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Code Companion #3: Data Types in JavaScript

In this tutorial we're going to take a closer look at the JavaScript and introduce some of the data types that are available to us.

Five Tips for Learning How to Code

You've made your decision to learn how to code and now it's time to get started. But how do you do it? As a self-taught programmer I've been through the struggle of learning how to code and if I had to do it again, this is how I'd do it.

Code Companion #2: "Hello, world" in JavaScript

Learn web development with an introduction to JavaScript by creating three variations of the classic "Hello, world" program.

Code Companion #1: What is Web Development?

In this tutorial we're going to clarify web development terms such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, server-side programming, client-side programming, databases, JSON, and so on to give you a grasp of how everything fits together at a high level.

Why "Never Work for Less Than $X" Is Horrible Advice

If you're trying to get into tech and you have an offer from a company, do not listen to this type of advice. Don't think back on a Medium article you saw that said developers should never accept less than $70,000 a year because anything lower than that is ripping you off. That may be true for the author, but is it true for you?

The Case Against Mandating Maternity and Paternity Leave

In many ways the tech industry serves as the one to push the boundaries of the workplace. From in-office amenities, gym memberships, catered lunches, and a variety of other benefits the tech industry leads and others follow. The one benefit that seems to have the most traction at the moment is mandated maternity and paternity leave.