Let’s face it — jumping into a new career can be terrifying as questions and doubts creep in. Will I be satisfied with my new career choice? Will I be any good at it?
But what if you could test your aptitude in a certain field before quitting your day job? It would certainly reduce some of the uncertainty and anxiety around making the plunge.
If you’ve been thinking about pursuing a career in programming, you’ll be excited to learn that Coding Dojo is offering a free — yes, we said FREE! — online prep application to help build your coding muscles and nail coding fundamentals before diving head first into Day One of coding bootcamp.
Coding bootcamps are fully immersive, requiring a certain level of passion and commitment to succeed, yet many programs don’t provide prospective students with adequate prep work until they are deep into the application process.
This is why Coding Dojo created its free algorithm prep app, for people trying to gauge their ability to succeed in the world of coding by practicing the fundamentals first. The application is designed to help prospective students gauge their aptitude as well as improve their skills with increasingly challenging levels.
In case a student feels lost, gets stuck on a function or is simply curious about how a professional programmer would approach the challenge, each level features a video with a Coding Dojo instructor who walks through how he or she would personally write the algorithm.
Similar to physical training, users will get out of this prep course application what they put into it. We encourage everyone to use the application to its fullest potential by devoting time and energy to completely understanding each level’s concepts.
An Olympic athlete wouldn’t go to the games without spending time training and building the muscles needed for success, and we don’t think you should either. We developed this application to help potential Coding Dojo students build the appropriate muscles we know they’ll need to succeed during and after our 12-week program.
However, this application is not just for potential Coding Dojo students. It’s designed for those who are thinking about pursuing a career in programming or seeking to hone their fundamental coding skills. The course application is free and open to all users.
We especially encourage those still considering whether a coding bootcamp is the right fit for them to try our algorithm application. It’s a great way to experiment with the basics of coding in a risk-free environment.
Check it out, and let us know what you think!