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How to Design Your Website for a Global Audience

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Building websites for a global audience is a necessity in 2016 and beyond.

But the reality is that many are not doing it. In this special post, guest writer Christina Comben explains the importance of creating a website with localization in mind. She also shares how you can take advantage of localization in five simple ways.

Take it away, Christina!

If you’re just setting out to design your website,

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5 Things Every Code Newbie Needs To Know

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If learning how to code were easy, everyone would be doing it.

But the reality is that learning how to code is continuously filled with ups and downs. In this special sponsored post Avi Flombaum, Dean at Flatiron School, shares five truths every code newbie needs to know.

Take it away, Avi!

We’ve had over 700 students go through our program at Flatiron School, so as the Dean and instructor,

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Want to be a Developer? Forget What You Learned in School

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If you’re feeling stuck in a coding rut, consider this: traditional schooling may not have adequately prepared you for the world of software development.

Below guest writer Ken Mazaika, the CTO and Co-founder at The Firehose Project, describes how schooling fails to prepare us for what it takes to become a developer. Because, unlike in school, failing and cheating are okay in the world of programming. So is never knowing it all, and instead focusing on big picture concepts rather than the intricacies.

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Why Having an Online Presence Matters in Your Job Search

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Your parents and grandparents have probably told you stories of how they got jobs by putting on a suit and walking into an office with a resume. That’s not the world most of us discovered when we entered the workforce, though. We were told, “Apply online.”

Now the landscape is changing again, and by the time you have grandkids, they’ll be equally amazed that you once applied for jobs by filling out form boxes and attaching documents on a website.

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7 Superpowers Startup Founders Gain From Learning How to Code

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When you understand what goes into building a website, web app, or mobile app you can be a better startup founder.

Knowing how technology works—specifically how to code—gives you a better understanding of features that can be added to the product, how to set realistic timelines, how to be a better communicator with technical team members, and more.

Below guest writer Kevin Kononenko shares seven ways startup founders are better leaders when they know at least a little code.

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