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Meet the Dev Bootcamp Interviewers

A key part of the Dev Bootcamp admissions process is the interview. Through the interview we want to get a sense of who you are and why you want to learn to code. The interview is designed to give us a sense of your passion for coding and your learning style, and for you to […]


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A Day in the Life of a Dev Bootcamp student

A day at Dev Bootcamp is far different than any school or educational institution you’ve experienced. Some describe it as organized chaos, others as having a summer camp feel. At Dev Bootcamp we like to think of the inclusive learning environment at each of our campuses as a simulation for what it’s like to problem […]


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Dev Bootcamp Final Project: Make Together

  The final eight days of Dev Bootcamp are dedicated to working in small teams to create beautiful, functional, meaningful final projects. Students pitch ideas for apps and services and build them from the ground up. It’s an opportunity to stack lots of technologies together, experiment with new tools, and create something real and useful. […]


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Chelsie: Creating a safe community for survivors

The final eight days of Dev Bootcamp are dedicated to working in small teams to create beautiful, functional, meaningful final projects. Students pitch ideas for apps and services and build them from the ground up. It’s an opportunity to stack lots of technologies together, experiment with new tools, and create something real and useful. Chelsie […]


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Museum Finder: Find Your Next Favorite NYC Museum

The final eight days of Dev Bootcamp are dedicated to working in small teams to create beautiful, functional, meaningful final projects. Students pitch ideas for apps and services and build them from the ground up. It’s an opportunity to stack lots of technologies together, experiment with new tools, and create something real and useful. Museum […]


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Meet Pan Wangperawong, Dev Bootcamp teacher in New York City

Dev Bootcamp teacher Pan Wangperwong, came to teaching out of “a need to give back.” The New York City native had long had an interest in computers: “I’d go to the New York Public Library and try to find things on the internet. A big thing at the time (around the turn of the millennium) […]


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The Myth of Bootcamp Employment Rate “Transparency”

Darrell Silver’s recent post about the remarkable rise of bootcamps and the need for greater transparency to drive continued adoption has the right premise: students should understand the value proposition they are signing up for. However, Silver calls for the wrong solution — that schools should simply report their outcomes along with the school-specific methodology. In reality, […]


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Meet the Dev Bootcamp Austin team!

We’re so excited that Dev Bootcamp Austin’s first cohort is already underway, and will begin on-site on Monday, July 11th! Sandwiched between the UT campus and downtown Austin on 17th and Guadalupe, our new space is gorgeous — and comes complete with a roof deck! We hope you’ll join our email list, come visit us […]


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The Key Word in “Tech Community” is “Community”: Reflections on Writing Good Code and Being Good People

Following the recent tragedy in Orlando, Dev Bootcamp teacher, Mark Stewart, shared his thoughts on coming together to be part of a community that lives its values. While particularly appropriate now, Mark’s thoughts can be translated far beyond what happened in Florida. This is the email he sent to the cohort of students he’s working […]


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Meet Dev Bootcamp NYC Campus Director Ryan Jafari

Dev Bootcamp NYC Campus Director Ryan Jafari has “a great fear of computers.” “I have a great love, at the same time,” he explains. “For some reason, I love what I’m afraid of.” Ryan grew up in a lower middle class shore town on Long Island, where he first developed this love. He describes the […]