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The official podcast of the freeCodeCamp open source community.

Learn to code with free online courses, programming projects, and interview preparation for developer jobs.

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The official podcast of the freeCodeCamp open source community.

Learn to code with free online courses, programming projects, and interview preparation for developer jobs.

    Crossover Special: 10 Years of The Changelog + 5 years of freeCodeCamp

    Crossover Special: 10 Years of The Changelog + 5 years of freeCodeCamp

    Quincy Larson interviews The Changelog team about the history of their legendary open source podcast. Then they interview Quincy about the future of freeCodeCamp.

    • 3 hrs 51 min
    Ep. 84: From photography student to successful freelancer and content creator with Jessica Chan

    Ep. 84: From photography student to successful freelancer and content creator with Jessica Chan

    This week, for the last podcast episode of 2019, Abbey chatted with freelancer and content creator Jessica Chan - known as CoderCoder on social media - about how she got into tech and started her educational website and YouTube channel.

    We discuss tackling imposter syndrome, applying for jobs, learning to code and having realistic expectations, and how to handle criticism, among many other things.

    • 56 min
    Ep. 83: From high school english teacher to software engineer at a machine learning company

    Ep. 83: From high school english teacher to software engineer at a machine learning company

    On today's episode of the podcast, Abbey chats with software engineer Jackson Bates. Jackson used to be a high school English teacher, but gradually taught himself to code and landed a pretty sweet gig as a React dev, partly by chance.

    Today he works part time as a developer, part time as a stay at home dad, and volunteers his time with various open source projects.

    • 55 min
    Ep. 82: From Poker to Amazon Engineer to Host of Software Engineering Daily with Jeff Meyerson

    Ep. 82: From Poker to Amazon Engineer to Host of Software Engineering Daily with Jeff Meyerson

    Jeff Meyerson talks about competitive poker working at Amazon, and starting Software Engineering Daily. He shares how he got into tech, become an entrepreneur, and the many lessons he learned along the way.

    • 1 hr 52 min
    Ep. 81: How Ruben Harris Used the Power of Stories to Break Into Startups

    Ep. 81: How Ruben Harris Used the Power of Stories to Break Into Startups

    Quincy Larson interviews Ruben Harris, who runs Career Karma, a social network for people interested in attending coding bootcamp. He also hosts the Breaking into Startups Podcast. Ruben talks about Y Combinator, growing up in Atlanta, and more.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Ep. 80: How to get a job, stay focused, and create quality content - advice from a senior software engineer

    Ep. 80: How to get a job, stay focused, and create quality content - advice from a senior software engineer

    On this week's episode of the freeCodeCamp podcast, Abbey interviews senior software engineer and prolific content creator Ohans Emmanuel. They discuss how he got into tech, how he ended up in Berlin, what goes into writing a book, and how he stays focused through it all.

    • 1 hr 16 min

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