July 8, 2014

Cat-Infused DevOps Talk & More @ Velocity Conference 2014

By Morgan Griggs (Hackbright Academy – summer 2013 class) A couple of weeks ago, I attended O’Reilly Velocity Conference in Santa Clara. The conference focused on […]
July 7, 2014

Hackbright Academy Joins Developers at Google I/O 2014, Participates in Women TechMakers Events

.“You have to acknowledge the problem. We can’t debug it if we don’t,” said Google VP Megan Smith. In fact, Women TechMakers dinners were held restaurants […]
June 17, 2014

From Engineer to Entrepreneur, Madhura Sharangpani Maskasky Keeps Climbing Higher

Madhura Sharangpani founded Platform9 Systems, an early-stage startup located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Having raised Series A funding, Platform9 simplifies the management and consumption […]
May 27, 2014

(Video) Google Engineer Chris Palmer Explains “The Powers of Two”, Big O Notations

Google security engineer (and Hackbright mentor) Chris Palmer helps new programmers understand how to answer questions like “How much RAM does Twitter have to buy?” and […]
May 22, 2014

(Video) Mozilla Engineer Margaret Leibovic Talks About Building a Browser Extension with HTML, CSS and JavaScript!

At Hackbright Academy, Mozilla software engineer (and Hackbright mentor) Margaret Leibovic encourages new programmers to try their hand at building browser extensions – these are tools […]
May 21, 2014

(Video) Parse Software Engineer Christine Yen Talks About “Hack Your Life” – Using Your Newfound Engineering Skills to Automate Everything!

Christine Yen, software engineer at Parse (Facebook), urges Hackbright Academy alum to use their newfound engineering skills to automate everything. Watch the full Hackbright Academy Tuesday […]
May 16, 2014

How To Find The Next Sheryl Sandberg?

How to find the next Sheryl Sandberg? Hackbright Academy is partnering with CloudNOW, the non-profit consortium of the leading women in cloud and emerging technologies, on […]
May 13, 2014

Learning To Code in Nashville: Meet Rachel Ann Werner!

Rachel Ann Werner is a junior back-end developer at iostudio in Nashville, Tennessee. She was a graphic and web designer previously before attending Nashville Software School […]
May 9, 2014

Cultivating Happiness and Access at #HackbrightForGood, Prizes Awarded To Winning Teams

The #HackbrightForGood hackathon at Hackbright Academy on May 3-4, 2014 in San Francisco was attended by over a hundred developers with the intent to use their […]
May 8, 2014

Save 20% on O’Reilly Conferences with “HACKBRIGHT20”

O’Reilly Media has partnered with Hackbright Academy to offer some free tickets and discounted tickets to the Hackbright community! Hackbright alum Morgan Griggs and Gowri Grewal […]
May 5, 2014

(PyCon 2014 Video) How To Get Started with Machine Learning – Melanie Warrick’s PyCon 2014 Talk

Save $500 on the machine learning course for developers (May 10-11, 2014 at Hackbright Academy). Use promo code “HB-BLOG” to save $500 when you register for […]
April 24, 2014

Hack for Good this May 3-4 in San Francisco with Hackbright Academy! #hackbrightforgood

Developers (both new & experienced) are invited to join Hackbright Academy, a women’s engineering school in San Francisco on May 3-4, 2014 for the Hack(bright) for […]
April 24, 2014

Automated Testing Processes – A Tech Talk by iOS Developer Stephanie Shupe at Hackbright Academy

Stephanie Shupe, iOS developer at Lookout Mobile Security, gives a tech talk at Hackbright Academy about testing. This is a great way to be confident in […]
April 22, 2014

Danielle Levi (Skybox Imaging Software Engineer) Explains All

Danielle Levi works on the data platform team at Skybox Imaging, where is a software engineer. Prior to that, she attended Hackbright Academy in Fall 2013. […]
April 16, 2014

A Tale of Cupcakes and ReSt: Organizing a Successful Open Source Sprint

Organizing a successful open source sprint: a tale of cupcakes, ReSt and Django! By Becka Robbins (Hackbright Academy alum) Documentation is usually written by people who […]
April 15, 2014

Spitfire Athlete Boasts Two Technical Founders – Meet Erin Parker and Nidhi Kulkarni

Erin Parker is a self-taught iOS and Rails engineer who founded Spitfire Athlete, a strength-training app that empowers you to achieve greatness. Erin is a 48kg […]