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From Felix Oginni’s post via Quora: I got the Job. My first project was to build a text messaging application that talks to Wolfram Alpha using the Twilio Api. …Ooo snap. I’m in deep shit now!. He’s going to fire me, I don’t know how to build that! Why did I even apply? *screams* HELP! We had a Skype conversation and he introduced me to the team… and the tech stack
“When we say a ‘21st century government’, what we’re seeing is that people are using their smartphones, they’re online, and we have the potential to actually deliver better services to our people at dramatically lower costs.”
“Actually it’s more work to turn a table into a chair, than it is to just make a damn chair.”
“Every time I’ve gone to a conference, there’s always been some new idea or some new way of working that I’ve been exposed to.”
“It really seemed like Rails just put everything together, so I thought well let’s give this thing a try, and I liked it.”
“Free Code Camp is my effort to correct the extremely inefficient and circuitous way I learned to code. I’m committing my career and the rest of my life towards making this process as efficient and painless as possible.”
Turing School of Software and Design is a seven-month program that teaches software development in Denver.
Steve Kinney is the co-director of academics at Turing School of Software and Design.
“If I was trying to learn coding on my own, to the level that App Academy was able to teach me, it definitely would have taken me significantly longer.”
“Creativity never comes to you – she will only meet you halfway.”
Derek Sivers is a programmer, musician, and writer. He has created several companies and products, including CD Baby, which became the largest seller of independent music online.
Mimir is a platform that helps schools scale up their computer science program. It provides automated code grading, plagiarism checking, code quality analysis and additional course management tools.
Originally posted on Quora by Yad Faeq: In their core, both of them have brought a group of packages Rails from Ruby gems, Meteor from npm packages and packed them together to serve a a modern Web Framework. Ruby On Rails is a web framework that is widely known for asserting the MVC architecture, which sometimes Meteor can be referred to as well for being a Framework asserting a neat