The DigitalCrafts blog shares ideas, information and tips aimed at helping you get ahead personally and professionally, with topics ranging from online learning success to career development.
Best Tutorials For Learning Swift & iOS Development
The Internet is a big place, and learning Swift and iOS development is a big task. There is a huge volume of material out there for beginners to get their feet wet, but it can be tough finding a good place to start.Published: November 03, 2015 Readtime: 8 Minutes
Atlanta Startup Village: A Room Full Of Entrepreneurs
The Atlanta Startup Village is a monthly gathering of entrepreneurs and others in the Atlanta community that are interested in the new products and ideas coming out of our city.Published: October 01, 2015 Readtime: 2 Minutes
Immersive Bootcamp Gains New Elective: Learn iOS App Development With Joseph DeCarlo
We're excited to announce an all new iOS App Development Elective for our Immersive Bootcamp. We still focus on full-stack web development from 9am - 6pm, but now our immersive students will also have the awesome opportunity to learn native iOS app development from one of the best, Joseph DeCarlo. Read on for more on Joe and the iOS elective.Published: September 03, 2015 Readtime: 10 Minutes
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
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