Articles by Team Treehouse

  • 7 Compelling Reasons to Work Remotely

    Working remotely – basically working from somewhere other than a traditional office – is becoming increasing popular with both individuals and companies. In fact, at the start of this year, The New York Times reported on a Gallup survey that stated that 43% of working Americans now spend at least some of their time working remotely. At Treehouse, 52 members […]

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  • 16 Books on Our DevLearn 2017 Reading List

    Last month, we attended DevLearn 2017 where we heard some fascinating talks from interesting speakers, met great people (and customers!), and got to hear new perspectives on teaching and learning. If you work in the realm of training, are interested in being a Futurist, or if you just want to start thinking about how best […]

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  • From Security Technician to Developer at Prodigy Game: an Interview with Techdegree Student AJ

    32-year-old, AJ Longstreet from Ontario joined Treehouse with only the intention of learning the basics of the Python programming language, but it didn’t take long for him to get hooked on the problem-solving side of coding. With his newfound interest, AJ continued to grow his skills and soon branched into JavaScript, where he found himself excelling with […]

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  • From Web Developement to iOS Developer: Laurie’s Story Continued

    We first met Laurie Gray, an inspiring Scottish Treehouse student, two years ago when he shared his story with us. In less than a year of learning with Treehouse, Laurie had learned to code, switched career paths, started his own freelance business and landed a part-time job as an in-house web developer, which later became a permanent […]

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  • From Working in a Call Center to Senior Developer: Aaron’s Story

    In the 90s, coding was just a hobby for Aaron Marks and too much fun to consider as a potential career. As life progressed, Aaron began coding less and less. It wasn’t until years later when he was working at a call center – in a job he couldn’t stand and desperate for a career change – that […]

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  • 6 Design Courses to Get Your Creativity Flowing

    Do you have a great idea for an app or website, but are completely lost when it comes to the layout and look? Treehouse has some great courses to get you started in design and courses on tools that help you along the way. Put your design hat on and check out these courses for creativity and […]

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  • 7 Compelling Reasons to Work Remotely

    Working remotely – basically working from somewhere other than a traditional office – is becoming increasing popular with both individuals and companies. In fact, at the start of this year, The New York Times reported on a Gallup survey that stated that 43% of working Americans now spend at least some of their time working remotely. At Treehouse, 52 members […]

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  • Webinar recap: Creating customized training programs

    Deciding on a curriculum can be the hardest part of starting a new training program, especially when the topics covered are highly technical and need to fit your business’s specific tech stack. That’s why we dedicated an entire webinar to help you define and build customized curriculums. If you couldn’t make it to the webinar, […]

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  • New & Trending on the Treehouse Blog This Month

    Every week, the Treehouse team publishes new content for you here on the Treehouse blog. From coding tutorials and tech industry tips to inspiring student stories, we’re here to give you a weekly dose of web design and development resources. Be sure to check back in weekly, follow us on Twitter and Facebook, or subscribe […]

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  • How to Generate Passive Leads as a Freelancer

    Jacob McMillenwrites on May 18, 2016 Generating passive leads is one of the best ways to stabilize income as a freelancer. There’s a lot to love about the freelance life. Freedom Diverse projects No income cap No office politics But there are also some major disadvantages, most notably including a lack of guaranteed income. For […]

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  • Webinar recap: How to align learning with company goals

    Last week, we hosted the second in our four part webinar series covering how to create effective technical training programs. In this installment, Julie Menge, Treehouse’s HR Generalist, and Emily Schweiss, our Head of Organizational Sales, discussed how to align learning with company goals. If you couldn’t make it to the webinar, don’t worry – […]

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  • From Nanny to JavaScript Developer in 6 months: An Interview With Techdegree Student Ashley Clifton

    Faye Bridgewrites on May 11, 2016 This week we introduced the Treehouse Techdegree, a new comprehensive program for students to master the career-changing skills they need to become a developer. There are over half a million well-paying jobs in the Tech industry waiting to be filled, and what’s more, you don’t need a Computer Science […]

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  • New & Upcoming Course Highlights: C#, Python & React

    Chelseywrites on February 10, 2017 Every week, new courses and workshops are published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here’s a short list of what we’ve added recently, upcoming course highlights, and our weekly video update of What’s New at Treehouse. Start learning to code today with a free trial on Treehouse. NEW COURSES Unit Testing in C# – Jeremy McLain […]

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  • How to Design a Useful Wireframe

    Faye Bridgewrites on April 22, 2016 The backbone of a structured digital project, wireframing is one of the earliest and most important design activities. Wireframes allow the team to answer crucial questions about layouts, navigation, visual hierarchy, information architecture, and content priority from the start. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know […]

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  • Amanda’s Story: Turning a High School Passion into a Career

    Faye Bridgewrites on March 30, 2016     A basic web design class in high school introduced Amanda to a passion for the web. However, it wasn’t until 10 years later, when Amanda was stuck in a dead end job that she decided to go back to college to pursue a career in tech. At […]

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  • 9 of The Best Free UX e-Books

    Jerry Caowrites on March 23, 2016   Looking for some expert techniques to give you an edge in UX design? We’ve rounded up a selection of our favorite e-books from the Web that you can download right now for free. The Psychology of Web UI Design Bundle collects the three volumes of the popular Web UI […]

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  • Kyle’s Story: Building a Valuable Online Resource For My High School

    Faye Bridgewrites on April 11, 2016   14-year-old Kyle was drawn to the endless opportunities to create and share on the web. In the 8th-grade he began to dive into coding and built a basic website, Study Central for his fellow students to share study guides. As the end of middle school approached, popularity for […]

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  • New Course Roundup: Python & Game Development

    Faye Bridgewrites on June 20, 2016 Every week, new content is published to the growing Treehouse Library! Here is a short list of what was added the week of June 13, 2016. Start learning to code today with a free trial on Treehouse! COURSES Django REST Framework – Chris Jones  Kenneth Love You’ve been learning Django […]

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  • Shante’s Story: A Mother of 4 Empowering Herself to Become a WordPress Developer

    Faye Bridgewrites on April 20, 2016 A few months ago, Shante was a stay at home mom of four who decided she wanted more for herself and her family and to change their lives for the better. In the past Shante worked in customer service and marketing where she’d been introduced to her love for […]

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  • How to Identify a Great Junior Hire For Your Dev Team

    Linnea Schulenburgwrites on April 25, 2016 Are you looking to hire a junior developer this year? Great idea! Creating a talent pipeline now that helps you fill your development team later with skilled workers who know your business is the best way to prepare for changes in technical capabilities. Unfortunately, companies looking to add a […]

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