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Why JavaScript is the Programming Language You Need to Learn

By | Sep 6, 2017 at 6:30 am

Do you know what this website and Facebook have in common? Both use JavaScript. In fact, just about every website uses JavaScript. Considered one of the three core languages of web development, JavaScript is a handy language responsible for everything from pop-ups to animations…

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The 29 Top Coding Schools and Bootcamps of 2017

By | Aug 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm

Coding might be the last remaining industry that represents the American Dream: After passing a quick course from one of the best coding schools, enterprising and hard-working individuals can turn a skill into a career in the industry — something that you can’t really…

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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…

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There’s a New Coding School Coming to Maine

By | Apr 26, 2017 at 9:15 am

Three Maine organizations are bringing a successful coding school to Maine in an effort to increase the public’s access to educational opportunities around software and web development, and to increase employers’ access to qualified developers. Earlier this week, Venture Hall, Thomas College, and Project Login, announced…

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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…

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CodinGame Makes Learning to Code As Fun As Possible

By | Feb 28, 2017 at 3:30 pm

Gamification has been all the rage in the business world for a few years now. Founders, managers, and everyday entrepreneurs are applying this strategy to everything from customer service to content creation to improve productivity across the board. But while gamification has done wonders for…

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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…

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NYC

CUNY Partnership with Revature Leads to Free Coding Bootcamps

By | Sep 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm

The job market is complicated, technology-focused world. Everyone from data analysts to receptionists need to be aware of the latest softwares and platforms in order to keep a company afloat. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of affordable programs that allow every day people to gain…

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Miami

For Miami Coding Bootcamp Wyncode, It’s More Than Just Coding

By | Aug 19, 2016 at 2:30 pm

When it comes to coding, a lot of schools want to inundate you with technical jargon and raw skills. They focus on developing your coding abilities to the point of exhaustion, so it becomes second nature. But in the startup world, versatility is the…

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Los Angeles

LA-Based Coding Bootcamp Codesmith Boasts 96% Hiring Rate

By | Jul 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Finding a job can be hard. But in this economy, finding a job with a hearty paycheck is even harder. Fortunately, study after study has shown that IT professionals and computer science graduates are going home with the biggest paychecks on a regular basis. But…

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Miami

Ironhack Churns Out Coders for International Businesses

By | Jul 22, 2016 at 4:40 pm

It’s no secret that the employment landscape is shifting. While college graduates flood the job market and millennials continue to make less than their parents, tech jobs have become the saving grace dwindling economies. The only problem is that you can’t learn this skill…

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Coding Dojo Helps Companies Train Existing Employees

By | May 10, 2016 at 9:45 am

Even if you aren’t a programmer, it’s likely that your job involves communicating with them. Having at least a base knowledge of coding is becoming a desired skill in a variety of non-technical fields. There is also the need for employers to be able…

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Los Angeles

2 New Programming Bootcamp Scholarships for Women

By | May 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Two new programming bootcamp scholarships will award free tuition for women to attend Hack Reactor and MakerSquare Los Angeles, the coding schools announced recently. The I/Own It scholarship offers free tuition and a paid internship at Optimizely, an experience optimization platform for A/B testing…

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Tech.Co’s Most Read Stories from 2015

By | Dec 30, 2015 at 11:56 am

For Tech.co, this was a monstrous year of growth, change in the education world, increased local coverage, and some interesting gadgets. For starters, we began our transition from Tech Cocktail to Tech.co, and will continue to embrace our new brand into the future. We…

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Coder Foundry is Giving East Coast Coders A Competitive Edge

By | Dec 9, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Bluntly speaking, the coding skills gap is exploding. As it currently stands, there are around 120,000 new computer science jobs created in the US each year, with just 49,000 annual university students graduating with Computer Science degrees. Furthermore, even the most elite, expensive universities…

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13 Popular Programming Courses Sorted by Cost and Workload

By | Apr 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm

It’s no surprise that many people are trying to work their way towards a career in computer programming; I mean, when some of the highest starting salaries are in jobs dealing with computer science or computer engineering, could you really blame them? Luckily for…

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Coding Bootcamp Hack Reactor Acquires MakerSquare

By | Jan 21, 2015 at 12:00 pm

Today, San Francisco-based Hack Reactor announced their acquisition of Austin’s MakerSquare, their first deal in a plan to develop a network of coding bootcamps. MakerSquare, which also has a campus in San Francisco, will stay independent and start using Hack Reactor’s JavaScript curriculum. Although MakerSquare…