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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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The Top 10 Coding Tips for Up and Coming Coders.

Credit woodleywonderworks  There is no one true path to becoming a good coder- there is no pill you can take, or shortcut you can exploit, or quick fix to eliminate all those irritating bugs that seem to be crawling out of the walls in your code. However, here are 10 behaviours and habits which will […]

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Can You Really Learn To Code At A Coding Bootcamp?

To answer this particular question, you might imagine that you’re entering two determining factors into an equation. One determining factor is whether or not the coding environment, the physical and digital arena of learning, is adequately addressing the content and skills that will be vital to a programmer in the future. The second is entirely […]

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First Coding Interview? Here’s What To Expect

Your First Coding Interview One of the lesser discussed aspects of being a programmer is how difficult the interview process can be. You’ve compiled thousands and thousands of lines of code, you’ve launched your websites and adjusted accordingly, you’ve questioned existing software and thought of how you might improve upon it, but you haven’t sat in […]

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Coding as part of a Team

 Coding and developing software is no longer a case of a single programmer hibernating in his basement with his father’s old Macintosh running Windows 95. These days, the work is being done by like-minded, project-oriented coders sitting shoulder to shoulder, working collaboratively on group projects. Teamwork is vital to success as it’s one of the […]

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Should I Go to a Coding Bootcamp or a University?

 Should I Go to a Coding Bootcamp or a University? Why has Ireland been struggling to take advantage of the technology market for the last two decades? I mean, we got off to a wonderful start, but innovation and investment, has been slowing down over the last few years. Ireland is a perfect first step for companies expanding into Europe; a […]

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Attributes that You Might Have if you Want to succeed as a coder or software developer

Recently, a group of 15 year-olds from across the world were assessed in various subjects.  The UK came in at #26 for Maths and #20 for Science.  This is a significant decrease since the last time this assessment was taken in 2009.So, it is purely a maths and science bent that will determine your success […]

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