Hey Tremayne, Why Do You Code?

Hey Tremayne, Why Do You Code?
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Why Do You Code? is a weekly blog series, a new one every Tuesday, where we ask someone from the community why it is they code and what they like about it. Tremayne Miller Engineering Intern Ft. Lauderdale, FL Favorite language(s): Python How long have you been coding? Not very long. Maybe about 2 1/2 years. What got you into it? In high school, I took a computer repair class and wanted to...

Who To Follow (And Why)

Who To Follow (And Why)
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Twitter is great, isn't it? Or can be, in more ways than one. If you like talking shit (like I do) and getting jokes off, it's the place to be. But it's also great for following your favorite creators and doers. We're gonna focus on that last one and give you a few people to follow, who might have some vital information to help on your coding journey. From polling the community in our Slack...

Javascript Is Important

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You should learn JavaScript. No, you really should. If you’re reading this, you probably have an interest in software development, and have access to a computer with a web browser - which means that you already have all of the tools necessary to learn and build things with JavaScript. JavaScript is everywhere and it is doing a lot of things: from making websites interactive and a joy to use, to powering the brains for...

So, Why Should I Code?

So, Why Should I Code?
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"Coding is for everyone." I don't know exactly where that saying came from, but there is some truth to it. It's really easy to get started learning how to code, what with its accessibility (like JavaScript being bundled in every web browser) and the vast amount of learning resources available to you on the world wide web. Should everyone know how to code? Maybe not - though being aware wouldn't be bad. But...

You Should Join #DatCode. We Hear It's Pretty Cool.

You Should Join #DatCode. We Hear It's Pretty Cool.
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Back in July of this year, the hashtag #DatCode was started on Twitter as a way to share tips and resources about code. What began as something simple grew, and continues to grow into a vibrant community of black and brown coders the world over, sharing their experiences and knowledge, and collaborating on ideas. We're now almost at our first one hundred members(!) and with the new year coming - as well as the giant...