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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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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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Such amazing content

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I love the content provided on this podcast. Thank you, you’re amazing :)

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Where are the earlier season episodes?

iTunes Ratings

487 Ratings
Average Ratings
375
53
26
11
22

Such amazing content

By Angel_809 - Apr 25 2020
Read more
I love the content provided on this podcast. Thank you, you’re amazing :)

Question??

By DrummersGal79 - Nov 16 2019
Read more
Where are the earlier season episodes?
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Learn to Code With Me

Latest release on Jul 28, 2020

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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!

Rank #1: S6E7: How to Combine Your Passions to Create Your Own Career in Tech

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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.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors:

May 28 2019

38mins

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Rank #2: S6E1: How One Podcast Listener Became a Junior Dev (Without a College Degree)

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Jesse Moore realized his ambition to work in tech by listening to the LTCWM podcast, and now he’s a junior developer. He shares his advice for those who want to do the same.

See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors:

Apr 09 2019

42mins

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Rank #3: S5E11: How to Get Into the Tech Industry With No Experience

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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.

Jan 08 2019

34mins

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Rank #4: S3E7: Coding Daily Through #100daysofcode with Alexander Kallaway

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Alexander Kallaway explains how he taught himself how to code and what led him to start the #100daysofcode movement. He also shares advice for fellow beginners feeling stuck as they learn to code.

May 09 2017

39mins

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Rank #5: S4E16: Coding Bootcamp or College Degree? With David Yang

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David Yang is the co-founder and lead instructor at Fullstack Academy, and has 17 years of programming experience.

The summer after graduating high school, David became the youngest software engineering intern to ever be accepted at Ernst and Young, and went on to earn bachelor's degrees in computer science and electrical engineering.

Before founding Fullstack, he worked as a software engineer at Microsoft and Yahoo, among other companies, and taught at Columbia University as an adjunct professor.

In our conversation, we talk about whether a coding bootcamp or college degree is the best choice for aspiring techies. He tells his own story, including what led him to create Fullstack, and gives advice on how to prepare for coding bootcamps, succeed, and impress employers after graduation.

Feb 13 2018

38mins

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Rank #6: S5E13: 7 Emerging Technologies to Learn in 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.

Jan 22 2019

40mins

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Rank #7: S4E17: Learning to Code While Working Full Time With a Family With Michael Tombor

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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 explains what drew him to tech, tricks for staying motivated and managing your time wisely, and how to build a supportive community during your journey.

Feb 20 2018

39mins

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Rank #8: S4E15: How to Teach Yourself Data Science With David Venturi

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David Venturi is a former chemical engineer who began pursuing a tech career in 2015 and found a passion in data.

Recently, David used online resources to create a personalized data science master's program, to help others learn data analysis in a well-structured way.

The program encompasses courses from top institutions including Harvard, MIT, and Stanford, and focuses on topics like machine learning, software engineering, and back-end development.

David also works at Udacity, where he creates and teaches his own courses on data analysis.

Today, we discuss the importance of going for your passions, how he came up with the idea of building a personalized master's program, how to teach yourself data science, and how to stay positive and disciplined while teaching yourself tech skills.

Feb 06 2018

40mins

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Rank #9: S3E18: Becoming a Software Engineer and Crushing Coder Stereotypes with Laura Medalia

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Laura Medalia is a software engineer and avid Instagram user. She majored in english, but taught herself code on the side. From college she got a job in a health tech startup. Laura shares how she crushes the coding stereotypes through her Instagram.

Jul 25 2017

33mins

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Rank #10: S4E9: How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree With Fernando Hidalgo

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Fernando Hidalgo is a self-taught data scientist who went from being a teacher’s assistant to a data scientist in just one-and-a-half years.

After studying economics in school, Fernando held a variety of jobs, unsure of what he wanted to do. One day, he started researching data science, and it captured his interest. Using trial and error, a bunch of online platforms, and a data science bootcamp, Fernando completely transformed his career path.

Now, Fernando works as a data scientist at Discovery Communications, and in his spare time helps others hack their careers at fernandodata.com.

In the episode, we talk about how Fernando started from zero to teach himself data science, what resources he used, what technologies aspiring data scientists should learn, and his tips for marketing yourself to employers or clients.

Dec 26 2017

35mins

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Rank #11: S4E20: Projects and Portfolios: a Hands-on Approach to Learning to Code With Ashu Desai

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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, and dropped out to build his own projects. This experience is also what inspired him to found Make School, a product-based approach to learning that focuses on teaching real-world skills.

In our conversation, Ashu talks about the importance of a practical education, how Make School works, and tips for getting a job once you're ready.

Mar 13 2018

37mins

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Rank #12: S5E10: Time Management Tips to Help You Break into Tech

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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.

Dec 11 2018

39mins

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Rank #13: S4E5: How to Get Started in Data Analytics With Ben Collins

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Ben Collins is a spreadsheet developer, data consultant, and data analytics instructor. He blogs and creates courses at BenLCollins.com, focusing on how to work with data using Google Sheets, Apps Script, and Data Studio.

Ben has taught workshops on data analysis, as well as doing freelance and consulting work. Prior to striking out on his own, he spent seven years as a forensic accountant focusing on data analysis.

In this episode, we talk about what a data analyst does, how Ben taught himself how to code, why demand is high for data professionals right now, the tools a data analyst uses, and the first steps to take if you want to get started in the field.

If you want to step up your spreadsheet game, you can get 20% off Ben's Google Sheets Training Bundle using my affiliate/commission link at LearntoCodeWith.Me/sheets. Going through this link will automatically apply the 20% discount on this course and send a few bucks my way at no extra cost to you.

Nov 28 2017

39mins

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Rank #14: S4E21: The End of Season 4

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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:

  1. Sign up to get regular emails from me about exclusive discounts, my favorite tech tools, and my latest blog posts.
  2. Follow Learn to Code With Me on Facebook.
  3. Follow me on Twitter.
  4. Join my free Facebook group, Newbie Coder Warehouse.
  5. Leave a review of the show to let me know you'd like it back sooner rather than later!

Until next time...

Mar 20 2018

3mins

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Rank #15: S5E14: How to Get Started as a Freelance Developer

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Homeschooling mom of four and freelance web developer Sarah Greer explains what it’s like to freelance, how she landed her first clients, what she wishes she’d known when she first got started, and lots more.

See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Jan 29 2019

37mins

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Rank #16: S6E9: How to Learn Software Engineering Self-Taught vs College

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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.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors:

Jun 11 2019

36mins

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Rank #17: S3E15: Learning How To Code with Code Crew Co-founder Jamal O'Garro

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Jamal O’Garro lost his job in finance and was unemployed for a year before he taught himself how to code and set up Code Crew. In this interview, Jamal shares some of the best resources available and how important it is to build a network of peers.

Jul 04 2017

33mins

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Rank #18: S6E15: The Rise of Coding Bootcamps (And How They Can Transform Your Career)

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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 bootcamps
  • How to know whether attending a bootcamp is the right decision for you
  • What happens if you decide you don’t want a job in tech afterwards
  • How income-share agreements are making bootcamps more financially accessible than ever

Learn more about Ruben and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors, Flatiron School and dotTech Domains.

Aug 06 2019

43mins

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Rank #19: S5E20: How to Travel and Work Remotely Using Your Tech Skills

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Full stack developer, Dave Trabka, talks about talks about how he worked abroad, what working on the road actually looks like, and the pros and cons of travelling full time.

See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Mar 12 2019

44mins

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Rank #20: Celebrating 100 Episodes of the LTCWM Podcast With Host Laurence Bradford

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In this special anniversary episode, I’m interviewed by my friend and former colleague, Jess Catorc. I talk about how I started my career in an unrelated field, why I started learning to code, why I started LTCWM, and my experiences working in tech.

See the full show notes on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Apr 02 2019

50mins

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The End of Season 7

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As the seventh season of the Learn to Code With Me podcast draws to a close, I reflect on the inspiring transformation stories we shared, including recaps of my favorite moments.

I also share updates on LTCWM and my goals for 2020, including a sneak peek into what we’re working on next through the end of the year.

Catch up on all eight episodes from Season 7 here or at learntocodewith.me/podcast:

You can also check out the podcast on YouTube at learntocodewith.me/youtube. This was a new experiment for Season 7, so we hope you’ll check it out and subscribe.

Jul 28 2020

8mins

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S7E8: Building a Robotics Career and the Impact of Mentorship with Camille Eddy

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As a young aspiring astronaut in high school, Camille Eddy started building websites to pay for her college housing. She’s a first-generation STEM student, and with support from key mentors, today, Camille is a Product Engineer at Bloc and an International Public Speaker.

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • How Camille got into robotics
  • How mentors have played a critical role in her career
  • Why Camille believes it’s so important to advocate for women and Black employees in tech
  • How Camille found internships through her network, and how each internship shaped her career

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To learn more about Camille Eddy, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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Thank you to this episode’s partner, Interview Cake, one of the best coding interview preparation courses out there! Learn To Code With Me listeners get 20% off at learntocodewith.me/cake.

Jul 21 2020

44mins

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S7E7: From Glassblower to Software Developer using Free Coding Resources with Michael Pimentel

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With barely enough income to support his wife and child, not to mention a poor working environment for his physical and mental health, Michael Pimentel wanted to move on from being a glassblower.

That’s why after 9 years in the film industry, Michael decided to pursue a career in tech by using free online resources to teach himself how to code. 

If you’re considering a transition to tech from a non-traditional background, Michael offers great advice about teaching himself to code while working a physically intense full-time job, and how his tech career has evolved over the last three years.

To learn more about Michael Pimentel, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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Thank you to this episode’s partner, Interview Cake, one of the best coding interview preparation courses out there! Learn To Code With Me listeners get 20% off at learntocodewith.me/cake.

Jul 14 2020

48mins

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S7E6: An Unexpected Shift from Selling Beer to Coding Bootcamp with Caitlyn Greffly

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Caitlyn Greffly used to travel around the country selling beer, but it got tiring. So in pursuit of a more sustainable way of living, Caitlyn started teaching herself to code. She ended up joining a bootcamp and quickly received a job offer before she even completed the program, less than 6 months later.

In this episode, Caitlyn talks about…

  • Applying to boot camps, and how she came back after getting rejected the first time
  • Her experience learning with Thinkful
  • Finding a job in the middle of the boot camp
  • The benefits of reaching out to experts for tips and shadowing opportunities
  • The changes she had to make with her work due to COVID-19

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To learn more about Caitlyn Greffly, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit https://learntocodewith.me/podcast.

Jul 07 2020

42mins

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S7E5: How a Passion for Patients turned this Pharmacist into a Software Developer with Newvick Lee

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Newvick Lee is a software developer at WealthBar, a Canadian fintech company. He’s also working on Habitmon, a chatbot that helps with building habits. But before all this, Newvick was a pharmacist who helped people with mental health issues. 

In this episode, you’ll learn…

  • How Newvick made the transition from pharmacist to software engineer without a computer science degree
  • The importance of working on side projects when you're learning to code
  • The advice Newvick shares for anyone who wants to make a tech career transition. So if you’re thinking about a change into tech and have no formal degree, this interview is for you.

To learn more about Newvick Lee, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit https://learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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Thank you to this episode’s partner, Interview Cake, one of the best coding interview preparation courses out there! Learn To Code With Me listeners get 20% off at learntocodewith.me/cake.

Jun 30 2020

38mins

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S7E4: An Introduction to Vue.js with Developer and Author Erik Hanchett

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Erik is a senior software engineer at an insurance technology company in Reno, Nevada. He’s also a tech author, podcast co-host, blogger, and YouTuber. 

Even though Erik has a traditional computer science degree, his path wasn’t very traditional. He took a break from college after a couple of semesters, took a job in tech support for a few years, and then went back to finish his degree.

And that’s what we’re going to be talking about today: 

  • Erik’s journey to becoming a senior software engineer
  • Why having a CS degree doesn’t mean you don’t have to teach yourself to code
  • Why Erik recommends learning the Vue.js framework
  • And more!

To learn more about Erik Hanchett, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit https://learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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This week only, you can get access to 33 different technical online courses and books. Together, these courses would cost you $4,206. However, for this week only, you can snag them for a fraction of the cost. Specifically you can get them for 94% off. 

This bundle is perfect for beginners and intermediate folks alike. Learn more at learntocodewith.me/toolbox2020.

Jun 23 2020

47mins

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S7E3: How a Former Squarespace Developer Helps New Coders Build Strong Technical Resumes with Rebecca Garcia

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Rebecca Garcia is a Career Coach & Product Manager who helps women build fulfilling six-figure careers in tech.

Previously she was a Program Manager at Microsoft, Developer at Squarespace, and is currently a Technical Product Manager. Named one of the 'Top Women Under 35 Changing the Tech Industry' by Glamour Magazine, and a 'Champion of Change for Tech Inclusion' from former U.S. President Barack Obama.

In this episode, Rebecca shares her story before walking through tips to build your technical resume, even if you’re a new coder. She also offers advice on what to do with your resume during this pandemic.

To learn more about Rebecca Garcia, Laurence Bradford, and today’s key takeaways, visit https://learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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The biggest Learn to Code With Me event of the year is right around the corner — the 2020 Ultimate Tech Career Toolbox bundle sale. When you invest in our 2020 bundle, you’ll get access to a collection of products that can help you level up your coding skills and break into the tech industry. 

Get notified when the sale opens up by signing up at learntocodewith.me/toolbox2020

Jun 16 2020

44mins

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S7E2: How an English Professor Became a Front-End Web Developer with Bekah Hawrot Weigel

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Bekah Hawrot Weigel is a mother of four and a former part-time English teacher who redefined her life through coding. As she was giving birth to her fourth child, Bekah experienced trauma that left her with PTSD, anxiety, panic attacks, and depression. Feeling lost at the time, Bekah finally took on her husband’s crazy suggestion to learn to code (as he had a few years ago). She found coding surprisingly therapeutic, and a few years later, she graduated from Flatiron School and now works as a front-end web developer.

To learn more about Bekah, Laurence Bradford, or Learn to Code With Me, visit learntocodewith.me/podcast.

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The biggest Learn to Code With Me event of the year is right around the corner — the 2020 Ultimate Tech Career Toolbox bundle sale. When you invest in our 2020 bundle, you’ll get access to a collection of products that can help you level up your coding skills and break into the tech industry. Get notified when the sale opens up by signing up at learntocodewith.me/toolbox2020.

Jun 09 2020

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S7E1: Making the Pivot from Pastor to Web Designer with Chris Misterek

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With a full-time job as a worship pastor and as a single dad of three girls, Chris Misterek couldn’t afford to take any job that required him to be away from home. So on a friend’s recommendation, he started looking into web design, took courses, and even started building websites for his friends’ businesses or blogs.

He eventually found his way to Showit, a family-oriented tech company, and in this episode, Chris talks about his transition from being a pastor to a web designer, time management strategies, the importance of having a variety of skills, and the role of Upwork in the development of his career.

Learn more about Chris, host Laurence Bradford, and everything we discussed in this episode at learntocodewith.me/podcast.

Thank you to this episode’s partner, Interview Cake, one of the best coding interview preparation courses out there! Learn To Code With Me listeners get 20% off at learntocodewith.me/cake.

Jun 02 2020

48mins

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S7E0: Introducing Season 7 of the Learn to Code With Me Podcast

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Host Laurence Bradford shares an update on Learn to Code with Me, including what’s new for Season 7 of the podcast. She also shares a few major updates on her life and business since Season 6 wrapped in October 2019, plus an exciting look at what’s to come in this 8-episode season of the Learn to Code With Me Podcast.

Special Announcement: The biggest Learn to Code With Me event of the year is right around the corner — the 2020 Ultimate Tech Career Toolbox bundle sale

This year, you can save over $3,700 in premium tech and coding courses. Here’s the catch though - the sale is only 5 days long. This year it’s happening from Monday, June 22nd - Friday, June 26th. 

Be the first to hear when the sale goes live by signing up for notifications at learntocodewith.me/toolbox2020

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Jun 02 2020

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The End of Season 6

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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.

Oct 16 2019

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S6E20: What It Takes to Launch a Successful Side Hustle

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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 business from there.

In this episode, we discuss…

  • The sacrifices it takes to make a side gig work
  • How to get the first customers for your side gig
  • The right time to leave your full-time job to go all-in on your side gig

Learn more about Tommy and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Want to land your own technical side gig? Sign up for my free online training, "The Simple 4-Part Framework for Landing Technical Side Gigs". 

Oct 15 2019

42mins

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S6E19: An Introduction to Open Source Projects for Beginners

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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 development
  • What makes a good open source project to start with
  • Whether open source contributions can help you get a job
  • How to transition from contributor to maintainer

Learn more about Safia and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Oct 08 2019

39mins

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

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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 pregnant
  • What a day in the life of a data engineering director looks like
  • How to create an inclusive workplace and culture
  • How to identify inclusive companies when job-hunting

Learn more about Jenn and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Oct 01 2019

38mins

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

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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 company
  • What it’s like working at Google
  • How to prepare for a coding interview
  • What it’s like balancing a side gig and a full-time job

Update (Nov 2019): Laurence mentions in the episode that you can get 30% off AlgoExpert. This has since been reduced to 15%.

Learn more about Clément and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Sep 24 2019

36mins

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S6E16: Falling into a Career in FinTech and Content Marketing

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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 FinTech
  • What kinds of jobs are available and what level of tech skills you might need
  • Ina’s advice for startup founders and women in business

Learn more about Ina and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Sep 17 2019

35mins

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

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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 bootcamps
  • How to know whether attending a bootcamp is the right decision for you
  • What happens if you decide you don’t want a job in tech afterwards
  • How income-share agreements are making bootcamps more financially accessible than ever

Learn more about Ruben and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors, Flatiron School and dotTech Domains.

Aug 06 2019

43mins

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

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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 their work follows best practices for data collection and privacy
  • The differences between privacy and security
  • What counts as personal data, and why it’s important to be completely clear on what data you’re collecting and why

Learn more about Sheila and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors, Flatiron School and dotTech Domains.

Jul 30 2019

38mins

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

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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 market
  • How Logan went from the music industry to tech without a college degree
  • Why working remotely isn’t all beaches & sunshine
  • Advice on deciding between self-teaching or traditional education

Learn more about Logan and what we discussed on the Learn to Code With Me website.

Thank you to this episode’s sponsors, Flatiron School and dotTech Domains.

Jul 23 2019

40mins

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

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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 mom
  • What it’s like to work remotely
  • What 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 episode’s sponsors, Flatiron School and TECH Domains.

Jul 16 2019

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Such amazing content

By Angel_809 - Apr 25 2020
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I love the content provided on this podcast. Thank you, you’re amazing :)

Question??

By DrummersGal79 - Nov 16 2019
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Where are the earlier season episodes?