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Women Learning to Code in Atlanta
It's no secret that women are underrepresented in the developer workforce. Thankfully, there are several great organizations in and around Atlanta who are helping women break into the world of technology. Read on for a summary of these resources and more on how DigitalCrafts supports empowering women through technology.Published: August 27, 2015 Readtime: 5 Minutes
Getting Started with Node.js: Part 2
Part 3 of Getting Started with Node.js. In Part 1, we installed Node.js and ran our "hello world" file through the command console. In Part 2 we took the same file and set up a Node.js server, and ran the file in the browser. In Part 3 we will move the content of our "page" to an html file.Published: August 21, 2015 Readtime: 10 Minutes
DigitalCrafts Partners With LaunchCode To Help Place Students
DigitalCrafts is one of LaunchCode's newest Education Partners! LaunchCode partners with hundreds of companies (300+ employers today) to set up special on-ramps into apprenticeships and jobs in technology that bypass traditional credentials and focuses on the individual. If you have the aptitude, professionalism, and skills to get a job, LaunchCode can help you get your foot in the door.Published: August 17, 2015 Readtime: 5 Minutes
Getting Started with Node.js: Part 1
Our "Getting Started" series consists of quick tutorials on the technologies most widely used on the web today. This is our first of the series, and is a quick guide for the beginner on how to get Node.js up and running on your machine (only Mac for now).Published: July 15, 2015 Readtime: 5 Minutes
Remember when typing was a skill?
Remember when typing was a skill? I believe coding is becoming what typing used to be. It isn't "necessary" in many positions, but it is highly desirable. I think the trajectory is moving us in the direction of "assumed." You might be thinking (if not screaming), "Yeah, but programming is a LOT more complicated than basic computer skills!" Granted, but read on.Published: July 09, 2015 Readtime: 10 Minutes
Best city for learning to code? Atlanta is up there.
I recently had a prospective code school student ask the question, "why should I learn to code in Atlanta?" In order to layout a macro picture, I researched 4 key areas to evaluate if Atlanta is, in fact, an ideal city for learning to code.Published: July 02, 2015 Readtime: 7 Minutes
Upcoming (Free) Workshops & Info Sessions - July 2015
A Big Welcome to Rob Bunch: Instructor Extraordinaire
Rob Bunch joins DigitalCrafts as the lead instructor for our 16 week Immersive Web Development Bootcamp. Rob brings more than 11 years of development experience to the classroom and is spending the next 4 months doing nothing but preparing for our inagural Fall cohort.Published: June 08, 2015 Readtime: 1 Minutes