Coding


What is HTML, and why should I learn it?

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Leading users through your interface

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Thoughts on the 5 Day Coding Challenge

My name is Billy Keenan, and I work in the marketing department of Code Institute. Some background on myself, I studied Communications Studies in Dublin City University. While I was studying, I worked as a journalist to support myself and was heavily involved in DCU’s Media Production Society. With this in mind, when Code Institute’s […]

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What is Python? Why should you learn it?

By now, we all know how fast technology is moving. Take a look around. What do you see? So much of what’s around us involves lines of code, even in seemingly non-technical items like pens or bags. Somewhere in the production process, a software developer wrote the specific code needed to make that pen fit […]

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5 reasons to future-proof with code

We all know that the tech sector is booming. Look at your nearest major city. Chances are, some of the following tech firms have an office near you; Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Dell, Oracle, Intel, Accenture, and many others. Then include tech-related companies from your own country. The tech industry are huge employers, and they […]

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What is Internet of Things (IoT)?

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is where everything around us becomes more connected through the internet and technology. Different devices connect with each other and share data, commands, and more through the internet or other communication connections. What is the history of the Internet of Things? According to Dataversity, IoT concepts have been around […]

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How much code? Planes.

To highlight the importance of code in our lives, we have started a semi-regular series called How much code? Last week, we looked at how many lines of code it takes to run an average car. Today, we’re looking at how many lines of code goes into planes – specifically, the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. It’s […]

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Why software development can help your career

Tech skills are a necessity for future professionals. No longer are these skills just associated with the tech industry. For the most part, it does not matter what industry you’re in, tech will play a part, and a knowledge of code will be a huge benefit for those in the know. There are many reasons […]

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Steve Jobs to Bill Gates: Thanks for saving Apple

There has always been a great debate about who’s better, Microsoft or Apple? At one stage, it was a bit like that ridiculous question, “who’d win in a fight, Batman or Superman?” We all know it’s Batman. But the debate never really settled between Apple and Microsoft fanatics. On August 18, 1997, however, Steve Jobs […]

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How much code? Cars.

We write about it often. Software developers are in high demand. These are the people who create the code that is inputted into the apps, the websites, the cars, the planes, the phones, and so much more of the items that we use from day to day. Look at a paper bag for example, while […]

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