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Unmasking the Man in the Middle

It's that time again... Welcome to the Cyber Crime series! This time: we're unmasking the Man in the Middle...

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7 Feb 24

Masters of Code: Jordan Noble

Welcome back to Masters of Code! I’d like to introduce you to Jordan Noble, Primary School Teacher turned Junior Software Engineer.

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7 Feb 24

Stranger Danger: Exposing Social Engineering Tactics

Next in the Cyber Crime series: Social Engineering! Join me for a deep dive. Let's do this...

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31 Jan 24

Masters of Code: July Moss

We've been chatting with the incredible July Moss, all about her experience at Command Shift and career switching into tech. Check out what she said below...

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1 Nov 23

Decoding BOOTCAMP: What is it, and how is it different from others?

Here at Command Shift, we offer our BOOTCAMP course. But what *actually* is it? And how does it work? Let’s break it down...

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23 Oct 23

The Matrix of Cyber Crime: Malware

Welcome to the third instalment of our Cyber Crime series! Today let’s talk Malware…

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23 Oct 23

Masters of Code: Chris Edwards: From Kitchen to Code with Command Shift

This is Chris. He graduated in May this year, and is smashing it in his new role at Bensons for Beds. Here’s what he said about his experience…

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23 Oct 23

Game of Clones: Defeating Identity Theft

Welcome to the second edition of our Cyber Crime Series! This time we’re tackling the Night King of the Cyber Crime world: Identity Theft.

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5 Sep 23

Plenty of Phish, but they’re not in the sea.

Welcome to our new Cyber Crime series! Today, we’re tackling Phishing.

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14 Aug 23

Hiring with zero recruitment fees? Yep, that’s us. Plus, there’s more.

We know how hard it is to run a business. But what’s even harder? Finding and hiring tech talent in a super saturated market, whilst trying to keep costs down

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26 May 23

5 Ways Tech is Saving the World, that you might not know about.

In honour of Earth Day last month, we’ve put together this list of 5 incredible ways that tech is saving the world, that you might not know about.

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15 May 23

Why we're increasing our prices

After putting off price increases for a year, it is no longer sustainable for us to sell our BOOTCAMP course at such a low price...

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28 Apr 23

So, you've applied to BOOTCAMP. What happens next?

We break down the post-application call and what it entails. It really isn't anything to worry about!

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13 Apr 23

Will ChatGPT and AI Replace Software Developers? No, and here’s why.

Simply put - no. There’s been a lot of talk recently about whether Software Developers will be replaced by ChatGPT, so today we’re setting the record straight

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13 Apr 23

The Ultimate Guide To Choosing a Coding Bootcamp

We’ve put together this absolutely exhaustive guide to help you put together a list of things to think about when choosing your bootcamp

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13 Mar 23

🏳️‍🌈 Extending our LGBTQ+ History Month celebrations

Over the last month, we’ve been celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month, and some of the many inspirational LGBTQ+ figures in the tech industry.

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1 Mar 23

Women and Coding, a Superpower-ful Mix

Celebrating Women and Girls in Science

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13 Feb 23

VS Code Keyboard Shortcuts every Developer should know

You won't know how you ever survived without this ultimate guide on essential VS Code commands and keyboard shortcuts

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30 Jan 23

What on *Virtual* Earth is ChatGPT?

Heard of ChatGPT but no idea what it actually is? I’ve got you.

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25 Jan 23

Manchester Codes is now Command Shift

Hi, it’s us, Manchester Codes. Except, Manchester Codes is no more. Welcome to Command Shift.

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19 Dec 22

We’re making it easier for you to finance your studies

Find out how you can pay for your course fees including information on our popular 24 month interest-free finance option

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3 Aug 22

Day in the life of a Software Developer at a digital agency

One of our graduates - Dean Spooner - tells us about his experience working for a digital agency following the course

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19 Jul 22

A day in the life of a software developer at a startup

One of our graduates - Shabina - shares her experience about working as a Junior Software Developer for a tech-startup following our coding bootcamp

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8 Jun 22

A new record salary for one of our graduates

I started by really looking into tech companies and found out what it would be like to work in a tech team as a Developer..

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23 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Martyna Machowiak

Martyna is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Aishah Bushra

Aishah is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Dragos-Robert Neagu

Dragos is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: David Arrowsmith

David is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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12 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Nathan Sainsbury

Nathan is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Carly Watson

Carly is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Ian King

Ian is one of our Instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Nick McAlpine

Nick is one of our instructors at Manchester Codes...

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11 Nov 21

How to create a Developers Mindset

Find out more about what a developer mindset is, and tips from our community on how they've built a developer mindset

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9 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Whitney

Whitney is one of our instructors at Manchester Codes...

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3 Nov 21

Meet the Instructor: Romy

We are so excited to welcome Romy back to our teaching team!

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29 Oct 21

Creating your first CV as a Junior Developer

AH! Why does writing a CV seem like the biggest chore? We’ve created a step by step guide of what you need to include in your CV and how to structure it

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13 Oct 21

Meet the Instructor: Luke

Luke is one of our mentors at Manchester Codes...

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1 Sep 21

Meet the Instructor: Stu Cowley

Stu Cowley is a back-end mentor at Manchester Codes who also works as a backend developer @ Gear4Music.

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Gareth beer

Gareth Beer is one of our Saturday session staff that helps the student's...

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Tom

Tom is a former student at Manchester Codes and now is a mentor...

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26 Aug 21

Meet the Instructor: Dominika Malinowska

Dominika Malinowska is one of our Frontend Curriculum. Find out what inspires her to teach...

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25 Aug 21

A modern day alternative to University

We asked a Computer Science student and coding bootcamp instructor for their opinion on whether to go to University or to attend a coding bootcamp

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8 Mar 21

Meet the Instructor: Jenny Ardrey

Jenny is one of our mentors at Manchester Codes. Read her words of wisdom for new Software Engineers and find out what excites her in the world of tech

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2 Dec 20

My journey to becoming a software developer

Read about Jasmine's journey into software development and the steps she took to find employment during a tough economic climate

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14 Sep 20

Lunch and Learn with AO: Episode 1

We invited Ashley Carter and Ehsan Isman from AO to help us answer a list of questions from aspiring developers from our current and future students.

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23 Aug 20

Is the future of work remote?

Now that so many Tech companies have quickly pivoted to allow their employees to work remotely, have we arrived at the new normal?

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13 May 20
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