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So, You Completed The 21-Day Coding Challenge. Now What?

Community
Nov. 13 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

You spent three weeks completing challenges using JavaScript during the 21-Day Coding Challenge. Now that you're done, what should you do next?

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By The Numbers: 21-Day Coding Challenge Wrap-Up

Community
Nov. 01 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Including who won the grand prize trip to San Francisco as well as our three finalist prize winners

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How Lighthouse Labs, With The Help Of ISSofBC, Helped This Developer Prepare For His Hack Capital Role

Students
Oct. 29 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

How has Lighthouse Labs bootcamp prepared you for your current position?

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The Ways One B.C. Teacher Passes On Coding Skills To The Next Generation

Community
Oct. 23 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

"I think we need to find a balance between screen time and play time. It’s important for students to be familiar with technology, but also have time away from screens, whether it’s computer, tablet, phones, or TV"

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A Developer Explains How The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs Helped Open New Career Opportunities

Students
Oct. 22 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs helped open doors for Jamal Alawes, now at Coconut Software, in his tech career.

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How A Full-Stack Software Engineer Used Lighthouse Labs & ISSofBC To Jumpstart Her Career In Tech

Students
Oct. 16 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

October 28 is Lighthouse Labs' five-year birthday! To honour this exciting milestone, we're taking a look back at some of the past events and goals we've achieved, our favourite initiatives we've been a part of along the way, and what kind of impact they had after the fact.

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What You Might Have Missed at Canada's Largest Tech Festival in Toronto

Community
Oct. 04 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Elevate took over Toronto for a week in mid-September. A busy week full of keynotes and events, here are Lighthouse Labs staff's highlights you might have missed

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Top 8 Ways To Succeed at the 21-Day Coding Challenge

Students
Sep. 24 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

The 21-Day Coding Challenge is starting Oct. 1. We’ve compiled the top eight ways you can prepare (and succeed!) at the Challenge.

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Top 8 Events to Attend at Elevate Toronto, as Recommended by Lighthouse Labs Staff

Community
Sep. 20 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

The entire Toronto Lighthouse Labs staff are excited to attend and participate in the numerous events, speakers, and other exciting activities happening during Elevate. Here's a teaser of what we recommend checking out.

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What's New at Vancouver Startup Week

Community
Sep. 20 2018
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Posted by
Erin Westlake and Vivian Chan

Vancouver Startup Week has a lot of great returning events to check out. We speak with Vivian Chan, Co-Chair of Vancouver Startup Week, to find out what’s new and exciting for 2018.

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Why You Should Start a Daily Coding Habit

General
Sep. 18 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Coding knowledge continues to be a skill that is in high demand. But to truly gain a new skill you need to dive in to build that muscle memory. So, commit to practicing coding every day!

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Staying Healthy During Bootcamp

General
Sep. 12 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Attending bootcamp takes determination and grit, but self-care is just as important. It can be easy to fall into bad habits like skipping out on sleep and not eating well. However, staying healthy while attending bootcamp will actually help you succeed!

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Teacher Feature: Rohit Dhand

General
Aug. 30 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Rohit Dhand is one of our amazing Vancouver instructors who has been working in computers and programming for almost 30 years.

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The Power of Hybrid and Tech Adjacent Roles

Career Services
Aug. 23 2018
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Posted by
Charlyne Fothergill

Companies are finding there is a need for knowledge and ability in coding; skills that are useful in a variety of positions within an organization and not just at a developer level.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Jackson Cunningham

Students
Aug. 15 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Taking the Web Development Bootcamp in Vancouver allowed Jackson to make the switch from mortgage broker to web developer. He now works full-time on his own business called Tuft + Paw which sell beautiful, modern cat furniture.

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