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Employer Spotlight: Kiwi Collection

Career Services
Sep. 07 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Over 160 organizations of all shapes and sizes have hired Lighthouse Labs graduates! We're connecting with our employers to shed some light into the hiring process, and learn about their experience taking on Junior Developers fresh out of Bootcamp.

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One Year After Bootcamp: James Matsuba

Students
Aug. 09 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

James Matsuba is a very familar face around Lighthouse Labs Vancouver. A graduate of our May 2015 cohort, James was our loyal intern for 6 whole months, bringing huge injection of energy and positivty to the team! He's since moved on to bigger projects, working with Guestfolio during the week, and exploring the amazing outdoor life found in beautiful Whistler, BC. We caught up with James to learn what he's been getting up to since he graduated last year.

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Full-Stack Web Development Curriculum

General
Jul. 20 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Discover our brand new Full-stack Web Development Bootcamp curriculum, rebuilt by our amazing community of developers. Find out more!

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Teacher Feature: Faisal Al-Tameemi

Community
Jun. 16 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

At Lighthouse Labs, we believe that having incredible teachers is an invaluable part of our students' success. We are lucky to have amazing teachers who are top craftsmen in their field. Like our students, they are gritty, passionate, and from a wide variety of backgrounds. Unlike our students, they have been working as professional developers for over 10 years and are ready to pay that experience forward. We want to take the time to get to know these teachers a little better.

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Employer Spotlight: AppBridge

Career Services
Jun. 07 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Over 160 organizations of all shapes and sizes have hired Lighthouse Labs graduates! We're connecting with our employers to shed some light into the hiring process, and learn about their experience taking on Junior Developers fresh out of Bootcamp.

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From Mentee to Mentor: Singing the Kevin Blues

Students
Jun. 03 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Kevin Blues is a former Lighthouse Labs student, turned mentor for our Web Development Bootcamp! Kevin is passionate about programming and loves to spread his coding knowledge to the next generation of Junior Developers. Take a read and learn a little more about what it's like to both mentor and be mentored as a coding bootcamp student.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Christian Hamelin

Students
May. 26 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Christian Hamelin came to Lighthouse Labs to fuse his science background with the power of programming. Now, he's in Montreal, building startups and revelling in the variety of career options at his disposal since becoming a developer.

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A Window Into the World of a Mobile Developer

General
May. 13 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Ken Woo & Adam Dahan are instructors for our Toronto iOS programs, and have years of mobile development under their belts. We took a dive into their brains to learn the ins and outs of being an iOS dev, and what it's like to learn app development at Lighthouse Labs!

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Dear Junior Developer Me

Community
May. 09 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

One of our favourite Devmonth events this past April was the Dear Junior Developer Me panel, where our panelists shared insightful information for the audience of aspiring and junior developers. We’ve compiled our favorite pieces of advice for you to enjoy! 

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A Love Letter to Lighthouse Labs

Community
Apr. 07 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Lighthouse is an incredibly unique, weird place to work. Culture fit is one of the most important qualities that we look for in new staff members, mentors, and for potential students coming into the space. We sent some questions around to our team to find out what they enjoy about our culture and each other. Below is an exhaustive summary of the answers; our love letter to Lighthouse Labs.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Amber Spencer

Students
Mar. 10 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Amber Spencer sparked a love for tech in her previous life as a marketing whiz. After attending our Vancouver Bootcamp, Amber dove into the YVR tech scene and is now working as a Developer with local startup ModernAdvisor. We caught up with Amber to learn more about what she's been up to One Year After Bootcamp!

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One Year After Bootcamp: Grant Winter

Students
Jan. 21 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Grant Winter is one of our original alumni, having graduated from our Web Development Bootcamp in March of 2014. He came to Lighthouse to refresh his career after finding no joy in being a Chiropractor, and now is loving life as a father of a brand new baby and a Rails developer with Vogogo in Calgary.

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Tapping Into Calgary’s Tech Community

Community
Jan. 04 2016
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Rebecca Haliburton

Calgary’s tech community has been around for many years but it wasn’t until 2015 that things really started to take off. #LHLYYC's Community Manager Jenn gives us an overview of the scene and a breakdown of events geared towards developers.

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From Engineer to iOS Developer: How Katie Upgraded her Skills to Fit the Calgary Job Market

Students
Dec. 18 2015
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Rebecca Haliburton

Katie Peterson is a graduate of both our part-time Intro to Web Development course and our full-time iOS Bootcamp in Vancouver! She's taken the time to write about her experience with Lighthouse Labs taking her from Engineer to a new career as an iOS Developer in Calgary.

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7 Tech-Savvy Gifts For The Dev In Your Life

General
Dec. 10 2015
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Rebecca Haliburton

When it comes to gift-giving, developers are used to being inundated with gifts like touch screen gloves and ergonomic desk pillows. Here are some gifts that the developer in your life will actually use.

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