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How To Learn To Code: A Comprehensive Guide

General
Feb. 09 2018
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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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Building A Holiday Card Generator Part IV: JavaScript Libraries & Github Pages

General
Dec. 15 2017
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Rebecca Haliburton

Learn how to build your own holiday greeting card generator with our free four part tutorial! In Part IV you will be deploying the project!

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Building A Holiday Card Generator Part III: JavaScript and the Document Object Model

General
Dec. 14 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Learn how to build your own holiday greeting card generator with our free four part tutorial! Part III will teach you how to make your page interactive using JavaScript!

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Building A Holiday Card Generator Part II: Styling, Animations & Responsive Design With CSS

General
Dec. 13 2017
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Rebecca Haliburton

Learn how to build your own holiday greeting card generator with our free four part tutorial! Part II will teach you how to style and create a responsive design for your card generator.

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Building A Holiday Card Generator Part I: Coding Practice

General
Dec. 12 2017
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Rebecca Haliburton

Learn how to build your own holiday greeting card generator with our free four part tutorial! Part I will teach you how to build the basic structure of the generator using basic HTML & CSS.

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Teacher Feature: Sam Meech-Ward

Community
May. 25 2017
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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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Intro to Web Development In Ottawa, Saskatoon & London

General
Apr. 04 2017
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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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One Year After Bootcamp: Reinhardt Cagara

Community
Jan. 17 2017
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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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Getting Hired After A Coding Bootcamp

Career Services
Dec. 22 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Coming in to a coding bootcamp, students often have one goal in mind: get a job. Finding employment as a Software Developer when you’re new to the industry can be overwhelming, with unique technical interviews and the burning question; who is going to hire me when I’ve only been coding for 8 weeks?

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Employer Spotlight: Mobify

Career Services
Dec. 13 2016
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Mobify is no stranger to Lighthouse Labs, having hired 4 graduates for their team! Course Report caught up with Mobify's Talent Aquision Manager to learn about their experience hiring Bootcamp graduates and working with Career Services.

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Everyone Can Learn To Code With The HTML500

Community
Dec. 08 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

In celebration of Hour of Code, we're incredibly excited to announce that the HTML500 is back! We're bringing Canada's largest free learn-to-code event across the country to 8+ cities.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Ruxandra Fediuc

Students
Nov. 22 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Working just down the street at Telus Digital, Ruxandra is is a very familiar face around Lighthouse Labs in Vancouver! Since graduating Bootcamp just over a year ago, she's not only kicking butt in her role as a Developer, but has been contributing to the dev community over and over by mentoring, lending her skills to Ladies Learning Code and being an exemplary role model for aspiring women coders. We caught up with Ruxandra to learn what she's been up to in her One Year After Bootcamp.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Laith Azer

Students
Nov. 07 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Laith is one of the very first graduates from our Toronto campus! After finishing his undergrad with a degree in Industrial Engineering, Laith took the plunge to enrol in bootcamp in pursuit of a career that excited him.

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Teacher Feature: James Sapara

General
Sep. 21 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

James Sapara joined our Vancouver Education team back in early 2016, and has blessed us with his passion for building + an endless supply of cat shirts. James can most often found fiddling with the 3D printer, serenading his chubby-cheeked adorable son Kasper, or acting as Ron Livingston's unofficial doppelgänger. Take a read and learn more about James in our latest Teacher Feature!

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