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How Long To Learn Web Development?

How long to learn web development is a question I get asked a lot. In my view you can learn web development in 6 months. Of course it depends on your starting point and existing time commitments. But, with commitment and finding time each day it can be done, even for a complete beginner.

Simon Barker

How Can I Learn To Code For Free?

There are lots of ways to learn to code for free. From local bootcamps that don't charge you to online self paced courses. If you want to learn to code for free then here are my top 5 place to learn to code for free 😃

Simon Barker

Software Engineer Personality: 5 Traits For A Great Career

You’ve decided you want to be a software engineer. You’re looking at languages, you're thinking about courses and you're excited about that future developer job and amazing career … the salary isn’t bad either 🤑 You're wondering, though … Do I have what it takes to be a developer? 🤔

Simon Barker

How Long Does It Take To Get A Computer Science Degree?

A computer science degree is a great way to start a career in the tech industry. But with so many different programs and schools to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you and just how long will it take? And what are the alternatives?

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8 Tips for Computer Science Graduates to Get Their First Job

Congratulations! You've completed your computer science degree, this is a huge accomplishment and you should be super proud of yourself. Now is the time to kick back, relax and let the job offers roll in, right?

Simon Barker

Can I Get A Job After Coding Bootcamp?

Congratulations you have completed your coding bootcamp. You've come a long way since you decided to learn to code all those months ago, you can now create a web or native app, solve complicated user interface issues and have even learned about this weird thing called Git!

Simon Barker

Best books for software developers

The best books for software developers is a hard list to write, there are so many excellent books for software developers across so many domains that it's almost hard to find any bad books. That being said there are some clear standouts that people hold in very high regard and they are books that all software developers should read at least once, if not many times, in their career.

Simon Barker

How To Become A Software Engineer

Software engineers are always needed, and are being hired by major companies across all industries. These jobs are not hard to find, but they do require a certain set of skills. Read on to learn what qualifications you will need to be considered for these positions.

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How to learn new skills as a junior developer

Learning new skills as a junior developer is a key skill to have, and while you are a junior developer it’s a great time to “learn how to learn” new skills. Learning new developer skills like new programming languages, new frameworks and new technologies.

Simon Barker

Don’t let your past determine your future

We often feel a debt to our past selves. We stay on a path because it’s the path we’ve always been on and changing course makes us feel like our past self was wrong. If there is one thing that humans hate, it is the feeling of being wrong.

Simon Barker
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