As a Boot.dev student, you may have encountered frustrating moments when your code editor freezes or is stuck “Setting up your environment”, leaving you wondering what went wrong.
GitHub has been re-founded on copilot, rumors of an AI superior to GPT-4 abound, and you’re trying to decide if it’s worth it to learn what a red-black tree is.
Hope you had a splendid Turkey month. My wife, two kids, and I spent Thanksgiving in southern Utah.
One of the marks of a good senior developer is that they have lots of interesting opinions.
There is only one question that ignites my inner rage more than “How do I get a developer job in 3 months?
Hope you had a fantastic Halloween. I spent last weekend in Seattle with Allan and Hunter (the other two full-timers here at Boot.
A queue is an efficient collection of ordered items. New items can be added to one side, and removed from the other side.
Recently I saw an interesting post on Reddit: “I would like to be more full-stack,” user Fenugurod said.
A stack is an abstract data type that serves as a collection of elements. The name “stack” originates from the analogy of items physically stacked on top of each other.
Happy All Hallow’s Eve. I hope you enjoy this month’s cover art. It might be my favorite so far.
As always, the short answer is easiest: On average, according to Indeed, an American web developer earns $81,034 per year.
Ever since starting Boot.dev, I’ve been flooded with what I call “quicksand questions”. On the surface, a quicksand question seems like a good question.
If you’re looking for good web development books, you’re probably interested in becoming a web developer.
The best part of working on Boot.dev is seeing you all make almost unbelievable strides in not only your understanding of fundamental concepts, but what you can now build from scratch.
I love giving a short answer to these: yes, 100%, Python is a great tool for web development.
Go is built for grug brained programmers like me. grug brain developer not so smart, but grug brain developer program many long year and learn some things although mostly still confused
The boring answer is that backend web development is the process of building the server-side of websites and web applications.
As I’m writing this on July 28th, we’ve had 118,984 lessons successfully completed by students on Boot.
Django is a popular Python-based framework for building web applications. It provides pre-built components and conventions, which simplifies the web app development process and allows developers to focus on writing their application’s specific logic rather than dealing with repetitive tasks.
Several years ago I started my first job as a “senior” Go developer. You see, after a modest 3 years in the industry, my arcane ability to use the Go standard library’s strings.
Part of being in the software development space means I’m near a lot of entrepreneurs. Code is a powerful building block, and that appeals to a lot of self-taught big thinkers.
As a kid, I always wanted to be good at drawing. I practiced drawing my favorite anime characters, but frankly, my mom was the only one who thought they were good.
While “real” hell may or may not exist (no need to get into religious beliefs here), tutorial hell is very real.
June was hot. I got sunburned. What else happened… Oh yeah, I finished the new CI/CD course!
“I already know React,” mused my friend. “What popular backend language should I learn that will make me a useful hire to companies?