Programming


6 Tips for Learning Programming Faster

Given that programming is one of the popular industries with high demand and employment opportunities that pay well, many students are choosing tech-related majors in colleges, and some are taking online courses. Though each person’s objectives may differ, two questions frequently occupy aspiring programmers’ thoughts as they learn: ‘How long does it take to learn […]

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Why should you learn to program?

Why should I learn to program? There can be several good reasons to jump into programming in today’s technological era – whether you want to change your career, learn new skills, or upskill for your current role. Let us look at five reasons as to why should you learn to program. Why should you learn […]

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Leading users through your interface

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Steve Jobs to Bill Gates: Thanks for saving Apple

There has always been a great debate about who’s better, Microsoft or Apple? At one stage, it was a bit like that ridiculous question, “who’d win in a fight, Batman or Superman?” We all know it’s Batman. But the debate never really settled between Apple and Microsoft fanatics. On August 18, 1997, however, Steve Jobs […]

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15-Minute Rule – who you gonna call?

In our Full-Stack course, our tutors and mentors recommend something called the 15-minute rule. Yep… we all know what the 5-second rule is, which is completely different, and if you were to eat your food 15 minutes after it landed on the ground, that would be unhygienic. No, the 15-minute rule is a wise way […]

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Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Education

When we think of Artificial Intelligence (AI), there are generations of us who immediately think of the movie world. Depending on your age, some will think of Johnny-5 from Short Circuit. Others will think of the Terminator. Some may even think of that kid in the 2001 movie, “AI – Artificial Intelligence”. While all these movies […]

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Student Spotlight: From Pastries to Programming

This interview was conducted by Erica Freedman, Content Specialist at SwitchUp. SwitchUp sat down with Code Institute alumni Andres Correa to discuss his journey from pastries to programming. When Andres was in Venezuela, he had his own business, but the schedule was grueling. After seeing an advertisement for Code Institute online, Andres attended an in-person […]

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Student Success: Making That Move Into Software Development

Jon’s Background Before Coding Our UK student Jon Hill recently graduated with a Diploma in Full-Stack Software Development from Code Institute – well done Jon! We love to keep in contact with our students to see how their career in coding is progressing. We’re going to take a look at Jon’s journey into software development, […]

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Women in Code

Coding is commonly perceived as a male-dominated industry, however, we’re noticing a very positive trend in our coding bootcamps and our coding challenges: 40% of our attendants are women, and we hope to reach 50% in future classes. Our tutors, mentors and teaching assistants are women, as is our student care manager. All of them […]

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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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