LearningFuze Alumni Spotlight with Howard Kim. What it takes to land your dream job

LearningFuze Alumni Spotlight with Howard Kim. What it takes to land your dream job

Q. What is your pre-LearningFuze story? What was your educational background and career path before you decided to attend a coding bootcamp? A. Before attending LearningFuze, I was a student at the University of Illinois: Urbana-Champaign majoring in Chemical Engineering. I determined that University/College life wasn’t for me, and so I left Illinois and returned to California. I took some time to think about where my career path would be, and where I should focus. I found myself working with…

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LearningFuze’s TJ Kinion is key in helping students with employment prep after completing our coding bootcamp

LearningFuze’s TJ Kinion is key in helping students with employment prep after completing our coding bootcamp

TJ Kinion leads the employment prep and search process for LearningFuze students and graduates.  He is a key component in preparing students once the program is complete.  Certainly the technical skills need to be competitive, but believe it or not the soft skills are equally and for many companies even more important than the technical.  It is for this reason that LearningFuze has brought on TJ to lead this aspect of the program.     TJ has acquired the knowledge…

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JavaScript Pioneer & Author Douglas Crockford At LearningFuze

JavaScript Pioneer & Author Douglas Crockford At LearningFuze

By Jordan Kimura LearningFuze, an Orange County coding bootcamp, was thrilled to host the JavaScriptLA meetup on Character Sets with renowned speaker and author Douglas Crockford! It was a packed house as Crockford provided a dynamic and highly educational talk on Character Sets and how those decisions made long ago still have a strong impact on us here in the present. JavaScript programs utilize the Unicode Character Set that supports virtually all coding languages. Want to see Douglas Crockford’s highly…

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Your Top 4 Coding Bootcamp Questions Answered Here

Your Top 4 Coding Bootcamp Questions Answered Here

One of the most common concerns would-be developers have when looking for web development training is whether or not they’re a good fit for a development program as immersive and condensed as our twelve-week coding bootcamp.  So we’ve compiled four of the top questions we get from prospective students and answered them here:    “Is this a good industry to get into?  I’m interested in a career developing web applications, but I want to make sure that it’s a stable industry…

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3 Important Traits A Cutting-Edge Tech Company Looks For In A Web Developer. Do You Have Them?

3 Important Traits A Cutting-Edge Tech Company Looks For In A Web Developer. Do You Have Them?

By Jordan Kimura Ad Exchange Group is an award winning company that focuses on marketing, advertising technology, and physical product e-commerce. Located in Irvine, California, they are partnered with companies such as Amazon Web Services, Facebook, and Cloudflare to name a few. Recently Ad Exchange Group came out to talk with the LearningFuze students about software development and what they value in a developer. Here are some tips and topics that were covered in landing a developer role at Ad…

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Kevin Transitions From Biology To A Career In Web Development

Kevin Transitions From Biology To A Career In Web Development

Kevin Chau graduated from the full immersion program and successfully transitioned to a career in web development as a front-end web developer at SimInsights – a software and services company located in Lake Forest. that works in a variety of areas including augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), app development, and analytics. Kevin had previously received a bachelor’s degree from UC Davis and was working as an environmental biologist. He was considering pursuing additional education in his field when he…

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LearningFuze Teams Up With Skills Fund To Help Finance Your Education In Web Development

LearningFuze Teams Up With Skills Fund To Help Finance Your Education In Web Development

Exciting news! LearningFuze has teamed up with Skills Fund. Skills Fund’s mission is to transform lives and careers with a focus on students’ return on education. They exclusively focus on bootcamps with high quality curriculum and strong student outcomes. We proudly teamed up with Skills Fund to provide financing for tuition and cost of living for potential students entering the Full-Immersion Program. Students can borrow any amount from $2000 up to maximum tuition cost and since the loan is interest-only,…

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The Most Important Web Programming Language!

The Most Important Web Programming Language!

Wondering what the most popular and versatile web programming language in the world is? The biggest players in tech such as Google, Microsoft, and Facebook are all looking for this language in a web developer. The answer is… JavaScript. Knowing how to program in JavaScript is an essential skill which is why we created a part-time course called “Root JS” that dives into the critical core skills needed for building out practical and dynamic applications. The importance of JavaScript and…

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Taylor Takes The Leap Into Web Development And Lands Ultimate Success

Taylor Takes The Leap Into Web Development And Lands Ultimate Success

Taylor Sturtz was working as a Graphic Designer for 5 years before making the full career-change into Web Development. He initially began designing for the web as well as learning HTML and CSS along the way. With every bit he learned, he wanted to learn more and decided to enroll in part-time courses. Eventually, he searched far-and-wide for the perfect Full-Immersion Program and came to the conclusion that LearningFuze was the perfect fit. We sat down with Taylor to talk…

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Here’s How Developers Land A Job At An Award-Winning Tech Company

Here’s How Developers Land A Job At An Award-Winning Tech Company

By Jordan Kimura Vincit came out to talk with the LearningFuze students about software development, mobile applications, and the Vincit dev culture. Vincit is an award-winning computer software company that provides development and design services. Founded in 2007, the company focuses on building impactful and breathtaking mobile and web applications, embedded software, Agile software development, UX/UI design, and concept development. Here’s some tips and topics that were covered in landing a job at Vincit: What qualities do you look for…

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