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May 20, 2019

In this episode of the freeCodeCamp podcast, Abbey chats with freelance Ruby on Rails developer Colleen Shnettler about how she switched from electrical engineering to development, how she founded her business, and how she makes time for kids and family - among many other things.

Colleen studied electrical...


May 13, 2019

In this episode, Beau chats with Jesse Weigel, who live streams on the freeCodeCamp.org YouTube channel and is a Senior Software Engineer at DICK'S Sporting Goods. He talks about his career path, live streaming, getting a developer job, speaking at conferences, React Native, dealing with mental health issues, and...


May 6, 2019

In this episode, Abbey chats with Kate Illsley, a tech recruiter and budding developer in Melbourne, Australia. Kate talks about how learning to code helps her be better at her job, and they also discuss Kate's journey into tech, how she got so involved in volunteering for various organizations in Melbourne, and what...


Apr 29, 2019

Tim Myers is a developer from Denver. In the 1990s he finished high school and immediately enlisted in the US Army. When he got out, he started coding. He was working as a developer at an accounting firm when he got into a drunken brawl and ended up injuring somebody.

Tim was convicted of 2nd degree assault and got a 12...


Apr 22, 2019

In this episode, Abbey interviews social engineering expert Rachel Tobac and learns how she transitioned from teaching to infosec by way of one exhilarating competition. 

Growing up, Rachel’s family didn’t have normal dinner table conversations. Her father was in medicine, so their chats revolved around strange...