The freeCodeCamp Podcast Ep. 45 - Dropout turned Software Engineer Dylan Israel - developer interview

The freeCodeCamp Podcast Ep. 45 - Dropout turned Software Engineer Dylan Israel - developer interview
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Dylan is a software engineer, YouTuber, and creator of several programming courses. Quincy talks to him about how he dropped out of college, drove from California to Florida, and hustled to get his first developer job. On top of that, you'll learn how he was able to leverage a few job offers to get a massive raise at his current company.

Quincy Larson: https://twitter.com/ossia

Dylan's YouTube channel: https://fcc.im/2NypFgS

Learn to code for free at: https://www.freecodecamp.org

Intro music by Vangough: https://fcc.im/2APOG02

Description: On today's episode of the freeCodeCamp podcast, Quincy Larson interviews Dylan Israel. Dylan is a software engineer, a YouTuber, and the creator of several programming courses. We talk about how he dropped out of college, drove from California to Florida, and hustled to get his first developer job. We also talk about how important his YouTube channel has been in helping him land job offers. And Dylan shares some details of his latest job search, which resulted in 4 job offers. Dylan was ultimately able to use those job offers a bargaining chip so he could get a massive raise at his current company without having to change jobs.