrid learning environment. Before applying for any in-person program, first check with the school to determine if and when students are allowed on campus.Continue Reading →
We are rounding up all of the most interesting bootcamp industry news that we read and discussed at Course Report in August! This month we heard about a $43 million fundraise and a big acquisition, we saw the decline of CS degrees in the tech job market, we read about a bunch of interesting alumni who were featured in the news, we looked at how coding bootcamps can help us avoid “robogeddon,” and we celebrated an initiative teaching women in prisons to code. Plus, we’ll talk about all of the new bootcamps in August and our favorite blog posts!Continue Reading →
During the senior year of her Creative Writing degree, Natalie Villasana took a computer science course and loved it, but felt it was too late to switch her focus. After graduating, she decided to move home to Atlanta and enroll at DigitalCrafts coding bootcamp. Now Natalie is a Software Engineer at a decentralized cloud storage company called Storj! Natalie tells us about her newfound interest in Blockchain, how she ramped up and learned new programming languages at Storj, and why it’s important to encourage more women into tech.Continue Reading →