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Lighthouse Labs is one of the only full-stack bootcamp programs available in Canada. In this piece, instructor Don Burks discusses why full-stack is so important.
Instructor Don Burks discusses how we set students up for success with our mentorship-driven education model.
One fundamental reason for teaching digital literacy is impact. Teachers from kindergarten up to grade 12 are advocates and evangelists for lifelong learning.
It is worth exploring how technology touches our lives as a vehicle for bringing about a deeper and more thorough understanding of the value of technical training, digital literacy, and fluency with the types of problem-solving skills that are needed to work with computers.
Most references to blockchain are about Bitcoin, but there are many implementations of blockchain which are helping to bring it into the mainstream.
Given the pervasive level of technology in our everyday lives, it is more important than ever before that we pay attention to our digital literacy.
We talk about "becoming a Developer", but what does that actually mean? We give you insight into what a day looks like for the average software developer.
Considering a coding bootcamp as your next step towards a new career? Our Head Instructor Don Burks gives us a run down of the bootcamp experience, and how we approach coding education at Lighthouse Labs.
We are very, very pleased to have been a part of Codecreate, BC's largest youth coding event for Hour of Code. Resident Code Master Don Burks gives us a recap on why we love empowering kids to take the reigns to learn how code runs our lives.
Don Burks had the pleasure of attending the Nodevember conference conference in Nashville, Tennessee! Here’s his highlight reel, from favourite speakers to lots of love for bootcamps.
Lighthouse Labs' Head Instructor in Vancouver, Don Burks, waxes philosophic and poses the question: “What Is Programming?”
Don Burks is an instructor at Lighthouse Labs Vancouver and has been integral in building our ever-evolving curriculum. He’s been coding since the dawn of time (well, the dawn of the Commodore 64), and is as passionate about teaching as he is technology. Don knows what it takes to succeed in the Lighthouse Labs bootcamp better than anyone, and he’s offered some advice for those weighing the pros and cons of our Full-time and Part-time programs to help guide the way.
On July 25-26th, a group of developers, designers, and ideators got together to do something special for the Vancouver community. Don Burks recaps our first-ever Code It Forward hackathon.
Our Head Instructor describes the 8 things your hackathon can't go without, as well as some insider tips for planning the event