Career


What Coding Languages Should You Learn?

What Coding Languages Should You Learn? If you’re new to coding, the many different coding languages can be confusing. What does each language do? What languages are the most useful? What languages are in demand? The infographic below shows what each major language does, as well as a brief history and some salary figures. *DISCLAIMER* […]

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How a Coding Bootcamp Prepares You for a Job as a Web Developer

 With the increased demand for web developers, many people are looking at ways other than through traditional education to secure a job in the tech industry. Coding bootcamps are fitting this niche, with the promise of teaching the skills necessary to prepare their students for a successful career in technology. Though these bootcamps are only […]

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Is It Too Late to Learn How To Code?

If you’ve ever found yourself at a crossroads in your career or your studies, or simply a junction in your life where you begin to question the path you’re taking, feeling insecure about your past decisions, questioning your judgment, congratulations- you’re human. So, to answer the initial question- you’re too old when you think you’re […]

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Do I Need a Degree To Become a Coder?

It’s one thing to know the theory, speak the language, understand the terminology, but when it comes down to it, there’s an awful lot of college educated coders out there who can’t actually… code.With so many well paid jobs available in web development, many people are starting to ask themselves – do I need a degree […]

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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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