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Getting a job after graduation is oftentimes challenging for a variety of reasons. Although some people struggle to do their part, the situation is sometimes beyond their control. Some graduates choose the first job they find without considering the implications for their future.

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SOFTWARE-DEV

Tips for New DEVELOPERS

1. Have your reason and remember it Programming is hard, and you will get frustrated sometimes. At those times, it will be essential to keep in mind the reason you started coding in the first place 2. Find a community Find a community to support you as you start writing code. This can be a meetup, an online forum, or

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ADVANTAGES OF CRYPTOCURRENCY

Fraud Cryptocurrencies are digital and cannot be counterfeited or reversed arbitrarily by the sender, as with credit card charge-backs Identity Theft When you give your credit card to a merchant, you give him or her access to your full credit line, even if the transaction is for a small amount. Credit cards operate on a “pull” basis, where the store

jobs-vs-career

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A JOB AND A CAREER

A post of regular employment, full-time or part-time, that a person does to earn money ______________________________________ An occupation or profession, especially one requiring special training, followed as one’s lifework ______________________________________ A short term pursuit ______________________________________ A long term pursuit ______________________________________ Often does not require specialist experience, skills or training ______________________________________ Often requires specialist skills, training and experience ______________________________________ Earning money

web design vs web development

Web Design vs Web Development

Web Designer Web Developer Functions Design the visual look feel of websites, from layout to color to graphics Functions Write the code to implement the design of a page or an entire site. Principle Visual Impact & User Experience Principle Funconality & Interactivity Skills Creative & Artistic Skills Analytic & Logical Tools HTML, CSS & Javascript Tools PHP, .NET Python,

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The 100 “WEBDESIGN TOOLS” Ever

Typography Google Fonts https://fonts.google.com/ Find and use high quality fonts for your website. Typekit https://typekit.com/ Get access to a huge bundle of premium fonts. Fontstruct https://fontstruct.com/ Create your own fonts from the ground up. pixel by pixel. Typecast https://typecast.com/ Create visual and semantic designs that put type first. Font Squirrel https://www.fontsquirell.com/ Take advantage of the best database of free fonts.

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BEST PROTOTYPING TOOLS FOR UI AND UX DESIGNERS

MOQUPS Moqups is a simple-to-use prototyping tool that helps you collaborate in real-time on wireframes, moqups, diagrams, and much more – all within the same creative context MARVEL APP Marvel is a browser-based prototyping tool that simplifies the process of prototyping. It allows you to upload your image files and helps you to add gestures and transitions. INVISION Invision enables

data-analys

TOP 8 KEY SKILLS THAT EVERY DATA ANALYST

1. Programing Skills They should have fine statistics skills, apart from statistics skills they should also have some programming skills. 2. Analytical Skills After having a look in statistical as well as programming skills this is the time to have a look on analytical skills for the data analyst. 3. Campaign Skills Campaign management is the skills to manage the

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Designing for users with physical or motor disabilities

_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Do… make large clickable actions Don’t… demand precision give form fields space bunch interactions together design for keyboard or speech only use make dynamic content that requires a lot of mouse movement design with mobile and touchscreen in mind have short time out windows provide shortcuts tire users with lots of typing and scrolling

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6 KEYS TO SUCCESSFUL EXPERIENCE DESIGN

_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ CLEAR CAPTIVATING MESSAGE When a product product satisfies real needs, is easy to use, desirable to look at and touches an emotional chord with users, it begins to sell itself through word of mouth. The product and the message align. Simply restate the value proposition and you have your messaging. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ EXTRA YET ESSENTIAL EMOTIVES Most product experiences stop

how to be a developer

How long does it take to become a web developer?

In the field of tech, no other role is perhaps as popular as that of a web developer, and for good reason. Operating in the digital world, businesses need online presence to showcase their brands, generate more leads, enhance their customer service, strengthen their credibility, and grow their revenue. Having a website is the first step to building that online

Difficult-questions

5 Secrets For Handling Difficult Interview Questions

NEVER GUESS If you don`t know the answer, be honest and say so. Even experts in their field are stumped by a question sometimes. So don`t try to make an answer up. There`s a good chance you`ll get caught out. Confidently explain that you don`t know the answer and ask the interviewer what the answer is. TRY TO RELAX It`s