Sometimes Creating New Data Is Your Best Choice

When it comes to data sourcing — the process of obtaining structured or unstructured information, creating a new dataset might be more efficient than using someone else’s data. Why? Because you’ll have both, an original and a unique dataset. Don’t get me wrong, using data from other sources is great…


This is a Tricky Career Path since the Job Title May Imply Many Things

The title data analyst is difficult to describe because every company or industry will have its own definition about the role itself, therefore requirements listed in the job description will vary too. Please be aware that a data analyst might be similar to a business analyst, financial analyst, research analyst…


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There are Different Ways to Get Datasets and Get Creative

If you are looking to become a Data Analyst or Data Engineer/Scientist, you will most likely or unavoidably need to create projects of your own and show case your work on Github (it’s free). A difficult aspect when planning these type of project is to find your dataset(s). Think about…


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Your Job Title Doesn’t Necessarily Have to be Software Engineer for you to Code at Work

You might be thinking that only software engineers, programmers, or data scientists are the only individuals that get to work with programming languages but that’s not always true. Some employers look for candidates with coding skills or at least a decent level of knowledge of certain programming languages. In this…


You Might Think It’s All About Programming & Building Features But That’s Not Always the Case

Being a software developer will certainly be challenging, however it’s not necessarily coding or attempting to master every tool and latest technology out there that will make your job more difficult. My goal in this blog post is to create awareness and not to discourage the reader. …


Self-Taught Route

There are a few Unix and Git commands that everyone in the Tech Industry eventually comes across at some point. …


Self-Taught Route

Society has taught us that part of being successful implies obtaining high grades and doing well in school. I’m here to tell you to relax! If you are a currently majoring in Engineering, Computer Science, Math or any other Science, I want to let you know that as long as…


Self-Taught Route

Freelancer.com is an online platform that allows individuals with all sorts of technical skills (not only software development) to apply and possibly find online gigs.

There are several similar freelancing platforms such as Upwork, Fiverr, etc. where ANYONE can create a profile and offer services online. As a result, there…


Self-Taught Route

Typically, online courses are excellent investments since these will help you improve your skillset in software development. However, there are some tools that you can certainly learn on your own with the help of YouTube tutorials or the internet and certainly DO NOT require the guidance of a course. …


Self-Taught Route

Excel is probably one of the most common tools used in the workplace. As a software developer, you might never have to deal with Excel but you never know! Thus, spreadsheet knowledge and experience will always benefit you. …

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