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I choo-choo-choose you: Why I Chose Apprentice.io

I choo-choo-choose you: Why I Chose Apprentice.io

March 26, 2012 Tagged: apprentice.io ruby on rails boston thoughtbot Comments (View) Why I chose apprentice.io I’m Jason Draper and I’m a developer apprentice here at thoughtbot in the apprentice.io program. Since the beginning of March it’s been a whirlwind of tests, code and agile development. It’s no secret that Rails developers are in high demand right now. All the good Rails developers are being scooped up as soon as companies can find them. To offset this issue, companies have turned to training developers from the ground up and then hiring them for their own work or helping the developers find a job elsewhere. Living Social started Hungry Academy . There is also Dev Bootcamp . So why did I choose apprentice.io? Know the training methods At thoughtbot the training is 100% hands-on with actual client work. There are no “made up” projects. Sure, as apprentices we all w...

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