Author: Lizzie Shipton


Is A Coding Bootcamp Worth It?

“Is a coding bootcamp right for me?” “Would I be accepted into a coding bootcamp?” “Are coding bootcamps a scam?” “Is a coding bootcamp worth the money?” If you’re considering a career change into software development, you’ve probably heard of...

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GitHub vs GitLab: Which Platform should I choose?

Version control is an important part of the development process. It facilitates collaboration, makes bug tracking easier, keeps your code organized and up to date and enforces best practices across your organization. A world without version control...

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Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?

There are so many programming languages out there that it can be hard to know where to begin. Should you learn a high-level or low-level language? Do you need to know more than one language? Is it a good idea to try out a few and see which one you...

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How to Learn to Code For Free

You’ve made the decision. You’re going to learn to code.  Awesome! You’re making the leap into a challenging, thriving field that provides opportunities to solve real problems and contribute to society in a meaningful way (or maybe you just...

Java vs Javascript: What’s the Difference?

If you’re a Javascript developer, at some point you’ve probably had a conversation like this one: “You’re a developer? What languages do you know?” “I mostly work with Javascript.” “Oh, I’ve heard of Java! Cool!” “Um…” To the average person, these...

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What is Javascript Used for and Should I Learn It?

So you’ve heard of Javascript. You’ve probably heard that Javascript is in-demand, or that it’s one of the top 5 skills you should learn to get hired as a web developer, or that it’s one of the most popular programming languages in use today. So...