Daragh Ó Tuama

Content & Production Manager

Daragh is Code Institute’s Content Manager. With a long history in journalism, he has a huge interest in all things tech. Daragh also has a background in radio and TV, and has presented and contributed to shows on RTÉ, Newstalk, Today FM, TG4, and many more. He has a degree in modern Irish and history, and more recently, he has attained a certificate in sustainability studies. Daragh is also a videographer and is responsible for much of the content delivered to Code Institute. Daragh joined Code Institute in 2018.

Lifelong Learning for the modern workplace

The era of lifelong learning has dawned upon us, driven by technological advancements, global connectivity, and the dynamic nature of industries. In this blog, we look at why lifelong learning is now more important than ever and how it empowers individuals to navigate the complexities of the modern age. Rapid Technological Advancements The Fourth Industrial […]

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Software Development Role Based on Your Skills

A career change to software development in the era of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not just a leap into a new profession but a journey toward shaping the future. As AI continues to transform industries, the demand for skilled software developers is ever-growing. In this blog, we’ll explore various software development roles, highlight the key […]

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The Importance of Code Reviews

In the dynamic field of software development, a critical challenge persists: how can we ensure the creation of robust, error-free code that stands the test of time? This quandary gave birth to the practice of code reviews, a collaborative process that has become a cornerstone of modern development workflows. Code reviews are crucial in software development […]

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SOLID Principles of OOP

In the world of programming, there’s a set of guiding principles that help developers write code that is not only functional but also easy to maintain and expand. SOLID principles are fundamental in Object-Oriented Programming.  These principles include Single Responsibility, Open/Closed, Liskov Substitution, Interface Segregation, and Dependency Inversion, guiding the creation of flexible and maintainable […]

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The Power of Python in Scientific Fields

In today’s ever-evolving scientific landscape, mastering programming languages is a key to success. Python, with its user-friendly syntax and extensive library ecosystem,is a potent tool for professionals in various scientific disciplines. This blog explores how learning Python can significantly benefit individuals working in fields like biology, bioinformatics, chemistry, physics, astronomy, and earth science. Biology and […]

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Getting Started with Kubernetes: Understanding the Importance of Kubernetes  

In this fast-paced digital landscape, efficiently managing and deploying applications is paramount. Kubernetes or K8s automates the deployment, scale and management of containerised applications. Containers, the building blocks of modern software development, encapsulate software and its dependencies, ensuring consistency across different environments. For someone who is thinking of starting with a Kubernetes tutorial or learning Kubernetes, […]

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Effective Debugging Techniques for Developers: Understanding the Importance of Debugging 

Debugging is the unsung hero of software development, the diligent detective work that ensures your code runs smoothly. Debugging is the process of identifying and resolving errors or bugs in a program code.  These bugs, whether minor syntax errors or complex logical flaws, can wreak havoc if left unattended. In this article, we delve into the world […]

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Differences Between SQL and NoSQL Databases

In the realm of database management, the choice between SQL and NoSQL databases is pivotal. It is important to understand what SQL is used for. SQL or Structured Query Language, employs a structured approach with predefined schemas, ideal for complex queries and transactions.    NoSQL, on the other hand, embraces a schemaless, flexible model, excelling in […]

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Popular Programming Languages & AI Development Trends in 2024

As we step into the promising year of 2024, it’s time to look back and reflect on the programming languages that dominated the tech landscape in 2023. From web development to artificial intelligence (AI), certain languages emerged as the driving forces behind innovation and development. Among these, Python undoubtedly stood out, showcasing its versatility and […]

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Developers in the age of AI

In a webinar hosted during Code Institute’s annual careers fair, Elevate, industry experts Reshmi Goff from Microsoft and Menno Odjix from Mendix, alongside host Peter O’Connell, shed light on the ever-evolving landscape of software development. This enriching conversation covered a spectrum of topics, from emerging skill sets to the impact of AI co-pilots, all while […]

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