Things have come a long way with code editors since I started my development career four years ago. During my coding bootcamp days, I was using Sublime Text. When I moved into my first job I used Atom, and then eventually Visual Studio Code (VS Code).
At this point, I think VS Code is a top choice for new web developers because of all the wonderfully helpful extensions available to users.
How many times have we gotten stuck on something because we can’t find a missing bracket? …
We have all written code we don’t quite understand! And that’s okay. I’m here to help!
The syntax is fairly simple.
The first and required parameter you pass the array method is the value that you…
forEach() was not on my radar. If I needed to iterate over an array,
for loops were my everything.
forEach() iterates over an array in a clean and succinct way. Unlike with its predecessor (
for loop), you don’t have to indicate…
Is a coding bootcamp worth it? As I have said before, it depends on a lot of factors.
Unfortunately, you’re not going to get the transparent answer that you’re looking for from coding bootcamp staff or instructors. At the end of the day, they are running a business. More students mean more revenue. The best way to figure out if a coding bootcamp is right for you is to get to the source: students.
If you’re at this stage of the decision-making process, you’ve most likely decided that a coding bootcamp would be a good fit for you.
This decision could be easier or more difficult depending on where you live, your work schedule, and your budget. Additionally, you want to make sure that you are going to be supported while you are a student and after graduation when the time comes to find a job.
Here is a list of questions to ask a coding bootcamp broken down by topic to help…
At the time of this post, I am a 36-years-young female web developer. Before I discuss my coding career, I want to tell you about my career history and how I found myself working as a web developer. I hope that my story will inspire other women of all ages to pursue what interests you and take a chance on yourself.
I do have two degrees: a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Exercise and Sports Studies with a minor in Business, and a Master of Education in Health Education (MAEd). Neither degree is related to programming in any way.
You decided to take the plunge and attend a coding bootcamp. Now comes the harder part-getting a job AFTER a coding bootcamp! In this post, I’ll be discussing things that I did in order to get my career started and some tips to help you get a job after a coding bootcamp.
As I mentioned in previous posts regarding coding bootcamps, you are going to get out of this what you put into it. Finding a job after a coding bootcamp is no different.
It is going to require extra preparation on top of what you might have left to…
Are you front end or back end?
That statement always makes me giggle! I know, I know. I’m immature. But you’re going to hear this question a lot if you choose to go into tech, so be prepared to swallow your childish giggles.
If you are looking to embark on a career change into programming, you may be trying to figure out what the differences are between front end development and back end development. …
By default, the contents of the array will be sorted as strings in ascending order, which is smallest to largest.
If we have an array of strings that we need to sort alphabetically, we can simply apply sort(). Otherwise, we will need to pass a compareFunction which is an optional parameter.