Destination Dev is an 8 week coding bootcamp in Medellin, Colombia. During the 8 week course you will learn the fundamentals of web development, and graduate knowing how to build full-stack web applications in Ruby on Rails.
The first decision you’ll have to make when you decide you want to learn how to code is what language you will devote your time to learning. For someone with zero experience, this is often not an easy task, and there is a lot of conflicting information about this decision. To be sure, just about any programming language can be used to learn how to write software with the right amount of effort. However, I think there are two main factors that a beginner should consider that narrow down the choices a lot.
At Destination: Dev, our mission is to give aspiring digital nomads the tools to escape the 9-5 cubicle grind through software development education and cultural immersion. We’ve met a lot of incredibly interesting digital nomads from diverse backgrounds during our travels, so I’m putting together this series of interviews to profile people from all walks of life who have found freedom through travel.
First up is Maria Johnston, Founder of Clevercare, Travel Blogger and Startup Coach from Hamilton, New Zealand who has been abroad with her husband Dylan and four-year-old son Lucas since September 2016. Maria and her family are currently located in Medellín, Colombia, and this interview should provide inspiration to parents who dream about traveling but don’t think it’s possible while raising a family.
Of our applicants, we've received 20% more male applicants than female, but we are still very pleased with the current gender balance of our prospective students, especially considering the male dominated tech field.
Believe it or not, our female applicants actually rated their current level of programming as higher than our male applicants.
According to Juan, a former barista and our coffee tour guide, the French Press is the best way to brew coffee. While he appreciates coffee from all around the globe, he asserts that Colombian coffee is the smoothest in the world. Lucky for us, he brewed us a delicious cup of coffee and was happy to share his technique