The earliest memory I have related to programming is sitting down with my dad back in the 80s and writing out some programs in BASIC on our Tandy Colour computer. We had these monolithic books that listed every line of a program; we typed one in and it displayed a series of colour pictures on our television. I thought that was pretty neat.
But with so many out there, how do you choose? Here’s a list of some of the best tools to date, according to working web developers. Now, no one toolset works for every developer in every situation. You will develop your own toolsets, picking tools based on the tasks you need to accomplish on any given project — and on what works for you. Some tools are better designed than others for particular working habits or design preferences. So take some of these tools for a spin, and see if they don’t become part of your must-have toolkit.
In today’s world, every company is a technology company. Regardless of the industry, whether it’s banking, healthcare, industrials or consumables, these companies are all looking for the right workforce to help them succeed. What are we, in the United States, doing to address the new skills needed for the 21st century?
Kunal Chawla, the instructor for Programming Foundations with Python, believes in stepping back from your daily activities every once in a while to review your own actions and assess whether you’re still on the path […]
Front-End student (graduated as of April 16) Rohit Gupta bounced from engineering to marketing to being an aspiring coder who simply never stops learning. Initially, his goal was to build a startup, and he couldn’t find enough programmers that actually wanted to code. The best thing, Rohit figured, was to learn to program. And that would lead to something. That was his premise.
Getting a job offer is fantastic (congrats!), but before you commit, you’ll want to make sure the cultural fit is completely mutual. The greatest predictor of the longevity of your experience with any company likely won’t be your salary, benefits, or title — it’ll be the cultural accord. Any role you step into, however awesome it is on paper, should be as perfect for you as you are for the company.
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