Entries by Greg Drobny

Time Check – When should I begin my Code Platoon application?

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?

Top Veteran Career Paths

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

Software Engineering vs. Software Developing vs. Data Science: an Analysis Using…Beer Making.

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.

COVID, Presidential Elections, and Coding: an Overview of a Dynamic Time

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