Challenges of learning to code

Many people think that the challenges of learning to code are too severe to start trying. Are you one of them? Coding has many challenges, but anyone can learn it if you put in the time and dedication. With that said, there are some common challenges when you first start out learning to code. Let’s […]

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Leading users through your interface

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Python versus Java

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My Time is Now – Darragh Browne Testimonial

Our latest testimonial has arrived. Meet Darragh Browne, a Code Institute graduate who has kept in touch with us over the years. Those of you who have followed Darragh’s story will know that he’s transitioned from deli to developer. Darragh joined Code Institute in 2015 and since then his career has grown from strength to strength. […]

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The importance of Coding and the changing global careerscape

Coding and its importance to future careerscapes can’t be underestimated. As the world looks to automation and Artificial Intelligence, now, more than ever, we need to equip ourselves with coding capabilities.  Coding is proving to be of huge importance to the global careerscape. Clever code has made dramatic changes to how we approach work and […]

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Working in the Industry: Interview with a Wix Software Engineer

Profile and Professional Experience Name: Avishai Ish-ShalomCurrent Title: Software Engineer at Wix.comPast Positions: Co-Founder and CTO at fewbytes, Infrastructure Group Leader at Leaway Enterprise, and Public IT Center Manager at The Hebrew University. Experience: 10+ yearsMost Important Coding Language: JavaScriptMotto: “In a world where every device has an API, everything is a software problem”. Career […]

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Essential Career Tips From Industry Experts

Industry Experts Tell All We’re passionate about a few things at Code Institute, but our ultimate goal is to ensure that our graduates find their ideal job in software development. We want to help you to navigate your new career landscape with confidence and capitalise on all the job opportunities that come your way.We created […]

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The Top Full Stack Developer Tools

There are an incredible amount of full stack developer tools on the internet. But, how do you know which ones will help you the most? Whilst a lot of these are based on personal preference, there are many sites that developers widely know because they’re just that good. So let’s explore some of the top […]

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What is Version Control?

During a project, developers may continually add to or modify the project’s codebase. Version Control attempts to protect the source code from intentional or unintentional loss. For many years, the open-source community has provided software developers with great tools to manage and organise their source code.  In particular, the community contributes tools that allow you […]

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What is AngularJS?

AngularJS is a JavaScript MVC framework for building dynamic, single-page web applications. When we say dynamic, we mean that the data and information used and displayed in the application can change automatically without manually editing or updating by a developer. AngularJS is an open-source framework project maintained by Google. It maintains a powerful list of […]

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What is Django?

Django is a mature framework written in Python that has been around since 2003. It aims to make software development projects easier to build. Django was initially developed as an in-house framework to manage a series of online news websites. Why use Django? Many projects can have a common set of core issues, in addition […]

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What is .NET Framework?

The .NET Framework is a large ecosystem created by Microsoft designed initially to run enterprise-scale applications on Windows-based platforms. But a version called .NET Core has run on Mac and Linux Platforms since June 2016. In this article, we will look at .Net Framework components and what they do.  .Net Framework Components The .Net Framework […]

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What is Open Source Software?

Open Source Software (OSS) is Software licensed with a copyright license compliant with the Open Source Definition (OSD). It is software that is distributed with its source code in a human-readable format so that anyone can inspect it. OSS can also be modified and enhanced. If you have ever used WordPress, the Firefox browser, or […]

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What is Ruby on Rails & what is it used for?

Ruby on Rails is a full-stack framework packed full of features. The official documentation calls it a “metropolis filled with all the institutions needed to run a large, sprawling application like Basecamp or GitHub or Shopify”. Like all frameworks, it is designed to make programming web applications easier by making assumptions about what every developer […]

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HTML and CSS: How to link CSS to HTML

Providing a visually appealing design encourages users of your site to explore further and remain for longer. A positive experience can lead to a higher percentage of visitors returning; a greater presence of your product; and leaves users more likely to share your content for a wider audience. All this can be achieved, largely, through […]

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How to become a full-stack developer

With technology on a constant rise, more and more people are looking at becoming full-stack developers. The opportunities in this field are ever-increasing, as all workforces are looking to technology to make themselves more competitive. So today, we’ll answer that question – how to become a full-stack developer? Required skill set for a full stack […]

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What does a Full Stack Developer do?

With full stack software developers in such high demand, many people can be curious about what they do. Full stack developers are a type of software developers. A software developer is a broad term that covers a broad range of careers, from front end to back end and more. A full stack developer is a […]

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