15 Things Only Programmers Will Understand Nick Congleton

15 Things Only Programmers Will Understand

When you learn to program, you don’t just learn to code. A whole new and unique world opens up. Programming isn’t like anything else. It’s a weird hybrid between math and engineering with a singularly creative component. Because programming is a breed all its own, there are certain things that you’ll only understand once you […]

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Nick Congleton

What Programming Language Should You Really Learn?

Asking The Right Questions You’re looking to learn a web programming language. That means you fall into one of two camps. Either you’re a new programmer looking to learn your first language, or you’re already a programmer looking to pick up something new. Regardless of where you stand, you have to ask yourself a few […]

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Sebastian Duque

Why you shouldn’t leave coding to others in your startup

Days of Thunder perfectly illustrates why you should learn to code. In this movie, Tom Cruise plays a hot-shot race car driver and Robert Duvall is his expert crew chief, but issues with the car and crashes have them losing every race. In a critical scene, Cruise admits to not understanding anything about the mechanics […]

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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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Marisa Bruno

Testimonials from Ironhack’s Part-Time Coding Bootcamp

Prospective students are always asking us, “So, what’s it like to take Ironhack’s part-time course?” I wrote a blog reflecting on my own experience, but it’s also helpful to read what students who successfully completed the course have to say! See below for some of our part-time students’ testimonials:)   Dieter, April 2016 Cohort What were […]

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Marisa Bruno

Apply to Ironhack Miami as a pair and get $1000 EACH towards your tuition

Two weeks ago, the Ironhack Miami team read Waffle.io’s blog post titled “We Hired a Pair of Junior Developers: Here’s What Happened.” In the post, Andrew Homeyer of Waffle.io talks about how hard it is to hire the right junior talent. New hires need to have the right technical aptitude and the right attitude. Someone who […]

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Is a coding bootcamp for me

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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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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Fer Martin Santana

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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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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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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Alberto Marcos

Inside Cabify – Our alumni experience

At Ironhack, we like to interview career professionals in order to bring our audience real industry insight. This time we decided not to reach out to a professional or company directly, but instead we went to visit some of our former students at their new jobs to hear about their experiences first hand.   We […]

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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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