Carl Franklin and Richard Campbell from the awesome Dot Net Rocks podcast interviewed our CTO, Bobby Davis, about the Coder Foundry experience, and how we prepare students for real careers in software and web development. Click "Read More" to listen.
In the process of building and delivering full featured software, we apply several techniques to check the correctness and quality of the software. Unit testing is one of these techniques. Many organizations pay a lot of attention towards unit testing as it reduces the cost of finding and fixing potential issues of an application.
As a trained computer scientist and CEO of a global tech company, I would be remiss if I didn’t teach my daughter at least the basics of programming and coding. Of course, I’d be thrilled if one day she opted to pursue a career in technology, but I’d be equally pleased if she became an artist, journalist, professional athlete or pastry chef.
"Bootstrap 3.3.5 is here! This release has focused on bug fixes, accessibility improvements, and documentation updates. We’ve had over 330 commits and 160 closed issues and pull requests from over 40 contributors since our last release!"
"While everyone using the .NET Framework creates Classes, not many developers create Structures. For those of you who are creating Structures, Visual Basic 14 has some good news for you: You can now give your structure a constructor that doesn't accept parameters (a default constructor). Formerly any constructor you added to a Structure had to accept at least one parameter."
"In this interview with Pete Goodliffe, author of ‘Becoming a Better Programmer‘, we dive into issues that go beyond code and separate the good from the great developers."
YouTuber Cheers, Kevin delivers a fantastic treatise on how learning to solve problems with code will better prepare you for a job in web and software development. Do you agree?
In the developer world, it is well known that aging programming languages can either maintain their popularity and stay the course, or they can die out completely in favor of new, innovative languages. Recently, Dice.com posted an article listing five languages that they believe are marked for death in the near future (i.e. don't waste your time learning these if you haven't already, folks!).
The folks over at CourseReport.com were nice enough to post a guest blog from us this week that talked a little bit about why we choose to teach .NET rather than some of the more "popular" bootcamp technologies like Python or Ruby (Spoiler Alert: high demand! more jobs! more money!).
If you've been considering making that transition to become a professional coder, now is officially the time to do something about it. The job market for computer programmers has never been better, and the field presents a rich array of opportunities for any professional, young or old, newcomer or veteran. Here are some of the most alluring reasons for learning how to code.
Are you interested in becoming a professional coder? This is a great time to explore your dream, because so many rewarding and well-paying jobs are available to qualified applicants.
Before you apply for that position, though, make sure you know C#. C# is the "mother language" of the .NET initiative, and it's crucial for you to learn it if you're serious about entering the world of corporate coding. Here are some reasons why C# is indispensable.
The SQL Server is the world's premiere database engine and, as such, it's incredibly important for new coders to learn.
The 2014 SQL Server update was released to the public in April of this year and represents a major milestone in the programming world. The new version is incredibly impressive without being disruptive to your existing systems.
When you apply for the Coder Foundry's Master Class, we'll teach you how to use the programs that will best serve you throughout what we hope will be a long and productive career.
Coding isn't just a technological fad, it's a method of thinking and a tool for shaping the world. As a skill, it is becoming increasingly valuable and there are many more programming positions available than their are qualified applicants.
If you are naturally curious, logical, creative and problem-solving, then coding could be the right career choice for you. With so many opportunities to enjoy challenging and lucrative jobs, the technology sector is definitely the place to be.