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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Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day October 2019

Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day October 2019

By: TJ Kinion- Program Manager As we head into the final quarter of 2019 there aren’t many people left that haven’t heard of a coding bootcamp. We are gateways to roles that previously seemed inaccessible, yet most knew could lead to satisfying careers. A quick google search of “coding bootcamp” brings up cautionary tales filled with people talking about their journey during and after the program. It is often the post program job search where bootcamp students go from starry-eyed…

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Why Coding? Skillsfund & LearningFuze Alumni Billy Kim

Why Coding? Skillsfund & LearningFuze Alumni Billy Kim

Have you ever asked yourself why coding?  Why do people pick coding as a career? Why do people choose to attend a coding bootcamp? Skillsfund a premier partner in financing for students looking to attend a coding bootcamp recently sat down to interview a LearningFuze alumni Billy Kim. “LearningFuze has added more value to my career path and journey not only in passing on the necessary skills to enter the realm of web development but in introducing me to a…

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Top JavaScript Concepts in 2019

Top JavaScript Concepts in 2019

JavaScript continues in 2019 to be one of the top in demand languages as referenced in codeburst.io. . 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. Slack OverFlow LearningFuze Instructor Scott Bowler is a wiz at JavaScript and shares 10 key JavaScript concepts that are important to grasp. The descriptions…

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2019 – How To Prepare For A Coding Bootcamp

2019 – How To Prepare For A Coding Bootcamp

We’ve all been there. You make a big decision and then doubt starts to creep in. You start to panic. What if I am not prepared, what if I fall behind? While second thoughts are common in many decisions in life you can take steps to work through almost every roadblock and thrive with a little preparation. If you have answered the question why coding and now want to prepare for a coding bootcamp it is important to understand your…

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How To Balance A Career While Learning To Code

How To Balance A Career While Learning To Code

Nicole fell in love with coding when she took some C++ and Python courses during her math degree. She attempted to teach herself the basics of software development, but wasn’t sure which topics to focus on, so enrolled in nearby coding bootcamp LearningFuze in Orange County, CA. Nicole tells us, how she balances her full-time job with studying in the evenings and weekends, what her schedule looks like, and how much support the LearningFuze staff and instructors provide to keep students on track! Read…

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Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day June 2019

Coding Bootcamp: LearningFuze Demo Day June 2019

It had been quite some time since someone in Orange County heard the words LearningFuze Demo Day spoken out loud in the same sentence. If the archives are correct the last Demo Day was held around August of 2015. Looking back it’s amazing to see how far those alumni have come since presenting to employers in those early days of the program. Over the past 4 years LearningFuze has grown to include a 6,000 sq foot facility, 15 staff members,…

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