The idea of offering free online courses was difficult several years ago mainly due to a lucrative business platform that has come to be known as college education. Although there are more than enough resources today, so many people cannot afford a college education, thanks to ever increasing tuition fees and ignorant politics.
But not all is lost. There is some light at the end of the tunnel – the birth and growth of Free Online Courses through big name universities across the globe. Perhaps the only thing remaining is for companies to finally hire their potential employees not by looking at a paper but skills they have earned. Now let us take a quick look at my favorite list of free online courses you could start with today.
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.
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?
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?
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!
Hello there. Thank you for stopping by. Many people today are self-taught programmers in the software industry and that is quite commendable. Some however, still view the idea of a college education rewarding in the computer science field in particular while some don’t agree. The fact is, going to college doesn’t guarantee you the skills you need to succeed just as being self-taught doesn’t.
Top 5 Skills You Should Have
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Important Skills Self-taught Programmers Might Need
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