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ESADE and Ironhack partner so business students learn to code

“I have this great idea, but I don’t know how to build it.” Sounds familiar, right? Then immediately after that sentence, you will most certainly hear “I need to find a developer”. But you know what? Most entrepreneurs never find that developer. Back in 2013 our founders Ariel and Gonzalo, Harvard and Wharton alumni, found […]

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I’ve had it with this job! Is a coding bootcamp for me?

Since 2013 Ironhack has been helping people answer the “is a coding bootcamp for me” question. We’ve helped people change careers into the field of their dreams: technology. We have successfully taught a broad range of people how to code. From young to old, with and without degrees, unemployed to CEO. As different as they […]

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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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Because technology changes, Ironhack welcomes JavaScript

My name is Fer Martin, and I’m the Global Head of Curriculum Development at IronHack. I spend my time helping our students transform their lives by changing careers and getting the jobs they love. I wrote my first piece of code when I was 7. What I programmed was far from impressive, but it blew […]

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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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Marisa Bruno

Bridging the Gap: Ironhack Hosts the First WeCode Women’s Weekend

As of 2015, women make up nearly half of the American workforce. Yet, within the fields of software and web development, women make up only 17.9% and 34.3% of all employees, respectively (2015 Bureau of Labor Statistics). The gender gap in the tech sector is very real, and Ironhack wants to change that. At Ironhack, […]

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Top UX Design Resources

UX Design can be a very tricky field to get into. Luckily, there are plenty of amazing resources that can guide you towards the right path. We’ve created a list of the top resource we think will help you get a solid start in UX Design. Check them out and let us know what you […]

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UX Design Career Outlook

“According to CNNMoney/PayScale’s top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work (i.e. 100 Best Jobs in America), UX design ranked #14 with top pay hitting $138K and a growth rate of 18%.” User Experience (UX) Design is one of the fastest growing fields. If you think about the growth in smartphone and […]

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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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The Emergence of UX Design

“According to CNNMoney/PayScale’s top 100 careers with big growth, great pay and satisfying work (i.e. 100 Best Jobs in America), UX design ranked #14 with a median pay of $89,300 with the top pay hitting $138K and a growth rate of 18%.” Design is a pretty vague term. When someone says they’re a designer, it […]

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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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A Virtual Tour of Our Ironhack Miami Campus

Building.co is a collaborative workspace that accommodates local tech companies; it also happens to be home to the Ironhack Miami campus. It’s loved for the endless amenities (and beer) that take the struggles out of work days and we’re lucky to call it home. We recently teamed up with one of our alumni to put into […]

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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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Born to update

In order to survive in the tech world, you need to constantly be updating. Alberto Betella, lead instructor in Ironhack Barcelona, tells us about the importance of adapting the curriculum to the most current trends technology and the workplace. What are the consequences for not adapting the curriculum and teaching material to the latest trends? […]

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