What is the Internet of Things?

The short and sweet explanation of the IoT is the idea that every object that has an on / off switch can be connected to the internet and again to each other. Not just the obvious ones like your computer and cell phone, but everything. Home appliances such as washing machines and coffee makers as well […]

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Create Stunning Visuals with D3.js

D3.js, or D3, is a compelling framework in web development. It is an open-source JavaScript library that is used for manipulating documents based on data. It produces dynamic visualisations of data for the web. D3.js provides the building blocks for displaying data through colourful charts, graphs, and maps – instead of boring text and spreadsheets.  […]

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5 Big Reasons Why Marketers Need to Know Code

ONE OF the biggest marketing changes is the growth and adoption of marketing technologies. In fact there are over 3,500+ marketing-tech companies (2015, there’s so much more now); growing at more than 1,000 companies per year.Every part of the marketing process – from CMS to PPC – is road-mapped and implemented into the overall digital […]

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Is A Coding Bootcamp Right For You?

 How do I know if a coding bootcamp is right for you? As is the case with choosing a walk of life, answering a vocational calling, or simply finding yourself at a career-defining crossroads, there is never one true answer, and similarly, there is no one type of individual who is best suited to a […]

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How a Coding Bootcamp Prepares You for a Job as a Web Developer

With the increased demand for web developers, many people are looking at ways other than through traditional education to secure a job in the tech industry. Coding bootcamps are fitting this niche, with the promise of teaching the skills necessary to prepare their students for a successful career in technology. Though these bootcamps are only […]

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Is It Too Late to Learn How To Code?

If you’ve ever found yourself at a crossroads in your career or your studies, or simply a junction in your life where you begin to question the path you’re taking, feeling insecure about your past decisions, questioning your judgment, congratulations- you’re human. So, to answer the initial question- you’re too old when you think you’re […]

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Responsive vs Adaptive Web Design

Responsive design and adaptive design aim to achieve the same thing – a website that works on whatever size of a screen you are looking at. However, while both strive to achieve the same thing, how they achieve that goal is different.  Why Responsive and Adaptive Design?  In general, Google encourages a push towards mobile-friendly […]

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4 Tips to Avoid Coding Bootcamp Burnout

Attending a coding bootcamp is an intense experience with one goal in mind – to learn new skills in a highly focused way in a short amount of time. An immersive educational programme like this is challenging – and the challenge can become exhausting after a while. But there are strategies you can use to […]

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Do I Need a Degree To Become a Coder?

It’s one thing to know the theory, speak the language, understand the terminology, but when it comes down to it, there’s an awful lot of college educated coders out there who can’t actually… code.With so many well paid jobs available in web development, many people are starting to ask themselves – do I need a degree […]

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Impostor Syndrome in Web Development

Impostor Syndrome is defined as:A psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving […]

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