5 Tools Every Programmer Should Use

Every trade has tools that are needed to do work, and this is especially true in computer programming. One could probably use notepad and save their code to a floppy disk, but tools have evolved to be much more functional and a pleasure to use. The cool thing about programming is that there is always room to grow and improve; … Read More

What is a Full-Stack Developer?

  What is a Full-Stack Developer? Written by Hannah Westberg We have talked before about different types of programmers, but we have yet to touch on the elusive “ full-stack developer. ” Varying definitions of this title exist: from a developer specialized in everything from front-end to back-end; to a developer who has a general knowledge in all steps from … Read More

Why colleges suck at making programmers

When creating Codeup, we went out and talked to lots of people in the tech industry both on the employer and employee side. One thing became very clear: colleges are doing a terrible job producing programmers. Here’s what we found out: Programming isn’t fun   Undergrad computer science has changed little since the late 1990s when I was in school. … Read More