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Everyone who started coding started out pretty much in the same seat as you. It can be extremely frustrating. A lot of people tend to give up when they start teaching themselves to code. It can be overwhelming, and not bearable at times. That’s why the CTO and Co-found of TheFireHouseProject.com were nice enough to tell us 20 things to know before you start programming. Here are the top things to know before you start programming: You…

Why is it so hard to figure out where to start, or how to start learning to code? It’s no secret that software development has exploded in the past 20 years. New software startups pop up like dandelions in the spring. It then follows that a lot of people think software development is a good career choice and are afraid of missing out on a lot of great opportunities. But, how to start learning to…

For Hollywood, last year was a year of safe bets. The calendar was totally dominated by Disney, which produced 80% of the 10 highest-grossing movies of the year. It also leaned on properties like Marvel, StarWars, Frozen. It also remade some animated classics. But what are the 5 movies to look forward to in 2020? But, 2020 is a year of comparative risk for the movie industry. Conspicuously lacking those kinds of easy, guaranteed crowd-pleasers.…

Unstoppable Domains’ latest product, a Google Chrome extension, is part of a suite allowing users to create and browse censorship-resistant websites. First, the Unstoppable Domains built blockchain domain names. Then, it launched its first own browser. And now, they want to make it even easier to access the dece The Tim Draper-backed firm announced Wednesday the launch of a Google Chrome extension. Basically, it allows users to browse “uncensorable” websites built on the Ethereum blockchain. “Decentralized websites are crucial because they provide…

IEEE Spectrum finally ranked the top trending programming languages. For those who are not familiar, IEEE is a not-for-profit organization. And it’s also the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. They decided to rank the popularity of a dozen programming languages. The rankings were created by weighting and combining 11 metrics from 8 sources: CareerBuilder Google GitHub hacker New the IEEE Reddit Stack overflow Twitter Here’s…

StackOverflow’s developer survey results for 2019 are published at last, and they’re very interesting. Last year, almost 90,000 developers participated in telling how they learned and leveled up. They also told what tools they’re using, and what they usually want. As known, StackOverflow’s developer survey is the biggest and most comprehensive survey for devs in the world. Every year, they field a survey covering pretty much everything, from the favorite technologies to their job preferences.…

This is all based on research from years of studying real conversations and what really funny people do and say. You’re not going to think all the examples are funny, but the techniques listed generally work across all humor types and generations. Reference at the bottom. Here are the top 8 reasons why you’re probably not funny: You’re too literal You can’t laugh at yourself You don’t give your words fuel Forgetting the colorful details…

If you’re a software developer, you probably feel overwhelmed by how fast the industry is evolving. And that’s fine really. We all feel that way sometimes. And in this mayhem of fast-evolving industry, it’s hard to know which are the most commonly used programming languages. Of course, there are a lot of programming languages. And sure new ones are always being created every week. And that’s all beyond the JavaScript frameworks which are growing faster than mushrooms…

What skill does the workforce value most? What are the 10 skills that are the highest in demand in 2020? Recruiters around the world have a front-row seat to the changing mix of skills most prized in the business world. And understanding what those skills are can give you a tremendous boost. But these skills tend to change gradually over time. And only the most sought-after hard skills evolve in a light-speed, pushed mostly by…

A Google employee has tested positive for the coronavirus at an office in Switzerland, and the company is now restricting staff travel to Italy, Japan, Iran and South Korea, which have all seen the virus spread. “We can confirm that one employee from our Zurich office has been diagnosed with the coronavirus,” a Google spokesperson confirmed to CNBC’s Deirdre Bosa. “They were in the Zurich office for a limited time, before they had any symptoms. We have…