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

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

Blog, Web Development
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 Tips to Speed up your Web Server Response Time

5 Tips to Speed up your Web Server Response Time

Blog, Web Development
Web Server response time is the amount of time it takes for a web server to respond to a request from a browser. No matter how optimized your web pages are for speed, if your server response time is slow your pages will display slow. Google says "You should reduce your server response time to under 200ms". As a website gets more traffic, it uses more server resources. A website that once was quick, crisp and fast becomes slow and sluggish as traffic goes up. Think the speed of your website doesn’t matter? Think again. A 1-second delay in page load time yields: 11% fewer page views 16% decrease in customer satisfaction 7% loss in conversions (source: Aberdeen Group) Amazon found this to be true, reporting increased revenue of 1% for every 100 milliseconds im...
iOS Design Themes for Mobile App Designers

iOS Design Themes for Mobile App Designers

Blog, Mobile App Development
As a professional mobile app designer, you have the opportunity to deliver an extraordinary product that rises to the top of the App Store charts. To do so, you'll need to meet high expectations for quality and functionality through the use of appropriate iOS design themes. Three primary iOS design themes differentiate iOS from other platforms: Clarity. Throughout the system, text is legible at every size, icons are precise and lucid, adornments are subtle and appropriate, and a sharpened focus on functionality motivates the design. Negative space, color, fonts, graphics, and interface elements subtly highlight important content and convey interactivity. Deference. Fluid motion and a crisp, beautiful interface help people understand and interact with content while never c...