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Blog Category: Coding

How to Become a Web Developer in 2019

Women learning how to become a web developer
1) Gain the Latest Web Development Skills The first step to becoming a successful web developer is to learn in-demand, relevant skills. A boot camp is a great way to develop these skills, ensuring you learn the most up-to-date material. With an online coding boot camp education, you are exposed to the latest technologies from…

Why Employers are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Graduates

Many of today’s leading employers are beginning to embrace new models of education, including online learning. We see a number of employers hiring online coding boot camp graduates due to their work ethic and combination of hard skills (technical knowledge) and soft skills (adaptability, collaboration, creativity). Because of the nature of a fast-paced online boot…

Dreaming Big: How a Cuban Immigrant Returned to Tech

Yeiska De La Torre Fernandez

Yeiska De La Torre Fernandez arrived in the United States from Cuba with a degree in electrical engineering and a dream of a better life. Unfortunately, the former would not help her achieve the latter. Without a U.S. education or experience, Yeiska was compelled to take non-IT jobs to pay the bills. Hers was a dream…

Celebrating Women In Tech This Mother’s Day: Video

This Mother's Day, we're reflecting on the incredible women in tech. We are inspired by the talented women who have either gone through our boot camp programs, lead our classes as instructors, or support our students as teaching assistants or support staff. Thank you for making an impact on our future as you help to advance the technology industry! Watch…

Austin Sharman: Is A Coding Boot Camp Worth It?

Austin Sharman

Watch student video! My name is Austin. I recently graduated from the full-stack developer bootcamp at UCF and I just want to talk a little bit about what my experience with that was like and if I would recommend that boot camp. [0:16] So, would I recommend a boot camp to someone? Yes, I would.…

A Fresh Start Coding at Florida Blue

Edna Jonsson UCF Boot Camps Blog Picture

Edna Jonsson is an alumna of the first UCF Coding Boot Camp. After experiencing a life-changing event, Edna decided she was going to dive into coding and do whatever it took to get a job. Edna shared her experience in the boot camp and how she has found success as a web developer. What were you…

4 Ways To Make Money…With Coding

Whether you’re a self-starter or a goal-getter, we all have to pay the bills. If you’re thinking about learning to code to expand your job options in the development field and you’re just not sure how you can advance your salary, then read on. Coding takes seriously hard work and it’s something you should pursue…

FAQs: Coding Boot Camps

Coding boot camps are on the rise, and we see new ones appearing now more than ever. Since they’re relatively new to the educational scene, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions for anything you might be curious about.   Q: What exactly is a coding boot camp? A: A coding boot camp…