Job Search Tips From a Real Grasshopper To You

Looking for job search tips? Well, don’t look too far because I am about to share what I have learned since I started searching for a newer job. I am looking for a job. If you are hiring a web developer, I might be what you are looking for! That being said, let us find out what has helped me get so many phone calls and potential leads from companies in the past one and half weeks.

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jQuery Interview Questions You Should Know

Today, I am sharing jQuery interview Questions you should know especially if you are preparing for a job interview. There are several questions but I will only share some for now and save the remaining ones for later posts.

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Before we look at some questions, it is important to know that if you don’t know an answer to a question during any type of job interview including jQuery interviews, it is good to say that you don’t know the answer instead of making stuff up. Now that we have that honesty piece out of the way, let us enter the jQuery interview questions part:

Good Programming Styles and Practices

Hello! I hope you are doing good today! Understanding good programming styles and practices is very important to any serious programmer. Most people have arguments for and against certain ways of programming – let us look at a few and then give you an opportunity to share your own views.

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Common Questions :

  • Should you comment your code or not?
  • Curly braces on separate lines or not ?
  • Camel case or not camel case?
  • Should you use underscores in function names?
  • To put or not to put author’s name in the file?

How To Build Simple App Using HTML5 Web Storage API – Part III

Hello!This is the third post on how to use html5 web storage api to create a simple web application (sticky notes). If you have not read the second post, please click here to get started before going forward – although it is up to you to choose. Today, I am going to complete the app by adding some improvements and fixing some potential errors in the design. Enjoy with me!

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Before the end of my second post in this series, we had something that looked like this:

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Important Skills Colleges Never Teach Programmers

Hi! Thanks for stopping by. After a previous post received 106 comments and generated thousands of views and reactions, it made sense to write about the other side of the coin: skills colleges never teach programmers. Let us take a look at a few, shall we?

skills colleges never teach programmers

There is no doubt college has become the industry requirement for getting a job – however, does it really teach you everything you need for the real world? It seems the obvious answer is an astounding NO! 

What Patience and Passion Can Pay You

Hello! Thank you for stopping by and I hope you are having a great weekend – unless you have already crossed into Monday! Today I was expecting to visit a local zoo but it didn’t happen due to unavoidable circumstances – meaning you will not see cute lions and chimps until I visit them soon. Right now though, I want to say something about patience and Passion. 

how to succeed in life after failing

More often that not, I ask myself questions about life. The common whys and ifs. I believe most of us do. When will I succeed? Then even more: How many times must I fail? Why are my plans looking good at first and yet they never bear any fruit in the end?

Is Microsoft Winning In Kenya or Not?

Apparently Microsoft and Kenya are great friends. The other day, I stumbled upon a news article talking about a meeting between Microsoft’s Global President ( Mr. Jean-Philippe Courtois) and the president of Kenya (Uhuru Kenyatta). What were they talking about? Computers in grade schools (or as they normally call it – primary schools). Every computer needs software and this time, Microsoft appears to be looking at the big picture. Perhaps we can now ask ourselves this question: where is Google? Or maybe not!

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Are You Interested In Weekend Hangouts For Coders?

Hi! Thanks for stopping by. Have you ever wanted to participate in live hangouts with coders?. If that sounds like you, let me share with you an idea I just thought about: Google+ Hangouts on The Weekends (Saturday) for coders(beginners and experts alike)!

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I am looking for coders who are willing to hangout on Saturdays for a few hours (could be 1 – 2) on Google Plus. The hangouts will involve teaching each other new things and writing code to solve small problems that fit the available time span.

How To Make Lasting Connections With People

Hello! I will start by saying let this be a happy day to every mother out there! Now that we have covered that and before I jump into tips on how to make lasting relationships/connections with people, am excited because I just got a bike today…yay! I can’t wait to  start riding it! Now back to the topic of networking. This subject kept   coming up to me when I was trying to sleep but I chose to write about it today.

how to make friends that last

MacBook Pro – My First Ever Apple Product

Hi there! I finally did it. I took the first step towards a new experience. I have been using Windows machines since I started computing and I had several reasons for it – like the …. wait for it …. the price tag and then of course availability of solutions to common problems associated with Windows. Today, am happy to say that I am now a MacBook owner! Let us go celebrate – but after work.

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