Programming


An Introduction to PHP for Beginners

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. PHP is seen by many as one of the older programming languages. However, it is worth noting that there is still enormous developmental influence with PHP. Even today, it is still among […]

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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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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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What is Front End Development?

Front End Development (also referred to as Client Side Development) often refers to the visual aspects of software coding. It is the layer of software programming that  makes a site or application “look and feel” good.  If front end development was the garden of your house, it would refer to making your garden pretty and […]

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How Do We Fix the Coding Skills Shortage?

 Since the 1980’s the ICT sector has been a strategically important sector to Ireland, both in terms of the numbers of high skilled professionals employed and its significant contribution to export performance.  According to the Irish Government’s ICT Plan, 2014 – 2018, this sector accounts for €70 billion per annum to the economy.  Furthermore, ICT […]

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Learn A New Programming Language

Getting to grips with the basics of programming can be daunting but, once you’re there, you leave yourself open to learning a new programming language. Upskilling is an essential part of maintaining your programming career and flourishing in it. As we’ve stated before, HTML and CSS are probably the most basic programming languages and are […]

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