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Confections to Coding: Maroua From KC

My path into tech isn’t what most would call “straightforward.” Growing up as a first-generation Moroccan immigrant, I never envisioned a career in..

Company Partnerships: A Spotlight on Maritz

Companies Partner to Achieve a Common Goal At first glance, Maritz and LaunchCode may seem to have little in common other than being based in St...

Success Story: Ryan from STL

I have been fascinated with computers for about as long as I can remember. As a child, I remember reading some of my mother’s old assembly code..

A Q&A With Jacob Francois

What did you do before LaunchCode? For years I pursued a career as an artist and an educator. Art has always been a mirror of the time in which it..

CoderGirl Story: Amy

From Living Paycheck-To-Paycheck to Landing a Rewarding Career in Tech When scrolling Facebook, I don’t generally expect to come across something..

Becoming A Microsoft Programmer

How a Curious Coder Made the Transition to Programming at a Major Technology Company The Beginning: Building My Coding Skills My journey with..

Writer to Coder: Jeff in Kansas City

First he Wrote Fiction, Now He Writes Code After getting a BA in English Lit, Jeff supplemented his writing career with various middle-man business..

Forget What You Heard About Tech Career Paths

What we get wrong about new tech career paths Everyone knows work has changed in the United States. With it have changed the skills we think of as..

Crafting the Perfect IT Resume

Resume Tips to Help Launch Your Entry Level IT Career Before you even begin reading these tips, think to yourself: what is it I want to do? Do you..

How to Crush Your Live Coding Interview

Mastering Live Coding Does the idea of coding on a whiteboard, away from your IDE, in front of a seasoned programmer leave you shaking in your boots?..