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So you're not a programmer. What about other tech jobs?

Andrew Badham - 2018-03-09 15:22:02

We recently wrote an article, Do you have what it takes to be a programmer? The honest answer for most people would probably be no. Programmers are a fairly unique breed, so statistically speaking, it just isn’t likely. That doesn’t mean there aren’t tech jobs for you, though? In fact there are a number of in demand jobs available that rely on totally different skill sets within the tech field. So, if you’re passionate about tech, but don’t have Java flowing thro... Read more

Using emojis: when the smiley become serious

Judith Griessel - 2018-03-05 14:40:36

The use of emoticons or emoji has become entrenched in how we as a society communicate today. It has also found its way into business and official communications. But few appreciate the fact that such use may have legal consequences and could result in the sender entering into binding legal agreements, or potentially being held liable for infringements of human rights. Introduction As a more visual society, we are adjusting to a new writing medium, driven by developing technology, such as s... Read more

Do you have what it takes to be a programmer?

Andrew Badham - 2018-02-21 15:04:11

Learning to program has been on the tip of everyone’s tongues when it comes to which skills a person should study. The skills are so underrepresented in the job market that anyone looking for a career path would be mad not to at least consider it, and to that extent, I completely agree. There’s just one problem; programming isn’t for everyone. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of the idea that people can develop skills they never knew they had, but different s... Read more

Critical Thinking For Better Relationships

Andrew Badham - 2018-02-14 15:42:55

Of all the things people think they will gain learning critical thinking, emotional intelligence is likely not one of them. Most of us associate critical thinking with cold, objective analysis, which seems so antithetical to the warm, intuitive skill of dealing with people. The truth of the matter is that that cold objectivity is exactly what prevents us from making a real mess of our relationships. So, in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, here are some ways critical thinking can improve yo... Read more

Why you as a web-developer need Laravel

Andrew Badham - 2017-10-27 10:16:02

  Web Development Using Laravel   Laravel has taken the programming community by storm. Laravel is a free and open source PHP Framework used to speed up web development. It’s the most popular PHP Framework in the developing community, but many companies and individuals don’t know about it. so, there is a huge opportunity for PHP developers who have not yet started using a framework to increase their productivity in the workplace.   Like everything else, programm... Read more

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