Grant Darling

What Is The Difference Between Java and Javascript? Explained Simply.

One of the most common misunderstandings I hear from beginner coders (or even experienced interviewers) is confusing Java as a short form for Javascript. To add to the confusion, both languages were developed around the same time and Javascript took some inspiration from Java. Making one believe they must be interrelated languages. While understandable to […]... Read More →

What Is Semantic HTML? The Benefits of Semantic HTML Code

What Is Semantic HTML? The Benefits of Semantic HTML

Introduction HTML has been around since the early 1990s. This may not seem like a long time, but in the world of programming, it’s practically a century! However, since its invention,  HTML has changed a lot and so has the web. In recent years, certain thoughts may have crossed your mind, like “what is semantic […]... Read More →

Esoteric Programming Languages – The Obscure and Unconventional

Esoteric Programming Languages

Introduction We all know that programming languages can be incredibly useful tools. However, what if there were languages that were not created to be used? Ones that test the boundaries of programming language design and cause even the most experienced programmers to bang their heads against the wall trying to build a simple program? Enter […]... Read More →

Are Software Engineers Rich? – The Truth About Salaries In Software Development

Are Software Engineer's Rich?

Introduction It seems to be a common misconception that Software Engineers are incredibly wealthy individuals that make more money in a week than some people make in an entire year. While this may be true for some, this idea may be less connected to reality than one may think. So are software engineers actually rich? […]... Read More →

How to Become a Good Software Developer – 7 Tips That Will Make You a Better Programmer

How To Become A Good Software Developer

Introduction Looking back on my journey to become a self-taught programmer, it feels surreal to think I have made it as far as I have. I recall a time when I was confusing the difference between a console.log and a return statement in Javascript! Today, I’m building full-stack applications, working with a professional development team […]... Read More →

Make Passive Income Programming – 5 Additional Income Streams For Software Developers

Make Passive Income Programming

Introduction: Making Passive Income Programming Wouldn’t it be beautiful to get paid to do something that you love? Better yet, what if that thing could passively generate you a hefty chunk of change every year? Well, if you’re one of the lucky souls that found a passion for programming then I have good news for […]... Read More →

Responsive Web Design Principles – A Structured Guide with Tips

Responsive Web Design Tips And Techniques – A Structured Tutorial

Better Responsive Web Design Principles, A Structured Approach Every front-end web developer will tell you that responsive web design is crucial in building a modern website or web app. However, unless you’re a leet coder who is too cool to admit that CSS is frustrating, you would also know that it can actually be pretty difficult […]... Read More →

Does Programming Require Math? Why Learning Math Will Make You A Better Programmer


Does Programming Require Math? It seems that the general population has a preconceived notion that mathematics and programming are an intertwined discipline. To be a great programmer, one also needs to be great at math. So, does programming require math? In short, yes programming always requires at least a small amount of mathematics. The degree […]... Read More →

How To Plan a Coding Project — A Programming Outline

How To Plan A Programming Project

In this article, I am going to explain how to build a reusable programming outline for all of your projects. Becoming an amazing programmer is much more than learning the syntax of the language you are working with. If you want to be truly great, you need to push your coding skills to the next level. Invest […]... Read More →

What Is HTML Code & What Is It Used For? – A Beginners Guide To Learning HTML

What Is HTML Code & What Is It Used For? – A Beginners Guide To Learning HTML

So here you are, ready to start your journey as a Web Developer, or maybe you’re just curious about how the World Wide Web works. In either case, you’ve come to the right place. HTML is (or should be) the very first thing you learn when you want to start digging into what makes the […]... Read More →