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by Heather Payne Tuesday March 1, 2016

Rethinking a Career with Passion in Mind

After years performing with a punk band, Kevin LeClair was certain his future career would have to include an element of creativity. He wanted to be passionate about his work, but finding a place in the business world was so Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday January 12, 2016

My Journey from Print to Web Design

This post was written by Hamsa Ganesh, a graduate of our full-time immersive program. Hamsa originally worked as a designer and travelled from Pune, India to take part in our bootcamp in Fall 2015. You can learn more about her Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday September 25, 2015

The Story of the Hipster Baby Name Generator

Alex Davey is a graduate from our Summer 2015 Bootcamp. After finishing our nine-week immersive program, she focused on building a pet project she’d had in mind for months; a Hipster Baby Name Generator. Since launching it in mid-September, it’s Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday July 17, 2015

Alumni Stories: Nancy Naluz

Nancy Naluz is a graduate of our Summer 2014 bootcamp who got her start like many of our graduates, through a Ladies Learning Code workshop. Originally a musician, Nancy now works at Dynamo as a Front-End Developer and is Ladies Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday July 3, 2015

Work from our Part-Time Web Dev Students

When HackerYou first started in the fall of 2012, we offered part-time courses on one topic — Web Development. It was hosted at the Centre for Social Innovation and our students learned HTML & CSS from Wes Bos, a fantastic developer and Read more…

by Heather Payne Thursday May 7, 2015

Alumni Stories: Emily Porta

Emily Porta is a graduate of our Spring 2014 bootcamp and just completed our part-time Ruby on Rails course. Before coming to HackerYou, Emily worked as a librarian. She’s now a Front-End Web Developer at Shift Health. You can check Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday April 28, 2015

Diving in and Doing the Work

This post was written by Jessica Jones, a graduate of our part-time Web Development courses. This summer, she’ll be joining us as part of our Full-Time Front-End Web Development bootcamp. Her original post can be found on her Medium page Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday April 21, 2015

Alumni Stories: Simon Bloom

Simon Bloom is a graduate of our Summer 2014 bootcamp and now works as a freelance developer in Toronto. In addition to freelancing, Simon is the Co-Artistic Director of Outside the March Theatre Company and a mentor in our our Read more…

by Heather Payne Wednesday April 8, 2015

Alumni Stories: Rachel Park

Rachel Park is a graduate of our inaugural Fall 2014 Design class and is a current student in our HTML & CSS class. After completing a degree in Systems Design Engineering at University of Waterloo, she returned to Toronto and Read more…