Getting a Coding Job For Dummies, 1st Edition

  • Nikhil Abraham
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  • ISBN-10: 1119121027
  • ISBN-13: 9781119121022
  • DDC: 005.1023
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 288 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This guide explains how a coder works in (or out of) an organization, the key skills any job requires, the basics of the technologies a coding pro will encounter, and how to find formal or informal ways to build your skills. Plus, it paints a picture of the world a coder lives in, outlines how to build a resume to land a coding job, and so much more.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Getting a Job in Coding.
1: Seeing the Big Picture.
2: Exploring Coding Career Paths.
3: Working as a Coder.
4: Understanding Key Coding Concepts.
Technologies Used When Coding.
5: Creating a Website.
6: Programming with Ruby and Python.
7: Creating Mobile Apps.
8: Analyzing Big Data.
Getting Your Coding Education.
9: Coding on Your Own.
10: Going to Boot Camp.
11: Exploring Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees.
12: Training on the Job.
Launching Your Career Path.
13: Building Your Portfolio Site.
14: Networking for Opportunities.
15: Interviewing and Becoming a Star.
The Part of Tens.
16: Ten Interview Questions Decoded.
17: Ten Job Search Strategies.
18: Ten Coding Myths.
19: Ten Coding Job Websites.
Talk the Talk.
About the Author.
Author Acknowledgements.
Wiley End User License Agreement.