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The Beginner’s Guide to Backend Development

Backend development (also stylized as back-end or back end development) is the skill that powers the web. Yet it does it modestly, without fanfare—allowing people to browse their favorite sites…

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9 Obstacles Between You and Your Dream Job in Tech (+ How to Beat Them)

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Thinking about starting a new career in tech can feel intimidating. You may have worries about if pursuing a coding career is right for you. You may feel like an outsider/imposter.

You might fear that you won’t be good enough, that you’ll be overlooked because you don’t have a tech background, or a thousand other things.

The most important thing to know right now is that you’re not alone in this—that others have faced the exact same obstacles and doubts…and have made it through to achieve success despite them.

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10 Website Design Pricing Strategies for Freelancers

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When you’re first starting out as a freelancer, there’s a question you’ll invariably face at some point… how do I figure out what to charge?

Website design pricing can vary drastically based on the client’s needs and the scope of the project, but there are several solid strategies that can help you arrive at an agreement that works for both you and your client.

In today’s special guest post, Hahna Latonick of Invent With Code is here to explain ten methods you can use for pricing your freelance development or design services.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Python for Data Science

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Python is a programmer darling for plenty of reasons: the language is easy to read and work with, relatively simple to learn, and popular enough that there’s a great community and plenty of resources available.

And if you needed one more reason to consider starting Python for beginners, it plays an important role in lucrative data careers as well! Learning Python for data science or data anaylsis will give you a variety of useful skills.

What exactly are those skills?

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The 10 Worst Mistakes Freelance Web Developers Make When Dealing with Clients

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If you want to become a freelance web developer so you can start building your empire, there’s one thing you need to master beyond coding: dealing with clients.

Your skill at handling client relationships can make or break your success as a freelancer. In this special guest post, Pete Trbovich writes about common mistakes that freelance developers can make with clients. After all, when you know them, you’ll be a whole lot better at avoiding them and running your business like a well-oiled machine.

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