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How to Learn to Code - 4 Quick Tips to Help Your Mindset

  Learning to code is tough, but one of the toughest parts is getting out of your own way. In school as students, we learned every day. We switched classes, did homework, and got through the material. After a long break, and joining a boot camp or an Apprenticeship Program,

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Monday Mobile Mashup 6.25.2018

28 Code Review Tips for Teams and Developers “No matter your skill level, if you are on a development team, you participate in code reviews where you can give and receive feedback on your pull request. If feedback is a gift, you should make sure that your feedback is useful.

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28 Code Review Tips for Teams and Developers

No matter your skill level, if you are on a development team, you participate in code reviews where you can give and receive feedback on your pull request. If feedback is a gift, you should make sure that your feedback is useful. We crowdsourced the most effective tips and tricks

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WXYZ - How your kids can learn to code during summer break

  DETROIT (WXYZ) - If your kids have shown an interest in technology, summer is the perfect time to get them exploring the world of code. Brandy Foster, an Android developer from Detroit Labs, stopped by Broadcast House this morning to share some of the best ways students can get

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Detroit Labs Apprenticeship Featured on Channel 4

We are not currently recruiting for an apprentice class. Sign up here for information about future Apprenticeships.   By Evrod Cassimy "I used to be a makeup artist!” said Detroit Labs apprentice, Nurah Muhammad. “I worked for a well-known makeup company." "I was working as a graphic designer and I

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Apprenticeship Open House 1.3.2017 [VIDEOS]

On January 3rd, we hosted an Apprenticeship Open House for those who are interested in the program. Much to our delight, when we sent out the Eventbrite link in early December, we sold out in less than 24 hours. We wanted to make sure that anyone who was interested would

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What We’ve Learned: The Detroit Labs Apprentice Program

By Erika Carlson In 2011, our co-founders had a wild idea to create a company where people would actually want to work. The goals were pretty simple: build high quality software, have the freedom to learn, teach, and explore new technology, and give every team member visibility and a voice

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D-Code: Teaching Detroit Students How to Code

Developers Kyle Ofori and Brandy Foster reflect on their time at DEPSA By Elyse Lopez Turner At Detroit Labs, we believe that helping individuals gain access to STEM education makes our community and world a better place to live. It is part of the foundation of our Apprenticeship Program, and

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Bringing IT Home - Episode 2

By Brandy Foster Hello, and welcome back to Bringing IT Home, the vlog series that teaches you how to talk to your children (or any youth in your life) about technology and programming. If you haven’t watched the first episode yet, now is a good time to go back

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How Junior Developers Can Level Up

By Stuart Kent So, you’ve graduated with a CS degree, gone through a bootcamp, been through an apprentice class, etc. Congratulations! Welcome to this wonderful, interesting, crazy world of tech. There is a vast variety of tools available for you to use to create something fantastic. The boundaries of

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