Why should you learn to program?

Why should I learn to program? There can be several good reasons to jump into programming in today’s technological era – whether you want to change your career, learn new skills, or upskill for your current role. Let us look at five reasons as to why should you learn to program. Why should you learn […]

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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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Everything You Need to Know About Python

If you’re interested in coding then learning Python is a great place to get started; it was designed with simplicity in mind. This language was invented by Dutch programmer Guido Van Rossum, and it was first released in 1991. It’s still one of the most popular coding languages with developers and more importantly, with leading […]

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Women in Code

Coding is commonly perceived as a male-dominated industry, however, we’re noticing a very positive trend in our coding bootcamps and our coding challenges: 40% of our attendants are women, and we hope to reach 50% in future classes. Our tutors, mentors and teaching assistants are women, as is our student care manager. All of them […]

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Software Career Progression

One of the most appealing aspects of software development is career progression. One could begin as a tester or in customer care and find themselves moving up before they know it. Here is a look at possible career milestones, evolutions and progression for software developers. These are guidelines, so your own experience might differ, depending […]

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