How to Approach and Solve Any Programming Problem

Having strong problem solving skills is an essential part of being a developer. When faced with an abstract or complex problem, knowing how to approach, think through, and tackle a problem will set you up for success. But for many new programmers, improving their problem solving skills is one of...

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The Differences Between the Top Coding Bootcamps in NYC

It's not easy picking a coding bootcamp to attend. There are so many options out there, and each bootcamp promises a great education and a high salary after graduating. Plus, a lot of the information you find about bootcamps just feels like marketing material, and it doesn’t give you a good sense...

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Why Does Writing Functions Teach You to Program

I learned to program in the exact same fashion that the Coding Bootcamp Prep Course is set up. First, I read about a topic and tried to understand it. Then, I worked on a variety of practice problems that focused on the topics I had just read about. The practice problems had test cases that...

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The Different Parts of a Web Application

With the rise of fullstack coding bootcamps, many new developers have gotten their start making web applications. When someone decides to attend a bootcamp and become a developer, many of them think that programmers just write code all day, make a lot of money, and eat tons of delicious free...

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Will Attending a Coding Bootcamp Make Me a Developer?

Since I started helping people get admitted to coding bootcamps, I've seen the same two questions come up over and over again: "Will attending a bootcamp make me a developer?" "Will I get a job after I graduate?" When you say it out loud, coding bootcamps like App Academy, Flatiron School,...

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Ruby or JavaScript? Which Should I Learn?

If you’re applying to multiple coding bootcamps, you want to know that you’re going to be learning the right things to get a job after you graduate. When I was applying, the biggest question I had was “Should I learn Ruby or JavaScript?” Having attended App Academy, gone through the job hunting...

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How To Handle Difficult Bootcamp Interview Questions

Whether you are applying to App Academy, Fullstack Academy, Codesmith, or another bootcamp, there are 3 types of programming questions you will encounter in your technical interview: Questions that you 100% know how to answer Questions that you aren't sure how to answer at first but can get...

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