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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.



Do you want a job in tech,

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How To Kill At Finding Jobs on Craigslist

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Every job I have had after college (that I sought out and applied for), I found on Craigslist:

  • My summer job at Education First (EF), where I worked with international students.
  • My other summer job where I worked in downtown Boston taking cover charge at a nightlife venue (ugh, don’t remind me).
  • My first job putting my newly found HTML and CSS skills into use.
  • My copywriting contracting job.

Craigslist isn’t just for finding roommates or selling odd ends.

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Want To Create A Blog, But Don’t Know Where To Start? Read This.

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Do you ever think about starting your own blog, but either hate the thought of writing or feel totally overwhelmed when beginning to plan?

If yes, then you’re going to love my discussion with Kayla Matthews, creator of the blogs Productivity Theory and Productivity Bytes.

Below Kayla shares advice for newbies getting started with blogging and tools to use to make the process easier.

Kayla’s Background Is Not In Writing


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10 Warning Signs That You Should Turn Down That Project

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Have you ever had a consulting, freelance or contract project that went sour?

I considered myself lucky to never have… That is, until recently.

Over these past few weeks I’ve been involved in a not-so-happy freelancing story. And I would like to share it with you.

Frequent readers of Learn to Code With Me know that I like to keep content on my site motivating, helpful and constructive.

Sure, I’ve taken online courses or purchased code-related software in the past I didn’t enjoy.

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