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Read the latest from the team at Launch Academy. We'll discuss software development, learning to code, and launching your software engineering career.

How to Succeed in Coding Bootcamp

 In a traditional educational environment, students tend to focus on the one indicator of success they’ve been condit...

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Launcher Stories: Tyler Hui Mingalone

 Like many teachers, Tyler Hui Mingalone was burned out. His job at a small private school had taken a toll on him; h...

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4 Things I Wish I Knew as a Young Software Developer

 Thanks to movies and television shows, most people have a preconceived notion about what being a software developer ...

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A Software Developer’s Guide to Daily Standups

 Team communication is crucial in a software development setting, and in most workplaces, meetings are the standard w...

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3 Elements of a Great Coding Portfolio

 Coding bootcamp is a phenomenal career hack for breaking into software engineering. Having this credential on your r...

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Launcher Stories: Susan Ma

 Susan Ma graduated from Launch Academy in 2019 in cohort BOS 26. She had been working in higher education at a game ...

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Land Your Next Software Engineering Job by Nailing the Whiteboard Interview

 At Launch Academy, we prepare students for the entirety of the software development interview process during our cod...

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Why You Should Consider a Development Consultancy

Experienced team members at the readyAgencies build functional development teams for a living. Hiring them allows you to f...

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How to Avoid Mistakes as a Junior Software Developer

 Mistakes are inevitable when learning a new skill, and software development is no exception. Coding is all about exp...

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Launcher Stories: Liishi Durbin

 Liishi Durbin had worked as the Assistant Director of Operations in the Undergraduate Admission Office at Simmons Un...

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What You Need to Know About Coding Bootcamp

 Are you passionate about coding but nervous about enrolling in a coding bootcamp? It might ease your mind to have a ...

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The #1 Mistake Junior Software Developers Make in Their Code

 Picture it: you’re a junior software developer, fresh out of a degree program, coding bootcamp, or self-taught train...

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How to Prepare for Coding Bootcamp

 If you’ve decided to attend a coding bootcamp, you’ve reached a pivotal moment in your life. Becoming a software eng...

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How to Apply Deliberate Practice In a Coding Bootcamp Setting

 Most classical education models follow a nearly identical format. A teacher lectures at the front of the classroom, ...

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How to Write a Software Engineering Resume That Hiring Managers Will Love

 Our work at Launch Academy doesn’t end with providing a solid coding education for our students. We also want to hel...

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