Your First Job in Software Development Webinar If you’re new to the world of software development, the path to your first job in the field may seem difficult to navigate. In this webinar LearnToProgram.tv founder Mark Lassoff will guide you … Continue reading
Coding Vocabulary: How to Talk like a Programmer Locally, where I live near New Haven, Connecticut, I lead a group called “Hack Night.” It’s a group of new and experienced programmers who get together to look at new technologies, work … Continue reading
Over the past couple of years it seems that developers have created a dichotomy: Front end versus back end. I’m not much for dichotomies because there are almost always shades of gray. However, because of the popularity of the front … Continue reading
In the last ten years the mobile era has increased the importance of geolocation based and mapping apps. The Google Maps API and the Google Places APIs have come to represent the gold standard in geolocation information and mapping. In … Continue reading
From the casually curious, to the seriously motivated, “What Programming Language Should I Learn First?” is the most common question I get. For years I gave a nuanced answer. “Well, that depends on what you want to do…” That answer … Continue reading
Becoming a professional developer is a goal for many reading this. You’ve heard about the high salaries, flexible lifestyle, and growing number of opportunities in the development field. But as someone just starting out, how do you plan for that … Continue reading
You’ve invested the time and learned the skills. But you don’t have much experience— if any. What you need is proof that you know what you know. In the computer industry that proof often comes in the way of certifications. … Continue reading
Whoa! Sending an email in 1984. Certainly less fun than it looks! In 1984, I think I owned a Commodore 64. Does this bring back any memories? Reply below!