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A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?

A Question of Code Ed & Tom Hazledine

    • Technology
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

A newbie coder and a seasoned veteran discuss the questions that always come up when someone begins learning to code.

Ed is looking at getting a career in programming and has been learning to code for just over a year. During this time he’s been building up a stack of questions that keep coming up from other newbie coders. Luckily, he’s got someone he can ask for help: Tom. Tom’s a seasoned coder, having worked in the industry for a few years now and has all the answers Ed needs, or does he?

    70: Is "become a developer" still good advice?

    70: Is "become a developer" still good advice?

    This advice is often given without thinking. But is it still valid? Is telling someone to become a developer still a good idea?

    • 23 min
    69: Why bother with side projects?

    69: Why bother with side projects?

    Developers are always banging on about side projects, but are they really worth having?

    • 26 min
    68: Are bootcamps worth doing? (with Kirsty Simmonds)

    68: Are bootcamps worth doing? (with Kirsty Simmonds)

    A detailed look at the process of taking a coding bootcamp from someone who has actually done it.

    • 43 min
    67: How can developers help fight climate change? (with Natalia Waniczek)

    67: How can developers help fight climate change? (with Natalia Waniczek)

    What impact does web development have on climate change? And what can we do to make things better?

    • 36 min
    66: How do you get started in data science? (with Tom Sainsbury)

    66: How do you get started in data science? (with Tom Sainsbury)

    What options are there for scientists who want a career in tech? Data Science could be a great route into programming.

    • 39 min
    65: Should new developers get involved in open source? (with Jeremy Walker)

    65: Should new developers get involved in open source? (with Jeremy Walker)

    A chat with one of the co-founders of Exercism.io about open source participation and tech mentorship.

    • 1 hr 4 min

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