Here’s how Ayesha Ilyas, Front-End Nanodegree graduate, used her Nanodegree experience to land a job as a front-end developer. We asked Ayesha a few questions about her journey, and discovered she has a very passionate stance on women in development, which is certainly worth a read on its own.
Teaching, Ben suggested, is one of the best ways to learn. It helped him learn that he had a strong interest in pursuing development seriously. He encourages students to not only learn from a teacher (online or offline), but to also teach themselves and each other.
We have successfully set up and installed a LAMP server on our Ubuntu machine, optimized our server, and now it’s time to write our first Python application. We won’t be writing anything too fancy, but we will cover the basics of a Python application, and also talk a bit to either our MySQL or PostgreSQL database.
Student Spotlight is a recurring feature on the Udacity Blog, highlighting personal stories and experiences from Udacity Nanodegree students and graduates. Today’s post comes from Data Analyst student Christian Strobl, a former lawyer turned startup cofounder, currently living in Munich and learning data science within the Data Analyst Nanodegree. Read on to see how Christian made the big career shift outside of the world of law.
Whether you dream large or small, the best side project is the one you can’t imagine not doing. If you can’t imagine not doing it, it might be that others won’t be able to imagine not using it. And however modestly you start, your passion just might lead you to develop the next Pinterest, the next GitHub, or the next Twitter. Your passion just might lead you to excellence.
Since we launched Udacity Nanodegree programs last year, one of the most common questions we hear from the community is, “Are these right for me?” Ultimately, furthering your career will be a very personal decision and different for everyone. But we thought it’d be helpful to prospective students to outline some of the most popular questions out there, and some of the answers that have been provided directly from Udacity Students.
Apache is designed in a modular fashion so that web servers can be customized for particular needs. Popular modules add the ability to rewrite URLs, provide SSL encryption, and more. Apache comes with many of these modules enabled by default, however, which can mean unnecessary overhead and bloat on your server.