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How Fullstack Works

Video: How We Think About Fullstack’s Javascript Curriculum

In this video, Fullstack Academy Co-Founder David Yang talks about our full-stack JavaScript curriculum, how we think about it, make updates and continue to keep it fresh.
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How Fullstack Works

Want to Learn From Google-Grade Software Engineers? Gabriel Lebec Explains Why That's Possible at Fullstack

Today, meet former instructor Gabriel Lebec, who has recently transitioned to Google. He tells us why Google keeps hiring Fullstack instructors (at present he's the *third* this year!), his advice for prospective students, and how he got into teaching in the first place.
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Learn to Code

Do You Have to be Good at Math to Code? Debunking the Myth

You don’t need to be a math whiz to become a developer. You do need to be a strong problem solver.
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Grace Hopper Program

Learn to Code ASAP with Our 5 Favorite Free Coding Classes

Get started learning to code ASAP with our favorite free coding classes and websites, as recommended by our students, alums, and instructors.
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Learn to Code

What is Coding? Part II: Life as a Programmer

We've discussed what coding is, so next we'll look at what it is like to be a professional programmer. It’s a career built on creativity, communication, persistence, and planning.
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Learn to Code

What is Coding? Part I: Understanding the Basics

If you want to learn any programming language, understanding basic programming concepts is essential. We try to answer "what is coding?"
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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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Job & Career Advice

Skills Over Credentials: 3 Ways This Impacts Your Coding Career

Modern employers now value skills over credentials. And that’s going to transform who you work with, how you learn and how you progress as a developer.
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Women in Tech

Women in STEM: 20 Organizations Working to Close Tech’s Gender Gap

The gender gap in STEM industries is still way too wide. But it’s narrowing all the time, thanks in no small part to the work of these 20 teaching organizations.
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Job & Career Advice

Coding Bootcamp Vs. Self-Learning: What's the Best Path for 2021

Should you invest in a coding bootcamp or stick with self-learning? To get on the best path to becoming a web developer, it’s important to weigh all your options.
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Women in Tech

3 Days of Awesome Women: Grace Hopper Celebration 2018

Michele Cantos, Director of our Grace Hopper Program, attended the annual Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston. Check out her day-by-day recap of the amazing women she encountered at this event--and grab some digital swag for yourself.
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Learn to Code

Learn Ruby on Rails for Free With These 6 Websites

From Airbnb and Hulu to GitHub and Shopify, dozens of tech companies use a single back-end web development framework: Ruby on Rails. Here’s an overview of the best free Ruby on Rails tutorials to get you up and coding in no time.
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