Friday, October 20, 2017

The Iron Yard closing all code schools, including Orlando’s

A national coding school is closing all of its locations, including one in downtown Orlando. Leaders at The Iron Yard, a Greenvile, S.C.,-based company with 15 locations across the U.S., said in...

Tech education school Iron Yard to ‘cease operations at all campuses’

A school that teaches computer coding skills in a 12-week program will cease operations at all 15 of its campuses — including its downtown Orlando campus, the school announced July 20...

Ironhack receives $3 million in funding for global expansion

Ironhack, a coding bootcamp in Miami with campuses in Madrid, Barcelona and most recently Paris, received $3 million in financing led by Madrid-based JME Venture Capital. The funding will be used for...

Boca coding school ‘gateway to technology field’

Tangy Frederick was headed in a different direction, but once she took a class in information technology she was hooked. So she enrolled in TechKnowledgy² Academy in Boca Raton, a 10-week course she...

UCF trio win national computer programming title

  First up for University of Central Florida graduate Josh Linge: a national championship in a computer programming competition. Next stop? Facebook. Read more here.

S. Fla. coders to vie for cash, prizes, meet and greet with Apple co-founder

eMerge Americas will bring back for its fourth year a hackathon, partnering with Miami coding school Wyncode to gather and display local talent leading up to the two-day headlining event, slated...

Local coding school to launch third European location

Local coding school Ironhack is expanding its program overseas. Starting in June, its nine-weeklong web development course will be taught at a Paris location within the French city’s WeWork shared workspace, Ironhack’s...

NASA’s space apps challenge returning to Orlando

Have a mobile app idea related to space? A 2-day hackathon later this month might be right up your alley. NASA’s International Space Apps challenge returns for a sixth year – the...

South Florida’s IT sector continues to battle high turnover rates, survey shows

A majority of South Florida’s information technology workers see their industry as stagnant and would consider ditching their jobs for a position out of state, an annual survey of more than...

Organization dedicated to standardizing coding school industry formed

A coalition designed to establish and implement best practices across the coding school industry nationwide has been formed, with local academies Ironhack and Wyncode among participants. The Council on Integrity in Results...
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