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  • Professional Development: Sabio Fellows Attended an iOS Development Workshop Last Weekend

    This past Saturday four Sabio fellows attended a workshop that was organized by Apple. This workshop was a private lab hosted by Apple to promote its latest programming language, Swift. Workshops like this are part of the professional development that Sabio likes to plug their fellows into because the learning doesn't stop after bootcamp graduation.Jazmine, a Sabio fellow, was one of the fellows w...

  • Zach was a Political Science Grad Working in a Software Company, He Decided to #LearnToCode

    Zach R. was working for a software company as an applications analyst and special projects manager. He had a track record of working for software companies, but he wasn't a full-stack developer. Formally, Zach's undergraduate education was in political science. Before getting into the tech industry, he was on a path to attend law school.With a desire to earn more money, Zach decided it was time to...

  • Michael had formal training in computer science, and he came to Sabio to enhance his skills

    Michael C. has a computer science degree from Morehouse College and had worked on applications for about three years in various capacities before coming to Sabio."I learned a lot of theoretical knowledge in computer science at Morehouse, and I did have some programming courses, but they weren't really relatable to what's going on in the world," Michael said. "I couldn't really see the end result o...

  • Sabio Success: Lyrana shares her impressions of Microsoft LEAP at the mid-point

    Sabio has a track recording of sending fellows to the Microsoft LEAP Engineering Acceleration Program (LEAP). Microsoft LEAP is an immersive 16 week paid program that provides participants with real world development experience. The goal of the apprenticeship program is to not only provide development experience but to foster inclusivity and support diversity at Microsoft.Lyrana H. is a Sabio fell...

  • Meet Varr, Sabio's New Full-Time Instructor in Orange County!

    Varr comes to Sabio with over a decade of technical experience. He's an Air Force veteran and holds a degree in electronic engineering. After serving in the military, Varr was a robotics technician for about a year, but he soon realized that he was not doing what he had envisioned for himself professionally.When Varr was about 12 years old, he had taught himself some programming basics with the he...

  • Jazmine was a musician before she decided to #LearnToCode, now she's a junior software developer!

    Jazmine R. has a bachelor's degree in music and was working in at a youth symphony in the Bay Area. She had earned her undergraduate degree in music from Cal State Northridge. Being in the Bay Area, Jazmine became aware of all of the job opportunities in technology, but she wasn't sure that she was ready to leave music behind. Her plan was to return to the Los Angeles area and continue to work in ...

  • Will used to be a Music Recording Engineer and Mixer, Now He's a Software Developer

    Will S. used to work as a music recording engineer. He had established himself working with prominent recording artists and even did a stint working with American Idol. While working in the music industry, there was a change in leadership in one of the companies that Will was working for and his pay was cut. For awhile, Will struggled, but he always was interested in technology. Even in music, he ...

  • 1 Year of Coding: Chris Reflects on His First Year as a Software Engineer

    Chris M. had earned a degree in political economy and Chinese from UC Berkeley and was working in Shanghai exploring some business ideas and job opportunities. He had a business idea to import electrical scooters, but it didn't work out. After the scooter plan failed, Chris decided to use the free time that he had on his hands to learn to code by playing around with some online courses. Then he de...

  • Nancy was an elementary school teacher, but she decided to #LearnToCode

    Nancy N. had a relatively stable career as a public elementary school teacher for ten years, but she and her husband, Jimmy, who was working in a hospital as an electroencephalography (EEG) technician, wanted a new adventure. "I was already looking for a career change. My husband and I decided to go live abroad first. We went to Korea and taught for a year there and re-evaluated our lives. Before ...

  • Highest Paid Programming Languages & Why Sabio Trains in JavaScript and C#

    We recently came across this blog post about the highest paid programming languages. The list included R (GNU S), Java, Phython, Objective C, and C#.At Sabio, we train in C# and JavaScript. JavaScript is a distant cousin of Java. When we start the pre-work phase of our bootcamp training, we begin in JavaScript. JavaScript is one of the best ways to start coding. C# is one of the most in demand lan...

  • "My Money, My Future" Co-Founder Shares Her Experience Working with Sabio Fellows

    My Money, My Future is a start up that aims to inform millennials of color about making financial decisions. The digital platform helps address the wealth gap that people of color experience relative to their white peers. Data shows that black and Latino families have less wealth than their white counterparts. In 2013, white families had median wealth of $141,900, while Latino families were at $13...

  • Donnie was working in the wireless industry as a customer service supervisor before he came to Sabio to #LearnToCode

    Donnie W. had been working in the wireless industry in customer service and was laid off from his last job. He always had an interest in computers and technology since he was about 13 years old, but his interest was more in hardware. After Donnie was laid off from his last position, a friend told him about Sabio and shared with him the opportunities in the job market for software developers.Donnie...

  • Kendra transitioned from a career as a writer and editor to web development with Hearst Business Media's SEED Program

    Kendra K. came to Sabio with limited technical experience and a bachelor's degree in philosophy from UC Berkeley. Her professional background has been in editing and writing. Hearst designed a program, SEED (Software Engineering Education and Development), with the purpose of helping employees who were looking for a change in their careers to obtain training and experience as a software developer....

  • Gema enters Microsoft LEAP program, following the lead of previous Sabio fellows

    The Microsoft LEAP Engineering Acceleration Program (LEAP) is an immersive 16 week paid program that provides participants with real world development experience.  The goal of the program is to not only provide development experience but to foster inclusivity and support diversity at Microsoft.  The program is highly competitive, with approximately 340 applicants, and only were 28 hired.  Sabio is...

  • Ai was working in marketing and felt stuck, so she decided to #LearnToCode

    Ai M. studied advertising in college at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. She had experience working in both advertising and marketing. Additionally, she had worked in Japan and Korea. Most recently, Ai had worked in brand marketing.Last year Ai moved to Los Angeles, and as she was looking for work, she decided that she would try something new. In her last position in Korea, she was ge...

  • Dhara decided to #LearnToCode after working in accounting; now she's a software developer!

    Dhara P. was working in accounting on a freelance basis and had worked for a few seasons as a tax preparer. In addition, she had also worked helping her parents manage their business. Dhara had studied business in college and had taken some accounting courses, but she hadn't finished her degree."My mom is an accountant, and one of her clients is a software developer. My mom mentioned that I was in...

  • Richard had a career in food science before he decided to #LearnToCode

    Richard L. has a bachelor's degree in food science and technology from UC Davis. Before he decided to learn to code, he was working in the food industry as a QA Technician for a flavor company where he wasn't doing anything coding related. Feeling like he wasn't reaching his full potential professionally, Richard started to explore coding bootcamps."The info session really impressed me. I met Aaro...

  • After completing Sabio's bootcamp training, Elbert increased his salary by $30,000!

    Elbert has been working in the insurance industry before he came to Sabio to learn to code. Before researching bootcamps, he wasn't sure how he could make a career transition into technology."I always liked technology, but I didn't think that making the transition would be attainable. I thought that I would have to go back to college to make the switch," Elbert said.After visiting a few code schoo...

  • Michael was looking for a change after working in finance for over a decade, now he's a web developer

    Michael Chu was working as a financial advisor for MassMutual before coming to Sabio. He had been working in finance since finishing college, but he was looking for a change professionally."As an advisor, I was chasing too many clients. It wasn't exactly what I wanted to do. I have two older brothers who work in finance, and their friends were talking about in-demand jobs. They mentioned computer ...

  • Sabio helped Jhamar find focus in his life, now he's a front end developer

    Jhamar grew up in Inglewood and Compton, and he had been attending college at San Diego State University working on a computer science degree. He didn't like the curriculum too much, but he has always had ideas to build apps.Last year, Jhamar took a semester off to try to learn coding by himself. Realizing that he needed more formal studies, he returned back to school and then started to look for ...

  • Sabio Coding Bootcamp vs. UCI Coding Bootcamp

    There's a new coding bootcamp in Orange County. UC Irvine's Division of Continuing Education (formerly Extension) is starting its own coding bootcamp, seeking to capitalize on the high demand for software developers in Southern California. Sabio has been operating in Orange County for a little over a year. For bootcamp candidates who might be considering UCI's coding bootcamp, we wanted to offer s...

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  • Women in Tech Event in Pasadena on Sept. 29

    There will be another Women in Tech event in Pasadena next week on Thursday, September 29. The evening will feature a panel discussion with women who currently work in technology as well as networking and hors d'oeurves. The speakers at this panel will include:-Kat Harris, Microsoft -Tessa Harp, SABIO -Lyrana Hughes, FiveSixTwo-Nicki Klein, Betagig-Leticia Solis, Frontier CommunicationsThe event w...

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  • I wake up every morning, and I'm excited to go to Sabio.

    Joe Stogner had been working as an account representative for a restaurant consulting company, but he had always been interested in computers and technology. After he turned 25, he was faced with the typical ‘quarter-life crisis’ and was thinking about doing more professionally.“I started to think more about what I enjoy and who I was as an adult. I’m 26 now. I found Sabio because I was looking fo...

  • Nancy was an elementary school teacher, but she decided to #LearnToCode

    Nancy Nguyen had a relatively stable career as a public elementary school teacher for ten years, but she and her husband, Jimmy, who was working in a hospital as an electroencephalography (EEG) technician, wanted a new adventure."I was already looking for a career change. My husband and I decided to go live abroad first. We went to Korea and taught for a year there and re-evaluated our lives. Befo...

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  • Meet Billy Martin, Sabio Fellow, and #VetsHack Hackathon Winner!

    Billy Martin is an Army veteran, and he recently graduated with Sabio's Cohort 16 back in June 2016. Before learning how to code, he had been going to nursing school and working full-time in the security industry protecting executives and celebrities. Billy decided to leave the nursing path behind because he has an entrepreneurial spirit. Billy started looking for coding bootcamps, and he found Sa...

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