All Posts By Aisha Blake:

My Top 5 Tools for Building Websites

April 7, 2016

You know that a website is made with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Maybe you even know how to write in all three of those languages and put them together into a site, but something’s missing. Developers are supposed to be lazy, right? If all you’re using is plain old HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build Read more →

Student Spotlight: Alex Bozinovic

January 14, 2016

Update: New workshops are being offered and you can find them here.   Alex took our Intro to Web Development Course Series – Part I, covering HTML & CSS, and Part II, covering JavaScript & JQuery. Get to know Alex and learn what his thoughts on the class! What keeps you busy during the day? I Read more →

Preparing For Your First Tech Talk

January 5, 2016

We’re taught to believe that there is a logical progression when it comes to our careers, that there are just certain things you can’t do in entry-level positions. One of those things is undoubtedly speaking at conferences. Conference speakers, in this collective narrative, are subject matter experts with years and years of experience under their Read more →

What You Can Learn at Grand Circus: A Student Spotlight

December 7, 2015

Update: New workshops are being offered and you can find them here.   Ever wonder what our students are able to create after taking an evening class at Grand Circus? Are you curious why someone with a full-time job would spend the evening learning how to code? Learn more about Devon, a student who learned HTML & Read more →

A Friendly Intro to Version Control

August 31, 2015

The life of a developer is full of choices. The industry moves so quickly that there’s always some new tool to try or an updated best practice to incorporate. It’s impossible to pick the best overall framework or the most efficient workflow because different tools lend themselves better to different projects. That being said, there Read more →

10 Things to Know About Java

August 17, 2015

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably done some research, but still need to choose which coding language to learn. There are a lot of great options that provide job prospects and stability, including JavaScript. However, if our Java Bootcamp is a contender, here are 10 things to know about the programming language you’ll master.