Learn to Code


What is Timeboxing?

Timeboxing is a goal-based strategy that people use to increase productivity and reduce the time spent plotting how to get the work done.   The concept is simple. You put a time limit on tasks, meeting agenda points, investigation time, anything, so you or the team stays focused on the common end goal and the precious […]

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What Do Your First Five Years As A Dev Look Like? 

You have finally got your dream job as a developer. Now you are leaping around the house out of joy. Now that you have got your job, you will be in the process of getting ready to impress in your new workplace. However, before that, like anyone, you have some nerves to cool down about […]

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The Easiest Programming Languages in 2023 

Software developers are now in more demand than ever – and this demand keeps growing. But here’s the question: What are the easiest programming languages to learn if you want to become a software developer? In this article, we take a look.  Demand for new programmers It is probably not new news but are you […]

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What is Responsive Web Design?

Responsive design is the process of building a website that will automatically adjust to the screen size of any device.  Early Design When the internet first went public in 1993, computers were the only devices rendering websites. Desktop screens were typically 800px or 1024px wide. As a result, developers created websites for just two sizes, […]

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What Is an API Endpoint?

An API endpoint is a location from which APIs can access the resources they need to carry out their function. They are similar to website URLs which are used to locate a particular website on the internet. For an application to perform multiple tasks, it is not only enough for it to be equipped with […]

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How to Use Bootstrap Templates

What Are Bootstrap Templates? Bootstrap templates are pre-designed website or software frameworks or base layouts that leave minimal space for custom styling. With templates, minimal custom CSS is mainly used for layout purposes, and few styling or design decisions are made. Web Design The goal of web design is to make a website more visually […]

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Scholarships for Refugees – LevelUp

LevelUp is a CSR initiative, in partnership with Zartis, aiming to upskill refugees and asylum seekers across several European countries, including Ireland, Spain and Germany. It provides focused training and help connect ambitious professionals with tech employers.

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Coding Careers for Women

Coding Careers for Women is a joint initiative between Code Institute, Education and Training Boards, Regional Skills Fora and tech employers in Ireland. It offers women who are unemployed or returning to the workforce a pathway into tech careers.

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The Advantages of Learning Code 

Coding is a rewarding career. Software developers are generally well-paid, they can work on exciting and creative projects, and importantly, they are in huge demand. It’s worth noting that the World Economic Forum reckons that by 2025, as many as 85 million jobs will be at risk of being automated. On the positive side, these are to be […]

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Paid versus free coding courses

When it comes to learning software development, the question is whether or not you should choose one that you pay for that offers a diploma or opt for a free course that does not. Will a diploma get you a job quicker? Will a paid programme keep you on track? Generally, the typical response would […]

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