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Learn to Code With Me

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Rank #56 in Technology category

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Technology
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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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450 Ratings
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Top notch

By Cool myrtle guy - Dec 29 2018
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One of my favorite podcasts of all time!

Inspirational

By Tony D 94 - Dec 04 2018
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I love listening to all these stories.

iTunes Ratings

450 Ratings
Average Ratings
352
45
22
11
20

Top notch

By Cool myrtle guy - Dec 29 2018
Read more
One of my favorite podcasts of all time!

Inspirational

By Tony D 94 - Dec 04 2018
Read more
I love listening to all these stories.
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Learn to Code With Me

Updated 6 days ago

Rank #56 in Technology category

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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: 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.

Apr 09 2019
42 mins
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Rank #2: 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.

May 28 2019
38 mins
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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
34 mins
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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
39 mins
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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
38 mins
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Rank #6: 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
39 mins
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Rank #7: 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
33 mins
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Rank #8: 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.

Jun 11 2019
36 mins
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Rank #9: 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
40 mins
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Rank #10: 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
37 mins
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Rank #11: 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
35 mins
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Rank #12: 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
40 mins
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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
39 mins
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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
3 mins
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Rank #15: S2E20: From Learning Ruby to Starting a 150+ Person Tech Company with Sid Sijbrandij from GitLab

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In the final episode of season 2, GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij shares how he taught himself how to code and later co-founded GitLab, an open source tool used by developers to create and manage code bases collaboratively.

Jan 31 2017
36 mins
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Rank #16: 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
44 mins
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Rank #17: Tech Toolbox 2019: The Fastest Way to Become a Developer (Even as a Beginner)

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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.

May 03 2019
26 mins
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Rank #18: 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
33 mins
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Rank #19: S6E4: Web Development, JavaScript and Building an Online Presence

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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.

May 07 2019
43 mins
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Rank #20: 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
37 mins
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