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2answers
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Comparing Academic Curriculum Specificity: Generalist vs Specialist

For someone that is relatively new to web development, would you recommend pursing an academic curriculum that is more diverse (introducing several languages and frameworks with other classes on ...
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6answers
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Which CS courses are a “must” for a web developer

My goal is to learn how to program a website with Python/Django in the next year. From what I've understood, I also have to learn HTML, CSS, JavaScript. I understand in order to build a website, I ...
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3answers
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Trying to evaluate answers provided by an online technology school

I've been considering taking some web-related programming courses from an online technology school (it's probably best if I don't name names). When I read the syllabi of the different courses on their ...
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6answers
634 views

How would you approach teaching web development to teenagers?

I have been tasked to build an 8 hour program of work to teach teenagers (12-15) the basics of web development. I am at a loss at where to start on such a huge subject. I'm not even sure what the ...
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5answers
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What is the best/easiest way to get my degree, already being an experienced developer?

I have been an active professional software developer (mostly utilizing .NET) for the past five years and, without being too full of myself, I would say I'm a very competent developer. I stay ...
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How to introduce a willing manager to IT and web development?

After experiencing quite a lot of problems with our small project's manager (we're a startup, and he's the only guy who has the appropriate education; the rest of us are programmers), we have finally ...