Category: Barcelona


How coding bootcamps crush the college grad unemployment problem

How coding bootcamps crush the college grad unemployment problem

“53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed.” –Hope Yen, Associated Press Those are a lot of college graduates scraping by in jobs they could have gotten without inheriting an average of $37,172 in student loan debt. But wait, there’s more. “College graduates who majored in zoology, […]

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Student Podcast: JavaScript Bootcamp Week 3 Wrap Up – Web BCN January ’17

Jimmy: Alright, so we are recording. Welcome back to another Ironhack Student Podcast, I am Jimmy. And in case you don’t know what Ironhack is we are a coding bootcamp and a UX/UI bootcamp so basically that means that if you have a curiosity to either level up your career, completely change directions of your […]

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Student Podcast: UX/UI Bootcamp Week 1 Wrap Up

Jimmy:Boom! We are recording. So, I’m Jimmy, this is the Ironhack Student Podcast and we’re catching up in this show with the UX students’ first week. But before that just a little bit about Ironhack, in case you don’t know who we are. I’ll try to make it as brief as possible. Ironhack is essentially […]

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Student Podcast: JavaScript Bootcamp Week 1 Wrap Up

Jimmy Flores: So welcome back everyone that’s listening. We’re back with another Ironhack bootcamp. This time we’re with the JavaScript development Web Dev bootcamp. If you don’t know what Ironhack is it’s basically a school that teaches people how to go from zero to junior level in JavaScript or UX/UI design. What that means is […]

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Coding Bootcamp Graduation – Ironhack’s Barcelona HackShow

The 8-weeks of a coding bootcamp is never easy. Not for the students or for us, but once again most have made it to the HackShow, the coding bootcamp is over and here are their final projects. Before the projects, here are some of Ironhack’s highlights for the year Marc, our fearless campus manager here […]

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Ironhack student & teacher team land 1 million euro to develop Badi

Badi, a simple and practical app, connects tenants and their vacant rooms with people searching for just that: rooms for rent in a shared space. Available on the GooglePlay  and  iTunes, Badi offers an intelligent match between supply and demand in which every party wins. Badi now is on TV with a spot and the […]

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Gaming time: the visit of Akamon HQ

We went to visit the Akamon HQ in Barcelona with our Web Development Bootcamp students. The offices take up just one floor and look no different than a casino. In fact, Akamon is all about fun, inside and outside the workplace. We were greeted by Sergio Gago, CTO, Jordi Llonch and Eloi Poch, back-end tech […]

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Program your future in Barcelona

We interviewed Marc Collado, Ironhack Campus Manager in Barcelona, and asked him why someone should learn to code. Marc is the founder of the app “iomando”, and is an expert in designed & crafted technology in Barcelona. Marc, you’re originally from Barcelona right? Yeah. I was born here on May 9 1987 and I’ve been […]

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Back to your nature: workshop of personal branding

At Ironhack we know that attitude is imperative to professional success. To demonstrate, we took our Web Development students ‘back to their nature’. We headed to Fageda d’en Jordà, a natural reserve 2 hours away from Barcelona to disconnect and reconnect them with their dreams, aspirations and passions. The personal branding workshop was based on […]

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Connecting before disconnecting: Tech Summer Party

Summer is finally approaching, but before it’s time for everyone to enjoy their much-deserved vacations and disconnecting from work, we wanted to connect with our tech community in Barcelona. We organized a Tech Summer Party for hack&start. With the help of JobsBCN, SeedRocket, Barcinno, The Barcelona PHP Meetup Group and BarcelonaJS we connected the people […]

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Ironhack: Time to Change Tech Education in Europe

This post was written by Ironhack co-founder Ariel Quiñones, originally published in September of 2013. The idea behind Ironhack was inspired by one of those cliché business stories of our generation. Two business school, non-technical guys. A “great” idea for a tech product. BUT, no clue how to build it. “We just need to find […]

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Ironhack & Friends – Chapter 2: Experience matters // UX-UI

We concluded the month of June with a new installment of Ironhack & Friends, but before we go into details, here’s a little bit of background for context. Ironhack & Friends is a series of events where we invite our professional friends to have a beer and meet our community. Our Ironhack Barcelona Campus transforms […]

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Work hard, play hard: retrogames at Ironhack Campus BCN

What better way to unwind from a hard work week than by playing even harder? It was a Friday in May at our Ironhack Campus in Barcelona when Iñaki Díaz, Joan Mora Guiard and Alberto Betella taught us how to. The Campus transformed into a playroom straight out of a kindergarten class, without the kids. […]

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Nice to teach you! First day at Ironhack

First impressions count, and the window in which they’re formed is usually small. This is why we’re mindful of every minute, from the moment the students walk through the Ironhack doors to the moment they graduate as developers.  We make sure their experience is more than just educational, it becomes personal. Every bootcamp begins with […]

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letgo! The last stop of our Hiring Week BCN

A huge highlight of our bootcamps at Ironhack is Hiring Week, where we formally introduce our group of tech talent to the local job market. The goal is to match every job-seeking student with the career of their dreams.During this last Hiring Week in Barcelona, we passed by the letgo offices, a Spanish app that allows […]

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Elina: UX Designer & Ironhacker!

Elina Nenonen completed the most recent cohort of the Web Development Bootcamp in Barcelona and was one of the first students to be part of the new Campus launch. Now that she’s back home in Finland, we spoke to her about her Ironhack experience and incredible final project. When and why did you decide to […]

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Welcome to the Ironhack Campus!

On May 20th, we inaugurated our first Ironhack Campus in Barcelona. The event coincided with the Hackshow of our March Web Development Bootcamp. We had a number of very notable and important hosts: Gonzalo Manrique, our Co-founder; Marc Collado, our Campus Manager; our entire Madrid team; Ariel Quiñones, our other Co-founder and the Miami campus […]

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Mr Thor: Alumni, Freelancer & TA!

Thor completed the Web Development Bootcamp in Ironhack Barcelona and has since worked as a freelancer at our campus. It’s been a pleasure having him around and seeing him program. So much so, that he’s joining our staff officially as a TA for the next Web Development Bootcamp. We took advantage of our close proximity […]

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