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Get a Computer Science Education Without The Debt

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

A computer science degree can open many doors for your career in the tech industry. But, let’s face it, degrees are expensive and time-consuming. What if you could learn all the knowledge you’d get from a computer science degree, without having to shell out…

Coding

Here’s How To Become A Professional Coder On Your Own Time

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 6:30 am

Coding is a broad term, an ever-developing conglomeration of processes involving designing, scripting, testing, debugging/troubleshooting, maintaining the source code of computer programs, and a litany of other steps. With dozens of tools and techniques available to coders, it can be difficult to figure where…

Coding

Boulder

Is Python or R Better for a Data Science Educational Program?

By | Aug 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

A  frequent question from students who are considering joining our immersive program is “Why does the immersive program teach data science in Python instead of R?” I have a lot of experience writing both Python and R, ranging from small one-off projects and analysis…

Inspiration

Single Mother Turns to Coding and Music to Help Family

By | Mar 30, 2017 at 8:30 pm

Carey LaMothe was certain the only thing she’d ever do in life was to play the French horn. Growing up in Seattle, she joined the band in junior high and quickly fell in love with music. In college at the University of Washington, she…

Inspiration

Seattle

How This Dad Went From Playing Music To Coding

By | Jan 28, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In the summer of 2010, Bryan Brophy was lying on his bunk in the back of a tour bus parked in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on the phone with his wife who was home in Nashville. As they talked that night, Brophy, had this feeling…

Reports & Rankings

The 31 Top Coding Bootcamps of 2016

By | May 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm

Across the country, the popularity of coding bootcamps are on the rise – and with good reason. They’re accessible, inclusive, and a more flexible option for those looking to gain new technical skills in the ever-evolving job market. Plus, there’s huge potential for increasing…

Opinion/Analysis

Will Coding Bootcamps Replace the Need for Higher Education?

By | May 20, 2016 at 10:01 am

With the rising costs of higher education, more and more people are seeking alternative options. In particular, the increase of popularity with coding bootcamps has led to a destigmatization of coding, as well as opened the door for individuals from all kinds of backgrounds…

Opinion/Analysis

How to Train Our Workforce for the Tech Economy

By | Jan 26, 2016 at 5:00 pm

According to CompTIA, a technology advocacy group founded in 1982, there were more than 6.5 million technology jobs in the United States in 2014; 38 of the 50 states in the  saw and are forecasted to continue seeing additional growth in the tech sector….

Reports & Rankings

Will a Coding Bootcamp Increase Your Salary? [STUDY]

By | Apr 9, 2015 at 11:00 am

Coding bootcamps will probably increase your salary, suggests a new study by Switchup. Switchup surveyed over 300 graduates of coding bootcamps about their experience. 59% of those graduates saw their salaries increase six months after the program, and the average increase was $23,000. Meanwhile,…

Education

San Francisco

Compare Hacker Schools and Programming Bootcamps at Bootcamps.in

By | Jan 31, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Bootcamps.in is pretty straightforward: it’s comparison site for hacker schools and programming bootcamps. You get all the information you need to make a decision: languages taught, class size, price, and even job placement services. Anyone can leave comments or reviews on their experiences. But…