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Teacher Feature: Nima Boscarino

Community
Dec. 19 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Nima is a full-time instructor at our Vancouver campus and has been doing some amazing work in the community both with Lighthouse Labs and our partner agency Canada Learning Code.

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Chatting With Quantum Mob And How They Tripled In Size With The Help Of Devhub Toronto

Community
Dec. 17 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Quantum Mob is a Toronto development agency that started in early 2016 working out of Devhub in Toronto. They have since grown to 12 full-time employees. They were founded by Erich Reich and Eric Kim, who worked together at a previous job, and decided to go into business together.

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Devhub Launches In Vancouver Plus A Sneak Peek At Devhub Toronto's New Home

Community
Dec. 12 2018
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Posted by
Lighthouse Labs

Devhub launches in Vancouver as Devhub Toronto moves locations to King and Bathurst in the heart of Canada's largest city

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An All-Women's Dev Team Crushed The 21-Day Coding Challenge And Scored The Most Points

Community
Nov. 27 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

The Women in Web Development Facebook group team scored 638 points among its 130 members during the 21-Day Coding Challenge topping the overall leaderboard when all was said and done.

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Meet FreeCodeCamp, The Team-Prize Winning 21-Day Coding Challenge Squad

Community
Nov. 19 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Members of the winning team of the 21-Day Coding Challenge share their favourite part of the 21DCC, how they originally heard of the challenge and how they worked together.

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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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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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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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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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