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I initially invited 3 VPs of Engineering on to talk about how to improve software engineer retention on teams. Ultimately, they ended up sharing great advice for developers wanting to grow. We also dove into hot topics like the pros and cons of white board interviews; WFH policies during COVID-19; …

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I invited 3 graduates on to talk about their experience at Thinkful. We dove into the application process, curriculum, instructors, and job assistance. One thing that was really surprising to hear was the extremely high dropout rate (76%) in Gage's cohort. We definitely covered the good and the bad…

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I invited a few Devmountain graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers. It sounds like they ended up moving basecamp so that students didn't have any pre-work going…

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I invited a few App Academy graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers. We dove into some really interesting tangents that I absolutely loved. For example, are some…

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I invited a few Flatiron graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers.

Guests:
Andrea Barr - https://www.linkedin.com/in/abarrdev
Sarah Laloggia - https://www.linked…

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I invited a few Hack Reactor graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers.

Topics/Questions:
0:00 - Intros
2:08 - What was the application process like?
8:46 - What’…

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I invited Coding Dojo graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers.

Guests:
Magdalena - https://www.linkedin.com/in/magdalena-kinney
Keiko - https://www.linkedin.com…

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Everyone wants to know the perfect roadmap to becoming a backend developer. In this web development podcast episode, I invited on a senior software engineer, and I think we came up with something very close to that. Nick laid out a thoughtful, step by step roadmap to becoming a backend developer. I…

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I invited a few General Assembly graduates on to talk about the coding bootcamp. We dove into what their experience was like and if it provided the education and support needed to become professional developers.

Questions/Topics:
0:00 - Intros
5:47 - What was the application process like?
12:33 - …

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I invited Emma and Sarah on the podcast to share their experience as brand new developers. We talked about how their new positions have been going, and also their coding journey of finally getting that first position.

Questions/Topics:
0:00 - Intro
4:30 - What convinced you to switch to coding?
8:…

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I invited several Fullstack Academy graduates, who are now software engineers, for a round-table discussion, focused on talking about topics that help junior developers. They also happen to have helped me mentor over a thousand junior developers that have come through our developer Meetup. The entr…

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This is a live Q&A on Youtube. If you're trying to get a grow and get a job as a web developer, this is a chance to get help. Ask any question you like. I may not be able to answer every question, but I'll try my best.

#webdevelopment #webdev #becomeadeveloper

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This is a live Q&A on Youtube. If you're trying to get a grow and get a job as a web developer, this is a chance to get help. Ask any question you like. I may not be able to answer every question, but I'll try my best.

#webdevelopment #webdev #becomeadeveloper

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If you're considering coding bootcamps at this time, this podcast episode is for you! As some of you may know, I graduated from Fullstack Academy years ago. I know what you're thinking. "Will this guy ever shut up about Fullstack Academy?" Yes, yes I will, but just for this episode. Instead I broug…

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I had an open and honest review of Northwestern's coding bootcamp in Chicago, with one of their graduates (Brandon). I've met a lot of their graduates in short durations when they stopped by our web development mentorship Meetup, but this was the first time I really got to dive deep into what the e…

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In 2020, people have been given more opportunities to WFH in light of COVID-19. I have to warn you though - working from home is a different beast. Many people find it hard to be productive at home, and for good reason. I assure you though, just like anything else, you can get better at it and be a…

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Often, the last line of defense to make sure your feature meets quality standards before you deploy your code is QA. In this episode, I invited a QA engineer to talk shop. We talked about what it's like to work with QA, and more importantly, what the expectations of both the developer and QA are to…

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Neha is a web development manager and a rising female leader in the tech industry. She also grew her JavaScript meetup, JSLovers, to over 4000 members! We started off sharing experiences of growing our Meetups, but really ended up having great conversations around things like what aspiring develope…

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I got a chance to interview a recruiter with over 15+ years of experience! Developers often have mixed feelings with working with recruiters. We talked about the best way to go about working with recruiters as a developer, as well as things to watch out for.

Questions/Topics:
0:00 - Intro
3:21 - F…

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After years of working together, I got a chance to sit down with my old boss and talk about how my interview went, and really dive into tips and advice on what juniors can do to stand out from other candidates with developer positions. For context, he's a senior software engineer, with a front-end …

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Raw and unfiltered portfolio review for a fullstack developer.

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Raw and unfiltered portfolio review for a developer.

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Raw and unfiltered portfolio review for a developer.

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❤️ If you find my content helpful, please consider supporting me by becoming a channel member and get access to additional perks. Every little contribution helps and is actually used to pay my…

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