Confident Coding: How to Write Code and Futureproof Your Career, Second Edition

  • 3h 23m
  • Darren Woods, Rob Percival
  • Kogan Page
  • 2020

Coding is one of the most in-demand skills in the job market. Whether you're an entrepreneur, a recent graduate or a professional, you can supercharge your career simply by grasping the fundamentals, and Confident Coding is here to help.

This new and improved second edition of the award-winning book gives you a step-by-step learning guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, building iPhone and Android apps and debugging. For entrepreneurs, being able to create your own website or app can grant you valuable freedom and revolutionize your business. For aspiring developers, this book will give you the building blocks to embark on your career path. For working professionals, coding skills can add a valuable edge to your CV. Whatever your professional profile, if you want to master the fundamentals of coding and kick start your career, Confident Coding is the book for you.

About the Authors

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. His book Confident Coding, published by Kogan Page, was the bronze runner up in the Business Technology Axiom Awards 2018.

Darren Woods is Managing Director of Synapture, a Cambridge-based Web/Software Development Agency. He has first-hand experience of the career-revolutionary potential of learning coding, and alongside his practical development work and running his business, he teaches a Pre-Diploma Computer Science course at a sixth-form college.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Why Coding is Important and What it Can Do for You
  • What Coding is
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Python
  • Website Development
  • Building an App for iPhone or iPad
  • Building an App for Android
  • Debugging
  • Using Coding to Enhance Your Career
  • Coding and Entrepreneurship
  • Pursuing Coding Further to Become a Developer
  • Conclusion