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Web Development

by Cori Myles-Matovsky Monday November 6, 2017

Five Reasons You Should Learn to Code in 2018

Think coding skills are just for career programmers and developers? Think again. As technology becomes a bigger part of our everyday lives, coding literacy is becoming more and more important. Read on for five of the top reasons we should all Read more…

by Cori Myles-Matovsky Thursday October 19, 2017

Alumni Stories: From An Arts Degree To A Career In Tech

By Deidre Olsen Deidre Olsen is a Toronto-based digital marketer, developer and journalist who spends her free time learning Jiu Jitsu and how to code. The current job climate is tough, and especially so for those of us with an Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday July 12, 2016

Part-Time Web Dev: Weekend Edition!

You asked, and we listened! We’re thrilled to announce that as of this Fall we will be offering our most popular part-time courses – Intro & Advanced Web Development – on Saturdays. If you’ve previously found it challenging to make Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday May 6, 2016

HackerYou grads launch new female run digital agency

Jordan Deutsch and Trudy MacNabb met early at HackerYou, arriving each day of our Winter 2015 Bootcamp before many of their classmates were even awake. The early risers started attending crack of dawn yoga classes together, chatting over shared breakfasts Read more…

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 February 9, 2016

The Rise of Designers Who Code

Hamsa Ganesh was looking for answers: how could she offer her clients websites as tasteful and sophisticated as the graphic design work her firm in Pune, India was known for? According to Hamsa, the answer came in a post quoting 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 10, 2015

Going to Camp

When I explain HackerYou to someone who hasn’t experienced the community first-hand, there are a few things that I always highlight. Our amazing part-time classes and bootcamp are obviously on the top of the list because they’re the reason people 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…