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Impostor Syndrome in Web Development

Impostor Syndrome is defined as:A psychological phenomenon in which people are unable to internalize their accomplishments. Despite external evidence of their competence, those with the syndrome remain convinced that they are frauds and do not deserve the success they have achieved. Proof of success is dismissed as luck, timing, or as a result of deceiving […]

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4 Traditional Industries Changed by Technology

 Many traditional industries are grabbing hold of the fast-moving pace of technology and using it to their advantage. Technological innovations are transforming long-established industries, allowing them to think outside the box and do things differently. Most, if not all, main industries in the world today are influenced by technology. Here are examples of four of […]

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Learn code? Are you ready?

Due to the global skills shortage in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector, the prediction is there will be more than 800,000 available jobs in ICT in Europe by 2020.  This has caused an increased interest in technology as a career choice. Because of this, many people are deciding to learn code to take […]

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7 Signs it's Time for a Career Change

 A few of us out there knew exactly what we wanted to do for a living since we were young adults. We set our sights on the goal and made it happen. But for the majority of us, this wasn’t the case. It’s more about trial and error and discovery over time. Many of us […]

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Developer Spotlight

Filipe Afonso is a Senior Consultant for Liferay International. He’s a member of the Global Services team, which is responsible for Liferay consulting services across Europe. This team provides technical leadership and guidance in the installation, configuration and implementation of Liferay’s Java-based technologies. Filipe is involved with the planning, designing, building and delivery of innovative […]

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Developer Spotlight

If you’re thinking about a career in web development, advice from someone working in the field can help.We talked with a developer from Arcusys – a software development company that uses open source solutions based on Liferay technology.Started in 2003 in Finland, Arcusys also has offices in Russia and the United States. It’s been named […]

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7 Coding Myths

7 Coding Myths There are a million and one myths about coding and coders that make people hesitant to pursue it as a skill.Myths like “You need to be a maths-whizz” or “I’m too old to learn to code” have stopped too many people from wandering down the coding career-track.In this post, we’ll unravel some of the most […]

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Coding Career Path – Corporation, Startup or Agency?

After all the hard work you’ve invested in your education to become a computer programmer, it’s time to step out into the big world and – drum roll, please – get that coding job.Other than starting your own business, there are three options available to you – working for an established company, a startup, or […]

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What Do Companies Look For In A New Coding Hire?

Many of you who are considering a career in web development have one thing on your mind: After all my time, money, and all the effort spent in learning how to code – what will it take to actually get a job in web development? This question is a valid one and there are two […]

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What is a web developer?

It is the job of the web developer to design and maintain websites. Whether laying out the underlying structure, developing the basic layout, or implementing advanced interactive features, their fingerprints are everywhere. A web developer is essentially a programmer who has chosen to specialise their interest in developing World Wide Web applications or distributed network […]

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