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Top 10 Best Coursera Courses on Web Development

Top 10 Best Coursera Courses on Web Development

Cousera, Reviews
Learning new web development skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your web development career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of bestselling coursera courses on web development just a click away. A good place to start learning is with the most popular web development courses on Coursera from top universities. Cousera courses on web development range from an introduction to programming languages like Python & JavaScript to mastering advanced algorithms and data structures for advanced web applications. Some of the web development courses on Cousera are free, but some have paid versions that offer more extensive & thrilling learning experiences. Here is a list of the most popular web development courses on Coursera. 1. Responsi...
7 Reasons You Can’t Get A Junior Web Developer Job

7 Reasons You Can’t Get A Junior Web Developer Job

Blog, Web Development
Web development is still a lucrative career in 2017. More companies are realizing the need for an online presence and are investing in websites hence creating more web developer jobs. You have taken your time to learn how to code but you are struggling to get your first gig as a web developer. Job searching as a junior web developer can easily turn into a frustration if you do not know what to look for, what to accept and what to reject. As a junior developer, your easiest point of entry is in web development. You will start by building websites for individuals, businesses and startups before you can work your way to a full time developer role at company X. But more surprising would be to find that even landing that first web developer job with no experience is a real ...
9 Skills That Will Get You a Junior Penetration Tester Job

9 Skills That Will Get You a Junior Penetration Tester Job

Blog, Ethical Hacking
A Penetration Tester (a.k.a. Ethical Hacker) probes for and exploits security vulnerabilities in web-based applications, networks and systems. In other words, you get paid to legally hack. In this “cool kid” job, you will use a series of penetration tools – some predetermined, some that you design yourself – to simulate real-life cyber attacks. Your ultimate aim is to help an organization improve its security. Ethical hacking is a mix of sexiness and boring bits. Unlike real-life hackers, you may only have days to compromise systems. What’s more, you will be expected to document and explain your methods and findings. Penetration testing has been called one of the most frustrating jobs in the infosec field. In this post I will highlight some of the 10 basic skills that e...
25 Job Listing Websites for Finding a Junior Developer Job

25 Job Listing Websites for Finding a Junior Developer Job

Blog, Software Development
When you’re just getting started as a junior software developer, it seems like it’s impossible to break into the market and get a junior developer job. Everybody wants to hire somebody with experience. How do you get that experience if nobody will hire a developer with no experience? It can be really overwhelming searching for a junior developer job especially when you’re new to the industry, and quite possibly making the biggest career shift of your life. Fortunately there are tons of job sites out there listing vacant software developer positions—including junior or entry-level roles. In this article I list some of the 25 best sites I have found that will make your search for a junior developer job much easier. They are broken down into six categories: general jo...
How to Become a Professional Android Developer in 6 Simple Steps

How to Become a Professional Android Developer in 6 Simple Steps

Blog, Mobile App Development
Android devices account for 50% of the global smart phone market today, making it the world's most popular mobile platform. Therefore learning how to become a professional Android developer is a huge step in establishing your career as a software developer. When Android was introduced in 2007 it was a distant 5th in mobile OS platforms - trailing Apple's  iOS, Blackberry (RIM), Windows Mobile and Symbian. With millions of Android devices in use today, and an incredible 500,000+ new Android devices activated daily, the popularity of Android applications is increasing exponentially - and with it is the demand for professional Android developers. IT recruiters are reporting unprecedented demand for talented programmers with Android development training. As with all great IT job ...