Programming

Coding

What programming language should I pick? Should I focus on front-end? Back-end? Machine learning?

Anyone who has embarked on this journey to learn how to code has came across this question. Your first thought might have been to google it. Next thing you know, you realize that the internet is…

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Should I go back to school to get a Computer Science degree?

This week’s question for my “Ask Preethi’ series is one that’s near and dear to me, because I too once struggled to figure out the right answer. “I have been teaching myself to code for almost a year…

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I’m here to help you through the hardest parts of your coding journey

Starting today, I’m collaborating with freeCodeCamp on a YouTube series called Ask Preethi. You can write me with your coding questions, doubts, frustrations, and experiences. Each week, I’ll answer…

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What topics are toughest for you to learn, as an intermediate web developer?

Beginners can feast on hundreds of courses on sites like TreeHouse, FreeCodeCamp and Egghead.io, alongside dozens of immersive bootcamps like Hack Reactor and App Academy. Advanced programmers…

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The Great Programming Jargon Bake-off

Terminology like this is sprinkled throughout programming blog posts, conference talks, papers, and text books. But don’t be turned off by this jargon. Let’s jump right in and break some of these…

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Why use static types in JavaScript? Should we use them or not?

The first programming languages I learned were JavaScript and Python, both of which are dynamically-typed languages. But my foray into static types have added a whole new dimension to how I think…

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