Google and Apple have made their own programming languages, why?

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At its Worldwide Developer Conference next week, Apple shared a success story that a lot of people didn’t know about.  About one year ago, Apple released Swift, a new programming language promised to make it easier to build iPhone and Mac apps than ever before. Developers cheered from the stands.

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The rise of coding bootcamps

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Due to a 20% increase in demand for developers, bootcamps for coding have started popping up to help fill the employment openings. What exactly is a coding bootcamp? It’s an accelerated learning program featuring skills such as full-stack web development, data science, digital marking, and UX/UI design. Bootcamps last an average of 10 weeks, often covering either mobile or web coding, and are located in several major cities across the United States. The end result varies person to person, from junior developer, developer, apprenticeship, instructor positions, and freelance. There are many options available, individuals learn how to choose the right path to take and how to prepare themselves for the experience including the cost.

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Developers reflect on the first year of Apple’s Swift

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The Swift programming language was first announced by Apple at WWDC 2014, albeit in beta form.  Released alongside an extensive iBooks manual, it was later discovered that Apple coded the WWDC app for that year’s conference in Swift without telling anyone.

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Got a college degree? Now if you want a job, go to code school

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In a new kind of vocational training school being housed in a Boston basement, Katy Feng says she’s working harder than she ever did at Dartmouth College.  Graduating last year, the 22-year-old received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and studio art, and it cost more than a quarter-million dollars.

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Coding bootcamps improving diversity in the tech industry?

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It has been discussed time and time again, the tech industry has a diversity problem.

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The top paying programming languages for 2015

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Computer programming has become the most popular as well as lucrative industries across the world, especially in the United States.  The average salary for a computer programmer just hit the top high rank as it gradually approaches $100,000.

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The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing

 

Futurist Thomas Frey:  Earlier this week the DaVinci Institute became the first organization in the world to offer Microdegrees® to the graduates of the Institute’s coding school, DaVinci Coders. People who complete courses in Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, Swift/iOS, and Game Development will all be on track to receive this new form of credentialing.   Continue reading… “The Coming Era of Alternative Credentialing”

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California is not the home of the best programming talent in the world

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You’d probably say California if asked to name the best place in the world to find top programmer talent.  Some compelling data that shows that’s not the case.

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New Nanodegree program for iOS developers from Udacity

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Online education provider Udacity launched its Nanodegree program last year.  Partnering with AT&T, the initiative’s goal is to help people develop focused vocational specialties in a short period of time.

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Can coding bootcamps save the day?

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It used to be that if you graduated from college with no marketable skills but dreams of a safe career path, you went to law school.  For three years and about $150,000.  Now people skip law school and go to a computer coding bootcamp.  For just three months and $15,000 or less.

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