May 30, 2017 5:57 am
Whether you’re new to coding or a seasoned developer, you’ve undoubtedly heard the hype about Python. It’s been in existence since the 1980s, but only in last couple of years has this general purpose language finally become the new gold standard of computer programming. College courses are teaching it to freshmen, all the big companies use it (Google, Facebook, Mozilla, and Dropbox are just a few), plus it’s named after the old-school British comedy group Monty Python. What’s not to get excited about?
If you’re considering learning to code or if you want to future proof and modernise your existing programming skills, here are five undeniable reasons why you should choose Python.
May 23, 2017 5:44 am
It’s often said that coding is the future. That everyone should learn to code, that kids should be taught programming fundamentals from the moment they start school, and that the tech industry could face a crisis if the rising demand for coders is not met. To some extent it’s all true. However, only a small number of those who learn to code will actually end up earning a living as a computer programmer, web developer or coding expert. But don’t let that stop you; here are just 5 reasons why you should learn to code, no matter what your career goals or interests.
May 15, 2017 9:06 am
Whether you’re an aspiring web designer, an experienced project manager/marketeer, a small business owner or an expert software developer, you need a knowledge of CSS.
What is CSS, we hear (some of you) ask?
If you don’t know the answer, then you DEFINITELY need CSS. But first, let us tell you what it does. CSS, or Cascading Style Sheets, essentially control the look and feel of your website. They describe how HTML elements are to be displayed on a screen. Basically they make websites look awesome, from colours to layouts to fonts and pretty much everything else you can think of.
Any professional that has anything to do with the web, however indirect or tenuous the link may be (like a small business owner whose company has a single page, informational website). But why? Well, here are five pretty big reasons to start with…