Entries by Code Platoon

Military Coding Bootcamp Supporters Raise $76,295 for Veteran and Military Spouse Scholarship Funds

Code Platoon celebrated seven years of success helping Veterans launch their tech careers with the Celebrate Code Platoon 2023 fundraising event. One hundred and twenty-five sponsors, supporters, and alums raised $76,295 for military coding scholarships during the celebration at Artifact Events on September 21, 2023. The program began with a spotlight on the diversity of […]

Uniform Platoon Final Projects

The Full-stack Software Engineering: Immersive Uniform Platoon showcased the full-stack web applications they developed during Code Platoon’s military Coding Bootcamp. Their final presentations demonstrate their working applications and describe the front-end, back-end, and product management tools the Veteran tech students mastered during Coding Bootcamp. The first presentation in the Full-stack software engineering project showcase is […]

DevOps Alpha Platoon Final Projects

Code Platoon celebrated our first DevOps and Cloud Engineering cohort’s graduation on Friday, July 21, 2023. The inaugural Immersive DevOps Alpha Platoon featured eight talented Veteran tech students ready to embark on in-demand DevOps careers.  The students had been working diligently to gain hands-on experience and master essential DevOps skills, tools, and technologies during the […]

VET TEC Program Update

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced on August 3, 2023, that the VET TEC program is funded for Fiscal Year (FY) 2024 (October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2024) with a budget of $45,000,000. This means that Veterans and Servicemembers enrolled in a VET TEC program can complete their training and find meaningful employment […]

8th Light Named Code Platoon’s Partner of the Year

[Chicago, June 26, 2023] – Code Platoon is proud to announce that 8th Light has been selected as its 2023 Partner of the Year for its outstanding support and commitment to furthering the Code Platoon mission. Each year, Code Platoon recognizes a corporate partner who has demonstrated exceptional dedication to the organization’s mission. The Partner […]

Tango Platoon Final Projects

The Full-stack Software Engineering: Immersive Tango Platoon completed their final group projects and graduated from Code Platoon’s military Coding Bootcamp. During graduation, the Veteran tech program graduates showcased the full-stack web applications they developed in teams. Here are their final presentations, demonstrating their working applications and describing the front end, back end, and product management […]

Code Platoon Steps Up to Help Veterans and Servicemembers Impacted by VET TEC Funding Exhaustion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chicago, IL – The recent announcement by the Department of Veteran Affairs regarding the exhaustion of VET TEC program funds for the remainder of the 2023 fiscal year has left many Veterans and Servicemembers who were planning to attend coding bootcamps in a difficult position. However, Code Platoon, a mission-focused, nonprofit coding […]

Delta Evening and Weekend Platoon Final Projects

On April 15, 21 Veteran, Active Duty, and military spouse students graduated from Code Platoon’s Full-stack Software Engineering Bootcamp: Evening and Weekend program. During the 28-week Coding Bootcamp, these students put their new software development skills to the test and created some awesome web applications.  As part of their graduation ceremony, the Delta Evening & […]

Sierra Platoon Final Projects

Code Platoon’s Full-stack Software Engineering: Immersive Sierra Platoon completed their final group projects and graduated from Coding Bootcamp. During graduation, the Veteran tech graduates showcased the capstone web applications they developed in teams during the Coding Bootcamp. Here they are presenting their final projects and describing the technical knowledge and soft skills they developed during […]

Romeo Platoon Final Projects

Graduates from our Immersive, Full-stack Software Engineering Bootcamp, Romeo Platoon, spent the last two weeks completing their final group projects. The Romeo graduates formed teams and harnessed their new software engineering skills to develop full-stack web applications.  Here are their project demonstrations: Our first group is Fishtories, an app for anglers. Users can log info […]