Posts Categorized: Coding Bootcamps

The Top 5 Coding Bootcamps for Women

Today’s celebration of Women’s Equality Day reminds all of us that as a society, we still have a ways to go before women are treated with the same respect and dignity as their male peers appreciate. No more is this evident than in the tech industry whose female denizens are trending the #ILookLikeAnEngineer hashtag to remind… Read more »

Are Programming Bootcamps Worth It?

To determine if programming bootcamps provide good value, start by considering the essential offer: Programming bootcamps are mostly (not entirely) for career-switchers who want to learn to code You learn to code and become qualified for careers in the $60,000 – $130,000 range You pay, depending on the bootcamp, between $9,000 and $15,000 The value… Read more »

Top 4 Coding Bootcamps in San Francisco for Career Changers

Coding bootcamp mania is sweeping the nation, and the home of the Golden Gate Bridge, cable cars, and the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary has a robust selection of bootcamps. Technology and entrepreneurship are a strong part of San Francisco’s culture, and there are many coding bootcamps to choose from. We researched and picked four of the… Read more »

The True Cost of Top Coding Bootcamps in San Francisco – Calculator

Beautiful, sunny San Francisco is home to many wonderful attractions, including Lombard street, Fisherman’s Wharf, AT&T Park (home to America’s best baseball team), and the densest selection of coding bootcamps anywhere in the world. As more people seek jobs as full-time software developers, it’s no surprise that San Francisco — where many of the software… Read more »

Ultimate Guide to Ruby Bootcamps

Coding Bootcamps have erupted onto the scene just in the past three years and today there are *over fifty bootcamps* teaching Ruby on Rails alone. While some of these programs are well-oiled machines, others are just getting off the ground. So we decided to create a comprehensive guide — the kinda thing we wish someone… Read more »

Former English Teacher Changes Careers and Lands Remote Developer Job

Meet Kristin Gonzalez, a Bloc Full Stack Web Development Grad Before Bloc: English Teacher Abroad After Bloc: Remote Software Engineer at SyncTree   Kristin is a global traveler and for the past five years she has lived in quite a few places, including Hong Kong, Thailand, Vietnam, and Chile, teaching English and conducting corporate training…. Read more »

Announcing Bloc’s New Full Stack Web Developer Track

Today we are excited to announce our new Full Stack Web Developer Track. Designed to equip you with the professional-grade skills to begin a career in web development, it’s a holistic, mentor-led program that offers job preparation and career placement support. With full-time and part-time options, the Web Developer Track is also more flexible and… Read more »

Beginner Builds Company’s First iOS App

“Having a mentor really made it clear that I needed to do something. It elevates your study beyond just a hobby” Meet Jon Jungemann, an iOS Grad Before Bloc: Project Development, Allen Credit and Debt Counseling Agency After Bloc: iOS Developer Coming into Bloc, Jon wasn’t interest in a career change — he found iOS… Read more »