On this episode of Eat Sleep Code, guest Julie Torres shares her story of switching careers. Julie, banker turned developer talks about coding bootcamps and learning to code. Julie outlines what to expect in a Jr. Dev interview, and other advice covered in her new book How to Become a Web Developer: The Career Changer's Guide.
Julie Torres is a former banker turned web developer, and one of the hosts of the Code Crush podcast. She got her start in Ruby on Rails, but now works mostly in React JS. She is passionate about helping career changers and underrepresented groups get into tech. Her new ebook on the subject, "How to Become a Web Developer: The Career Changer's Guide" has just been released on Amazon.
Ed Charbeneau is a web enthusiast, speaker, writer, design admirer, and Developer Advocate for Telerik. He has designed and developed web based applications for business, manufacturing, systems integration as well as customer facing websites. Ed enjoys geeking out to cool new tech, brainstorming about future technology, and admiring great design. Ed's latest projects can be found on GitHub.