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The podcast for coding bootcamp grads. Ben Wilhelm and Collin Miller have a lot of things to share with you that didn't fit into your curriculum.

Exceptions Welcome Ben Wilhelm and Collin Miller

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    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

The podcast for coding bootcamp grads. Ben Wilhelm and Collin Miller have a lot of things to share with you that didn't fit into your curriculum.

    Special Announcement

    Special Announcement

    Exceptions Welcome will be taking a few weeks off while Collin and Ben reflect on some of the things they've learned making these first eight episodes.For instance, high on the list of discussion topics is whether Ben should continue to write these show...

    • 35 sec
    Building a Resilient Career with Karl Hughes

    Building a Resilient Career with Karl Hughes

    Former startup CTO turned technical writer Karl Hughes joins us to talk about how to build a fulfilling career for the long term, especially if you're not one for the straight-and-narrow.You can find Karl online at:His personal site: karllhughes.comHis...

    • 40 min
    The Role of Documentation

    The Role of Documentation

    Collin and Ben discuss the role of documentation in a project and on a team, and how best to navigate documentation when getting started in a new codebase.

    • 50 min
    Your First Year on the Job

    Your First Year on the Job

    Kevin Kelly, Julia Pollack, and David Lu join us to talk about their experiences in their first year of their first jobs as software developers. We cover everything from documentation and code review to productivity and imposter syndrome. 

    • 40 min
    Vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi

    Vanilla JavaScript with Chris Ferdinandi

    Chris Ferdinandi helps people learn vanilla JavaScript. He believes there’s a simpler, more resilient way to make things for the web. His developer tips newsletter is read by thousands of developers each weekday. Learn more at GoMakeThings.com.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Advice to Our Younger Selves (and you)

    Advice to Our Younger Selves (and you)

    As Collin begins a new job, he and Ben discuss what they would have done differently in their early careers with the benefit of hindsight.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

5 Ratings

_johnboy ,

Good for developers

I’d reccomend this podcast for new developers. Ben and Collin are knowledgeable and down to earth, and is up there with the top tech podcasts I listen even though they just started. If your looking to get into software development or are currently an entry level developer this podcast is essential listening.

Joncitone ,

Legendary

While I never got the opportunity to take classes from Ben or Collin, their reputation preceded them at Fullstack Academy. Their resources are still used to teach current students like myself and I'm glad to see that they are still helping bootcamp grads. Tape your ear lenses to their frames and give a listen 👂

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