Programming

What does full stack programmer mean?

  • March 22, 2017
What does full stack programmer mean?

A full stack developer is capable of performing tasks at any level of the technical stack in which they reside. It means: Working with systems infrastructure (knowing what hardware to ask for , what OS to install, how to prepare the system and dependencies for all software) Understanding, creating, manipulating, and querying databases API / back-end code in one or more languages, e.g. Ruby, Java, Python, etc. Front-end code in one or more languages, e.g. HTML, JavaScript, Java, etc. Project management / client work, e.g. gathering requirements, creating technical specifications...

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The Top Three Programming Languages for Electronics Tinkering

  • August 12, 2016
The Top Three Programming Languages for Electronics Tinkering

If you’re planning on tinkering around with electronics, whether it’s on a Raspberry Pi, Arduino, or anything else, you’ll need to know at least a little bit of programming. Hackster.io sent out a survey to figure out which three languages people thought were the best to learn. The survey was filled out by over 3,000 people from around the world. They overwhelmingly point to C and C++ as the language to learn if you’re into electronics tinkering. Behind C is Python, which is followed closely by Javascript, Java, and C#. As for the hardware itself, Arduino led the pack, with the Raspberry...

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The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

  • July 12, 2016
The Most Popular Programming Languages Based On Jobs, Search Engines, and More

There’s no rule that says you have to learn the most popular programming languages, but if you want to code for a living it might be beneficial to know what’s in demand and trending. Java C Python C++ JavaScript C# PHP Swift Objective-C R The programming languages also seemed to group themselves into primary, secondary, and third-tier languages. Java, C, Python, and C++ were the most popular by far. Javascript, C#, PHP, and Swift were part of the second most popular group. And Objective-C and R were third-tier. Gewirtz recommends beginning coders start with...

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