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Demo Day: Students take the first step toward landing a dream job!

Demo Day: Students take the first step toward landing a dream job!

As we prepare for the May 2021 Demo Day, here’s a recap on what happend in March 2021! What’s Demo Day, you may ask? In the world of software engineering it’s not just about what you know but being able to present what you can build. Demo day highlights student projects to potential employers. Demo Day is an event where we invite our local employers to attend (currently via Zoom) and watch each of the participating alumni present how their…

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BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner | Angel Leung

BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner | Angel Leung

Congratulations to our January BeSmartee Scholarship & Mentorship Winner, Angel Leung! Since March is currently Women’s History Month, we at LearningFuze wanted to showcase one of our current students to celebrate women in tech. Hailing from the Seattle, Washington State area, Angel is currently in the second half of the Web Development Full Immersion program. We asked Angel some questions on what her goals are and what she hopes to gain from winning this opportunity: 1. Why did you choose…

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Top Python Concepts That Help Get Jobs in 2021

Top Python Concepts That Help Get Jobs in 2021

Python holds the title as one of the most popular data science languages. Because LearningFuze focuses on in-demand data science skills, Python is an essential topic to dive into so students are equipped to tackle the job market.  Python is versatile, easy to learn, and open source, which means it comes with a strong community. Its simplicity and accessibility make it an ideal language for someone interested in pivoting into the data science world. Because Python has such a great…

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Git with It: 5 Reasons Every Developer Needs to Learn Version Control

Git with It: 5 Reasons Every Developer Needs to Learn Version Control

by TJ Kinion Why Git is Important in Web Development Working for LearningFuze Coding Bootcamp has provided me the opportunity to work with developers at all levels, from newbies that just discovered “Hello World” to those that have risen to the level of CIO. You’re probably tired of hearing that Web Developers need to understand the fundamentals of JavaScript, HTML, and CSS (this isn’t changing anytime soon by the way). So let’s change up the conversation and talk about our…

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10 JavaScript Concepts in 2021 That Help Get Jobs

10 JavaScript Concepts in 2021 That Help Get Jobs

JavaScript continues to rank #1 on Stack Overflow for the 8th year in a row continues to be one of the top in-demand languages as referenced in medium.com. It is estimated that JavaScript is used by 88% of all websites. That adds up to the fact that there is a great demand for JavaScript in the marketplace as it continues to be the most popular technology. LearningFuze Instructor Scott Bowler is a wiz at JavaScript and shares 10 key JavaScript…

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Top 7 Takeaways from LFZ Alumni Panel 9.17.2020

Top 7 Takeaways from LFZ Alumni Panel 9.17.2020

We had the joy of putting together our 2nd LearningFuze Alumni Panel of the 2020 year where we hosted it via Zoom. Our featured panelists were: Sam Nagle – Software Developer at Parcel Pending Dylan Widjaja – Software Engineer at SurePrep LLC Jacob Taylor – Web Developer at PriceSpider Tomas Cormons – Software Engineer at Verys Imposter syndrome is just all the time, every day…That’s just a common thing I’ve learned and everyone has it and it never goes away….

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What it’s like to be a coding bootcamp graduate-Alumni Panel

What it’s like to be a coding bootcamp graduate-Alumni Panel

      We received some great insight from our alumni panelists on what life looks like after completing a coding bootcamp at LearningFuze. Hope you learn some tips too! Featuring our alumni panelists: Stephanie Burcombe – stephanieburcombe.com Dane Maison – https://danemaison.com/ James Dinh – https://jamestdinh.com/ Jase Thomson – https://www.jasethomson.com/      

Online Education & Coding: How To Choose The Best Option

Online Education & Coding: How To Choose The Best Option

Choosing the Right Online Education Option for Web Development   The different options that are available to pursue an online education in web development and software engineering is dizzying!  How do you decide which one best suits your needs given your educational goals?  One program may not be the same as another and provide the same support and access to instructors.  By the way, what the heck are MOOCs?  Well, we won’t be delving too deeply into MOOCs which are…

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When It Comes to Community – LearningFuze Connects

When It Comes to Community – LearningFuze Connects

COVID might be making in-person networking more difficult, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop connecting. At LearningFuze, we’ve continued supporting the OC tech scene through virtual events with Startup Grind, a UX Scholarship through our partnership with OC Tech (formerly OC Tech Happy Hour), and most recently through AMAs with companies like Vincit and Kelley Blue Book.    But what’s an AMA?  AMA stands for Ask Me Anything. It is an event format often utilized for Q&A sessions…

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Mindset: How to Find Success in Uncertain Times

Mindset: How to Find Success in Uncertain Times

Nothing can hold you down with a Growth Mindset Successful individuals all tend to have one thing in common, grit. If you aren’t familiar with what grit really means, then I’d strongly recommend watching Angela Duckworth’s TED Talk on the subject. According to Duckworth: “Grit, which is a combination of passion and perseverance for a singularly important goal, is the hallmark of high achievers in every domain.” She proves this by testing it on not only the most successful people…

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