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The latest updates and insights on Microverse, remote work, programming, education, and closing the gap between talent and opportunity.

Alumni Spotlight

Learning to Become a Software Developer on His Own: Avijit’s Journey

Despite dreaming of software development, Avijit pursued a degree in a different area. Years later, he followed his passion for programming and joined Microverse. Read Avijit’s story on his journey to becoming a software developer.

Posted on 
Nov 10, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

A Day in the Life of a Microverse Student

Curious to know what it's like to be a Microverse student? Read on to see what a typical day is like for a Microverse student from my perspective.

Posted on 
Oct 21, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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Coding

How to Connect Ruby on Rails with React to Create Responsive Apps

Find out why Ruby on Rails and React are the perfect combination for developing scalable apps. In this article, you’ll learn how to install and integrate these technologies for seamless frontend and backend development.

Posted on 
Oct 14, 2021
  by
Gzim Asani
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Alumni Spotlight

How Ceci Made the Career Change to Software Development

Dropping out of college to pursue software development was Microverse alum Ceci’s biggest life decision. Read Ceci’s story on how she overcame her doubts to become a front-end developer.

Posted on 
Oct 6, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

A Helpful Guide to Learn and Maximize Chrome DevTools

While navigating DevTools by Google Chrome might seem daunting at first, it doesn't have to be. You'll rely on DevTools for much of your coding journey, so read on to learn the best practices for maximizing the inspector and debugger in Chrome DevTools.

Posted on 
Sep 28, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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Alumni Spotlight

How Global Experience Helps You Become a Better Developer: Sercan's Journey

Working across cultures helps you gain essential life skills. Microverse alum Sercan gained a lot of skills and knowledge on his journey to landing his first software developer role.

Posted on 
Sep 16, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Configure Tailwind CSS for Vanilla JS with JIT in 10 Easy Steps

In this article, we cover 10 easy steps to configure and optimize Tailwind CSS for your vanilla JS projects. Discover how to maximize the full potential of Tailwind to improve your projects.

Posted on 
Sep 15, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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Coding

Afraid of Debugging? Here are 5 Tips to Make Debugging Less Painful

All programmers know just how frustrating it is to be stuck trying to understand why your code isn’t working. This is where debugging comes in. In this article, I’ve compiled some of the best techniques, tips, and frameworks to make debugging less painful.

Posted on 
Sep 10, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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Career

Why is Microverse Different? 5 Unique Things That Set Us Apart

Find out the key differentiators that set Microverse apart from other online coding schools and bootcamps. We'll explore what makes Microverse unique, as well as how we can help you create a more fruitful career for yourself.

Posted on 
Sep 8, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Create Components With Props and Validate Prop Types in React

Curious what a prop in React is? In this article, we cover what exactly a prop is, how to create components with props, and how to validate prop types in React.

Posted on 
Sep 1, 2021
  by
Grace Poopola
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Building Remote Teams

Who’s Hiring Microverse Alumni? These are Some of the Global Companies Doing So

Microverse alumni contribute their skills to small, medium, and large businesses alike, around the world. We love seeing their contributions, so we've shared some of the companies they're making these contributions at.

Posted on 
Aug 30, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

What Are Lifecycle Methods and Why Do We Use Them in React?

React lifecycle methods play a significant role in building projects in React. It's essential to understand just what they are and how to use them though, so this article covers that.

Posted on 
Aug 26, 2021
  by
Gzim Asani
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Career

Microverse: A Commitment Device For Learning How To Code

In this article, I discuss the power of commitment devices and my personal journey with Microverse, a commitment device for learning how to code.

Posted on 
Aug 9, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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Alumni Spotlight

How Microverse Student Abhigyan Landed a Remote Software Developer Job

Wondering if you can become a professional software developer without a computer science background? Read Abhigyans journey to becoming a remote full-stack developer without a CS degree.

Posted on 
Jul 21, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Testing and Securing Rails API Endpoints With JWT and Postman

A common way to do Authentication is by generating a JSON-Web Token and Ruby on Rails is the framework we use when building a JSON API. In this article, we focus on authorizing our endpoints and testing them using Postman.

Posted on 
Jul 15, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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Alumni Spotlight

How Lamia Became a Software Engineer and Overcame Cultural Barriers

When Microverse alum Lamia gave up her job in Bangladesh to move, she knew her next role had to be remote. She joined Microverse to learn in a global environment and landed a great remote role. Learn more about her story.

Posted on 
Jul 14, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

The Top Skills Every Aspiring Developer Needs To Master

Every aspiring developer juggles a lot of things. But what will help you stand out from the rest? In this article I cover the 3 key skills you need to master as an aspiring developer.

Posted on 
Jul 8, 2021
  by
Nikolas Escobal
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News

We’re Announcing Our $12.5M Series A 🙌

We’re thrilled to announce that we raised $12.5M in Series A funding led by Northzone! We’re excited about all to come and wanted to share how we plan to use this round to help change the lives of thousands more around the world.

Posted on 
Jul 1, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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News

Introducing Microverse 2.0: More Structure, Accountability, and Collaboration

After more than two years of Microverse, we’ve made some great updates to our program to improve our student experience. Here’s what we’ve done.

Posted on 
Jun 24, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Basics of JavaScript Objects Constructors in ES6

In this article, we'll cover JavaScript constructor functions which are a major part of classes. It will help you better understand these, and will help you save time when designing your applications.

Posted on 
Jun 23, 2021
  by
Grace Poopola
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Alumni Spotlight

How Cristian Fulfilled His Dream as a Software Developer During the Pandemic

Thinking about becoming a developer? Read Cristian's story to learn how he landed a great remote software development job, with no previous programming experience.

Posted on 
Jun 21, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

The First Step Towards Web Development Success: Mastering Git

Succeeding as a web developer takes perseverance and continuous learning. One of the first steps is to master git. In this article, we’ll dive into just how to do this.

Posted on 
Jun 15, 2021
  by
Gzim Asani
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Career

Want to Become a Software Developer? 3 Tips for Success

Microverse student Henry, shares three key pieces of advice he received from his mentor when starting on his software developer journey. Plus, he shared how he applies them daily since he started Microverse.

Posted on 
May 28, 2021
  by
Henry Verissimo
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Alumni Spotlight

How This Microverse Alumni Landed His International Dream Job 

Want to become an international software developer? Read Jaak’s story about how he landed his dream job, without previous coding experience or a university degree.

Posted on 
May 26, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Why Are JavaScript Frameworks Always Being Updated? Framework Lifecycles

Have you noticed new JavaScript frameworks pop up every few months? Understanding the lifecycles of these will help you understand the framework's design.

Posted on 
May 13, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Building Remote Teams

The 10 Most Helpful Tools For The Best Remote Teams

After years of working remotely and building our fully remote company, we're sharing the tools that work best for keeping remote teams productive and connected.

Posted on 
May 11, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

How to Build a RESTful API Authentication With JWT (TDD Approach)

Token-based authentication has gained a lot of popularity in securing an API. In this article, we'll take our Rails RESTful JSON API app to the next level through user registration and login, plus authentication with JSON Web Tokens.

Posted on 
May 4, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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Alumni Spotlight

How To Build a Tech Community: Wilfried's Journey in Burundi

Curious about what it takes to start a tech community? Read Microverse alum Wilfried's journey starting a local tech community after gaining international learning experience.

Posted on 
Apr 20, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

10 JavaScript Tips & Tricks That Will Make You a Better Developer

As a developer, you are always learning complex new things. That's why we created this article, to make things easier for you with our 10 JavaScript tips and tricks. These tips and tricks are not only handy, but also practical.

Posted on 
Apr 14, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Alumni Spotlight

Changing Careers After 17 Years to Become a Web Developer

Have you been thinking of making a career change? Read about Microverse alum Carlos, who made the decision to become a software developer after spending 17 years working internationally in Telecoms.

Posted on 
Apr 7, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Build Using a Mobile-First Approach: Bootstrap

Do you want to build for your mobile users? Then this article is for you. In it, we cover the differences between a mobile-first approach and desktop approach, the benefits of a mobile-first approach, and how to build using a mobile-first approach using Bootstrap.

Posted on 
Apr 6, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Remote

7 Powerful Tips to Help You Get a Remote Job

How do you tap into the massive pool of remote job opportunities? Networking is key. Here are 7 top tips to help you get a remote job.

Posted on 
Mar 24, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Test Driven Development of a RESTful JSON API With Rails

The open source nature of Rails, and its rich ecosystem inherited from Ruby, gives it an advantage of both time and cost efficiency to get your API up and running fast. In this article, we’ll build a simple Rails RESTful JSON API using Rails.

Posted on 
Mar 18, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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Alumni Spotlight

How Gabriela Joined The Global Job Market As A Web Developer

Want to step into the global job market as a software developer? Read Gabriela’s story about how she went from working locally as a software developer to becoming a global software developer through Microverse.

Posted on 
Mar 15, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

How to Implement an Anagram in JavaScript

This article will first help you understand what anagrams are, then we will work through a problem in order to grasp how to implement an anagram in JavaScript.

Posted on 
Mar 12, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Building Remote Teams

7 Things To Keep In Mind When Hiring Remotely

While remote teams have many benefits, hiring talent internationally can be challenging for even the savviest companies. From contracts, to taxes and compliance, here are 7 things to keep in mind when your company is hiring remotely.

Posted on 
Mar 10, 2021
  by
Anja Simic
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Women of Microverse

Inspirational Women in Software Development: History of Computing

Women play a key role in computing, now, and in the early days of it, but still only represent 27.5% of software developers globally. At Microverse, we’re focused on is helping more women and non-binary people become software developers so, we asked some of the female software developers at Microverse to share their stories.

Posted on 
Mar 8, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

Using Test-Driven Development (TDD) to Understand the MVC in Ruby on Rails

In this article, we'll help you understand the MVC model through the construction of a simple app using TDD. You will work through this while being guided by the error messages commonly observed when coding in Ruby on Rails (RoR).

Posted on 
Mar 3, 2021
  by
Bruna Gobi
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Alumni Spotlight

Changing Careers to Become a Software Developer: Salvador’s Story

Thinking about a career change? Read Salvador's story about how he went from being a Mechatronic Engineer in Mexico to becoming a Software Developer with Microverse.

Posted on 
Mar 1, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Use Associations and Class Names in Ruby on Rails

In this article we’ll discuss Associations and Class Names in Rails, and how the relationship works together to achieve your desired results. We will cover the four categories of Associations in Rails, then dive into Class Names so you can grasp a full understanding.

Posted on 
Feb 26, 2021
  by
Grace Poopola
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Alumni Spotlight

How this Aerospace Engineer Landed 2 Remote Software Developer Jobs

Microverse alum, Max Li, from Taiwan has landed two remote roles since he completed Microverse. Here's how he did it and how his career as a software developer is going.

Posted on 
Feb 13, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alumni Spotlight

From Civil Engineer to Software Developer, How Miguel Did It

Ready for a career change? Do you want to become a global software developer? Then read Miguel's story about how he went from being a Civil Engineer to becoming a Software Developer with Microverse.

Posted on 
Feb 9, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

Rails Direct Uploads to Cloudinary Made Easy With Shrine

If you have been using Heroku often, you’ll notice that it is not suitable for persisting image storage and should not be used for any permanent storage. In this article, we simplify how you can perform direct uploads to Cloudinary in your Rails application, in order to persist your image uploads.

Posted on 
Feb 3, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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Coding

How to Loop Through the Array of JSON Objects in JavaScript

This tutorial will guide you through how to loop through the array of JSON objects in JavaScript. We’ll explain the various types of loops and how to use them so that you can tackle this after reading.

Posted on 
Feb 1, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Career

Want to Land a Remote Job? This is What You Need to Do

If you're trying to land a remote job, you need to be doing this key thing. In this article we break down just how important networking is to landing a job, and how to do it the right way.

Posted on 
Jan 28, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alumni Spotlight

Microverse Alumni, Trésor, Shares His Journey to Becoming a Remote Software Developer

“Working remotely has taught me a lot and opened doors. Overall, I think Microverse was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life.” Microverse alum, Tresor, shares his journey to becoming a professional software developer.

Posted on 
Jan 28, 2021
  by
Meesen Brown
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Women of Microverse

My Microverse Experience: How I Became a Developer Without a Technical Background

A little over a year ago, I decided to switch careers and learn to program. Now, I’m proficient in more than five programming languages and have built more than 50 projects. Here's how I did it, and my Microverse experience.

Posted on 
Jan 24, 2021
  by
Maria Reyes
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Coding

How to Compile a React Application and Import an Image in ReactJS

Was one of your goals for 2021 to enhance your coding skills? If so, then you’ve come to the right place. This article will guide you through how to compile a React application as well as, how to import an image in ReactJS and adjust its size.

Posted on 
Jan 19, 2021
  by
Umair Arshad
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Alumni Spotlight

This Microverse Alum Shares His 3 Powerful Keys To Success

When Alex Shvetsov’s startup failed in 2019 he decided to change career paths and retrain as a software engineer. One year later, he’s a full stack developer for one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe. Here’s his story.

Posted on 
Jan 15, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Rails Image Upload in 7 Simple Steps Using Shrine

File uploading is an important aspect of many Rails applications and image uploading, in particular, is one of the most important features. In this article, we’ll simplify the image uploading process in 7 simple steps to make your life easier, using Shrine.

Posted on 
Jan 14, 2021
  by
Uduak Essien
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Career

Is Microverse Worth It? Here's What Students Have To Say

Is Microverse legit? See what Microverse alumni and current students, from more than 100 countries, have to say about their experience with Microverse.

Posted on 
Jan 7, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Most Popular New Programming Languages

Ready to dive into a new programming language? This is a guide to choosing which new and fast-growing programming languages you should learn this year.

Posted on 
Jan 7, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Popular Niche Programming Languages to Learn

If you're looking to learn a niche programming language to grow your career in tech, this is for you.

Posted on 
Jan 5, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Remote

What Physical Distancing Can Teach the Educational System

Physical distancing may not be forever but schools for students of all ages can use it as an opportunity to evolve in ways that will give their students the best chance to succeed.

Posted on 
Jan 5, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Best Programming Languages to Learn

Ready to learn a new programming language? This is a guide to the best programming language to learn when starting your software development career.

Posted on 
Jan 3, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Remote

How Remote Pair Programming Works & Why it Can Change Your Life

Remote pair programming is not so different from traditional pair programming, but the main difference is that it allows you to work with people around the world. Here's how remote pair programming works, and why you should start doing it.

Posted on 
Jan 2, 2021
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Learn JavaScript from Scratch

This article will guide you through how to learn JavaScript from scratch and help eliminate any confusion about where to start, whether you’re a beginner or not.

Posted on 
Dec 30, 2020
  by
Umair Arshad
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Coding

How to Write a SQL Query in Ruby on Rails

In this article we’ll help you understand how to write a SQL query in Ruby on Rails, through using ActiveRecord.

Posted on 
Dec 21, 2020
  by
Ahmad Muhammad
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Career

This Portfolio Hack Will Help You Get Hired as a Software Developer

If you're a software developer applying for your first job, having an outstanding portfolio should be one of your main priorities. Here's our advice on how to create the best portfolio possible to help you get hired as a software developer.

Posted on 
Dec 16, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

Frontend Or Backend: How To Know The Right Track For You

Trying to choose between frontend and backend development can be overwhelming so here’s a breakdown of the two and the different skills you’d need for each.

Posted on 
Dec 15, 2020
  by
Saheed Oladele
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Coding

How to Run React JS Project in Localhost

This article will guide you through how to run a JavaScript project in localhost. We’ll share the prerequisites you need before diving in, and will cover multiple ways to run a JS project in localhost.

Posted on 
Dec 8, 2020
  by
Umair Arshad
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Building Remote Teams

Why Hiring Globally Diverse Teams Will Make You More Likely to Succeed

As companies settle into operating in remote environments, they open themselves to a new possibility for scaling operations while fostering a diverse and inclusive culture: hiring from a global talent pool. Here’s some of the benefits of that.

Posted on 
Dec 3, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Build an Image Upload Feature with Rails and Active Storage

File uploading is an important aspect of many Ruby on Rails applications. Active Storage is now the go-to source for enabling file uploading within Rails apps. Here's how to use it to do so.

Posted on 
Dec 2, 2020
  by
Kerron King
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Career

5 Tips on How to Prepare for Coding Challenges

Have an upcoming technical interview? Here are some tips for preparing for your coding interview, including the best websites to practice coding and to look for industry insights.

Posted on 
Nov 28, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

Understanding RSpec Controller/Request Specs & Integration Tests Using Capybara

Performing a functional, and integration, test on your application is needed to gain wider test coverage. In this article, you’ll learn how to work with controller/request specs, as well as integration testing using Capybara.

Posted on 
Nov 20, 2020
  by
Uduak Essien
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Coding

How to Get Better At Solving Coding Challenges

Coding challenges are key to your learning but can often be very difficult to solve. Here's some actionable advice to get better, and faster, at solving coding challenges.

Posted on 
Nov 20, 2020
  by
Ahmad Muhammad
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Coding

Understanding Common Error Messages in the MVC in Rails Model

In this article, we'll help you understand the MVC model through the construction of a simple app, while being guided by the error messages commonly observed while coding in Ruby on Rails.

Posted on 
Nov 18, 2020
  by
Bruna Gobi
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Career

Why I Left My Job to Learn How to Code Online

Leaving your job to learn full-time is never any easy decision. This Microverse student shares his experience of why he left his day job to learn to code online, through the help of Microverse.

Posted on 
Nov 16, 2020
  by
Umair Arshad
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Coding

5 Projects New Developers Should Build to Improve Your Skills

Being a new developer can be challenging. Whether you recently finished a coding bootcamp, went through a Full-Stack course online, or learned on your own, eventually you need to start coding real projects. Here's how to do that.

Posted on 
Nov 14, 2020
  by
Maria Reyes
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Coding

How To Get Started With Gatsby.js

Gatsby is a site generator built for React that can be tricky to get accustomed to. In this article, we walk you through the steps for creating a simple app so you can better leverage Gatsby.js.

Posted on 
Nov 10, 2020
  by
Kerron King
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News

Hosting a Remote Hackathon: Microverse’s First Hackathon

We successfully hosted our first Hackathon during which students built some fantastic projects designed to help remote learning. Here’s some of our learnings from it and the projects!

Posted on 
Nov 4, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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Coding

Understanding Test-Driven Development with RSpec in Ruby on Rails

One of the key parts of being a developer is testing your code. So it's important to understand why, and when, to test, as well as testing best practices. In this article, we explain test-driven development with Rspec in Ruby on Rails.

Posted on 
Nov 2, 2020
  by
Uduak Essien
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Career

5 Great Reasons Why You Should Become a Software Developer

With the growth of the knowledge economy, digital transformations, and the ability the make a huge impact on the world, software developers are in high demand. Here's why you should become a software developer, and how you can become one.

Posted on 
Oct 28, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Women of Microverse

10 Female Developers Share Their Advice For New Developers

Starting out as a software developer can be tough. In this article, 10 female develops share their advice and tips for aspiring software developers and those thinking about taking the leap.

Posted on 
Oct 26, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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Career

How Junior Developers Can Make a Difference Without Experience

Being a junior developer doesn't mean you can't make a difference. Here's eight tips on how junior developers can contribute to their teams' success despite having little experience.

Posted on 
Oct 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

The 5 Mentors Every Software Developer Needs and How to Find Them

Every software developer needs mentors to help them on their career journey. In this article, we'll share what those mentors are, and how to find support as a professional software developer.

Posted on 
Oct 8, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

How to Write Emails that Make You Sound Professional

Trying to improve your emails to land a new job? Here are some tips for emailing potential employers to help you secure your first job as a software developer.

Posted on 
Oct 3, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

How to Build a Great Online Reputation as a Software Developer

Building a great online reputation is important as a software developer. Here's everything you should be working on if you want to build an online reputation as a software developer, and make a great first impression.

Posted on 
Oct 1, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Get Set Up With React/Redux in Your Next Multi-page Project

Wondering how to get started with React or Redux for a multi-page project? We walk you through the steps on how to get set up so you can do it with ease.

Posted on 
Sep 29, 2020
  by
Kerron King
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Coding

3 Important Frontend Concepts that Make You a Professional

Thinking about becoming a Frontend developer? It’s more challenging than it seems. Here are three frontend concepts that will help make you a professional.

Posted on 
Sep 16, 2020
  by
Saheed Oladele
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Career

How to Job Search: Expert Advice & Tips from Career Coaches

Four career coaches share their insights on how to navigate job searching, networking and interviewing, and how Microverse works with students to land their first programming job and beyond.

Posted on 
Sep 14, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

Why We’re No Longer Talking About ‘Graduation’

We’re shifting our focus, and our students, away from the concept of ‘graduation’ and toward ‘employment’ in order to better align their incentives, and ours, with the ultimate goal - getting a job.

Posted on 
Sep 1, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alumni Spotlight

This Microverse Student Landed a Great Remote Job in Silicon Valley: Musa's Story

When Musa was looking to improve his skills as a software developer, he joined Microverse. After, he went on to land a remote job working for an international company—here he shares his experience.

Posted on 
Aug 11, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

3 of the Best Ways To Use React with Rails

If you’re a Ruby on Rails developer and like using the React Framework for your front-end apps, but often encounter issues integrating both, then this article is for you. In it you'll learn how to use React with Rails three different ways, through APIs and React Gems.

Posted on 
Jul 30, 2020
  by
Daniel Laloush
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Women of Microverse

From Graphic Designer to Software Developer: Microverse Student Mupa Shares Her Story

Mupa M'mbetsa Nzaphila is a Microverse student, and mother, originally from Nairobi, Kenya now living in Munich, Germany. She shared with us her story of becoming a software developer, her favorite languages, advice for getting started, and more.

Posted on 
Jul 29, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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Alumni Spotlight

A Career With Microsoft: How Microverse Helped Pave The Way

Wondering what it takes to get a job at Microsoft? Kevin Mwangi landed a job on the Windows Apps Compatibility Team after completing Microverse in 2019. Here he reflects on his experience at Microverse and how it prepared him for his career at Microsoft.

Posted on 
Jul 17, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

How to Land Great Projects as a Freelance Junior Developer

Freelancing is a great way to dive into junior developer projects. In order to succeed though, you need to apply to the right types of projects or you might end up wasting your time.

Posted on 
Jul 10, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Coding

The Most Important Things to Know about Gemfiles

Gemfiles are an incredibly useful tool for developers but people often misunderstand the usage of the version control environment that a Gemfile provides, due to its syntax. This article will help us understand how to use them.

Posted on 
Jul 8, 2020
  by
Daniel Laloush
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Career

How to Look Professional Online (and Maintain It) While Working Remotely

Looking professional online is of utmost importance, especially in today’s job market. In this article, we’ll discuss the top tips for looking professional (and maintaining it) while interacting online.

Posted on 
Jul 6, 2020
  by
Willow Mata
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Building Remote Teams

Confused about the Types of Remote Workers? Here’s What You Need to Know Before Hiring

The coronavirus pandemic has given companies the opportunity to rebuild and scale in a way that’s smarter and more flexible. It’s time for business leaders to explore how their teams can evolve through remote workers. ‍

Posted on 
Jun 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

How to Stay Motivated while Becoming a Programmer: Alumni Advice

Staying motivated while learning to code is definitely not easy. Two Microverse Alumni shared their actionable, inspiring advice for Microverse students and all aspiring software developers.

Posted on 
Jun 22, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

What it’s Really Like to Work as a Front-end Developer, Indeed's James Zhang

Being a successful developer goes well beyond your title. James Zhang from Indeed, shares what it's really like to work as a Front-end Developer and what his path to becoming one looked like.

Posted on 
Jun 16, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alumni Spotlight

How He Became a Full-Stack Remote Developer With the Help of Microverse

Ready for a career change to software development? Microverse alum Abdellani shared his story on how he became a full-stack remote developer with the help of Microverse.

Posted on 
Jun 10, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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News

A Glimpse at the Future of Work and Learning

Understanding how Microverse’s no-instructor, peer-to-peer methodology helps prepare students for careers in remote work, and our vision for the future of work and education.

Posted on 
May 26, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

GitLab Recruiter, Chantal Rollinson, Shares Job Search Tips for Minorities in Tech

Job searching is never easy but for minorities it can seem even more challenging. Gitlab recruiter, Chantal Rollinson, shares her tips for job searching as a minority in tech, and how to overcome imposter syndrome.

Posted on 
May 21, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Building Remote Teams

The Ultimate FAQ for Building and Managing Successful Remote Teams

From our learnings over years of building and managing remote teams, we've compiled the most common questions we get asked in order to run them successfully.

Posted on 
May 13, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

Ecosia's Jason Gwartz on How to Become a Developer With a Non-Technical Background

Many people switch careers to Software Development later in life or get their first job in tech with no formal training, but how do you sell your non-technical background to a potential employer? Jason shares that and more.

Posted on 
May 7, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Career

How to Succeed as a Remote Developer: Advice from GitLab Developer, Mario de La Ossa

Want to work remotely for global companies? We sat down with Gitlab Software Developer Mario de la Ossa to learn about his journey and advice for becoming a remote developer.

Posted on 
Apr 30, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Building Remote Teams

How to Hire Remote Employees with Ease

As more teams become permanently remote-first, it’s essential to understand the best practices for remote hiring as your company scales.

Posted on 
Apr 23, 2020
  by
Ariel Camus
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Alumni Spotlight

From Microverse Student To Team Member: How Alvaro Did It

After joining Microverse as our third ever student, Alvaro went on to graduate and get hired by Microverse as a remote, Full Stack software developer. Here’s how he did it.

Posted on 
Apr 16, 2020
  by
Meesen Brown
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