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Ethical cybersecurity and tech inclusivity: Noah Kelley of HACK*BLOSSOM

Noah Kelley is a software engineer and founding member of Boston activist organizations HACK*BLOSSOM and Safe Hub Collective. Drawing from his experiences as a queer programmer, Noah’s work focuses on the convergence of technology and intersectional feminism as a means of establishing safer spaces that prioritize the rights and well-being of marginalized tech users. He […]

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Jobs After Dev Bootcamp: What If I Want to Move to a New City?

Although the majority of our graduates land web developer jobs in San Francisco, Chicago, and New York (where our three campuses are located), some alumni are looking to relocate to new cities or want to bring their skills back to the cities from whence they came. We have 1,500 alumni working in cities from Hong Kong […]

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Buy Me A Coffee: A Mentorship App

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. Buy […]

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Dev Bootcamp Teachers: Meet Lucas from Chicago

“I love when I see students being written about as web developers on other media outlets. [Like this piece on Eleni Chappen] It’s one of the most exciting things to see someone I knew from the beginning of their career–when they came to Dev Bootcamp as an accountant or a poet or a teacher–being recognized […]

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EatMe DrinkMe: Satisfy Your Specific Cravings

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. EatMe […]

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What You Should be Asking about Culture Fit

Lots of big tech companies gain notoriety for some pretty sweet perks they offer their employees: catered lunches, coffee bars, gym passes, the ability to ride your scooter down the hallway–and wait, is that a keg. It’s easy to get starry eyed at these employee benefits and think “oh yeah, now that’s what I call culture fit!” Dev Bootcamp Career Coach Lia James […]

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The Surprising (and Non-Technical) Skill You Need to Succeed in Tech

by Anne Spalding, Director of Dev Bootcamp, San Francisco Anyone who works in tech knows that integrating the right programming languages and using an agile development process are essential to getting a job done. But the real key to navigating both the exhilaration and the exhaustion of working in the tech space is much more […]

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Jobs After Dev Bootcamp: 6 Alumni Share Their Work Experiences

This week in Chicago we hosted a panel called Life After Dev Bootcamp: What Kinds of Jobs Do Graduates Get? For more panels and events, check out the website. Most graduates of Dev Bootcamp enter junior web developer positions at tech companies, but even within that range, there’s huge variety in experience. Big tech giant? Small […]

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7 Beautiful and Meaningful Websites and Apps

At Dev Bootcamp, we place an emphasis on learning how to build beautiful and meaningful things. As technology evolves, developers are coming up with more and more creative solutions for problems that we face in our communities, globally and locally. There are lots of ways to make beautiful and meaningful websites, but we’ve chosen seven examples […]

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Namaste, coders! Why we have yoga at Dev Bootcamp

A coding bootcamp as immersive as Dev Bootcamp wouldn’t be sustainable for students if there were not a significant wellness component to make up for the significant brain drain. Our founder, Sherif Bishay, and those surrounding him during Dev Bootcamp’s launch recognized this need from the start and worked to keep students positively engaged physically, […]