Google Places and Google Maps Tutorial: Step by Step for Beginners

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

What Programming Language Should I Learn First? 2017 Edition

What Programming Langauge Should I Learn First?

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

Six Steps to Your First Job in Software Development

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