Category: DC

From time to time we like to share the exciting “stories in the making” and allow you to get to know more about current students and graduates. From this vantage you can learn more about where they’ve come from and where they are going. We hope their stories inspire you to think much bigger about your career […]

From time to time we like to share the exciting “stories in the making” and allow you to get to know more about current students and graduates. From this vantage you can learn more about where they’ve come from and where they are going. We hope their stories inspire you to think much bigger about your career […]

We’re excited to announce a $3000 scholarship to one of courses starting January 26 (Yes, next Monday, so no time like today to dive into that tech career you’ve been dreaming of!) Get the details from this press release from  Disruption Corporation:            DISRUPTION OFFERS $3000 SCHOLARSHIP TOWARD NEW CAREER IN TECH ARLINGTON, […]

By James Dabbs, Ruby Instructor I recently had a very interesting conversation with Chris Hoffman atDCRUG, talking about how to explore the object graph of a highly complex Rails app. I’ve been mulling over some of his ideas and found myself with a few hours to kill on a flight from Austin, so I dug in and […]

Exciting things ahead for the upcoming January 26 launch of classes here at The Iron Yard DC/Arlington campus. Our instructors have been busy getting ready for their classes. James Dabbs, our Ruby instructor, wrote recently about a new tool he will be utilizing in his upcoming class.   TuneYard is a lightweight gem providing a Sonic Pi remote, […]

Our Front-end instructor, Kyle Hill, reflecting on learning to help others learn.  It’s weird not making stuff. When I left my previous job last week, I’d been involved in some kind of product development every day for the past nine years. The companies, industries, markets, and languages changed relatively often, but the core objective remained the same: today I am going […]

The Iron Yard DC/Arlington’s inaugural cohort launches January 26, and we’re excited to have two amazing instructors kick us off.  Here are introductions in their own words.  (Note: There is still time to APPLY. We’d love to have you join us!) Front-End Engineering – Kyle Hill Hey, y’all!  My name is Kyle Hill, and I’m […]