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The Learn to Code With Me podcast, created by Laurence Bradford, is for aspiring techies and self-taught coders looking to transition into the tech industry. Want actionable insights on how you can get paid for your coding skills? Then you're in the right place!

The Learn to Code With Me podcast, created by Laurence Bradford, is for aspiring techies and self-taught coders looking to transition into the tech industry. Want actionable insights on how you can get paid for your coding skills? Then you're in the right place!
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The Learn to Code With Me podcast, created by Laurence Bradford, is for aspiring techies and self-taught coders looking to transition into the tech industry. Want actionable insights on how you can get paid for your coding skills? Then you're in the right place!

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English


Episodes

The End of Season 6

10/16/2019
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As the sixth season of the Learn to Code With Me podcast comes to an end, I share a few updates about what’s coming up over the next few months.

Duration:00:07:59

S6E20: What It Takes to Launch a Successful Side Hustle With Tommy Griffith

10/15/2019
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Tommy Griffith has been doing search engine optimization for more than 10 years. He was previously managed SEO at PayPal and Airbnb, and now runs ClickMinded, a digital marketing training platform for marketers and entrepreneurs. Tommy started ClickMinded as a side project while working full-time at Airbnb. He grew it until it started generating more revenue than his annual salary. Two years ago, he quit Airbnb to go full-time on it and ran into a number of problems in trying to grow the...

Duration:00:42:30

S6E19: An Introduction to Open Source Projects for Beginners With Safia Abdalla

10/8/2019
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Safia Abdalla is an open source developer, writer, and a software engineer at Microsoft and she also co-hosts the BookBytes podcast, a fortnightly book club for developers. She’s passionate about bringing people together to build great things and using storytelling to share knowledge. In this episode, we discuss… How to get into open source developmentWhat makes a good open source project to start withWhether open source contributions can help you get a jobHow to transition from...

Duration:00:39:53

S6E18: Etsy Data Engineering Director Shares Her Experience of Inclusion in Tech With Jenn Clevenger

10/1/2019
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Jenn Clevenger is Etsy's Data Engineering Director. In this role, she leads engineering teams in charge of Big Data platforms, Business insights infrastructure and Data Integrations. These teams provide data products and services to internal stakeholders including Analytics, Data Science, Product and Marketing organizations at Etsy. In this episode, we discuss… Job-hunting/career-building when pregnantWhat a day in the life of a data engineering director looks likeHow to create an...

Duration:00:38:20

S6E17: From Newbie Coder to Google Software Engineer in Just 6 Months

9/24/2019
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Clément Mihailescu enrolled in a coding bootcamp without ever having written a single line of code. Less than six months later, he secured a job at Google as a software engineer. His experience applying for jobs also inspired him to start a side business, helping others practice for the technical interview. In this episode, we discuss… How to land a job at a top tech companyWhat it’s like working at GoogleHow to prepare for a coding interviewWhat it’s like balancing a side gig and a...

Duration:00:36:28

S6E16: Falling into a Career in FinTech and Content Marketing

9/17/2019
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Ina Yulo is the global manager for BrightTALK's FinTech and Women in Business communities. She also advises companies including tech giants and large banks on content marketing. She’s on the Women in FinTech Power List, was named a WeAreTheCity Rising Star for 2018, and is both a speaker and a mentor for business owners. In this episode, we discuss… Current innovations in FinTechWhat kinds of jobs are available and what level of tech skills you might needIna’s advice for startup founders...

Duration:00:35:50

S6E15: The Rise of Coding Bootcamps (And How They Can Transform Your Career)

8/6/2019
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It can be tough to know if a coding bootcamp is the right investment for you. Before you make that decision, you should weigh all the factors involved and evaluate them in the context of your personality and goals. Here to help explain how to do this is Ruben Harris, CEO of Career Karma, where is empowers people to make their most important career decisions—the first being which coding boot camp is best for them. In this episode, we discuss… The history of bootcampsHow to know whether...

Duration:00:43:14

S6E14: An Introduction to Data Privacy and Data Protection for Developers

7/30/2019
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If you want to work in tech or run your own business, chances are high that you’ll be working with data at some point. That means you need to know about data privacy, and it’s hard to find someone more knowledgeable and experienced than Sheila FitzPatrick. Sheila is the founder and president of FitzPatrick & Associates, a strategic global data privacy and protection compliance consulting firm. In this episode, we discuss… What developers/tech professionals need to know to make sure that...

Duration:00:38:15

S6E13: Becoming a DevOps Engineer With No Experience and No Degree

7/23/2019
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Logan Tran made his tech transition from the music industry about five and a half years ago. He began by self-teaching and building his own projects. He was soon introduced to DevOps through his work and decided to pursue the specialty. Now, he’s in his second DevOps Engineer role at NextCapital. In this episode, we discuss… What DevOps entails, from the culture to the technology to the job marketHow Logan went from the music industry to tech without a college degreeWhy working remotely...

Duration:00:40:35

S6E12: How a Stay-At-Home Mom Landed a Remote Junior Developer Position In Just 9 Months

7/16/2019
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Christina Gorton is a self-taught creative coder and instructor who works remotely from Costa Rica. She was a stay-at-home mom for 5 years before transitioning into tech, and she landed a junior developer job after just 9 months of learning to code. In this episode, we discuss... How to make time to learn to code as a momWhat it’s like to work remotelyWhat creative coding is all about Learn more about Christina and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website. Thank you to this...

Duration:00:34:32

S6E11: What Is a Hackathon and How Do You Prepare for One

6/25/2019
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"Hacking" isn’t always a bad word in the tech space anymore, thanks to the growing popularity of "ethical hacking" and events like "hackathons". Senior software developer Gwendolyn Faraday loves the power of hackathons to bring beginners together and let them sharpen their skills in a fun and supportive environment, and she now hosts her own hackathons for beginners. In the episode, Gwen discusses... Why hackathons were so important for her own learning journeyHow to prepare for a...

Duration:00:34:02

S6E10: How to Use Personal Branding to Land a Job in Tech

6/18/2019
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Recent tech graduate Marie Armstrong discusses how to stand out to employers if you’re not a straight-A student, and the importance of personal branding to get your name heard. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:36:33

S6E9: How to Learn Software Engineering Self-Taught vs College

6/11/2019
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Is getting a college degree worth it if you want to be a software engineer? Mosh Hamedani discusses the best ways to teach yourself tech skills, and why college education may not be the best route for software engineering. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:36:01

S6E8: How to Market Yourself Online as a Niche Freelancer

6/4/2019
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Kyle Prinsloo, founder of studywebdevelopment.com, shares advice on finding your freelance niche, how to start your full-time freelance career, and how to market yourself online. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:02:25:04

S6E7: How to Combine Your Passions to Create Your Own Career in Tech

5/28/2019
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Entrepreneur, content creator and educator Masha Zvereva talks about influencer marketing, how to create your own tech career, and why she founded her business, Coding Blonde. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:45:24

S6E6: Digital Literacy and the History of the Internet

5/21/2019
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Chris Castiglione, the founder of One Month, discusses what it means for the internet to be decentralized and the importance of having digital literacy skills in 2019. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:02

S6E5: How One Airport Security Officer Became an IT Solutions Specialist

5/14/2019
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Find out how former airport security officer Samit Saini transitioned into tech, despite being dyslexic and leaving high school at the age of 16. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:38:35

S6E4: Web Development, JavaScript and Building an Online Presence

5/7/2019
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Wes Bos discusses his extensive background in tech, why he started creating online JavaScript courses, and shares some tips on how to build an online presence. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:43:42

Tech Toolbox 2019: The Fastest Way to Become a Developer (Even as a Beginner)

5/3/2019
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Imtiaz Ahmed shares why Java and Python are great languages to learn first, and how to become a software developer quickly - even if you’re a complete beginner. Learn more about this special, limited-time bundle here: https://learntocodewith.me/toolbox2019.

Duration:00:26:10

Tech Toolbox 2019: Learning to Code How Online Education Has Evolved

5/2/2019
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Mark Lassoff explains how online education has evolved over the years and the best way for beginners to start learning how to code. Learn more about this special, limited-time bundle here: https://learntocodewith.me/toolbox2019.

Duration:00:28:08