Why You Should Learn JavaScript Right Now

January 18, 2017 4:20 am Published by

Depending on who you ask, JavaScript is either the best programming language you should learn, or the one language you should stay away from. Here’s the truth: No language is perfect and JavaScript has its flaws. But for the most part, the people who say ‘don’t learn JavaScript’ really mean ‘don’t learn JUST JavaScript’. Diversifying your skill set (i.e. becoming a ‘polyglot programmer’) is definitely a better way to improve your career, your knowledge, and your credentials. But that doesn’t mean JS should be ignored. Far from it, in fact.

Here’s why you should learn JavaScript right now.

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The Best Programming Languages for Kids To Learn

January 10, 2017 5:04 am Published by

It’s no secret that coding is the future. Computer programming, software and app development, and basically anything technology-based are the most lucrative industries to break into as far as salary is concerned. With technology playing an increasingly important part in everyone’s lives, this trend is set to last well into the forseeable future, and beyond. But there’s one small problem – the world does not have enough coders.

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7 Big Mistakes All Programmers Have Made

January 4, 2017 4:40 pm Published by

Everybody makes mistakes. And that’s a good thing! Mistakes are an essential ingredient of learning (albeit learning the hard way), and if you’re smart enough you never make the same one twice. When it comes to programming however, there are several ‘hallmark’ mistakes that every single coder has made at one point in time – no matter how senior or revered or well known they eventually become. If you’ve already made all of these and learned valuable lessons as a result, consider yourself well on your way to programming excellence. If you’ve yet to make any of them, well, don’t say we didn’t warn you.

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