In the final episode of season 2, GitLab CEO Sid Sijbrandij shares how he taught himself how to code and later co-founded GitLab, an open source tool used by developers to create and manage code bases collaboratively.
Co-founder and CEO of Triplebyte, Harj Taggar, shares how he went from studying law in the UK to building startups in Silicon Valley. Harj also describes how he became the first non-founding partner at Y Combinator.
Anthony Delgado followed anything but a typical path into the world of technology. After starting out as an online entrepreneur, Anthony ended up learning his way into the role of Director of Technology.
Sarah Tan is a liberal arts graduate with a bent for social good. She has 10 years of experience as a front end developer. After working in higher ed, digital agencies and politics - she is now a recent MBA graduate.
Jerome Hardaway explains how he learned how to code and ultimately built Vets Who Code - a 501(c)(3) that remotely teaches veterans how to program.
Luisa Morales shares how she went from working in community development to teaching herself how to code. Today, Luisa is a frontend developer at the dev agency Stealthwerk.
Jade Applegate transitioned into tech almost 3 years ago. After attending a General Assembly bootcamp, she landed first software engineering job at Fastly - where she still works today. In our interview, Jade shares helpful advice for those switching into tech.
Holy P is a vegan blogger turned coder. Today Holy runs Untouchd Mag, helps out with Girl Develop It Atlanta, and has a highly popular Instagram account with over 12,000 followers (and counting).
Allison Esposito shares how she went from the world of journalism to working at Google. Today, Allison runs Tech Ladies, a thriving online community and job site for women.
After pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance, Debbie Milburn decided to change directions by learning how to code. Today, she works as an Instructor Apprentice at Dev Bootcamp NYC.
In this episode, Lisa Smith explains how she made a career transition from a university librarian to a web developer without any formal education.
Eugene Woo, cofounder of Venngage, shares how he first got into entrepreneurship and what he has learned through building two companies of his own.
Quincy Larson shares how he fell in love with coding, and what led to the creation of Free Code Camp - an open source community that helps you learn to code, then practice by building projects for nonprofits.
UI engineer, Bryan Knight, shares how he learned to code after a career in the Air Force and then as a real estate agent. If you’re learning to code later in life, this episode is a must listen!
Saron Yitbarek, founder of CodeNewbie, shares how she learned to code, landed a job at Microsoft, and started CodeNewbie - the most supportive community of people learning to code.
20-year-old Daniel Thorne tells his story about leaving his college computer science program to attend a coding bootcamp, Fullstack Academy, instead.
Former teacher Stephen Mayeux shares how he taught himself how to code while teaching English overseas.
Avi Flombaum, founder of Flatiron School, shares how he taught himself how to code at a young age plus the story behind the creation of Flatiron School.
Evan Leong is a musician, designer, and recently turned iOS developer. In this episode of the Learn to Code With Me podcast, Evan shares how he built his own iOS app in just 90 days.
In the first full-length episode in season 2 of the Learn to Code With Me podcast I chat with Briana Swift, an elementary teacher turned trainer at Github.
Season 2 of the Learn to Code With Me podcast will focus on self-taught coders and their stories. Here’s what else you can expect in this season.
A special announcement regarding season 2 of the Learn to Code With Me podcast.
Karin Nielsen learned how to code so she could build her startup, Fluently. In our conversation, we discuss how technical skills can come in handy when building your company. Plus, she shares overall advice about starting your own startup.
Lawrence Howlett has been running a digital agency, New Edge, for over ten years. Based in the UK, Lawrence shares how he began building websites to earn extra money, to hiring his first employee, and later renting his first company office.
In less than 7 months Brian Jenney made a complete career switch from a career advisor at a community college to gainfully employed as a full-time developer. In our interview, Brian shares exactly how he made the transition, all while balancing other responsibilities like raising two small children and a second job as a Lyft driver.