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Confident Coding: Master the Fundamentals of Code and Supercharge Your Career

Rob Percival



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Kogan Page Ltd
03 May 2017
Computer programming & software development; Advice on careers & achieving success
BRONZE RUNNER UP: Axiom Awards 2018 - Business Technology Category If you want to master the fundamentals of coding and kick start your career, Confident Coding is the book for you. Everyone has a digital life, but too few truly understand how the software that dominates the world actually works. Coding is one of the most in demand skills on the job market and grasping the basics can advance your creative potential and make you stand out from the crowd.

Rob Percival gives you a step-by-step learning guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, building iPhone apps, building Android apps and debugging. On reading this book and honing your skills through practice, you will be able to code in each of these languages, build your own website, build your own app and have the confidence to supercharge your employability.

Confident Coding provides you with the roadmap you need to enhance your professional life through coding, with insightful and inspirational guidance, including real life success stories, on how to use your new skills. The ability to code can give your CV the edge on the competition, give you greater autonomy and improve your work performance. If you are a self-employed entrepreneur, being able to create your own website or app can grant you valuable freedom and revolutionize your business. If you are an aspiring developer, this book will give you the building blocks to embark on this career path.

Online resources include coding exercises and activities where readers can practise and hone their new skills.
By:   Rob Percival
Imprint:   Kogan Page Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 233mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   425g
ISBN:   9780749479633
ISBN 10:   0749479639
Series:   Confident Series
Pages:   272
Publication Date:   03 May 2017
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Replaced By:   9781789663082
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Chapter - 00: Introduction; Section - ONE: Why Coding; Chapter - 01: Why Coding is Important and What it Can Do For You; Chapter - 02: What Coding Is; Section - TWO: Languages; Chapter - 03: HTML; Chapter - 04: CSS; Chapter - 05: JavaScript; Chapter - 06: Python; Section - THREE: In Practice; Chapter - 07: Website Development; Chapter - 08: Building an Android App; Chapter - 09: Building an iPhone/iPad App; Chapter - 10: Debugging; Section - FOUR: Futureproofing Your Career With Coding; Chapter - 11: Using Coding to Enhance Your Career Prospects; Chapter - 12: Coding and Entrepreneurship: Creating Your Own Business or Product; Chapter - 13: Pursuing Coding Further: Becoming a Developer; Chapter - 14: Conclusion

Rob Percival is a web-developer and entrepreneur who has taught over 500,000 students how to code through his online courses on Udemy. His courses have been translated into over five different languages and have taught people all around the world to become proficient and confident web-developers.

  • Runner-up for Axiom Business Book Awards 2018 (UK)
  • Runner-up for Bronze in the 'Business Technology' category for the 2018 Axiom Awards 2018 (UK)

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