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How To Be a Developer and Travel the World

General
Jun. 16 2017
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Posted by
Iskender Piyale-Sheard

Having a job that allows you to make your own hours and travel at the same time is pretty cool. But it’s not always easy. Let’s talk about how you can get started, some of the best resources you can take advantage of, and some things to watch out for.

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WWDC 2017: iOS Apps by Lighthouse Labs Students

Community
Jun. 07 2017
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Posted by
Alexandra Ali-Dib

Over the years, Lighthouse Labs has had many students go through the iOS Development Bootcamp and produce astounding iOS apps, some of which have been published to the app store! Here are a few notable ones.

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Digital Literacy

General
May. 31 2017
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Posted by
Don Burks

Given the pervasive level of technology in our everyday lives, it is more important than ever before that we pay attention to our digital literacy.

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Teacher Feature: Sam Meech-Ward

Community
May. 25 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Sam is the Head Instructor for our iOS Development Bootcamp in Vancouver! When he's not teaching at Lighthouse, you can find him snowboarding in Whistler, lounging on Kits beach or supporting his strange habit of eating 5+ coconuts a day. Keep reading to learn a little more about Sam, his programming background and why he loves to teach.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Cody Brouwers

Community
May. 15 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Since graduating from the Lighthouse Lab's full-time Web Development Bootcamp, Cody Brouwers has been honing his coding skills at FlipGive, a fundraising eCommerce startup in Toronto. Coming from a career in corporate HR consulting, this opportunity has been a positive change of pace for Cody. Read further to learn more about his experience at Lighthouse Labs and what other things he has been doing since.

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How To Learn To Code: A Comprehensive Guide

General
May. 10 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

We all know that coding is a skill set in high demand. You may have read headlines on how coding is the next blue collar job and how people are upgrading their skills to stay ahead of the curve. You get it, you’re convinced — you want to learn to code. Now what?

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Ace Your Bootcamp Admissions Interview

Admissions
May. 01 2017
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Posted by
Chandler Davis

Congrats - you’ve just received the invitation to interview at Lighthouse Labs for the Bootcamp! We’re pumped to have a chat with you about the program and why you want to learn how to be a stellar full-stack developer. Interviews can be intimidating and stressful, causing lots of nerves and beads of sweat, which isn’t good for anyone. We’ve assembled some advice for you to set some expectations and help you bring your best self into your Bootcamp interview.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Niloo Ravaei

Community
Apr. 24 2017
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Posted by
Alexandra Ali-Dib

Since graduating Bootcamp, Niloo has been hard at work for LumosPOS, mentoring new Bootcamp students at Lighthouse and pursuing a side-passing for Data Science. Niloo has some great advice for incoming students and insight on the value of feeling comfortable being uncomfortable. Keep reading to learn more about her experience in the year since she left Lighthouse.

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Intro to Web Development In Ottawa, Saskatoon & London

General
Apr. 04 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Hot on the heels of the HTML150, Lighthouse Labs is bringing our part-time Intro to Web Development course to Ottawa, Saskatoon and London starting on May 8th!

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One Year After Bootcamp: Charlotte Lopez

Community
Mar. 22 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Before coming to Lighthouse Labs, Charlotte Lopez was working as a Graphic Operator & Designer with CBC. Now, she's creating interactive graphics for clients like Disney and Teletoon as a Designer + Developer for Corus Entertainment. We caught up with Charlotte to learn more about her career transition and life after Bootcamp

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iOS Bootcamp Grads Get Published To The App Store

Community
Mar. 15 2017
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Posted by
Sarah Foot

Our grads constantly impress us. The news of Justine Herman and Carmen Cheng recently launching their iOS app to Apple's App store just weeks after completing Bootcamp is no different! What started out as their Demo Day project has turned into so much more - after many hours collaborating with each other and mentors, FaceForward is ready to roll out to the public.

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Big News! Lighthouse Labs becomes a Private Career College in Ontario

General
Feb. 23 2017
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Posted by
Rachel Greenspan

Lighthouse Labs was created to to deliver the best education experience and evolve the way software developers are being trained. We aim to transform the lives of our students, and the industry. Pretty revolutionary, right? And today I’m psyched to announce that we’ve become a Private Career College in Ontario!

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Teacher Feature: Dan Bidulock

Students
Feb. 22 2017
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Posted by
Danielle Torrie

Dan is an instructor at our Calgary campus and has been delivering amazing free workshops in HTML & CSS for the community. Dan comes from a diverse background, covering everything from computer science to a Masters in Divinity, but has always had a passion for teaching. When the stars aligned and an opportunity to teach at LHL came up, it was the perfect next step for Dan. Take a read and learn more about our beloved Calgary instructor!

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Freelancing As A Coding Bootcamp Graduate

Career Services
Feb. 02 2017
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Posted by
Chriscelle Dela Cruz

Our alumni and mentor community is filled with developers who have experience working as freelancers. We polled our network looking for advice for any coding bootcamp graduate looking to pursue the freedom of working for yourself! Inside you'll find valuable insight on the best ways to pursue a career as a freelancing software developer.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Reinhardt Cagara

Community
Jan. 17 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

If you've attended an event at our Vancouver campus, you've likely met Reinhardt! Whether it's attending a Demo Day and meetups, volunteering as a mentor, working on side projects with fellow alumni or hunting for the last slice of pizza, he's an actively adored member of our alumni community.

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