June 24, 2016 in Learn
What Types of Developers Are There?
If you’re interested in making a career change and joining the tech industry, adding programming to your skill set or are just curious about the job opportunities for web developers, here’s a high-level overview to get you started. This isn’t…
June 21, 2016 in Learn
Getting Started with Static Sites
You may have heard the buzz about so-called “static” websites. In this post, I’ll tell you what they are, what’s the big deal, and what you need to know to build one. The First Static Sites In the early years…
June 6, 2016 in Business Resources
What Can Your Business Do with More In-House Technical Skills?
What can your business do with more in-house technical skill? WAIT! Before you answer, take a few minutes to really think about it… Which processes currently requiring your team’s time can be automated? How much money can you save…
May 27, 2016 in Career Advice
Don’t Let These Tech Industry Myths Hold You Back
Have you considered a career in tech, but read or heard something that’s held you back? Maybe you don’t think you fit the stereotype for a developer. Or you don’t have the education or experience to land a tech job….
March 18, 2016 in Community
Alexander’s Story: Becoming an iOS Developer at 15
From playing with his first iPod touch at a young age, Alexander was fascinated by iOS and aspired to create his own apps. Over the upcoming years, Alexander’s appreciation for technology grew and he realized the best way to see…
February 1, 2016 in Learn
How to Deploy a Static Website to Heroku
Heroku is a cloud application platform that allows developers to deploy dynamic applications in Rails, PHP, Node.js and Python web applications. This platform can also help with managing and scaling apps, and is incredibly user-friendly. Before Using Heroku In order…
January 21, 2016 in Community
In Less Than a Year, Mark Leveled Up His Career From Tech Support to Web Developer
From a young age, Mark had an appreciation for computers. But, it wasn’t until his late 20s – when he began to see what could be done online with modern technologies – that the web caught his interest. Mark was…
October 27, 2015 in Learn
5 Must-See Talks from DjangoCon
DjangoCon US 2015 happened in September 2015 in Austin, TX. It’s a national conference that happens each year all about the Django web framework, and it features talks by developers with a wide range of experience levels and backgrounds. It’s part…
October 22, 2015 in Learn
Should I Learn Another Programming Language?
Here’s the thing: You don’t really have a choice. The likelihood that you’ll be developing software in a single language these days is slim. Isomorphic web applications – where the same code that runs on the server runs on the…
September 28, 2015 in Learn
An Intro to Blender
What is Blender? No, this is not a post about kale shakes. I’m not talking about that type of blender, and I hope you won’t leave with a bitter taste in your mouth. I’m talking about the open-source 3D modeling,…
August 27, 2015 in Learn
Passing the Google Interview, Without a Computer Science Degree
Parker Phinney founded Interview Cake, an interactive practice tool for preparing for coding interviews. He’s focused on shining a light on the black box of the algorithm design process, showing people how to reason their way to the best solutions….
July 27, 2015 in Learn
5 Reasons Why You Should Learn Django
Django Girls Installathon at Treehouse headquarters in Portland, Ore., July 17, 2015. (Kenneth Love) I recently released Treehouse’s first Django course. So, I thought it might be a good idea to talk about why you’d choose Django over other frameworks. Django is my favorite framework…