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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

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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

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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...
5 Tips to Speed up your Web Server Response Time

5 Tips to Speed up your Web Server Response Time

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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 improv...
JavaScript for the Back End is Awful! 5 Reasons.

JavaScript for the Back End is Awful! 5 Reasons.

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JavaScript was created years ago almost as an afterthought to be included in web browsers which is front-end. If you are familiar with the language then Node.JS, a JavaScript framework for the back end, will not present much of a learning curve. So why do I consider JavaScript for the back end an awful option? There are tons of languages used for backend, from most popular like PHP, Ruby, Python, Java or C# to as much esoteric (at least for the web) as Lisp. So every backend developer thinks different. However, I am sure there are many developers who consider JavaScript not suitable for the server. Below is the list of my reasons: 1. There is no standard approach First, JavaScript, as a language, is really "loose." It's loosely typed, it fails silently, and it tends to all...

How to Install Sublime Text 3 in Windows

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In order to write and edit your PHP code you need a text editor. Sublime Text is a light weight text editor but has a bunch of features just close to an IDE. Besides, it's free to download and install on your computer. You can watch this tutorial on YouTube on How to Install Sublime Text 3 in Windows using this link. To download and install Sublime Text first you need to download the Sublime Text installer for Windows from the Sublime Text 3 official website. Since we are interested in installing Sublime Text on Windows Operating System, we will chose the link to download the setup for Windows. If you are running Windows 64-bit then you will need to download the 64-bit installer, otherwise you will just download the Windows(32-bit) Installer. Once you click on the download ...