When people think of learning, they often associate with the idea of going to school. However learning can take many forms and for a developer going to college or university is just one of the ways to learn.
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As a developer, I get excited about everything I am working on when developing websites and mobile apps. It is in my interest to be familiar with every aspect from design to the different components that go into development including the type and versions of components used.
Data is the main driver behind any application be it a desktop, mobile or web app. The developer of an application builds it around how users interact with data. Data keeps track of entities and actions within an app.
In software development, as in the real world, stuff happens and it is important to be prepared. There is a lot that can go wrong when developing a website or an app. It is important to be prepared for any eventuality.
If you are like me, Google services take up a large part of your life. You might use Gmail as your mail service, use Google Search to navigate your way around the Web and if you are not using an iPhone, you have an Android phone.
I often take some things for granted as a developer and one of those things is software frameworks. I am able to complete very complex websites and apps, even working alone, all because of the frameworks I use to achieve what would be an otherwise difficult task.
If you own any kind of smart device such as a mobile phone or a computer, then you are familiar with updates. Every once in a while you will receive a prompt letting you know that a new update is available for your device.
Whilst you are busy twiddling your thumbs over your mobile phone or typing away at your keyboard, you are likely using one or other “free” online service. But have you ever stopped to consider how or why the service is free?
Imagine building a product or service that no one wants. A lot of time and resources would have been spent in building that product or service. After all, there are no guarantees that something you build will attract the desired customer following.
Have you ever gotten the creepy feeling that websites on the Internet are following you around? You are not being paranoid, they are doing this all the time even if some websites do it to a lesser extent than others.