Welcome to The Iron Yard's Blog

The Iron Yard exists to create exceptional growth and mentorship for people, their companies and their ideas through code education and startup accelerators.

I once heard our good friend Aarron Walter talk about developing the MailChimp brand from the very beginning, which is a great story. One point he made doesn’t often come to mind when we think about the word ‘brand’: copywriting. A brand is many things, but the importance of the words—voice and tone, as they […]

Every week, we share some of the amazing stories that we get to hear from our students as they struggle (and succeed) at becoming software developers. These stories are their own, in their own words, and sometimes raw and uncut. But they are real and authentic, just as they should be.

We are thrilled to introduce Jason Perry, who joined our Tampa Bay team in May as a Ruby on Rails instructor. Jason has been a huge part of the tech community in the Tampa Bay area for years. He knows what employers are looking for and how to equip students with the right skills. Speaking of skills, […]

Every week we share some of the amazing stories that we get to hear about from our students as they struggle (and succeed) at becoming software developers. These stories are their own, in their own words, and sometimes raw and uncut. But they are real and authentic, just as they should be.

Every week we share some of the amazing stories that we get to hear about from our students as they struggle (and succeed) at becoming software developers. These stories are their own, in their own words, and sometimes raw and uncut. But they are real and authentic, just as they should be.