Programming


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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What is a Framework? Why We Use Software Frameworks

In this blog post, we will discuss what a framework is in programming and what the most common frameworks are. We’ll also be talking about why developers use frameworks and some potential challenges that can arise.  What is a framework? A framework, or software framework, is a platform that provides a foundation for developing software […]

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7 Places You Can Learn How To Code For Free

Can you really learn how to code for free? We’re not saying you can master coding that easily, but you certainly can, with the right attitude, learn to code in as little as three months. In time, that’s equivalent to one semester of a computer science degree – hardly long enough to set anyone up […]

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How Do You Prepare For A Coding Bootcamp?

So you’ve decided to do a coding bootcamp – congratulations! You’ve just committed to an exciting and intensive journey of learning and development, personally and professionally, in a fast-paced career that is ever-evolving and in high demand.But before you even step one foot in the classroom, preparations should be made now to ensure your success […]

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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 a UX Developer?

A UX Developer is a person who has the skills to learn the journey that a user takes when they are on the front end of a website and then design the best possible journey that a front-end user can take. Their goal is to ensure that a user has a pleasurable and easy journey […]

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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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What is CSS, and how can it help today’s front-end developers?

To be a front-end developer, you will need to know CSS. In summary, CSS is an acronym for Cascading Style Sheets, but that term in itself might not help you. To understand just how significant CSS is to today’s website developers, you’ll have to look a little deeper. CSS is a web-based markup language used […]

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Learning JavaScript

If you are thinking of learning to code, then learning JavaScript is an excellent place to start. Beginning a secondary language is always going to be a challenge. For many of us, a programming language is precisely that. An unfamiliar vocabulary. Thankfully in this day and age, so many resources are available to aid the […]

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What Is GitHub?

GitHub is an extremely popular Git repository hosting service where more than 73 million software developers come together to store, manage and contribute to their own and others’ code.  From time to time, we all need advice from our peers or even our superiors. We have grown up asking the guidance of our friends, parents, […]

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