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In Bootcamp podcast is about Matthew Petschl's experience at a local coding bootcamp and journey to software engineer, featuring Ryan Rampersad with industry commentary.

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In Bootcamp podcast is about Matthew Petschl's experience at a local coding bootcamp and journey to software engineer, featuring Ryan Rampersad with industry commentary.

    In Bootcamp #0: The Week Before

    In Bootcamp #0: The Week Before

    Episode Summary

    You can read about the University of Minnesota’s coding bootcamp here.

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    • 22 min
    In Bootcamp #1: The First Week

    In Bootcamp #1: The First Week

    Episode Summary

    Day 1 and 2



    30 students in the class

    Classmates – generally not computer savvy

    Little to no pre work done on average

    Not an actual professor



    Does this for fun

    Works with React









    Windows was not needed at all

    Industry misconceptions



    “Java isn’t used much now”









    No work ahead work

    3 group projects



    Weekend Class



    Couldn’t settle down; was thinking about work the whole time



    Plenty of time on Tuesday/Thursday to unwind before the class





    60 people in the Saturday class!

    Class lectures are broken up with little exercises; keeps you engaged



    Some of these were refreshers







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    • 28 min
    In Bootcamp #2: Off the Grid

    In Bootcamp #2: Off the Grid

    Episode Summary



    * Martin Luther King day; no class to keep in sync with the other section missing their class

    * The professor has been making enquiries about our plans



    * Others were taking the course to get better employment options directly,

    * On the first night, I said just for fun, so… what’s up with the questions?



    * Bootstrap



    * Using Bootstrap 4 and learning Flexbox with bootstrap grids



    * CSS





    Nth selector

    * Not

    * Focus

    * Learning about accessibilityDigital Accessibility | JavaScript MN





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    • 21 min
    In Bootcamp #3: Rock Paper Scissors

    In Bootcamp #3: Rock Paper Scissors

    It’s cold here in Minnesota

    End of week 3

    CSS Media Queries

    Bootstrap

    JavaScript



    Starting with Boolean, strings and numbers

    Syntax error : write a for loop





    jQuery



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    • 21 min
    In Bootcamp #4: Catch Em All

    In Bootcamp #4: Catch Em All

    No class this week because of awful weather or snow



    JavaScript



    Last week: ifs and loops

    Functions and objects

    And Dom manipulation and jQuery

    jQuery is it an industry standard in 2019 and beyond





    Weird expectations? Learn nothing new…

    Struggled with the homework, still got an A

    Development tools in chrome

    Pokemon hangman game!



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    • 24 min
    In Bootcamp #5: Brand Statement

    In Bootcamp #5: Brand Statement

    Turned in the Pokemon Game

    Bootstrap

    jQuery

    Thursday – Review day



    Waste of time

    Talk to your neighbors until they know JavaScript…?





    Beginning to start working on your brand?



    Working on the resume and

    Planning for interviewing







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    • 23 min

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