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Blog Category: Coding

Why Being Self-Taught Wasn’t Enough for One Coder

Austin Sharman was in high school when he first started learning programming. He enjoyed using Visual Basic to create video games during the first semester, but it was the second semester of coding in Java that truly sparked his interest. “The video game aspect of it didn’t appeal to me as much,” Austin said. “The second…

Top 10 Coding Projects for Beginners

Junior web developer

Any developer will tell you: coding can be very challenging, especially for beginners. In fact, a career in development can seem so limitless that you may be wondering where to begin. As you get started, other coders may stress the need for you to work on creative projects and build your portfolio — and they’d…

How to Move From Junior to Senior Web Developer

Senior Web Developer

Senior-level web developers are in high demand. These professionals are sought after for their ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to junior web developers, and employers typically compete for their skills with attractive incentives. So how do you transition from a junior to a senior web developer role? It’s important to plan out…

What to Expect In Your First Junior Web Developer Job

Man learning to code

You’re interested in coding—but what is it really like to be a professional developer? What can you expect from your first week on the job? If you’ve done some research into the field or taken a coding boot camp, you probably have a good sense of what to expect when you begin your first junior…

9 Tips to Becoming a Freelance Coder

As a freelance media producer, Andrew Stockus was always tenacious—he’s passionate about learning, self-growth, and new ways to expand his skill set. One day, motivated by curiosity, he googled online coding programs and noticed UCF Coding Boot Camp. Recognizing the University of Central Florida as a terrific school, he decided to enroll. He liked that it was a…

The Deloitte Duo: The UCF Boot Camp Grads Who Landed Jobs at a Leading Multinational Company

A former engineer and a paramedic walked into different boot camp classrooms at the University of Central Florida—and walked out with jobs at Deloitte.  Minal Jajoo and Alex Lewis had spent years doing the same tasks at their respective jobs only to find themselves itching for new careers. Separate epiphanies led them to pursue technology. Minal was drawn…