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4 Bad Coding Habits to Eliminate From Your Routine

We all have working methods and coding practices that suit us, but it can be easy to pick up bad habits along the way. Ditching these four habits ASAP will help you become a more elegant and efficient programmer.

Published 7th November 2018
6 minute read

Introducing: DigitalCrafts Professional Services Team

DigitalCrafts is more than just a coding bootcamp. We are proud to announce the start of what will be an amazing new journey: our new B2B professional services team. 

Published 24th October 2018
7 minute read

Slack Communities Developers Need to Join

Slack is a great app for anyone in the tech industry. Not only does it provide for effective communication in the office place, but it serves as a vast resource for folks to expand upon their skillset, keep up to date with the new trends, and network with others in the community. We've put together a list of Slack Communities that you should be a part of. 

Published 3rd October 2018
4 minute read

ELI7L: JavaScript for Juveniles

Alumnus, Dan McKinney, believes that teaching a subject or craft to anyone helps to strengthen your own grasp. But what about when you are teaching JavaScript to a seven year old? 

Published 26th September 2018
7 minute read

DigitalCrafts Partners with WorkSource Atlanta

Tuition should not be a roadblock on the path to success. DigitalCrafts is proudly working with the City of Atlanta and WorkSource Atlanta to provide aid for tuition payments. If you are an Atlanta resident, seeking employment, or have been laid off, WorkSource Atlanta might be the solution for you.

Published 5th September 2018
7 minute read

3 Ways to Finance Your Coding Bootcamp Tuition

Currently, the cost of education is the biggest barrier for families and individuals who are looking to gain a new skill or pursue a new passion. To counter this, the DigitalCrafts team placed education accessibility at the top of its list of priorities at the beginning of 2017, and we've made tremendous strides over the past 6 months to support this effort. One major area of focus was to innovate on the way students financed their tuition to attend our full-stack software development program.

Published 22nd August 2018
7 minute read

Guaranteed Scholarships for Women and Veterans

One of our primary goals of 2018 has been improving accessibility. DigitalCrafts' mission is to make a career in technology as accessible as possible, especially for the underrepresented and the veterans who keep our country safe. To that end, starting with our upcoming September '18 cohorts, women and veterans automatically receive scholarships - no application necessary.

Published 8th August 2018
5 minute read

Top 5 Javascript Newsletters for Bootcamp Alumni

Newsletters are an excellent and easy way to stay up to date with the ever-changing trends of the tech world. They provide new tricks of the trade, important news, sometimes job postings, and a constant source of conversation at networking events and job interviews. Jonathan Martin, Lead Instructor at DigitalCrafts and Javascript guru, has shared his favorite newsletters and why they are worth the read. 

Published 18th July 2018
4 minute read

7 Portfolio Tips for Beginners

Director of Student Services, Lillian Wakefield, is also a current student in DigitalCrafts' Full Stack Flex Program. She sat down to discuss not only her process of reviewing portfolios for others, but the approach of creating her first portfolio. Her advice? Use your portfolio as a representation of yourself, your passion, and your committment to coding. 

Published 11th July 2018
5 minute read

Top 5 Tech Meetups in Houston

Attending regular Meetups can be one of the most effective ways to network oneself into a new opportunity - not to mention the educational value and the potential to form lasting relationships with new mentors and friends. Here are 5 popular tech Meetups in Houston that you should check out! 

Published 20th June 2018
2 minute read
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