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Understanding Eating Disorders: Free E-Mental Health Resources to Help 

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Jump to Disclaimer Over 30 million people in the U.S. suffer from eating disorders (ED), and COVID-19 has produced substantial challenges for those in recovery. In a study by the International Journal of Eating Disorders, researchers discovered that symptoms of adults ranging from 16 to over 60 years old have worsened since the pandemic began.…

How Technology Can Help Children With Diabetes

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  The inclusion of these resources is for educational purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement by UT Austin Boot Camps. Furthermore, the tools provided are not intended to act as or replace professional diagnosis or consultation and should not be used as such. If you or a loved one are experiencing symptoms related…

Restarting Your Career in Technology

Hosted by reacHIRE and the Career Services team For professionals who have taken a multi-year break from their tech career, the thought of reentering the workforce can be anxiety-inducing. Despite the myriad valid reasons someone might take a break — whether to raise a family, care for a loved one, or deal with a health…

The 5 Best Ways to Learn JavaScript Fast in 2021 (For Beginners)

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It might be hyperbole to say that JavaScript is a developer’s best (digital) friend — but it would certainly be hard to get by without it.  According to a recent survey conducted by Stack Overflow, JavaScript is the world’s most popular programming language, with an incredible 69.7 percent of the 90,000 developers polled citing it…

7 Characteristics of a High-Quality Online Boot Camp

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As the unprecedented shift towards online learning continues to grow, more s are seeking out the combination of skills development and flexibility offered through an online boot camp education. Today it is more possible than ever to break into fields such as web development, financial technology, UX/UI, cybersecurity, and digital marketing through the help of…

10 Tips for Effective Online Learning

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Thanks to the many advancements in modern technology, an online education has become more accessible than ever before, allowing learners to receive the same high-quality experience and outcomes offered by traditional education via a virtual experience. The recent weeks have witnessed an increasing number of schools and universities around the world transition to online-only learning,…

10 Women in Tech Who Will Inspire You

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Today’s tech industry faces an ongoing and visible issue: there simply are not enough women in the field. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, women make up half of the nation’s workforce and more than half of its population, yet, they are still significantly underrepresented across all areas of the tech sector, accounting for only…

The 2019 State of Web Developers in Austin [Infographic]

The 8th top city in the world for technology, the country’s fastest-growing major metro, and the #1 place to live — Austin, Texas, continues to be on the precipice of job growth and new opportunities. » Stay tuned until the end to view our handy infographic summarizing all the information we’re about to cover. « New…

The 8 Must-Have Data Analyst Skills

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Many organizations today depend heavily on data regarding their customers, clients, products, operations, and market. There is now an unprecedented shift in how data is accelerating business transformation, and with that we see more and more organizations requiring talented and qualified professionals who can extract information, analytics, and insights from complex data. But what skills…

How to Identify a Good (or Bad) Online Coding Boot Camp

As the market for coding and web development continues to grow, more traditional schools are now entering the online coding boot camp market. Offering a coding boot camp allows these institutions to enter the emerging market and meet its growing demand. It is now possible to become a full-stack developer, coding professional, or a skilled…

Node JS vs PHP – Which Platform is Best for Development?

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PHP and Node.js are two of the most commonly used server-side platforms. Despite their shared popularity among developers, there are many significant differences between both of these leading back-end technologies. Node.js is a JavaScript runtime built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. The language was created to build scalable network applications. The platform involves an event-driven,…

Celebrating Women In Tech This Mother’s Day: Video

This Mother's Day, we're reflecting on the incredible women in tech. We are inspired by the talented women who have either gone through our boot camp programs, lead our classes as instructors, or support our students as teaching assistants or support staff. Thank you for making an impact on our future as you help to advance the technology industry! Watch…