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More Coders. More Diversity.

Feld Thoughts

Apprentices earn a living salary on their first day, and we as a tech community can support a program that puts more coders in the market with a keen eye toward diversity and opportunity while getting work completed. The post More Coders. After about six months, graduating apprentices are qualified junior developers, ready to work.

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Hail The March Of The Citizen Coder

YoungUpstarts

Can we afford to wait for the rise of these coders to attend the workforce? Therein lies the need for the citizen coder.

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30 Ways to Keep Your Coders Happy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Need to recruit, retain, or collaborate with anyone in the programming profession? Here's everything you need to know

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How This Startup Gets Women Coders Into High-Tech Jobs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

PowerToFly co-founder Katharine Zaleski doesn't buy the pipeline problem argument, and built a hiring platform to prove it

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Should You Learn Python, C or Ruby to Be a Top Coder? (Infographic)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

See which coding language you should learn first

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Super Coder, or Manager? Why Your Top Geek Can't Be Both.

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

grandmaster ninja coder can’t be a real manager and still code. You feel like your top salesperson or coder will feel the same way.

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How This Swiss Coder is Revolutionizing the Sales Industry From the Inside Out

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

From Zurich to Mountain View, this prodigy knows what he's doing

This Is How Much Engineers Make at Airbnb, Uber and Snapchat

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The average coder working for the likes of Apple, Amazon, Uber and others make more than $200,000 when salary, equity and bonuses are all added up

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Inspired by Some Teenaged Girl Coders

Rob Go

I had the pleasure of spending a few hours last night at the Boston Technovation event at MIT. It was a lot of fun, and a really impressive, nationwide effort. It’s a reminder of why I do what I do. And I love programs that kindle the interest of youth in this direction (especially for groups under-represented in technology).

10 Most Popular Programming Languages Today

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

A basic understanding of various programming languages can benefit anyone, even if you're not looking to become a master coder

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How to Find a Developer: 5 Tips

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Need a good coder? Here''s how to find and attract tech talent

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How we launched our startup without any technical knowledge

The Next Web

When I first got started in entrepreneurship, it seemed like everybody in the world was pushing me to become a coder. But I sucked at it. Badly.

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Bridge Your Business to the Future

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Too many companies are wedded to old code--because their old coders are. Stop trying to patch your way to the future. You need fresh ideas--and maybe some fresh eyes

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The Code is your Enemy

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

You’re a builder, a creator — whether a back-end programmer, a Linux hacker, a Javascript ninja, a UX magician, a designer. You make stuff.

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Startups Woo Coders with Cloud-Based Development Environments

Christine.net

Rafe Needleman continued his developers-in-the-cloud theme at the Microsoft campus this afternoon, with an Under the Radar judging panel that includes First Round Capital 's very own Rob Hayes. Here are the presenters, roughly in my order of personal preference: Twilio. helps developers to build and run voice applications cheaply.

It’s so easy to fake being good at biz dev that even my baby brother can do it.

Jessica Mah

hear it all the time — coders want to start their own companies and keep all those “biz dev&# and marketing gurus out for as long as possible. They’re an incredibly rare breed — harder to find than even coders are! It’s no surprise that programmers hate business people. Why so? What to do?

Why Founders Should Know How to Code

Steve Blank

Having a coder as part of the founding team is essential. “ By knowing things that exist, you can know that which does not exist.”. Whoah.

How To Build a Web Startup – Lean LaunchPad Edition

Steve Blank

——— If you’re an experienced coder and user interface designer you think nothing is easier than diving into Ruby on Rails , Nodes.js and Balsamiq  and throwing together a web site. For non-coders: Make a quick prototype in PowerPoint, or. For coders: build the User Interface. Craft company hypotheses.

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1985: Oil Prices Will Go Up Forever

Feld Thoughts

He was Course 6 and easily one of the best coders around, even though we didn’t call them coders there. I was pretty good also, but limited to BASIC and Pascal, which were the two languages I used to write the commercial software I was working on for Petcom. This is not a post about a bubble, real or imagined. via chartsbin.com.

The Biggest Thing for Software Startups Since, Well, Software

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Stephen Wolfram''s decades-in-the-making programming language could enable coders to develop apps that we can''t even dream of today.

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Girls Who Code

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

I feel badly for Paul Graham because he's being made out to be something I am sure he is not. In our first year, we admitted 24% young women.

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Too Many Bells and Whistles Will Not Sell a Product

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup team needs a “product owner” role who is not an engineer or coder to collect from customers, prioritize and document required features.

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Why The Unlocking Phones Debate Is Important

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Hackers and coders were building their own computing devices and putting software on them and making what became personal computers. The White House and the FCC have recently come out in favor of allowing consumers to unlock their phones. That is a really good thing. would go even further. Here is why. The same is true of the iPad.

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Don’t waste time finding the best person

Start Up Blog

Every now and again there’s a rock band who are global superstars, who also happen to have world class musicians in the band. He was different.

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Programming and Fundamentals

Mark Birch

programming coders hackers hacking startups API DIY techSo what is the magic formula?  Need a mobile app? 

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Inspiring stuff: Meet two talented tech entrepreneurs aged just 13

The Next Web

One of the most talked about parts of The Next Web Conference Europe 2013 was when two 13-year-olds took to the stage. Got kids?

Binpress – A Marketplace to Find Affordable and Trustworthy Code for Web Development

VC Cafe

The purpose of binpress is to save coders time coding by finding existing solutions to time consuming problems.

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3 reasons you shouldn't outsource your startup, and what to do instead

joel.is

Any decent coder is tired of hearing an idea guy come along and try to get them to build their startup. The founding team should wear every hat.

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Accelerating Technology Change and Continuous Learning

Feld Thoughts

Older coders like me view this as a tax on software development time, but younger coders accept it as a given and seem to not only take it in stride but revel in their evolving expertise. This was intended as a personal observation, not an ageist statement, and we devolved into a conversation about brain plasticity. The essay follows.

Projects Are the New Job Interviews

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The best way to evaluate job candidates? Give them a job. Resumes are dead. Interviews are largely ineffectual. LinkedIn is good. Whichever. Perhaps.

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How Software Developers Really Spend Their Time

readwrite.com

Let''s hear it, coders. Shows what you know. waiting. Waiting for test routines to finish running. You get the idea. Not really.

8 Start-up Buzzwords to Avoid

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

As in, "Dave is our secret ninja; he''s the best coder we''ve ever hired." Is this a real company or a 6-year-old''s fantasy? Plain English.

Study: Most U.S. Entrepreneurs Start Their Business at Home

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When we think of entrepreneurs, we think of visionaries working with a brilliant team of coders, disrupting an industry for millions of fans.

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Who is the most important person in a tech/web startup (visionary, programmer, etc.)?

Gust

This is where you find the superb Rails coder, AND the world-class information architect, AND the consummate sales guy, AND the persuasive biz dev gal, AND the brilliant CFO. Engineer Irwin Cantor (the coder)? Steve Jobs or Steve Wozniak? Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer? Jim Clark or Marc Andreessen? another me-too social network?

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Do You Need A Personal Brand?

Brandanew

freelance writer, software coder or a photographer can also be considered in this category. Our world is dominated by brands. Going on a date?

Avoid the 50/50 co-founder model - here's why

joel.is

If you’re a coder, it means forgetting about beautiful code for a moment and thinking about what really matters. The 50/50 co-founder model.

Marissa Mayer and the New Breed of Product Manager CEOs

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

The Yahoo boss''s combination of skills is vastly different from that of most traditional CEOs. So, what kind of CEO are you?

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What Investors Want to Hear in Your Pitch

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Oftentimes, founders are are high achievers who have been leading since they were young, perhaps as a class president or a coder.

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It’s Time to Ditch the DIY Website

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Americans spent $200 billion online in 2011. The opportunity for retailers is huge--but you're not going to grab it with a DIY website.

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How to Build Your Big Idea in One Day

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

There, coders, content managers, and executives took two minutes to present their ideas, which were built in a single day.

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