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SoloLearn App Review

One of the toughest challenges when learning to code is running into a bug that seems unfixable. It’s almost unavoidable that sometimes when you’re writing code, you will need to seek outside advice.  Often times, the problem will be solved…

Best Laptops For Coding in 2020

It’s important to have the right tools for the job, and the most important tool for a programmer is their computer. As we get better and more compact computer technology, many coders are moving away from clunky desktops to sleek,…

What Does Google Mean?

Billions of people use Google every day. In fact, you probably searched the internet using Google to find this article. Google—the major tech company headquartered in Mountain View, California—is without a doubt one of the greatest success stories of the…

Grasshopper App Review

Learning to code is not an easy task. Many people try to learn a new programming language only to be confronted with a wall-like learning curve. Programming books often introduce completely new concepts by the dozen, and online programs can…

Top Programming Languages by Industry

There are hundreds of programming languages out there, each designed to fulfill a specific purpose. The programming languages used in marketing are different than those used in science or cybersecurity. And while there’s a need for specialized programming knowledge in…

Vim vs Emacs: The Essential Facts

It doesn’t take new developers long to find themselves sucked into the debate over whether Vim or Emacs is the superior text editor. A text editor can make or break your experience in software engineering, and the argument between coders…

Linux vs Mac: Which One is Best for You?

Folks who want to find a career in information technology eventually run up across the classic question of which operating system (OS) works best for their needs. There’s no shortage of OSs from which to choose, and two of the…

Top Video Game Companies: 7 Most Successful Game Studios

The video game industry is booming. In 2017 the video games market was worth 78 billion dollars, and it’s projected to hit 90 billion in 2020. 80% of that revenue is in software. And since 2016 there have been over…

Software Engineer vs Developer

In the programming industry, the terms “software engineer” and “software developer” are used interchangeably, and people often think they mean the same thing. True, there is not an official distinction between these two roles, but companies who advertise jobs in…

GameMaker Studio 2 Tutorial: A Simple 5 Step Guide to GMS 2

Some of the best advice I’ve ever received as an indie developer is to start your project right away. Large triple-A studios start with a long design, concept, and prototyping process. While that process is effective for large studios, it…