How to Learn Web Development the Smart Way

You may have come across Ruby on Rails, NodeJS, AngularJS, JavaScript, and perhaps the “MEAN” stack — MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, NodeJS — in your research of the different programming technologies. Newcomers will often gravitate towards learning only JavaScript — a single programming language — but it’s often mistaken as a shortcut to becoming a full-stack…

Ken Mazaika

How to Craft a Web Developer Resume Recruiters Will Love

What should a resume look like and what should it include? Well, depending on who you ask you might get a slightly different answer. That’s because it represents different things to different people. It’s either a document that lists your work experience, or it’s a piece of paper that has everything you’ve ever done listed…

Kaleigh Sands

These Growing Tech Firms Are Hiring Web Developers

If you’re in the market for a new job, we’ve got some good news: lots of companies have open roles and are hiring web developers this summer! We understand this process can be daunting, so we’re here to help guide you. One of the best places to find web developer roles at new, rapidly growing…

Kaleigh Sands

Finding Your Developer Niche in a Crowded Space

The day has come; you’ve decided it’s time for a change and soon your unfulfilling job will be a distant memory. You’ve been following others as they find their own developer niche, and have officially decided it’s time to turn your dream career into your new career. As you venture down the road to becoming…

Kaleigh Sands

Alumni Q&A with SwitchUp: Biology Bachelor’s to Software Development

This interview was conducted by Erica Freedman, Content Specialist at SwitchUp. Yowon Yoon currently works for Raizlabs as part of their web development team. In college he studied Biology and Music, but felt not knowing how to code would hinder his professional future. Determined not to be left behind, Yowon kickstarted his coding education at…

SwitchUp

10 Tips to Crack Coding in 2018

Do you want to make 2018 the year you finally learn to code? If so, you’re not alone. Most people looking to change careers learn to code whilst working, which means that they have to balance lots of different day-to-day responsibilities. You can crack coding in 2018. But like any complex skill, learning to code…

Ken Mazaika