Programming languages


What is Javascript and Do I Need it?

Obviously, when there exists such a multitude of programming languages, many, if not most, are tailored for specific functions, so the question often boils down to the subjective experience and expectations of the actual human being writing the code. Programmers and developers will argue over language superiority until the end of time, but they will […]

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Good Coder or Great Coder? From beginner, to intermediate, to expert.

You’ve just demonstrated your worth to a future employer with a perfect first interview. You coded intelligently and very casually aced the ‘Hello, World!’ test You made the two developers across the table from you laugh at a terrible joke (which you stole from Dilbert).  You complimented the baby picture displayed, accidentally calling one of […]

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What is Ruby on Rails?

One of the most interesting software developments in coding circles is Ruby on Rails.The name comes from two things: Rails (an open-source web application framework), and Ruby, the dynamic, object-oriented general purpose programming language that Rails is written in. Put the two together and you get Ruby on Rails. Rails is server-side, and attempts to simplify the […]

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An Introduction to PHP for Beginners

While the journey of a thousand kilometres might begin with a single step, understanding what PHP is, begins with a single sentence – PHP (PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor)is a server-side scripting language designed for web development, but it is also used as a general purpose programming language. Even if PHP isn’t the programming language you wish […]

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4 Steps to Start your Career in Coding

If you ever thought about getting into coding as a career, then there is no better time than right now. OK, so your parents always told you that the best route to success was to become a professional – doctor, lawyer, dentist, accountant. Yes indeed, these are all very worthwhile and you can indeed carve […]

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Learn How to Code

Code Week takes place across Europe between 11th and 17th October 2014.  This is part of a wider European initiative that encourages people to learn how to code.  In preparation for Code Week, there are various activities that are taking place across the country to help you to learn how to code. Having the correct […]

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