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21-Day Equity Challenge

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Equity. Inclusion. Diversity. If you’ve even mildly been paying attention in 2020, these are just a few words you’ve probably heard. They’ve appeared in news headlines, corporate mission statements, even at the presidential debates. But as often as you’ve heard these words and words like them in 2020, do you know what they really mean?  … Continued

My First Code Jam

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I often envisioned hackathons as high-pressure, weekend-long events involving sleep deprivation with a diet of pizza and Mountain Dew, which is perhaps a big part of the reason I’d never attempted one in my development career thus far. That is, until a few weeks ago when the opportunity came up to join a few coworkers … Continued

On Setting Expectations

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As We Write Code’s project manager, Jason Snyder is responsible for keeping track of a lot of things—one of the most important being expectations. In this article Jason unpacks how setting expectations can easily be one of the biggest determining factors for a client’s satisfaction, a project’s success, and your company’s potential growth. Expectations can … Continued

IPAs to APIs: a look at WWC employee Elias Scarborough

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If you asked Elias ten years ago where he’d be today, he probably wouldn’t have said working as a developer in the Midwest. But for the last few years Elias has been cranking out code with We Write Code in Des Moines. We sat down with him to reflect on how an outdoorsy brewer from … Continued

Women in Tech: Pt 1

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Women in tech isn’t an anomaly, but it’s a sadly linear statistic. As of early 2020, only 26% of computer and mathematical professions are held by women, a number that hasn’t exceeded 27% since 2003 and stayed mostly stagnant for almost 20 years. But women in tech—and in general—are much more than statistics. Instead of … Continued

Making A Change: Mike Clancy’s Journey from Teacher to Developer

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Back in February, We Write Code had the opportunity to host and sponsor Des Moines Web Geeks’ panel, which discussed their personal transitions to professional developers. One of the panel members was We Write Code’s very own Mike Clancy, whose journey from high school history teacher to developer struck a chord with audience members. We … Continued

Making House Calls: Visit With Your Doctor From Home With WebCareHealth

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Your health is a big deal and WebCareHealth recognizes it. The time you spend with your doctor can be augmented by remote monitoring services. With digital health resources are at patients’ fingertips, it’s easier than ever for health providers to administer personalized care quickly and conveniently. WebCareHealth is a healthcare technology company that provides remote monitoring … Continued

The Doctor Is In: Utilizing Telehealth During COVID-19

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You might have a slight fever. Or your throat has been feeling a little tickle. But is it worth it to go out and see a doctor? Especially right now?  During the COVID-19 crisis, things that we may have otherwise brushed off are now potentially cause for worry, but seeing a doctor is a worry … Continued