The Learn to Code With Me podcast, created by Laurence Bradford, is for aspiring techies and self-taught coders looking to transition into the tech industry. Want actionable insights on how you can get paid for your coding skills? Then you're in the right place!
Career Karma founder Ruben Harris talks in-depth about coding bootcamps, including their history, how to know if one is right for you, income share agreements, and the hybrid between bootcamps and traditional colleges.
Sheila FitzPatrick, who is considered one of the world’s leading experts in data privacy laws in over 160 countries, explains the basics of data privacy and what developers and small tech businesses need to know.
Is getting a college degree worth it if you want to be a software engineer? Mosh Hamedani discusses the best ways to teach yourself tech skills, and why college education may not be the best route for software engineering.
In this special anniversary episode, I’m interviewed by my friend and former colleague, Jess Catorc. I talk about how I started my career in an unrelated field, why I started learning to code, why I started LTCWM, and my experiences working in tech.
The Sprout Society founder Nicole Swartz discusses how you can start your own business, the important elements that make up a business plan, and some of the behind-the-scenes operations that go into starting a business.
Full-time software engineer and part-time YouTuber Forrest Knight shares his advice on choosing the best laptop to suit your needs, whether it’s for programming or also to do more demanding tasks like gaming.
Homeschooling mom of four and freelance web developer Sarah Greer explains what it’s like to freelance, how she landed her first clients, what she wishes she’d known when she first got started, and lots more.
Lenora Porter discusses how she hustled her way into tech and redefined what it means to be an artist in a world of technology. We also learn about her career journey, how she landed her first design job and so much more.
Sameer Syed works at Jigsaw, building technology to fight online censorship. He shares the steps he took to transition into tech from a totally unrelated field and gives advice on how others can do the same.
Laurence announces a short break and shares where you can follow her online in the meantime. She also shares the details of a free upcoming training called How To Close Your First Web Development Client In Under 90 Days.
Team Treehouse's Chief Product Officer Londa Quisling talks us through the different kinds of tech jobs found within organizations. We also chat about how coding skills can help people in a “middle skill job”, and how to future-proof yourself in the world of tech.
Eileen Ho became a software engineer at LinkedIn after working as a math teacher for almost a decade. She discusses the fears she had about her new career, common stereotypes about working in tech, and what to consider before pursuing a career in tech.
In this episode, I speak with Ashu Desai, the founder of Make School. We talk about his experience building his first app at 16, why he dropped out of college, and how to build a portfolio that stands out.
Android developer Elvis Chidera explains how he taught himself to code using a Nokia phone, how he got his first freelancing clients, and how he landed a job at an MIT startup. He also shares his favorite free tools for learning to code.
Mike Tombor has two kids, a fiance, a full-time job, and is also teaching himself how to code. In this episode, we discuss what it’s like learning to code while having so many other responsibilities, and how he finds the time to fit it all in.
David Yang is the co-founder and lead instructor at Fullstack Academy. We discuss David’s journey from software engineer to bootcamp founder, and the differences between attending a coding bootcamp and getting a college degree.