When the company Kyle Holliday was working for saw enough business to start building their own internal software, Kyle saw an opportunity, “I was wearing a couple of different hats there, and as the company grew, they started to build out their own software. I talked to some of the developers to see if there was any way I could help out, and I ended up doing some internal testing.”
The Iron Yard held its second Demo Day in Charlotte Friday. It was the opportunity for graduates of the program to show off their projects in front of potential employers. Brian Kelly, CEO of Charlotte-based CloudGenera, was in attendance scoping out potential hires. Representatives from Ettain Group were also in attendance.
Read the full article, including interviews with some of The Iron Yard’s recent Charlotte graduates, in the Charlotte Business Journal.
We recently shared with you some feedback we received from a group of #IronGrads in Atlanta. Today, we’ve got even more good stuff from current students in Charlotte. We sat down with these students a couple of weeks ago to chat about the journey each of them has gone through so far, and how they are feeling about graduating from The Iron Yard. Once again, we loved having open, honest conversations with our students and we can’t wait to share some of their feedback with you.
Interested in hearing more? Let us know in the comments and we’ll be happy to connect you with a graduate.
The Iron Yard recently held its first Demo Day in Charlotte. Hosted at Packard Place, the event marks the end of the 12-week coding program. Ten students presented their final projects to an audience of local tech companies, engineers and supporters of Charlotte’s tech community.
Read the full article about The Iron Yard’s Charlotte campus demo day and what’s next for the coding school in the Queen City in the Charlotte Business Journal.
Join The Iron Yard Charlotte students and staff for demo day on Friday, May 20. You’ll get to be there for the debut of some of the newest talented front end engineering developers in the community. Students will demonstrate the effectiveness of their final projects, speak to the technology they used, why they went with that tech, and how they overcame challenges in their paths.
The Iron Yard is hiring! The Charlotte Agenda compiled a list of Charlotte startups that are growing and hiring including The Iron Yard’s Charlotte campus, which has an opening for a Mobile iOS instructor. See the full list here.
When it comes to higher education, taking a non-traditional path or choosing a new format can still be a scary choice for many people. Specifically, our code bootcamp format can seem too good to be true – spend three months learning in an intense, immersive environment, and come out on the other side ready to interview for a job as a software developer?
As a long-time programmer and computer science purist, Luke Segars was still skeptical of code bootcamps when he started looking into entering the technology education space a few months ago. Today, he’s our Front-End Engineering instructor in Charlotte. Here’s his story. Read More
The Iron Yard is ramping up operations in Charlotte and hiring, fast.
Read the full article about The Iron Yard’s Charlotte campus in the Charlotte Agenda, here.
What are the top things you need to know about The Iron Yard? The Charlotte Agenda shares a list here.
As society continues to leap into the “digital world,” some worry the state and the nation aren’t preparing young people to fill current and future computer technology positions.
Read the full article, including insights from Charlotte Campus Director Wes Lawson, in the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group.