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When I was doing consultations with aspiring software developers, two of their biggest issues were:

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and

2) feeling like they wasted their valuable time on said platforms because they weren’t learning anything.

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Codecademy or freeCodeCamp?

Udemy or Coursera?

Wes Bos or Andrei Neagoie?

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We’ve heard the term. And we’ve seen the job openings. But it’s still not really clear… What is a DevOps engineer?

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There are a lot of things you need to know.

Today we’ll go over the role of a DevOps engineer. And we’ll examine…

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Hey everybody! We all know there are tons of techie positions and titles and levels and tiers. With each of these comes a specific set of expectations.

So how do you know who does what?

Being confident in the direction you’re heading and knowing what you’re doing is a must.

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WordPress now powers over 1/3rd of the top 10 million sites on the web.

From that statistic alone, it’s no wonder why so many creative agencies and freelancers offer it as their flagship service.

In addition, WordPress is:

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Nothing is more convoluted or complicated than a computer. So what’s up with this idea that web development can be learned in a few days?

Was it the bootcamps’ collective promise of turning code newbies into adroit MERN stack Ninja Rockstar Gurus in 8 weeks?

People in my own YouTube niche?

High-profile high-performers peacocking about on Reddit insisting that this stuff was pretty much easy and mAyBE iF yOU rEaD the MDN DOcuMeNtATion YoU coUlD…

With in-person code bootcamps costing $10,000 to $25,000 (and oftentimes more!), you owe it to yourself to check out the online code bootcamps route.

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It’s important to note the two main flavors of online code bootcamps.

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