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Learning Programming: 10 Misconceptions That Are Not True

In this post we are going to debug, explore and fix these misconceptions about being a programmer, and maybe serve as a source of relief for those …

13 Things You Need to Know About Ruby on Rails

<i>This week, we launched the brand new Ruby on Rails Blueprint.</i> <i>::applause!!::</i><i>The Skillcrush team is SO excited about this new blueprint, because once</i> …

Programming

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Why you should learn R first for data science

Over and over, when talking with people who are starting to learn data science, there’s a frustration that comes up:<p>I don’t know which programming …

Data Science

Top 10 Programming Languages every Developer should know in 2015

The requirement for programmers in the <br>IT sector is increasing at a rapid pace.<br>The US Bureau of Labour Statistics conducted<br>a survey and has concluded …

Programming

Choosing the right language: Ruby, a track to employment? - Portfolio | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

Programming language Ruby can lay out a pretty achievable career path for students ready to enter the world of IT.<p>Given the ever-evolving nature of …

How I TRAINed to learn Rails

A Guide to Learning Rails in 2 months<p>Although I learned a few programming languages in the past, I had absolutely no experience with them except for …

Learning to code? I did it for 2 years – here’s what I learned

I’ve never sworn so much in my entire life. I stared at a computer screen for hours, trying to fix a bug in my app. The cause of the error eluded me, …

JavaScript, PHP Top Most Popular Languages, With Apple's Swift Rising Fast

Nerval's Lobster writes <i>Developers assume that Swift, Apple's newish programming language for iOS and Mac OS X apps, will become extremely popular</i> …

New Course: Essential Tools for JavaScript Developers

JavaScript is the most popular, and probably the most important, programming language today. As such, there are countless tools that make our lives …

Galvanize to open massive, 71,000-square-foot ‘tech startup campus’ and coding school in Seattle

Good news for Seattle entrepreneurs: Galvanize is opening up a huge new space in Pioneer Square.<p>The Denver-based company’s hybrid model combines tech …

What’s New in Swift 1.2

Get the heads up on what’s new in Swift 1.2!<p>Just when we thought Apple was busy working on more WatchKit and Xcode 6.2 betas – <i>Xcode 6.3</i> beta and <i>Swift</i> …

How One High School Grad Studied Computer Science Debt-Free And Nabbed A $90K-Salary Job

Masa Bando deferred admission to MIT, went to Make School, and got hired as a software engineer at a startup. Could this happen to you?<p>Masa Bando’s parents were not excited.<p>Their son had made it into MIT, but wasn’t planning to attend. At least not right away.<p>Bando was planning to take a year off …

Python Training | Python For Data Science | Learn Python

<b>Journey from a Python noob to a Kaggler on Python</b><p>So, you want to become a data scientist or may be you are already one and want to expand your tool …

Python Programming

AngularJS - The Next Big Thing

Javascript MVW Framework

AngularJS

Which Programming Language Should I Learn First?

Learning a programming language is difficult, but with this infographic you'll at least be able to get a decent idea of what you're getting into!

Programming Languages

The Coding Language Course Roundup

Whether you’re a first-time coder or a seasoned programmer, we’ve got several great courses on coding languages for you to learn and improve your skills with. Follow along with our quality tutorials at your own pace, and<p>Oh, and did we mention that we have amazing offers on all these courses at TNW …

Nice Ivy League Degree. Now if You Want a Job, Go to Code School

In a Boston basement that houses a new kind of vocational training school, Katy Feng says she’s working harder than she ever did at Dartmouth …

When the heck did learning to code become cool?

And why it sucks to be a beginner today…<p>If you — like me — became a software engineer before the Internet was at scale, back in the good-old-days …

The Big 'Big Data' Question: Hadoop or Spark?

<i>Guest blog post by Bernard Marr</i><p>One question I get asked a lot by my clients recently is: Should we go for Hadoop or Spark as our big data framework? …

Why I wouldn’t use rails for a new company

We built Scribd into the #3 largest rails site by traffic and it worked for us, but these days I see a lot of new companies using rails and it feels …

What I learned from building a React Native app

React Native is Facebook's open-source framework for building native mobile apps using JavaScript. Unlike PhoneGap/Cordova, React Native provides …

JavaScript

New York City’s mayor will require all of the city's public schools to teach computer science

The announcement will come as part of a greater speech on education policy, which focuses on sending resources to the schools and children most in need, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>The city is willing to spend $81 million over the next 10 years in support of that goal, according to The …

Education

These Superhumans Are Real and Their DNA Could Be Worth Billions

Steven Pete can put his hand on a hot stove or step on a piece of glass and not feel a thing, all because of a quirk in his genes. Only a few dozen …

Biotechnology