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7 Silly Mistakes Developers Make That Will Ruin Your Career

7 Silly Mistakes Developers Make That Will Ruin Your Career

Personal Productivty
The idea of mistaking your way to the top of the software industry is definitely dumbfounded. Every developer will have their share of missteps in a career but you could learn a great deal from others people's experiences and save yourself the hassle. Thereby avoiding some of the most costly errors. Often than not, the key to a solid developer career always involves  striking a balance: Not staying with one stack or job too long, for example, but then again not switching languages and employers so often that you raise red flags. Here are some of the most notable career traps for engineers that can potentially ruin your career and that you need to avoid while you navigate a tech market that’s constantly changing. 1. Staying too long at one job These days it’s rare to have a de...
Interview with Rob Percival – How To Land Your First Junior Developer Job

Interview with Rob Percival – How To Land Your First Junior Developer Job

Personal Productivty
When you’re just getting started as a junior developer, it seems like it’s impossible to break into the market. Everybody wants to hire somebody with experience. How do you get that experience if nobody will hire a developer with no experience? Rob Percival is an experienced software developer with 10+ years experience, an author and Udemy instructor. In his interview with LoudProgrammer, Rob explains step by step how a junior developer, just out of a coding bootcamp, can land a junior developer role with a reputable company. He also highlights the main mistakes junior developers make that serve to lock them out of the job. Geoffrey: Hey guys this is Geoffrey from LoudProgrammer and today we are with Rob Percival. Rob is a software developer with 10+ years experience and an ...
5 Reasons Facebook Beats YouTube in Video Marketing according to Gary Vaynerchuk

5 Reasons Facebook Beats YouTube in Video Marketing according to Gary Vaynerchuk

Business
Social media marketing is the process of gaining website traffic to your business through the use of social media sites. 80% of business executives say that social media is important for their marketing and branding strategies. But there are some challenges in social media marketing and they involve creating the community, getting the data, making sense of it and then taking it to the next level. Gary Vaynerchuk is a experienced social media marketer and has built various businesses. Fresh out of college he took his family wine business and grew it into a multi million dollar business in just five years. Now he runs VaynerMedia, one of the world’s hottest digital agencies. Along the way he has become a prolific angel investor and venture capitalist, inve...
Interview With Alexey Pelykh – How To Be a Mobile App Developer Without a Degree in Computer Science

Interview With Alexey Pelykh – How To Be a Mobile App Developer Without a Degree in Computer Science

Technology
Mobile application development is a booming field, with plenty of job opportunities and interesting projects at both small and medium sized businesses and large enterprises. But how do you go from tech support or a complete newbie to a mobile app developer? That's a question most frequently asked by many who desire to one day be a master of the art. While most organizations seeking mobile-focused developers are looking at relevant, practical experience, many will also put emphasis on hiring candidates with a strong foundation in computer science. In his interview with LoudProgrammer, Alexey Pelykh who is a seasoned mobile app developer with 10+ years experience, a Masters degree in Computer Science under his belt, and Founder & CEO of Brainbean Apps explains...
17 Best Selling Courses Development on Udemy in 2016

17 Best Selling Courses Development on Udemy in 2016

Technology
Udemy is a global marketplace for learning and teaching online where students are mastering new skills and achieving their goals by learning from an extensive library of over 40,000 courses taught by expert best selling instructors. With affordable prices and classes on virtually every topic, the e-learning platform is a great place to pick up a new skill from the comfort of your couch. Whether you want to learn how to build financial models in Excel, spruce up your resume, apply to business school, or negotiate your salary, there's no doubt a course for you. Undecided on what class to take first? Here we compile a list of the best selling courses on Udemy related to development. The courses are ordered based on the number of students enrolled at the time th...