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.

What are Specializations?

Recently, Code Institute launched the most advanced coding curriculum in the world with its groundbreaking specializations programme. For the first time, students who partake in our full-stack programme will be able to choose from one of three specializations after they learn the skills of full-stack web development.  Code Institute is the only online coding bootcamp […]

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Ten tips for success on a Code Institute course

Code Institute has the most outstanding students, the vast majority of whom are career changers and upskillers. They are dedicated, motivated and committed. They work hard to reach their goals. Today, we’re looking at some tips for success for students on our programme. The popularity of online learning has been growing for years. However, over […]

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Five Golden Rules – learning to code

Changing jobs is daunting, especially when you’re moving from one role to a completely different one. With the world’s increasing dependence on technology, more and more people are upskilling to software development. If this describes you, then here are five golden rules that need to be followed when learning to code.  In their recent Future […]

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Learning to code in the Nordics

As a result of COVID-19, many of us now work from home, temporarily laid off, or forced out of work. A lot of people are using this time to upskill for the future workforce. But what skills should you learn? In a word? Programming. Learning to code in the Nordics is essential. Companies are now […]

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Challenges of learning to code

Many people think that the challenges of learning to code are too severe to start trying. Are you one of them? Coding has many challenges, but anyone can learn it if you put in the time and dedication. With that said, there are some common challenges when you first start out learning to code. Let’s […]

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Blue Monday

Have you ever heard of Blue Monday? Would you believe, Blue Monday was first publicised in 2005 as part of a press release from a company called Sky Travel? While their marketing department may have received kudos for a job well done, unfortunately, the formula around it is bogus. That said though, January Blues are […]

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Python in the Nordics

Nordic countries are among the most digitalised in the world. Everyone has multiple electronic devices, and most companies use advanced technology. This has led to an increased demand for software developers across Nordic countries – in all industries. Most of these companies use Python as their back-end programming language. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons […]

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Why change career to software development in 2021?

Every year, I find myself writing an article about why software development is a great choice for career changers. However, 2020 proved to be a year that cemented my thoughts even further. Since the onset of the COVID-19, the world has never seen such a high demand for technology – which leads me to today’s […]

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Technology Trends for 2021

The opening line of Gartner’s “Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021” really says it all. “Disruption is the hallmark of 2020”. Yep, it’s that time of the year again. As we approach the new year, we look at potential technology trends for 2021.  After a year like no other, 2020 has had a considerable impact. […]

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Career change jobs for new developers – Nordics 2021

The last twelve months has been the most turbulent year we have seen in a while. Especially within tech. Nordic countries, like the rest of the world, have had to deal with the impact of COVID-19. Here, many tech solutions have been fast-tracked, as the situation has required people to be more flexible than ever […]

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