September 17, 2018
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12 things to do before your first hackathon

Whether you’ve been attending hackathons for years or you’re preparing t0 participate in your very first one, there’s a short list of things to get together […]
September 14, 2018
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TGIF: Designing a successful engineering team

TGIF! We often gravitate towards pieces that discuss the successes (and struggles) of women in tech. But it’s also important to look at the bigger picture […]
September 11, 2018
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A day in the life of an engineering student: Laural Horton

One of our newest alumna (seriously, she graduated last week!), Laural Horton was part of Hackbright’s inaugural East Bay cohort. Prior to learning to code, she […]
September 7, 2018
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TGIF: The Future is Female

TGIF! They say “the future is female,” and while the tech industry (among others) has been slow to grow with this saying, our reading this week […]
September 6, 2018
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Eight exciting web apps built by exceptional female engineers

In Hackbright Academy’s rigorous 12-week Part-Time Software Engineering Program, students learn the skills to become engineers and build impressive web apps to demonstrate their skills as developers. Learn […]
August 31, 2018
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TGIF: Top programming languages across industries

TGIF! This week we brushed up on some industry updates about programming languages. Is Python still the most in-demand language for developers? What’s the best language […]
August 24, 2018
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TGIF: Stories from bootcamp grads

TGIF! The proverb goes: Experience speaks louder than words. And what better way to get to know about the bootcamp experience? This week we heard from […]
August 24, 2018
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12 outstanding web apps built by female engineers

In Hackbright Academy’s rigorous 12-week Part-Time Software Engineering Program, students learn the skills to become engineers and build impressive web apps to demonstrate their skills as developers. Learn […]
August 22, 2018
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Transitioning into tech: the alumnae experience

Changing your career path and transitioning to tech is an exciting, if slightly overwhelming, process. If you’re thinking of becoming a software developer, but want some […]
August 17, 2018

TGIF: Bootcamp or CS Degree?

TGIF! This week we dove into a topic near and dear to our hearts: what’s “better:” a traditional CS degree or coding bootcamp? The answer is […]
August 15, 2018

Five steps to change your career and move into tech

Learning to code is a valuable career resource no matter what your profession. Being able to automate daily tasks can be a time- and resource-saver whether […]
August 10, 2018
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TGIF: The fight for equality in tech

TGIF! In the age of #MeToo and the emphasis on equality in tech, the question “is what we’re doing enough?” often comes up. Or perhaps “how […]
August 7, 2018
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The Ambivert’s Guide to Staying in Tech

Former musical theatre actress and Hackbright Academy graduate, Chloe Condon is now a Developer Evangelist at Sentry. Perhaps the only engineer you’ll meet who has been in “Hairspray,” “Xanadu,” […]
August 3, 2018
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TGIF: Looking at the diversity gaps in tech

TGIF! This week was all about the gap. Tech’s diversity gaps in gender, education, and ethnicity. Check back at the end of each week for our […]
August 1, 2018
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Writing Self-Documenting Code

We’re excited to be teaming up with Hired to bring you career insights about diversity, inclusion, and the job market. Writing clear, understandable code for complex […]
July 27, 2018
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TGIF

TGIF! This week was about disruption – changing the STEM industry, creating new toys to introduce the next generation to programming, and making an impact on […]