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Inclusion and Diversity: Announcing The Curtis Jenkins Scholarship

DigitalCrafts is proud to announce a scholarship for African American students, thanks to alum Curtis Jenkins.

Published 15th January 2019
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A Guide to Surviving a DigitalCrafts Dev Bootcamp

Make the most of your developer training with this bootcamp survival guide.

Published 11th January 2019
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Improving Diversity in Tech: Announcing the Turner's Women in Tech Scholarship

DigitalCrafts is proud to announce that we have partnered with Turner to provide a scholarship for women, with the goal of increasing diversity in tech.

Published 9th January 2019
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10 Junior Web Developer Jobs in Houston Right Now

Just learned to code and interested in a new role? Here are 10 web developer jobs open in Houston right now!

Published 21st December 2018
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Our Top Gift Picks for Developers

Are you looking for a gift for the developer in your life? Here are the top picks from our builders.

Published 18th December 2018
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The Power of Rubber Duck Debugging: How Teaching Helps You Learn

Sometimes, the best way to make sure that you understand a topic is to explain it to someone else, even if that someone else is a rubber duck. Behold the power of rubber duck debugging.

Published 13th December 2018
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What is jQuery, and Should You Learn it in 2018?

jQuery has been widely used for more than a decade, and well-known companies like Kickstarter, Twitter and Hootsuite have used it in their applications. What else can jQuery do, and should you learn it? 

Published 11th December 2018
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Welcome to Atlanta: Tips for Relocating for your DigitalCrafts Bootcamp

Learning to code can be hard, but relocating to Atlanta for our program doesn’t have to be. Our team has put together some recommendations so your transition is as smooth as possible.

Published 5th December 2018
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Crush the DigitalCrafts Code Assessment with These Tips

If you're applying for a coding bootcamp, you might be mystified as to why you're asked to complete a code assessment. Clearly, you don't know how to program yet! But from our perspective, the assessment help us make sure that everyone who attends our classes is at a common baseline and ready to learn more complex topics. Here are our top tips for successfully completing the DigitalCrafts code assessment.

Published 3rd December 2018
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Neato Burrito: JavaScript Promises and Async/Await

Promises were one of the first concepts in JavaScript that really made my brain melt. Then I was taught in my DigitalCrafts class to think of the assembly line at Chipotle, and everything seemed to click into place. And thanks to ES8, we got some syntactic sugar called ‘async/ await’ to clean up our Promises, giving us a shorter, nicer-looking way to write asynchronous functions.

Published 30th November 2018
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