What is a coding bootcamp?

A coding bootcamp is a technical training program that teaches the parts of programming with the biggest impact and relevance to current market needs. It enables students with very little coding proficiency to focus on the most important aspects of coding and immediately apply their new coding skills to solve real-world problems. 

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Chapter 1Alec Babala
Is a coding bootcamp right for you?

People go through a coding bootcamp for several reasons, but undoubtedly the three most common reasons why people learn how to code are to change their career, launch their own idea, and directly driving technical innovation at their current job.

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Chapter 2Alec Babala
Coding Bootcamp Research Strategy

Setting up a strategy to research your different coding bootcamp choices and knowing what your exact coding goals are (hint: it’s more than just "I want to job as a developer") is the first step of becoming a real-world coder. This chapter explains how to state your personal coding goals and research the best options to reach that goal. 

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Chapter 5Alec Babala
Comparing Bootcamps: What actually matters

It may be tempting to boil complicated decisions down to a few simple metrics to make a fast decision on which coding bootcamp to choose. This may work and look good in theory. However, in practice, boiling things down to a few “marketing” metrics isn’t really helpful to make a good decision. 

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Chapter 6Alec Babala
Picking Your Winning Coding Bootcamp

Through this definitive guide you have a considerable amount of high quality coding bootcamp information. This chapter will bring all your research together, help you pick your winning coding bootcamp and make a decision.You also learn why you should talk with students of your final coding bootcamp and how to structure your conversation. 

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Chapter 8Alec Babala