In Bootcamp

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.

Maximum Development Efficiency

Episode #17The Fringe #542

Matt's second group project continues and the tasks begin building up; plus Matt gets his first unsolicited recruiter contact!
  • In Class
    • Unit tests
    • Endpoint testing
    • Chai, mocha
  • Group Project 2
    • 5 days left and still have nothing to show
    • 2 group members not working on it
    • Team members misunderstood SQL file
    • Breakdown of team communication and tasks
  • Teacher uses my computer
    • Asked for help with Husky
    • Brian doesn’t use Adblock
    • NoScript; which nobody should use in their primary browser
  • Jobs
    • Follow up from HackerX Associate Software Engineer & Customer Support
      • Java oriented
      • International Decision Systems, Group
      • Customer Support in the title is very dismaying
      • The job description... mentions a technology not to be used on the web
      • Job posting literally asks for a Bachelor's degree in computer science
    • Location is a pro and a con
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