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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 […]


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Learn to code this summer with these free and low-cost resources

If you are hoping to learn to code or pick up new coding skills whether on campus or online summer is a great time! Below is a list of free or low-cost online courses to take, tools to take advantage of, newsletters worth subscribing to, and podcasts to listen to this summer that have been compiled […]


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Nurturing Entrepreneurs at Dev Bootcamp San Francisco

Over the past few months, Dev Bootcamp’s San Francisco campus has had the privilege of housing Sway, a startup founded by 2014 Dev Bootcamp graduate Ashwin Kumar and fellow UCLA graduate Cat Jue. In return, Ashwin and Cat have been coaching students and helping them prepare for post-bootcamp life. We’ve shaped this exchange into Dev Bootcamp San […]


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Meet Mark, teacher at Dev Bootcamp DC

Meet Mark, one of the teachers at Dev Bootcamp DC. Mark is accomplished web developer with a fascination for science and communication. After graduation, he worked as a Rails developer in Boulder and did a ton of freelancing. With the robust and growing tech community and multitude of positions in everything from government to nonprofits […]


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Finding work/life harmony: Dev Bootcamp Austin women in tech afternoon

Dev Bootcamp Austin hosted Women In Tech Afternoon at Google Fiber in Austin, Texas in late May. We partnered with both tech groups and companies including: Women Who Code, Google Fiber, , Lesbians Who Tech, Women Who Code, Girl Develop It, Skills Fund, ChickTech, RetailMeNot, RecruitHer, and Lululemon. We also partnered with popular local Austin companies: […]


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Relearning to learn the Dev Bootcamp way in a single day

At Dev Bootcamp, our students acquire skills and conceptual understanding at full tilt in an immersive learning environment. To keep up with the demanding schedule of our program, they learn through a different lens than that of traditional academics. I experienced the potency of this teaching style for myself when I took part in a […]