Blog Category: Coding

Coding Resources for Women at Every Stage of Their Career

Women make up 47 percent of today’s tech workforce. If you compare that with the numbers from 2016, when women made up just 25 percent of all technical roles, you would likely assume that women have finally broken through the silicon ceiling and are on their way to total equity in the workforce. But, it’s…

How Coding Provides Skills That Can Help Children Cope With Distress

Child learning to code

Uncertain times are especially tough on young minds. Here’s how children and teens can learn coping strategies through coding. Today, COVID-19 is a part of all of our lives, from our everyday conversations to the way we live and work. This time has been particularly challenging for parents of young children. Today’s children are under…

How to Become a Front End Developer in 2020

For the average person, there is little more elusive than the machinations tucked behind a computer screen. Coding can seem like some form of near-inaccessible magic ⁠— something that functions so reliably and smoothly that you can’t help but marvel at its capabilities even as you take it for granted. Equal parts impressed and intimidated,…

9 Skills You Need to Become a Back End Developer in 2020

Circular list of back end developer skills

Back end developers are in hot demand, and there are some essential skills you’ll need to learn if you want to become one. But never fear — if you’ve ever peeked under the hood of your car for the fun of it or snuck backstage to get a firsthand look at what goes on behind…

10 Effective Job Search Strategies

Charles Gedeon

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

Financial Options: How to Pay for Your Boot Camp Education

how to pay for your boot camp

Today it is possible to learn the critical skills for a high-tech career through the help of a boot camp. With a wide range of boot camps on the market, mastering a new skill set has become more accessible than ever before. While boot camps are a great way to jump-start your career, they also…

7 Entrepreneurship Tips from a Coder: Why Cefi Menda Learned Web Development

As an entrepreneur, Cefi Menda was precocious—he had co-founded three businesses, interned at a bank, and spoke German, Turkish, and Spanish, all after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in physics from Duke University. But Cefi—a non-technical founder—yearned for a particular skill set. “It was really tough that I never had too much control over product development,” he…