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Getting a Coding Job For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-119-12102-2
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288 pages
July 2015
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Introduction 1

About This Book 1

Foolish Assumptions 2

Icons Used in This Book 2

Beyond the Book 3

Where to Go from Here 3

Part I: Getting a Job in Coding 5

Chapter 1: Seeing the Big Picture 7

Chapter 2: Exploring Coding Career Paths 19

Chapter 3: Working as a Coder 33

Chapter 4: Understanding Key Coding Concepts 47

Part II: Technologies Used When Coding 55

Chapter 5: Creating a Website 57

Chapter 6: Programming with Ruby and Python 83

Chapter 7: Creating Mobile Apps 93

Chapter 8: Analyzing Big Data 101

Part III: Getting Your Coding Education 111

Chapter 9: Coding on Your Own 113

Chapter 10: Going to Boot Camp 131

Chapter 11: Exploring Undergraduate and Graduate Degrees 151

Chapter 12: Training on the Job 165

Part IV: Launching Your Career Path 175

Chapter 13: Building Your Portfolio Site 177

Chapter 14: Networking for Opportunities 191

Chapter 15: Interviewing and Becoming a Star 203

Part V: The Part of Tens 217

Chapter 16: Ten Interview Questions Decoded 219

Chapter 17: Ten Job Search Strategies 229

Chapter 18: Ten Coding Myths 239

Chapter 19: Ten Coding Job Websites 249

Talk the Talk 257

Index 265

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