Becoming a Full Stack Web Developer: What You Need to Know

Full stack web developers are an integral part of the technology landscape, and as technology requirements grow — especially among businesses — the need for skilled professionals in these roles will increase

According to the 2020 Stack Overflow Developer Survey, 55% of working technologists consider themselves full stack developers, while 37.1% call themselves front-end developers and 55.2% prefer the title back-end developer.

With remote hiring at an all-time high, and top companies around the world looking for talent, there’s never been a better time to become a full stack web developer. 

Here’s how you can become a full stack web developer.



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Java Design Patterns

Despite declarative programming styles on the rise, object-oriented programming (OOP) is clearly here to stay. After all, it still provides the most natural way of building user interfaces and lends itself to organized, systemized applications. But an understanding of OOP isn’t complete without sound knowledge of the design patterns that organize object-oriented programs.

In this article, we’ll explore the origins of these design patterns and cover the benefits of using them. We’ll also dive into three specific design patterns and how you can implement them when programming with Java.



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How Sensor Fusion Works

Though we’re mostly unaware of it, our senses relentlessly work together to guide us through the world. Our vision, hearing, sense of touch and smell create mental images of the environment at every instant, helping us make basic decisions — Is it safe to cross the street? Is this sandwich still edible?

Since these processes are involuntary, we’re not aware of how complex they really are. However, the intricacy of fusing together different sensory channels reveals itself when we start teaching a machine to master the same skill.



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How AI Can Transform Your Workforce

Digital transformation is about so much more than implementing Slack in your company to streamline communication. The goal of digital transformation is to drive organizational change and support growth, and that requires the thoughtful, strategic use of technology like enterprise artificial intelligence (AI). 

To drive successful digital transformation in your organization, you must first drive alignment within your leadership and people teams. This will help streamline the solution, strategy, and execution.

Despite what the phrase AI may make you think of, it’s not only a hot trend or something to be used for one-off projects. It’s a powerful tool to drive digital transformation at scale. 

Let’s take a look at how AI can help transform your workforce.



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What Is a Python Package?

Packages are an essential building block in programming. Without packages, we’d spend lots of time writing code that’s already been written. Imagine having to write code from scratch every time you wanted to parse a file in a particular format. You’d never get anything done! That’s why we always want to use packages.

In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the terminology of Python modules and packages, before showing you how to install and use packages in your Python code. We’ll then touch on how to create your own Python packages, and uncover some easter eggs. Let’s jump right in!



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Python Serialization: Getting Started

The internet accumulates mind-boggling amounts of data daily — amounts in the petabytes, exabytes and zettabytes. 

As data continues to accumulate, we’re seeing increased demand for efficient data processing, storage and transmission. 

In this article, we’ll cover serialization, a process that enables and facilitates the handling of high-level data objects in Python.



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How to Create Partial Functions in Python

Have you ever calculated your potential weekly income by multiplying a variety of numbers by 40?

What about using the same opening lines while inserting different names in addressing a letter to a variety of recipients?

Developers often face the issue of supplying a variety of inputs to a single object. This can be tedious without the right tooling, but Python luckily has partial functions to speed the process along. 

Below you’ll learn about partial functions, including how to create them and how they’re applied in everyday Python programming.



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