27 Things to Put on Your Portfolio When First Starting Out

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Are you racking your brain, trying to think of things to include in your developer/designer portfolio…but keep getting stuck?

You’re far from alone.

It can be tough to think of things to add, especially when you’re first starting out in the tech industry and all your previous experience seems unrelated.

If you’re not sure where to start, you’re in luck. Listed below are 27 things you can add on your portfolio or online resume—even if you don’t have a ton of experience yet.

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45 of The Best Places to Learn to Code For Free

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If you’re brand new to the world of coding and web development, it makes sense to start by teaching yourself using all the free resources online.

That way, you can discover what you like and don’t like before investing money into a certain coding language or set of courses.

However, there are so many free resources and classes and books to choose from. Here are 45 of the best.

To make things easier, I broke them down based on topic.

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A Quick Cheat Sheet to the Unix/Mac Terminal

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When it comes to learning how to code, one of the toughest things to learn is the command line.

Not because it’s tough—it’s actually not too difficult. But rather because it is intimidating.

That’s why I put together a cheat sheet of regularly-used commands in the Unix command line (see below).

This isn’t meant to be some visually appealing infographic, filled with fancy gradients and sexy charts.

Instead, it has been created to act as a quick reference guide.

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5 Things to Know Before Building Your First Android App

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Want to build an Android app? Keep reading.

Recently, I came across PraneethVT’s Reddit post about how he built his first Android mobile app – a GPA calculator.

Seeing that he is a relative newbie to the programming world, I thought diving deeper into how he built his first app would be perfect for Learn to Code With Me.

Here’s a little bit about PraneethVT before we get started.

  • He is a computer engineering college major
  • So,

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How to Get a Great Job in Tech Without a Background in Tech

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Are you dying to get a job in tech, but don’t have a background in tech?

If yes:

Then this post by Joyce Akiko, a career transition expert, is what you need to read.

Below she shares five steps on how you can start moving towards your dream career in tech… even if your background has nothing to do with tech.

Enjoy!

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