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Top Five Reasons To Learn Python

We chose Python as the core language of our curriculum.  In addition to it being the highest paid coding language for recent coding bootcamp grads according to Course Report,  Python has many other unique, strong qualities.  Oh, and did we mention...

Event Coverage: Google Cloud Next Trifecta

Byte Academy recently teamed up with Google, particularly with the team involved with Google Cloud, to host three events simultaneously around the globe on March 9, 2017.  The events were geared towards those who could not make Google's main Next 2...

Top Five Reasons To Fall In Love With Programming

This Valentine's Day we want to express our love for programming - we've narrowed it to our top five.  We are particularly passionate for Python, the coding language which our full-stack curriculum emphasizes.  It's also used heavily in the data sc...

Women Better Coders Than Men? (Kick More Ass With Scholarships)

In the 1940's more than half of programmers were women, yet, that proportion hovers around 25% today.  Many studies find that the actual percentage of women is more like 10% - 20%.  When big tech companies revealed how few of their female employees...

A Banker’s Guide To Winning His First Hackathon

Hackathons aren't all about  glasses, geeks, pocket-protectors, and Red Bull, although such stereotypes may turn off many from entering them... This may have been the case with Dan Griffin, a self proclaimed "finance guy," who had considered ent...