Tag Archives: Dev Bootcamp

Citing Regulatory Uncertainty, Origin Code Academy to Close

Origin Code Academy, one of San Diego’s few coding schools—for-profit companies that offer short-term vocational training in computer programming—said this month it will shutter on Nov. 16 after about three years in business. The company opened in late 2015, offering a 12-week course for $13,500 and promising graduates a software job within 90 days of […]

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Foxconn, CUNA, DevCodeCamp & More: This Week’s Wisconsin Watchlist

[Updated 3/28/18 4:29 p.m. See below.] Catch up on news from Wisconsin’s innovation community with these recent headlines: —Foxconn Interconnect Technology said it agreed to pay $866 million in cash to acquire Belkin International, a California-based maker of phone chargers, audio cables, and other accessories. The buyer is a subsidiary of Taiwan-based Hon Hai Precision […]

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Iron Yard, Coding School With Three Texas Campuses, Shuts Down

The Iron Yard coding school, which has campuses in Dallas, Houston, and Austin, TX, announced Thursday that it is shutting down operations. In a blog post on the school’s website, communications director Lelia King wrote that “the Iron Yard has made the difficult decision to cease operations at all campuses after teaching out remaining summer […]

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Seattle Week in Review: Why We’re Great, Code Schools, Health IT, Art in Space

If you’re looking for a concise, articulate answer to the question of why to invest in or start a company in Seattle, look no further than Heather Redman. Her comments lead off our Xconomy Seattle Week in Review, which also covers the boom in coding schools locally and nationally, new data on the fastest-growing occupation […]

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As Industry Booms, Dev Bootcamp Adds Seattle, Austin, Washington DC

After spending their first nine weeks working remotely and part-time, the first 18 students to enroll in Dev Bootcamp’s inaugural San Diego program for Web developers are moving downtown this week. They begin the immersive phase of their vocational training today in “full-stack” Web development, with new equipment that Dev Bootcamp has installed in their […]

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Skills Fund Aims to Be Accreditor, and Creditor for Coding Schools

The creation of Skills Fund, the Austin, TX-based startup that makes loans to people enrolling in coding and Web development bootcamps, started with two ideas. The first is that students should have access to loans that are easy to understand and that state the terms of the loan—such as knowing exactly what interest rate they will […]

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Dev Bootcamp Adds San Diego Program as Coding Schools Multiply

Dev Bootcamp, a San Francisco-based training program for Web developers, has arrived in San Diego. The three-year-old company is accepting applications for its first 19-week course in downtown San Diego, which begins November 9. The company describes itself as a pioneer of the software coding bootcamp model, intensive programs that teach students the fundamentals of […]

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New VC-Backed School Joins Ranks of SF’s Indie Coding Skills Shops

San Francisco hosts so many freestanding computer programming schools and code bootcamps now that it’s hard to keep track of them all. But make room for another one. A trio of alumni from France’s European Institute of Technology is launching the new Holberton School in a 4,000-square-foot space on Battery Street, and they’re offering free […]

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Coding For All: Makersquare Aims to Expand the Programming Corps

Ravi Parikh was a health IT student at the University of Texas at Austin, which has one of the top computer science departments in the country. “They were teaching us about how IT worked, and how to sell and implement it, but they weren’t teaching us how to write the code,” he says. “UT doesn’t […]

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