Daragh Ó Tuama

Content & Production Manager

Daragh is Code Institute’s Content Manager. With a long history in journalism, he has a huge interest in all things tech. Daragh also has a background in radio and TV, and has presented and contributed to shows on RTÉ, Newstalk, Today FM, TG4, and many more. He has a degree in modern Irish and history, and more recently, he has attained a certificate in sustainability studies. Daragh is also a videographer and is responsible for much of the content delivered to Code Institute. Daragh joined Code Institute in 2018.

What is .NET Framework?

The .NET Framework, part of the .NET Platform, is a large ecosystem created by Microsoft designed initially to run enterprise-scale applications on Windows-based platforms. The .NET Framework provides a programming model, a large class library, and tools for building, deploying, and running apps for platforms including Linux, macOS, Windows, iOS and Android. A version of […]

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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?

Ruby on Rails is an open-source development framework providing structure for the development of web applications. Written in the programming language Ruby, it is a library packed full of features to save time and removes some of the complexity of coding.  The official documentation calls Ruby on Rails a “metropolis filled with all the institutions […]

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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 do you become a full stack developer? How to become a […]

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What is a Full-Stack Developer?

A full-stack developer is someone who works on both the front end (client-side) and the back end (server-side) of software development. They are incredibly valuable and versatile all-round developers who can handle both ends of a web application. Jack of all trades, master of many. Full-Stack developers are equipped to take on a myriad of […]

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How much do full-stack web developers make?

It’s always nice to earn a good wage, but how much do full-stack web developers make? While there can be many reasons for someone changing careers, one of the motivating factors is often money. Today we look at some of the average full-stack developer salaries that are reported in the UK and Europe. Average full-stack […]

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How to Change Careers to Software Development

How to change careers – barriers to avoid In recent weeks, you may have read about what has now been coined “the great resignation”. After 18 months of working from home, it appears that the masses are ready to switch careers in search of a happier life. Employees are now in search of better opportunities. […]

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3 Reasons to learn React.js

React was first created by a software developer in Facebook by the name of Jordan Walke. It is an open-source front-end Javascript library that Facebook maintains. It is also one of the most used front-end libraries in the world. And, developers with React.js skills are among the most sought-after programmers in the world. What is […]

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6 industries that use predictive analytics

Data is more valuable than gold. You may have heard this statement before, and by now, it is somewhat of a cliché. However, if the trillion-dollar value of many companies is anything to go by, this adage might be correct. Here’s the thing. Data can do so many great things for business. This is why […]

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The growth of e-Commerce

Over the last year or two, the world has seen massive growth in e-commerce. There can be no doubting that spending online was massive before 2020, but when governments told the world to lockdown, we saw incredible growth in online retailing. If you worked in retail and you’re business wasn’t ready for e-Commerce, then you […]

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