Learn to Develop Better Android Apps With Udacity’s New Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree Program

The demand for Kotlin developers has reached a fever pitch — after all, Android Development is Kotlin-first — and to accommodate the need for more professionals with these skills, we’re launching our all-new Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree program

In May 2019, Google announced that Android application development will become increasingly Kotlin-first, which is a boon for developers as Kotlin is versatile, concise, and easier to test and maintain. 

Since Google first announced its support for Kotlin at I/O 2017, the programming language has quickly gained traction among the developer community. 

Android Kotlin Developer Nanodegree Program


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Cybersecurity Jobs: Experts Give 5 Predictions for Changes in the Field

Data is the most valuable currency on the Internet and these days, there’s an epic amount of it generated and stored on a daily basis. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, it’s estimated that 463 exabytes of data will be created each day globally by 2025. 

Hackers know this and spend their time trying to break into secure systems to get that data. Fortunately, cybersecurity experts are there to build, maintain, and monitor the security of computer systems and networks.



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What to Expect as a Junior React Developer

What do companies like Uber, Facebook, AirBnB, Netflix, Instagram and Amazon have in common? Other than being great companies to work, for they all use React in their tech stacks

In one of our previous blogs, we discussed how React is one of the most in-demand tech skills and the salary React developers can expect in five of the top tech hubs around the world. Today, we bring to you more about what you can expect as an entry-level or junior React developer.



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What to Expect as a Junior iOS Developer

With more than 2.2 million applications available for download on the Apple App Store and 1.5 billion active Apple devices, it’s a great time to learn how to be an iOS developer

But, despite its growing popularity, there is an acute shortage of developer talent —  61% of executives think that the scarcity of developers is the biggest challenge to the success of their businesses.

If you’re considering a career as an iOS developer then you’re moving in the right direction towards career stability and growth. But, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into. Before you make the move here’s what you can expect as a junior iOS developer.



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Becoming a Freelance iOS Developer: What To Consider

Over the past several years, the American workforce has seen a jump in the number of professionals freelancing full-time. In 2020, the number of freelancers increased to 59 million, and they now make up 36% of the total workforce

There are many factors that can account for the increase, one of which is the ever-growing number of positions — like a freelance iOS developer — that companies are willing to outsource. 

Let’s take a look at some of the key benefits of becoming a freelance iOS developer and what it takes to land these contracts.



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What Is Pythonic Style?

When browsing Stack Overflow for answers to your programming questions, you’ve likely come across charges against certain code as “unpythonic,” or praise of one solution as “more Pythonic” than another. But what do developers mean by these terms? In this article, we’re going to take a look at Pythonic style, first defining it and then showing you how you can — and why you should — learn about it.



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