This post is an answer I gave to a student on my Udemy course: Build your own Backend using Django REST Framework.
A summary of the question was: What is the difference between single page and traditional websites, and which language should…
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As part of our weekly monthly newsletter, we send a survey out to all of our readers. A small percentage of our readership respond, but their answers are always telling.
One of the questions we ask is: What is your biggest frustration?
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So I thought in this post I'd do something a bit different and I'll go through my journey as a professional software engineer.
I'm a full-stack software engineer, that means that I work in all different languages from the backend to the frontend,…
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We have all been there and probably done it ourselves.
An app randomly breaks or crashes, so you type "git log" to see what has changed recently.
The history reads like:
18:15: More updates.
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Towards the end of 2016, I decided to start making videos to share on Facebook and YouTube.
I blocked out some time in my calendar to make 3 videos a week.
Since I do freelance work during the week, it meant that I would have to do them in…
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I hope you had a great first month of the year and that you're already working towards your programming goals for 2017!
I wanted to talk about something different today...Something happened to my wife and business partner, Brooke. It's been…
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When I was looking for my first software development job, I kept hearing the same thing: "you don't have enough commercial experience for this role"…
I kept persisting and eventually I got a job at a startup, where I worked for two years.
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A lot of people ask me questions when something isn't working.
While I'm more than happy to help where I can, the questions I tend to get don’t outline enough information for me to be able to answer them. But more importantly, I…
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Are you currently looking for a software developer job in London? The scene is booming at the moment, but I still encounter people who have trouble when looking for new roles. So I thought it worthwhile to pass on some of the things…
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Using Windows? Click here to view the Windows version of this walk-through.
After my previous post, Android Development for Beginners: 6 Steps to Building Your First App, I received some requests asking me to explain in more detail…
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