So you’ve decided to pursue a career in software engineering and have chosen Code Platoon as your place of learning. Now what? Just like any top-tier coding Bootcamp, you can’t just walk into Code Platoon off the street with zero knowledge and start day one—you have to have at least some understanding of the fundamentals… Continue Reading Time Check – When should I begin my Code Platoon application?
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Have you ever read articles with titles like “Best Jobs for Veterans” or “Top 10 Career Fields After Your Military Service”? I did and came up with a few common themes worth digging into —but from a Veteran perspective, which appears to be the angle missing from many of these articles. Staying in step with… Continue Reading Top Veteran Career Paths
We get many questions at Code Platoon about the terms used in the title of this article, often specifically related to whether or not we offer classes in those particular fields. But because we strive to address these inquiries in the most thorough way possible, it only makes sense to provide answers via the military… Continue Reading Software Engineering vs. Software Developing vs. Data Science: an Analysis Using…Beer Making.
Based on that title, you may get the impression that I’m going to put forth some excellent argument for or against a specific candidate in this election and then somehow tie in the wild world of tech and COVID to that. I’m definitely not going to advocate for anyone, but it may actually get crazier… Continue Reading COVID, Presidential Elections, and Coding: an Overview of a Dynamic Time
What does “education” look like in a real sense for Veterans? From my perspective, this is often either assumed or glossed over in a way that doesn’t get down to some of the nitty-gritty issues Veterans face, so my goal here is to tackle this topic from precisely that angle. Having been through a lot… Continue Reading What Veterans Should Know About Education
Following that crazy time at the height of the Cold War known as the Space Race, many engineers and various people in the newborn stage of computer development began to recognize the value of computing technology and what that meant for the world as a whole. These advancements had lifted man into the upper reaches… Continue Reading A Brief and Fun History of Coding: Silicon Valley
In the first installment of this series, we looked at the origins of computers and the coding languages they relied on, to include the notable personalities involved. This also showed us just how much had been accomplished in a short period. We basically went from an abacus to complex coding languages in a window of… Continue Reading A Brief and Fun History of Coding: The Space Race
Have you ever looked at pictures of the first computers and wondered how we got from that to the super-sweet, high-speed device on which you are now reading this article? No? Well, you should—because it’s pretty cool and important. When writing about the development of anything from a historical perspective, it’s tough to pick a… Continue Reading A Brief and Fun History of Coding: the Beginnings
At this point, I think we can safely say that COVID-19 is a major event in our history and, at the very least, one of the biggest things to happen in our lifetime. Where you fall on the question of response to this event is beside the point for this present topic—we can all agree… Continue Reading Veterans, COVID-19, and Software Development
We get a lot of questions here at Code Platoon about what we do, how people sign up, and what our program is like. But there are a few questions that stand out as being the most common, so we figured addressing those might clear up a few points of confusion. So here are our… Continue Reading Top 3 Questions Asked by Code Platoon Candidates