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The Rise of Python

20 Jul 2019 Smart Ninja

The Rise of Python

Probably the best-known programming language for non-programmers is Java. You may have heard something of C or C ++ before. It would have been synonymous in school or university by starter courses in HTML, this language may have been incorrectly classified as a programming language. But Java has a higher status, because in this language beginner courses were often taught outside of computer science studies. However, a good indication of which language is needed on the job market and which is th...

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SmartNinja Student: “Programming is a challenge that is worth the time and effort!”

02 Jul 2019 Sanjay Jain

SmartNinja Student: “Programming is a challenge that is worth the time and effort!”

Who are you and what do you do? My name is Jerry. I am 30 year old father of two children. I am currently developing one of my own ideas and cycling a lot in the company of my oldest son. I spend my free time playing with kids and learning. What does your normal working day look like? My usual working day is quite boring. :) In the morning I take my son to kindergarten, then return home and start working. The afternoon is reserved for various activities with kids. Evenings are divided bet...

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3 Major Problems Of Formal Education

17 Jun 2019 Smart Ninja

3 Major Problems Of Formal Education

Apple, Google and many other large companies no longer require employees to hold a university degree. Both the quality and the importance of university education is becoming less important. According to CNBC, fewer and fewer companies are demanding a university degree, even if this was the norm before. Now everyone is following companies like Apple, Google and IBM. Of course, this trend is not visible in all industries. No one wants to be operated on by a surgeon who has no university degree i...

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Filip:

21 May 2019 Sanjay Jain

Filip: "You just have to do it - programming is the perfect opportunity"

Many believe programming is complicated and it is too hard to do anything with it. Either they have never tried it or have had bad experiences with it, for example in computer classes at school. That's a pity, because the first steps to learning can be very easy and even fun. We asked Filip, a young web developer, how he learned to code and how to start a career as a developer ... Who are you and what are you doing? My name is Filip Potočnik and currently I work as a Junior Developer at Rend...

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What Exactly Is a Web Developer?

20 May 2019 Smart Ninja

What Exactly Is a Web Developer?

A web developer, also known as a Web Developer or System Engineer, takes care of the planning and development of software solutions / web applications in companies. In this role they take over the care and maintenance of websites, digital products, etc. A concrete definition of this job description does not exist, because it is constantly evolving and is dependent on continuous innovations in the Internet. Technical skills of a web developer: Basic knowledge: HTML CSS, XML XSLT JavaScript ...

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How to convince your boss to pay for your IT course

14 May 2019 Sanjay Jain

How to convince your boss to pay for your IT course

Employees with IT skills are becoming more and more valuable for every company. Many of the jobs today will be in one way or another affected by technology. Due to automation, by the year 2030 there are an estimated 800 million jobs at risk of being replaced. But fear not, there is still time to adjust. So what can you do today? Learn the IT skills that will be valuable for you and your employer. Here is step by step guide on how to convince your boss to pay for your IT Course. Step 1: What a...

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Meet the Team at SmartNinja Winnipeg

08 May 2019 Sanjay Jain

Meet the Team at SmartNinja Winnipeg

Why do we need SmartNinja in Winnipeg? We see these three main reasons for a coding school in our city: The world is changing - every job will soon need some level of programming knowledge. Huge demand for IT people/programmers all around the World! (With lots of open job positions in Winnipeg and Canada) Helping young people start a new career that can be prosperous, creative and fulfilling. Why did we decide to bring SmartNinja to Winnipeg? We realized that there is a huge need for a mor...

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What's the Best Programming Language for Beginners to Start Learning?

08 May 2019 Smart Ninja

What's the Best Programming Language for Beginners to Start Learning?

This is one of the most common questions that beginners ask. So what do you do (as a beginner) when this question pops into your mind? You go search on Google, you ask on forums and ask friends and acquaintances who already know how to code. What answer do you usually get? Each of them proposes their favorite language to start with. Or the one they started with. This makes you even more confused because you don't get the same answer from everyone. So who’s right? Answer: Everyone and nobod...

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Learn to Code: Online versus In-person Coding Courses

08 May 2019 Smart Ninja

Learn to Code: Online versus In-person Coding Courses

Let's assume that you are now 100% sure that you would like to learn how to code. Great! But the next question is: "How?" There is a ton of material, online courses, part-time or full-time in-person courses out there. So where should you start? Should you learn to code online or in-person? It all depends on your personal preferences and how well you know yourself. Learning how to code is a process that will take a lot of time and energy from you. So before you start you should really think a...

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6 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Code

07 May 2019 Smart Ninja

6 Reasons Why You Should Learn to Code

Did you ever wish you could learn to code so you would be able to quit the boring job you have and start working at some cool tech startup? You know the one that allows their employees to work remotely and also pays them really well? All the co-workers look so amazing and they all seem to have fun while working there. Too good to be true? It might be. But here are the 6 reasons why you really should learn how to code and change your life for the better. You Can Quit Your Job Did you know th...

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