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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

S5E13: 7 Emerging Technologies to Learn in 2019

1/22/2019
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Corporate trainer and YouTuber Navin Reddy discusses emerging technologies for 2019, what’s changed since last year, how to keep up-to-date on tech trends, and more. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:40:40

S5E12: How to Have a Successful Career in Product Design

1/15/2019
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Lenora Porter discusses how she hustled her way into tech and redefined what it means to be an artist in a world of technology. We also learn about her career journey, how she landed her first design job and so much more. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:33

S5E11: How to Get Into the Tech Industry With No Experience

1/8/2019
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Sameer Syed works at Jigsaw, building technology to fight online censorship. He shares the steps he took to transition into tech from a totally unrelated field and gives advice on how others can do the same. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:34:40

Taking a Short Break for the Holidays

12/18/2018
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Laurence announces a short break and shares where you can follow her online in the meantime. She also shares the details of a free upcoming training called How To Close Your First Web Development Client In Under 90 Days.

Duration:00:02:42

S5E10: Time Management Tips to Help You Break into Tech

12/11/2018
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Self-taught developer, speaker, and community builder Pauline Narvas discusses time management techniques, productivity, health and wellness and the role they in tech. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:39

S5E9: Why Tech Careers Are Great for Introverts and Extroverts

12/4/2018
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Co-founder of Dev.to Jess Lee discusses why tech is a great career choice for introverts and extroverts, and how introverts and extroverts can learn from each other. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:37:06

S5E8: How to Keep Going When Transitioning into Tech Gets Hard

11/27/2018
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Former blacksmith and farrier Josh Kemp talks about the obstacles he overcame on his way to becoming a developer (in just 9 months and 2 days). See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:42

S5E7: How to Make a Midlife Career Change Into Tech

11/20/2018
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Career coach and founder of Career Rehab, Kanika Tolver, shares her advice for transitioning into tech later in life. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:26

S5E6: How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome When Working in Tech

11/12/2018
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Rebecca Lima - the founder of Lieu - chats about how to overcome imposter syndrome and self-doubt when working in tech or in an environment where you're different to most people. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:41:56

S5E5: How to Come up with Coding Projects to Build

11/6/2018
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Interview Cake founder Parker Phinney discusses why you should build programming projects, how to come up with ideas, and how to use your projects to land a job in tech. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:38:51

S4E4: How to Stay Motivated as You Learn to Code

10/30/2018
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Former data scientist and CEO of Edlitera, Claudia Virlanuta, teaches us how to stay motivated to learn to code and overcome any obstacles in our way. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:39:13

S5E3: How to Decide What Programming Languages to Learn

10/23/2018
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Writer and teacher David Clinton explains how to figure out which programming language to learn, the best way to learn it, and how many languages you should learn at once. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:36:50

S5E2: 14 Different Tech Careers That Could Be Your Next Job

10/16/2018
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Team Treehouse's Chief Product Officer Londa Quisling talks us through the different kinds of tech jobs found within organizations. We also chat about how coding skills can help people in a “middle skill job”, and how to future-proof yourself in the world of tech. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:34:25

S5E1: How to Decide if Tech is For You (And What to Do Next)

10/9/2018
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Eileen Ho became a software engineer at LinkedIn after working as a math teacher for almost a decade. She discusses the fears she had about her new career, common stereotypes about working in tech, and what to consider before pursuing a career in tech. See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Duration:00:31:00

S5E0: Introducing Season 5 of the Learn to Code With Me Podcast

10/9/2018
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What’s changed at Learn to Code With Me since season 4 of the podcast and what’s coming up in season 5.

Duration:00:04:06

S4E21: The End of Season 4

3/20/2018
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As the fourth season of the Learn to Code With Me podcast draws to a close, I share a few updates about the future of the podcast and Learn to Code With Me as a whole. If you’re going to miss the show, here are a few things you can do: Sign up to get regular emails from meFacebookTwitterNewbie Coder WarehouseLeave a review of the show Until next time...

Duration:00:03:05

S4E20: Projects and Portfolios: a Hands-on Approach to Learning to Code With Ashu Desai

3/13/2018
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Ashu Desai is the founder of Make School, a computer science college in Silicon Valley that trains students for careers in software development. After a childhood in Singapore and Hong Kong, Ashu moved to Silicon Valley at age 10, where he was bitten by the tech bug. He has been building apps since age 16 after getting involved in the computer science program at his high school and self-teaching coding languages. Ashu attended college for a year, but didn't find the focus practical enough,...

Duration:00:37:49

S4E19: From Learning to Code on a Phone to Working for an MIT Startup With Elvis Chidera

3/6/2018
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Elvis Chidera is a software developer who grew up in a rural part of Nigeria and taught himself how to code on a Nokia phone. When he was only 11 years old, Elvis became curious about how websites were built and wanted to download games on his Nokia phone. That curiosity led him to coding tutorials, and he began using a simple notepad app to code. Eventually he was able to save up enough for a laptop and begin freelancing, but before that, he managed to develop microedition apps using only...

Duration:00:34:20

S4E18: An Introduction to Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency With Chris Castiglione

2/27/2018
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Chris Castiglione is the co-founder and CEO of One Month, a professor at Columbia University Business School, and a bitcoin and cryptocurrency enthusiast. The classes Chris teaches focus on coding, digital literacy, and cryptocurrency. He also hosts a podcast and has written for several online publications, and is passionate about using education to inspire positive change in the world. During his twenties, before founding One Month, Chris traveled the world working as a digital nomad,...

Duration:00:35:23

S4E17: Learning to Code While Working Full Time With a Family With Michael Tombor

2/20/2018
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Mike Tombor is learning to code while working full time at a health insurance company. He also has two kids and a fiancé. Mike’s goal is to become a full-stack web developer and designer. As he learns, he shares his journey in Medium blog posts and at community meetups to help others balance their own life demands with their goals. Learning to code while working full time (and raising kids) is no easy feat. In our conversation, Mike shares how he balances work, coding, and family. He also...

Duration:00:39:20