Tag: web development

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 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 Monday December 21, 2015

HackerYou founder Heather Payne talks coding and community

This article originally appeared earlier this month on Betakit and was written by Jessica Galang. Heather Payne believes she’s always been a “community person.” The founder of HackerYou was in Girl Guides as a child, a sorority at Western University, 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 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 Wednesday June 24, 2015

Introducing Advanced Workshops

Here at HackerYou, we pride ourselves on the quality of our programming. We regularly update our curriculum as the tech industry evolves and our graduates learn and use industry best practices. Our instructors teach classes, but they too are always evolving their Read more…