September 6, 2017 in Learn
How to Learn to Code by Teaching
If you’re anything like I was two years ago, you just read that title and thought ”wait, what? Learn to code by teaching?” On its face, it defies logic. How can you possibly learn by teaching or helping others learn?…
September 5, 2017 in Learn
4 Tips to Make You More Secure Online
We all know that it’s important to have secure passwords for all of the online services that we use, but making sure that all those passwords are unique and that all the data that we transmit over the web is…
August 28, 2017 in Learn
Getting Started with Create React App
Setting up the tools to develop a React application can be intimidating and time-consuming. There are a lot of moving parts. For example, setting up Babel to transpile JSX into browser-ready code, and configuring Webpack to bundle your project assets….
August 24, 2017 in Learn
What’s in Store for Security Content at Treehouse?
I’ve always been a big believer that technology and education are two of the best ways to empower people. Especially in today’s world where so much of what we do, from banking to shopping to transportation, is centered around technology….
August 23, 2017 in Learn
What’s the best programming language for a beginner to learn right now?
If you’re new to coding, you may be asking yourself: where is the best place to start? You’ve heard the names of countless programming languages flying around, but it’s hard to know which one is right for you. There are…
August 21, 2017 in Learn
We Are All Data Analysts
Marc Andreessen famously made the case that “software is eating the world,” stating that “we are in the middle of a dramatic and broad technological and economic shift in which software companies are poised to take over large swathes of the…
August 18, 2017 in Learn
Alternatives to Immersive Coding Bootcamps
Over the last few weeks, you may have seen in industry news that two of the biggest names in developer bootcamps are closing down. The Iron Yard and Dev Bootcamp, both of which have campuses across the globe, released statements…
August 9, 2017 in Learn
The Lowdown on Becoming a Developer
If you’re searching for a new career path and you’ve heard that the tech industry has a staggering number of jobs available, then you’ve heard correctly. In fact, economic research by Glassdoor into the value of unfilled U.S. jobs estimated that there…
August 3, 2017 in Learn
Tips I Wish I’d Known When Learning to Code
Having been learning to code for more than a year, I have a few tips I’d like to share with those of you just getting started. These include things that have worked well for me from the beginning, along…
July 31, 2017 in Learn
Should I Learn Kotlin or Java?
With Android officially adopting Kotlin as a supported language, there’s one question that every new Android developer should be asking themselves: should I learn Kotlin or Java? Rather than burying the answer all the way at the bottom… in my mind,…
July 27, 2017 in Learn
Don’t be Afraid to Break Your Code (Everyone Does)
Our instinct tells us that things shouldn’t be broken, but when it comes to coding, reverse that thought process. Regardless of what type (and level) of developer you are, coding relies on using a programming language to solve a problem, so naturally…
July 24, 2017 in Learn
Goroutines Make Concurrency (Almost) Easy
A program that supports concurrency can carry out several operations at the same time. That’s especially important on today’s multi-core computer processors. A program that uses 4 cores at once could theoretically run almost 4 times as fast (well, for…