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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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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Tips For Getting Started with GitHub

When planning your developer career, you’ll need the essentials to get started. High up on that list of essentials is a good text editor. Most machines come with a standard-issue text editor. For example, Microsoft’s Notepad. However, these are often not the optimum choice for a developer. They do work fine, but a specific text […]

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What Is JavaScript Framework?

JavaScript frameworks are a hugely important part of today’s programming community. In brief, JavaScript frameworks are a collection of libraries containing code written in JavaScript, making life a lot easier for software developers. Each JavaScript framework offers pre-built codes for different areas and different purposes in software development. JavaScript frameworks JavaScript frameworks structure your code […]

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Which Programming Language Is Best For You?

Programming is everywhere today – it’s one of the top career choices for budding IT aficionados. As with anything else, there are lots of choices when it comes to choosing what is the best avenue for you. It’s even something that Barack Obama is asking of his countrymen, to learn coding. Which programming language is […]

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Online Coding Bootcamp -V- Teaching Yourself

A career in coding is one that appeals to many these days. The demand for jobs has risen; as has the demand for courses, leading to coding Bootcamps popping up left, right and centre. This is fantastic, of course, for any prospective software developer; but also leaves the tricky decision of how to learn your […]

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Should Programming Bootcamps Be Regulated?

As the IT industry changes, so it the way IT is taught. It’s no longer essential to have a four year university degree and a postgraduate qualification to attain employment; you can train in a much shorter time period and still come out employable. Bootcamps are widely available now, teaching you the skills you need […]

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