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Top 10 Coding Projects for Beginners

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Any developer will tell you: coding can be very challenging, especially for beginners. In fact, a career in development can seem so limitless that you may be wondering where to begin. As you get started, other coders may stress the need for you to work on creative projects and build your portfolio — and they’d…

How to Move From Junior to Senior Web Developer

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Senior-level web developers are in high demand. These professionals are sought after for their ability to self-manage, prioritize tasks and provide guidance to junior web developers, and employers typically compete for their skills with attractive incentives. So how do you transition from a junior to a senior web developer role? It’s important to plan out…

What to Expect In Your First Junior Web Developer Job

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You’re interested in coding—but what is it really like to be a professional developer? What can you expect from your first week on the job? If you’ve done some research into the field or taken a coding boot camp, you probably have a good sense of what to expect when you begin your first junior…

5 Tips for Writing a Great Web Developer Resume

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There are many positions for professional web developers today. However, to secure an interview and get hired in your dream job, a strong resume is critical. Writing the perfect one is not easy. Many candidates wonder what their resume should look like and what it should include, and this can vary because it represents different…

Tips for a Successful Job Search

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There comes a time when you decide you no longer want to have to pinch your pennies or live paycheck to paycheck. When you get to that point, maybe it’s time to find a new career–one that you’re not only passionate about, but will help you reach your life goals. Looking for a job is…