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For Chicago Devs

Breaking Into Chicago Tech: A Conversation with Neal Sáles-Griffin

The tech scene in Chicago is one of the fastest growing in the country. And the best way to break in? Programming skills, of course. Let’s take a look at how the Chicago tech scene has grown and how you can get involved.
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How Fullstack Works

Meet the Fullstack Academy Instructors: Collin Miller

This series profiles our instructors at Fullstack Academy and Grace Hopper Program, giving you an inside look at their backgrounds and what they love most about working with and for our students. They also offer up solid advice for prospective students. Today, meet Collin Miller.
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Women in Tech

16 Chicago-Based Cis and Trans Women Programmers to Follow on Twitter

If you’re a cis or trans woman programmer looking for role models to follow, these developers should be at the top of your list.
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Learn to Code

Chicago is for Podcast Lovers: 8 Chicago Tech Podcasts to Check Out

These eight Chicago tech podcasts are perfect for curious developers or students looking to stay up on what's cutting edge in coding, technology and entrepreneurship in Chicago.
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Mission Driven

15 Developers to Follow If You Want to Join the Chicago Civic Tech Scene

Feeling the call of the nonprofit world? Get inspired by 15 nonprofit website developers using code to change their communities, their country, and the world.
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Job & Career Advice

The Mission-Driven Developer’s Guide to the Chicago Civic Tech Community

The Chicago civic tech community offers mission-driven developers the opportunity to build tools that make a real difference in the lives of residents.
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Job & Career Advice

Straight From the Programmer’s Mouth: 5 Grads Share their Experiences

Fullstack and Grace Hopper grads are not only hardworking, exemplary students, but they’re also generous and service-oriented—and one of the ways they consistently give back is by sharing their perspectives on coding bootcamp with not only us but you, too. Here are five alums dishing on why they chose Fullstack, what they learned during their time here, and why they recommend you take the leap and apply.
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Job & Career Advice

Essential Career Change Advice From 4 Developers Who've Done It

Planning a career change isn’t easy, but it’s definitely possible. Get advice from four developers who have been there, done it, and landed full-time developer roles.
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Job & Career Advice

Beyond Silicon Valley: 4 Tech Job Hotspots Where Opportunities Are Booming

You can look beyond Silicon Valley to pursue a career in Tech. For many developers, these tech job hotspots offer exciting opportunities much closer to home.
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Women in Tech

A Night of Noms and Networking for Grace Hopper Chicago

This summer, a group of students, fellows, and Grace Hopper Track staff from the Chicago campus attended a networking event co-hosted by Google and Lesbians Who Tech + Allies. Find out what we learned, what we loved, and what we ate!
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Learn to Code

7 Places to Learn Code in Chicago: Free or Cheap!

Find like-minded friends and develop your skills at these free or low-cost coding bootcamps in Chicago.
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Women in Tech

Fullstack Coding Bootcamp Project Highlights (May 2017)

Fullstack Academy students from New York, Chicago and across the U.S.A. demo their Capstone projects.
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