Just a quick update on how things are going post-Iron Yard. I'm talking with multiple recruiters and already have a few offers on the table. I'm surprised by this primarily because I didn't expect to…

Deep in the throes of a "project sprint" a few weeks ago at The Iron Yard, one of my classmates and I were talking. Beth, an incredibly skilled developer with an engineering background and amazing…

Aaaand....DONE! 12 weeks have come and 12 weeks have gone. Yesterday we had our "Demo Day", an opportunity to share our capstone projects before a group of family, friends, community members and (hopefully!) future…

'Twas the night before Demo and all through the Slack not a coder was joking or handing out flack. The wireframes finished, all mocked-up with care were saved to the Dropbox for everyone there. The…

PLEASE NOTE: This tutorial targets a deprecated version of Ember and WILL NOT WORK with current releases. I've updated this to work with v1.13+ & v2 - you can try the new tutorial here.…

This is just another quick blurb on my Iron Yard experience. As previously noted, posts are intentionally wide-spaced right now: we're in final project mode, so there's nothing of major note happening during the week.…

As noted before, our schedule is wildly different and so is my blog posting routine. Thankfully, it's easy to summarize the weeks events - I'll do so as I go. On The Daily This week…

Our last week of lectures & formal learning has now passed. Here's some retrospect on the experience. On Curriculum Boom - we're done with our formal curriculum. At a high level, we ultimately covered: HTML…

The days are moving by even faster now. Yahoo! Sorry for the three-day catch-up post today. No, not THAT Ember! Wednesday and Thursday both followed the same pattern as the beginning of the week: Ember,…