Coding


Why online learning is now better than classroom

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Never too old to Code

People often ask if they are too old to code. It’s a very strange question, with a very simple answer. You’re never too old to code. Why’s it a strange question? Well, to us it implies that there should be an age-point where once you reach it, you must stop coding. Thankfully, no such point […]

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The 5 Day Coding Challenge – Time & Commitment. Totally worth it.

There is a famous Theodore Roosevelt quote, “Nothing worth having comes easy“. It’s true. Think about it. You don’t just wake up one morning and climb Everest. If you want to do that, you have to work hard for it. The same theory can be applied to anything worth having. Take the 5 Day Coding […]

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My Time is Now – Darragh Browne Testimonial

Our latest testimonial has arrived. Meet Darragh Browne, a Code Institute graduate who has kept in touch with us over the years. Those of you who have followed Darragh’s story will know that he’s transitioned from deli to developer. Darragh joined Code Institute in 2015 and since then his career has grown from strength to strength. […]

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15-Minute Rule – who you gonna call?

In our Full-Stack course, our tutors and mentors recommend something called the 15-minute rule. Yep… we all know what the 5-second rule is, which is completely different, and if you were to eat your food 15 minutes after it landed on the ground, that would be unhygienic. No, the 15-minute rule is a wise way […]

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The dreaded Cover Letter – Keep it short but very sweet!

You’re on a job hunt and you’ve come across the dreaded words, “Cover Letter”, you might panic. Hell, you might even cry a little. But by our reckoning, the dreaded cover letter might just be the way to get your foot in the door. A cover letter is a way of showing your personality to […]

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Tips for Interview success – don't clown around, be prepared

This interview day has come. You might be sweating it. However, if you’ve done your homework, you shouldn’t have much to worry about. The old adage stands true. Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. For interview success you must be prepared. Here’s a quick guide on some of the things you should cover before […]

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Artificial Intelligence and its impact on Education

When we think of Artificial Intelligence (AI), there are generations of us who immediately think of the movie world. Depending on your age, some will think of Johnny-5 from Short Circuit. Others will think of the Terminator. Some may even think of that kid in the 2001 movie, “AI – Artificial Intelligence”. While all these movies […]

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International Tech Events – May 2018

Tech events can be a great place to start for any up-and-coming coder or digital professional. Furthermore, networking is a must in this game, and there are few opportunities that give you such open access to tech companies. Companies show their wares at these tech events, and they themselves are there to meet new innovators […]

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Student Spotlight: From Pastries to Programming

This interview was conducted by Erica Freedman, Content Specialist at SwitchUp. SwitchUp sat down with Code Institute alumni Andres Correa to discuss his journey from pastries to programming. When Andres was in Venezuela, he had his own business, but the schedule was grueling. After seeing an advertisement for Code Institute online, Andres attended an in-person […]

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