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Top Five Python Programming Books in 2018

top five Python programming books

Python has seen a huge growth in popularity. According to Stack Overflow’s 2018 Developer Survey, this past year alone, Python has risen in the ranks as one of the most commonly used programming languages, surpassing C# this year. We’ve listed the top five Python programming books if you’re considering learning this language. Here are other […]

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Four Strategies To Follow Before You’ve Written Your First Line Of Code

It’s daunting to become a coder. There’s so much to learn and there appears to be a multitude of people who have been coding for years. Take heart, however, a full third of professional developers on Stack Overflow, which interviewed over 100 000 developers, only learnt to code within the past five years. Basically, it’s […]

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Why Are Computer Science Degree Dropout Rates So High?

It’s an international phenomenon – computer science degree dropout rates are getting higher with each passing year. It’s quite paradoxical. While computer science as a vocation is growing exponentially, dropout rates amongst students who enrol in computer science as a degree, seem to be steadily increasing. According to the graph below, the number of computer […]

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How AI is Changing the Education Industry

You may have heard the term Artificial Intelligence or AI before. AI is the process of using technology to create intelligent machines that can perform tasks that humans normally perform. Some of these tasks are: Speech recognition, learning, planning and problem solving. AI was developed to see if a machine could learn in order to pass […]

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5 Best Programming Books for Beginners

When you’re starting off in a new career in the developer world, all the information you need to know can get quite overwhelming. It’s always best to be doing some additional reading in parallel with your online course or coding bootcamp, or even when you’ve already transitioned into your new career! We’ve rounded up the […]

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What Programming Language Is Easiest To Start Learning How To Code?

Multiple Coding Languages Appropriate For Beginners Today’s technological environment is filled with advanced computational coding paradigms that can seem very daunting at first, but in time and with a little practice, can become nearly second nature. As with anything, time and practice are necessary to achieve sought results; but in terms of career, learning how […]

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Coding Bootcamp

Amy, 31, made the decision to change careers and become a software engineer at the beginning of 2018. ‘I’d had enough of my old job in corporate training and I wanted to do something new. However, I could only afford to study online and part-time, because I needed to carry on earning a salary. That’s […]

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Disruptive Coding Educators & the Digital Tech Skills Gap

  The need and demand for informal education is increasing, and it is becoming clear that it is often easier to learn the skills needed to be an effective developer and obtain a job in the industry through online courses and project-based work experience. The informal sector is particularly successful at preparing learners for jobs […]

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