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Top 13 Best Skillshare Classes for Development in 2018

Top 13 Best Skillshare Classes for Development in 2018

Ethical Hacking, Mobile App Development, Software Development, Web Development
Skillshare is a goto resource for developers for popular online video classes on everything mobile app development, web development, software development and network security. On this platform you'll find hundreds of bestselling Skillshare classes for development that will transform you from a complete newbie to a professional application developer and ethical hacker in just a matter of weeks. Some development courses on Skillshare are free but if you sign up for a premium plan, which costs around $10/month, you'll get access to over 18,000+ courses to choose from. Premium also gets you offline access and no ads. But with this huge pool of Skillshare classes how do you know the right classes to get your mobile, web or software development career started? A bunch of very ta...
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...
7 Tips for Landing Your First Client as a Freelance Developer

7 Tips for Landing Your First Client as a Freelance Developer

Blog, Software Development
If you’re a software developer, you’ve probably felt at least a twinge of envy when talking to your friends who have switched to freelancing. As a freelance web developer, you can earn more than you would in a full-time job. You also have the freedom to be your own boss and enjoy flexible work times and many more perks. But it’s a bad idea to quit your job and strike out on your own if you don’t yet have a stable client base. And to build that client list, you first need to get noticed. The following are 7 tips that will help you get some attention as a freelance web developer, grab a few projects and begin to build your reputation. 1. Build an online portfolio One thing a client looks for in a potential freelancer is whether you’ll be able to deliver. If you’r...
The Top 17 Badass Computer Programmers Of All Time

The Top 17 Badass Computer Programmers Of All Time

Blog, Software Development
The most influential software programmers of all time are the innovative and brilliant men and women who each contributed something ground-breaking to the software programming world. These are the pioneers of programming all having created, evolved or improved upon the foundations of modern computer programming. Selecting which software programmer is the absolute most influential is often a chicken and egg conundrum. Without the early programming languages like FORTRAN, created by John Backus, or the C programming language, created by Dennis Ritchie, newer languages would never exist. But newer programmers, such as Tim Berners-Lee, who created HTML, James Gosling, who created Java, or Rasmus Lerdorf, who created PHP, improved upon those early innovations to create bigger an...
Top 45 Best Comments In Source Code I Ever Encountered

Top 45 Best Comments In Source Code I Ever Encountered

Blog, Software Development
In computer programming, a comment is a programmer-readable explanation or annotation in the source code of a computer program. They are added with the purpose of making the source code easier for humans to understand, and are generally ignored by compilers and interpreters. The syntax of comments in various programming languages varies considerably. Comments are sometimes processed in various ways to generate documentation external to the source code itself by documentation generators. They can also be used for integration with source code management systems and other kinds of external programming tools. In my life as a web developer, here are some of the 45 funniest source code comments I encountered. Have fun and feel free to add yours in the comments section. 1...