Posts tagged ‘GitHub’

Why Being a Developer is Awesome—And How You Can Get Started

If you still think you need a computer science degree to become a web developer, you’re wrong. It’s okay—we didn’t know that, either, until we spoke…

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Got 99 Problems, But a Job Ain’t One (If You Read This)

The rules are surprisingly simple if you want to impress Steve Girolami, VP of Engineering at AfterCollege. One: Do not profess to be an expert. Two:…

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Is Modesty Ruining Your Chances of Getting a Job?

Nobody likes a showoff, and we’re not just saying that. Studies show that people who blatantly self-promote aren’t as successful or well-liked as their peers. At…

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5 Not-So-Hidden Secrets About Working as a Web Developer

So you’re thinking about entering the wild world of web development? Congratulations! It’s a great time to get started, even if you don’t come from a…

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How to Get a Front-End Developer Job: Chat with Micah Jaffe, CTO of FairLoan Financial

Are cover letters a waste of time? Short answer: yes (at least in the world of web development). For the longer answer—and some winning strategies to…

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I Hate Internet Explorer! A Day in the Life of a Front-End Developer

If you really want to upset a front-end developer, all you have to do is mention Internet Explorer. Why does this seemingly innocent web browser get…

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Résumé Teardown: Show Me the Links!

In this edition of Résumé Teardown, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé from “Dev Elleper,” who is seeking a front-end developer position. Mike Feineman,…

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Tech Needs Women! A Day in the Life of Jennifer Gilbert, Software Engineer

You don’t need a computer science degree or even a strong background in tech to make it as a developer. All it takes is determination and…

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