New Career, Who Dis?
Season 1 Episode 1 | July 1, 2019
There are several different ways you can learn how to code. In this episode, we discuss computer science degrees, bootcamps, and self-directed learning. Each has benefits and have brought a lot of people into the world of programming. Each also has challenges. We all have had unique paths to programming, so we'll incorporate our experiences and observations.
00:40 - How we got started coding
03:55 - Ali’s Story
06:58 - Emma’s story
12:43 - Thoughts on formal education
21:44 - Thoughts on bootcamps
32:36 - Thoughts on self-directed learning
39:19 - Resources for self-directed learning
44:26 - Our Wins
- My Favorite Free Resources for New Programmers
- Start with Why
- General Assembly
- Flat Iron School
- Lambda School
- Blog posts
We provide transcripts for all of our episodes. You can find them here!