Web/App Design

Web/App Design

This learning path is designed to give you an introduction to Web and Application design. In this learning path you will learn what applications are and where to go next.

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Web / App Design Roles

Web / App Design Roles

In the technology design area, you’ll have less need for strong coding skills but more need for customer-focused, creative skills. Logic and rationale will remain at the core of how you approach your work in order to design fresh and impactful user interactions. You’ll need to coordinate with the business in order to clearly understand...

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Applications Concepts

Applications Concepts

The word “application” became popular around the release of the smartphone in the early 2000s, but in the technology industry, it is used in many more contexts. An application is a program or software that is designed to be used by a human being. For example, your internet browser, email client or word processor are...

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Coding Languages Concepts

Coding Languages Concepts

Writing code (or coding or programming or developing or scripting) is the way humans get computers to do things. Whether it is to solve a problem, automate some tasks, or create a video game, together humans and code can do it all. Coding is both a technical and a creative exercise. There’s no single right...

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Web Tools and Technologies

Web Tools and Technologies

With so many out there, it can be hard to start with the tools and technologies required for a career in web design and development. This article aims to explain clearly the important technologies that you should be aware of and resources to get started with learning them. Before diving into specific technologies it is...

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App Tools and Technologies

App Tools and Technologies

When we think of technology, more often than not, the first thing many will think of is mobile apps. Mobile apps, until recently, were the most exclusive of technologies – whilst all companies and organisations had websites, only the most technologically advanced have apps. This still rings true today and a career in application design...

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Understanding the Difference Between UI and UX Design

Understanding the Difference Between UI and UX Design

UI and UX Design are often used interchangeably but what exactly is the difference between them and what skills do I need to get started?

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Agile Concepts

Agile Concepts

If you end up working in tech, it’s highly likely that you’ll hear the word “agile” being used a lot. Everyone “is agile”. All the teams “want to be more agile”. So being able to hold a conversation about the concept of agile working will be extremely helpful. To understand the hype around agile, we...

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What Training Is Best?

What Training Is Best?

It might be hard to decide whether to commit time to doing a training course about a topic you know nothing about. You might ask yourself if the course is too difficult, worth the money or even worth the time. Many tech employers will even offer training when you begin your job, so why bother...

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Should I do a Certification?

Should I do a Certification?

Certifications are an odd one. Most of the time, people will insist that you don’t actually need them because experience and enthusiasm are far more important. But at the same time, almost everyone seems to do them. So below, we’ve briefly outlined the what, why, and cost of tech qualifications. However if you just want...

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