What is AWS?

AWS, which stands for Amazon Web Services, is a cloud computing technology platform provided by one of the most well-known organisations, Amazon. This innovative and evolving platform provides customers with a myriad of services like servers, storage, networking, virtual computing, email, hosting services, and privacy. Storage is an essential asset for practically every organisation. Previously, […]

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Learn JavaScript: How Long Does it Take and How Hard is it?

So, you have decided you want to learn JavaScript. Great! JavaScript has been one of the most commonly used languages in the world for some time. It is powerful, diverse and can work on both front and back-end applications. In this article, we look at some JavaScript tips & tricks. With a huge following, there […]

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What is an HTML file? A Guide to Getting Started

An HTML file holds the basic structure of your website. It tells the browser what needs to be there for content. For example, what to show as the title for your website in the browser tab. In the case of this post, the browser tag should read “HTML Files: How to Create & Use”, as […]

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Chrome Dev Tools: Tips & Tricks

The initial stage of programming is an essential part. Most individuals do not get past this level since they are overwhelmed by big blocks of code and complex tools and features. However, most of the seemingly complex features are usually the simplest to learn and execute, and Chrome Dev Tools fall into this category. Though […]

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The Best Coding Languages for Web Development in 2022

The last few years have shown a booming industry boom even further. Web development has become increasingly important to every industry. In this article, we look at some of the best coding languages for 2022.  When the web started, deciding what language to use was relatively easy. The 1993 version of this article would be […]

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Overcast CEO, Philippe Brodeur – Employer Interview

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers. In this interview, we spoke with Philippe Brodeur, CEO, Overcast.  Philippe Brodeur – Overcast […]

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What is React.js?

React.js, more commonly known as React, is a free, open-source JavaScript library. It works best to build user interfaces by combining sections of code (components) into full websites. Originally built by Facebook, Meta and the open-source community now maintain it. One of the good things about React is that you can use it as much […]

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Employer Interview: Gary Ludgate, Phorest

In our most recent white paper, “A job in software development – where to start?” we look at the career change journey into software development. As part of the paper, we interviewed a selection of employers regarding their thoughts on career changers.  In this interview, we spoke with Gary Ludgate, Talent Manager of Phorest. The […]

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What’s the difference between Java and JavaScript?

Java and JavaScript are among the most known and most used programming languages. Unfortunately, the similarity in the language name often causes confusion. The following article highlights some of the differences and similarities between these two programming languages. Java and JavaScript History Java is a compiled and object-oriented, general-purpose programming language, first released in 1996 […]

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In-demand software skills for 2022

As businesses rely on technology more than ever, the demand for software developers is increasing rapidly. But, what software development skills will be most in-demand for 2022?  Technology has been growing for decades, but its growth has soared since the world experienced its first major pandemic since the Spanish flu. Globally, businesses had to shut […]

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