You’ve decided to take the leap, change your career and learn how to program, great news! Programming skills are in high demand and qualified developers still in short supply. Before jumping straight into coding, take a look at 7 simple truths that no one might have ever told you about programming.
The IT world changes in the blink of an eye. You’re in the middle of buttering your second toast and in that split second thousand of new innovative ideas are born. We’re in the middle of a Digital Era.
When you start teaching yourself how to program, you can find a bunch of free stuff on the net, however, there comes a time when you need a helping hand from industry experts. Jumping from one tutorial to the next without a clearly laid out learning path might be frustrating at the best of times.
I bet it’s everyone’s dream, even if we don’t fully admit it, sitting on a beach, sun kissing our cheeks and a soft breeze tossing our hair, with a laptop on our knees, working remotely in paradise...
Do you know what ‘typical developers’ listen to when coding? Have you ever wondered what time they go to sleep, if they’re addicted to coffee or tea like the English or if they’re more inclined to use Android phones rather than iPhones?
There is a fair amount of myths about the perks in the Tech world. The IT companies go the extra mile to lure the best tech talent with high earnings, free and unlimited supply of food and countless other amazing benefits. Sometimes it’s not enough though.
Once you become a programmer you will finally be on the inside, talk to like-minded people, chat in acronyms that are comprehensible only to the coding community, however, you will also come across non-technical people on your way, which might be challenging to say the least :)
You’ve been thinking about changing careers for quite some time now, you’d like to be a programmer but you’re still wondering if it’s a smart move. If you want to know a bit more about the industry, what to expect, what the requirements are and how to succeed, read on!
Let’s imagine you win the lottery. What would you do with the money? The majority would readily say, ‘The first thing I’d do is invest it!'
We all wish to upgrade our lives, get a better car, buy a larger house or find a better job. It’s not always that obvious though. I bet loads of us picked a course at the university on a whim, not entirely knowing what we’re into or what we want to do in 5 years’ time.