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From time to time, students, graduates, and colleagues of Code Institute contribute to our blogs and articles. Here's where you will find them.

Working with JSON in Python: A Beginner’s Guide

If you’re just starting with Python, you might have heard about JSON, which stands for JavaScript Object Notation. JSON is a lightweight data-interchange format that is easy for humans to read and write and for machines to parse and generate. Working with JSON in Python is a common task, and it’s essential to understand how […]

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Multivariate Analysis: What Is It & What Are Its Uses?

In data analysis, multivariate analysis is a technique that enables the comprehensive exploration of complex datasets. By considering multiple variables simultaneously, this analytical approach reveals intricate relationships, uncovers hidden patterns, and provides a deeper understanding of the underlying structure.  This article looks at multivariate analysis, unravelling its significance and practical applications across various fields.  Whether you’re […]

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Bildungskarenz & Code Institute: Your Path to Success in Software Development

Why Code Institute? Code Institute provides professional qualifications programmes tailored to the demands of the European Software Development industry. We are excited to have arrived in Austria, especially in Vienna, as more than 27.000 high-paying jobs in Software Development are available and there for the taking for those who can get the job done.  Code […]

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HTML Head Tag

In this article, we will take a closer look at the head tag, which is one of the key elements of a well-formed HTML document. Each web page contains a Doctype, an HTML element, a head, and a body. The doctype declares the HTML version and is needed for the web page to be rendered […]

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HTML Body Tag

In the first article of this series, we looked at the first element of the <html> element, the HTML head tag. In this article, we will explain what the HTML body tag is and what it is used for. What is the HTML Body Tag? The HTML body element is the container for the content […]

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What is Timeboxing?

Timeboxing is a goal-based strategy that people use to increase productivity and reduce the time spent plotting how to get the work done.   The concept is simple. You put a time limit on tasks, meeting agenda points, investigation time, anything, so you or the team stays focused on the common end goal and the precious […]

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What is Responsive Web Design?

Responsive design is the process of building a website that will automatically adjust to the screen size of any device.  Early Design When the internet first went public in 1993, computers were the only devices rendering websites. Desktop screens were typically 800px or 1024px wide. As a result, developers created websites for just two sizes, […]

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Semantic HTML: A11y Series – 4

What is semantic HTML? Semantic HTML forms the building blocks of the web. They are the correct ingredients to make a cake. It’s the difference between putting 4 cups of flour into a bowl or putting flour, butter, sugar, and eggs into a bowl. One of those makes a cake (or in our case, a […]

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Alt text with Images – A11y Series 3

What is alt text? Alternative text, more commonly known as alt text, is the text that users will hear if they are unable to view an image – an alternative option. Alt text is a short, written description of an image, which fully describes the image when the image cannot be viewed. Alt text is […]

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Colour & Accessible Websites – A11y series 2

What does it mean to be colour blind? Colour vision deficiency, more commonly known as colour blindness, causes difficulty identifying and distinguishing between certain colours. This is usually genetic and is present from birth. However, it can appear later in life due to other health conditions, medication side effects, or exposure to certain chemicals. Many […]

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