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So, You Completed The 21-Day Coding Challenge. Now What?

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Nov. 13 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

You spent 21 days completing JavaScript challenges during the 21-Day Coding Challenge. Now that you're done, what should you do next?

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By The Numbers: 21-Day Coding Challenge Wrap-Up

Community
Nov. 01 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Including who won the grand prize trip to San Francisco as well as our three finalist prize winners

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The Ways One B.C. Teacher Passes On Coding Skills To The Next Generation

Community
Oct. 23 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

"I think we need to find a balance between screen time and play time. It’s important for students to be familiar with technology, but also have time away from screens, whether it’s computer, tablet, phones, or TV"

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What You Might Have Missed at Canada's Largest Tech Festival in Toronto

Community
Oct. 04 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Elevate took over Toronto for a week in mid-September. A busy week full of keynotes and events, here are Lighthouse Labs staff's highlights you might have missed

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What's New at Vancouver Startup Week

Community
Sep. 20 2018
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Posted by
Erin Westlake and Vivian Chan

Vancouver Startup Week has a lot of great returning events to check out. We speak with Vivian Chan, Co-Chair of Vancouver Startup Week, to find out what’s new and exciting for 2018.

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Top 8 Events to Attend at Elevate Toronto, as Recommended by Lighthouse Labs Staff

Community
Sep. 20 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

The entire Toronto Lighthouse Labs staff are excited to attend and participate in the numerous events, speakers, and other exciting activities happening during Elevate. Here's a teaser of what we recommend checking out.

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Blockchain Outside of CryptoCurrency

Community
May. 30 2018
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Posted by
Don Burks

While most references to blockchain are related to Bitcoin, there are many exciting implementations of blockchain which are helping to mature this technology and bring it into the mainstream.

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Coast to Coast Volunteer Opportunities for Canadian Developers

Community
Apr. 12 2018
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Posted by
Sarah Foot

From Victoria to Halifax, one of the most popular request from Lighthouse Labs alumni and developers is: “how do we give back to our community?”. As a developer, finding opportunities to volunteer and mentor may seem daunting. With so many meetups and hackathons, sometimes it seems like opportunities are all at once or not available at all. We hear you, and that’s why we have curated opportunities from coast to coast to get you out and about in the community!

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Announcing Code Create Teach: An introduction to computational thinking and coding in the classroom for K-12 educators

Community
Mar. 12 2018
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Posted by
Topaz Glazer

Lighthouse Labs is excited to announce our partnership with Kids Code Jeunesse (KCJ) on the Code Create Teach project - a national campaign to support, inspire and encourage teachers to bring code into their classrooms.

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Love Letter to Our Alumni

Community
Oct. 05 2017
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Posted by
Sarah Foot & Iskender Piyale-Sheard

We wouldn't exist without our students and alumni. To show them how much they mean to us, we wrote this love letter.

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Lighthouse Labs in Halifax: Canada’s New Tech Hotspot

Community
Aug. 21 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

In recent years, Halifax has been a hidden gem among Canada’s tech community. It recently became the country’s fifth biggest tech hub with organizations like Digital Nova Scotia, Volta Labs and Ladies Learning Code leading the way. Located at Volta Labs, we have been running our Web Development Bootcamp and Intro to Web Development course out of Halifax for almost a year and have hosted events in the community such as the popular Coders and Creators event. We have also had alumni graduate from our campuses across the country and move to Halifax to be a part of the tech scene. We recently spoke with Margaret MacAfee of Manifold, an exciting startup located in Halifax who has recently hired one of our graduates, and Dylan Mccrindle, a graduate of our iOS Development Bootcamp working in Halifax, to discuss the local tech scene.

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Introducing Free Bi-Weekly HTML & CSS Workshops!

Community
Jun. 26 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

We are very happy to announce that we will be hosting bi-weekly HTML & CSS workshops in our Vancouver and Toronto campuses throughout the summer.

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WWDC 2017: iOS Apps by Lighthouse Labs Students

Community
Jun. 07 2017
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Posted by
Alexandra Ali-Dib

Over the years, Lighthouse Labs has had many students go through the iOS Development Bootcamp and produce astounding iOS apps, some of which have been published to the app store! Here are a few notable ones.

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Teacher Feature: Sam Meech-Ward

Community
May. 25 2017
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Posted by
Rebecca Haliburton

Sam is the Head Instructor for our iOS Development Bootcamp in Vancouver! When he's not teaching at Lighthouse, you can find him snowboarding in Whistler, lounging on Kits beach or supporting his strange habit of eating 5+ coconuts a day. Keep reading to learn a little more about Sam, his programming background and why he loves to teach.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Cody Brouwers

Community
May. 15 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Since graduating from the Lighthouse Lab's full-time Web Development Bootcamp, Cody Brouwers has been honing his coding skills at FlipGive, a fundraising eCommerce startup in Toronto. Coming from a career in corporate HR consulting, this opportunity has been a positive change of pace for Cody. Read further to learn more about his experience at Lighthouse Labs and what other things he has been doing since.

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