Posts Categorized: Education

When you first say: “I’m a Developer”

From Current Bloc Student, Beth Cummings Original Article Here at Bloc, we love celebrating our student’s successes. This week’s featured student is Beth Cummings. She’s currently finishing her capstone for the Part-Time Web Developer Track using a real client that she sought out herself. Before Bloc, she owned and designed for a screen printing company distributing goods to boutiques throughout the country…. Read more »

It’s Complicated: Estimating Software Engineering Salary

Our programs are structured for one outcome: to help you get a challenging new job that you love! We employ mastery learning to ensure you understand concepts before moving on to the next topic. This is critical for success in getting a job after program completion. We believe in our program so much that we… Read more »

Why You Should Enroll in a Coding Bootcamp

Here at Bloc, we rely heavily on data and feedback to make our programs better and help you get the job you want. We’re constantly looking to hiring managers, industry professionals, and industry news to make sure our programs are aligned with expectations in the field. It seems like 2016 was the year coding bootcamps… Read more »

How Bloc Designs Designers

This week our team is excited to share a Tech Talk given by our Designer Track Program Director, Chris Courtney (known at Bloc as C2). In this powerful talk, Chris discusses the common patterns in our most successful students, what the industry defines as a great designer, and how Bloc is building them. Below we’ve… Read more »

The Bloc Online Student Community

“Become meaningful in your interactions and the path to success in any endeavor is simpler and far more sustainable.” ― Dale Carnegie As social creatures, much of our decision making around what we do depends on who’s there. We seek out communities that validate us, empower us and keep us motivated (as we should). When… Read more »