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The Beginner’s Guide to a Career as an Android Developer

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Are you passionate about mobile apps and interested in becoming an Android app developer?

Your first step is understanding what responsibilities you’ll have as an Android developer and what technical and non-technical skills you need for Android app development. That’s exactly what Natalia Kharchenko is here to share with us in this special guest post.

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Software engineering is a highly in-demand occupation, and the need for qualified tech specialists will only continue to grow in the foreseeable future.

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21 Places Where Women Can Learn How to Code

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Everyone always talks about the lack of women in tech—and I can’t argue with the statistics. But it doesn’t have to stay that way! These days, there are more coding-for-women resources than ever to help women break into the technology industry.

Let’s explore some of the awesome places where women and girls can learn to code (oftentimes at little or no cost!).

The following list includes 21 organizations in the US (as well as overseas) that teach coding for women and girls.

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The Beginner’s Guide to Backend Development

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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 without even knowing about all the work put in by the backend developer or team.

So to help dispel this mystery…what is backend development? How does it work?

In this special guest post, Krystal Tolani from GoSkills writes about the various types of backend languages,

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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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