21 Online Courses to Jumpstart Your Mobile App Development Career

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Considering which direction to take your coding career in? Mobile app development is an area well worth considering.

In 2015, mobile apps generated $69.7 billion in app store sales and in-app advertising. By 2020, that figure is expected to reach $188.9 billion.

Online courses are a great way to test the waters and start building your skills. Today, I’m excited to share my top 21 online courses for aspiring app developers.

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5 Salary Negotiation Tips for Software Engineers

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How do you gain the upper hand at the negotiating table with Google, Facebook, and thousands of other tech companies?

You’re probably more valuable than you think. In this sponsored guest post, Hack Reactor cofounder Shawn Drost explains how to negotiate your salary and walk away happy.

Take it away, Shawn.

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A riddle: what’s an opportunity for people to earn tens of thousands of dollars that is almost universally dreaded?

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5 Takeaways from SwitchUp’s 2016 Comprehensive Coding Bootcamp Survey

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Coding bootcamps are one of the most popular options for learning to code.

Are they worth the hype? In this guest post, Jonathan from SwitchUp.org gives us the lowdown on the 2016 Switchup survey. They asked over 1,000 bootcamp students about their experiences, and here’s what they had to say.

Take it away, Jonathan!

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Over the past five years, coding bootcamps and immersive courses have gone from an unconventional education option to a thriving industry.

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Why It Won’t Take You 10,000 Hours To Learn To Code

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We’ve all heard of the “rule” that says it takes 10,000 hours to become an expert in any field.

Not only might that be intimidating for people just starting out on their coding journey, it also might not be entirely true. In this sponsored guest post, Ken Mazaika, co-founder of The Firehose Project, explains why you shouldn’t take the 10,000 hour rule so literally.

Take it away, Ken!

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Back in 2011,

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Web, Desktop, Mobile, or Cross-Platform: Options for App Developers

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How do you choose the right platform for your app?

How about all of them? In this sponsored guest post, Geoff Perlman from Xojo makes his case for web, desktop, and mobile apps, as well as how you can develop an app that works across all platforms.

Here’s Geoff!

If you’re relatively new to the world of development, you may have started learning to code without really thinking about what types of apps you might want to create.

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