Entries by Jim Hennessy

VET TEC will make you reconsider how (or if) you use your GI Bill®

VET TEC is a new VA program to pay for technology education for veterans, and it can be used at coding bootcamps. The program is designed to skill up veterans and get them into in-demand, high paying technical careers like web development, cybersecurity and software development.  If you’re a veteran or reservist and you want… Continue Reading VET TEC will make you reconsider how (or if) you use your GI Bill®

VET TEC remote program

Software coding is a flexible, rewarding, and growing career field. Employers want new talent to fill these coding roles faster than a traditional degree will allow, and the highly-specific skills needed are arguably best taught in a coding boot camp experience. As the “boot camp” descriptor implies, military veterans are uniquely qualified to train for… Continue Reading VET TEC remote program

The Best Paying and Most In Demand Programming Languages in 2019

At Code Platoon, we track national demand for programming languages so that our veterans and military spouses are trained with the best tools for a career in software development. But whether you’ve never coded before or you’re a veteran looking to pivot, when you’re deciding which programming language to learn, the following demand-based insights can… Continue Reading The Best Paying and Most In Demand Programming Languages in 2019

Army Reserve and Code Platoon

Want to build your civilian-side career while serving in the Army Reserve? Software coding is one of the fastest-growing and most in-demand jobs available. Plus, it’s compatible with the specific needs of Army Reserve soldiers: Coding jobs are available almost anywhere you move during service. Tech companies are able to adapt to drill and deployment schedules.… Continue Reading Army Reserve and Code Platoon