Remote Working for Developers

Remote Working for Developers

Software Developer? Remote Working? Read on...... For remote working generally we've covered the basics, some podcasts and places to work, and now we look at the issues for developers and what we'll drill down to in future posts.…

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Writing Presentations in R Markdown

Writing Presentations in R Markdown

R Markdown is a version of Markdown which lets you embed R (or other languages) and create presentations with ease. It provides you with an alternative to Powerpoint slides, Keynote or similar formats.…

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Development Environments (IDEs) for Python

Development Environments (IDEs) for Python

As someone at the beginning of their journey into Python, I thought now would be a good time to start looking at IDEs (Iteractive Development Environments) for Python.…

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Podcasts for Remote Working

Podcasts for Remote Working

Today we have two new podcasts for you around remote working, supplementing the slew of podcast posts and posts on remote working!…

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Podcasts for Professional Development

Podcasts for Professional Development

Supplementing the podcast series last year I´ve picked out two more podcasts that are useful in professional development. Specifically they supplement two picked out for contractors but are excellent for any of you seeking to develop your skills.…

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A Guidebook to R

A Guidebook to R

With the continuing rise in popularity of Data Science and the integration of R into the Microsoft ecosystem it´s time to bring together several articles on R from 2016. This is done to give you the benefits of a focused guide to the essentials of R and a little bit more. It is most useful for developers and those wanting to get started in data science.…

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Pomodoro and Organising the Day

Pomodoro and Organising the Day

If you've ever worked at Remote Working then you'll know the importance of organising your day. One way to do this is to use the Pomodoro Technique. Basically you split your day into 25 minute sections and take 5 or 10 minute breaks. I first encountered it when pair programming but now use it when working remotely to organise my day. For many developers, Pomodoro is useful for getting them going, and you…

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Umbraco: Certification

Umbraco: Certification

Umbraco, the Content Management System, has long had a certification system, and this was updated in 2016 to the current points based system. Training is generally done in person at one of the courses in Europe or North America. There is an on-site option available for companies with more people to train.…

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Remote Working: Co-working Spaces

Remote Working: Co-working Spaces

Different image for co-workingFinding local co-workingsocialisingGetting out of the homeGrowing a community…

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Python: Resources

Python: Resources

Having decided you are interested in Python, what are your options next? Tutorials There are many places to learn python online, but you could do worse than to check out LearnPython.org, or SoloLearn. which has…

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