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Jul 04

The Epic Resource To Building Beautiful Websites

A website is often the beating heart of many modern businesses. In fact, how audiences engage with your website is often a make-or-break factor for your success nowadays. That’s why designing a website that not only functions well but also looks good is often a business’s top priority.

But designing...

May 31

10 Jobs Youll Nail If You Learn Coding

Learning coding doesn’t just limit you to becoming a web-developer. Increasingly more employers are looking for people with technical skills to complement their existing skillsets. In fact, many experts, such as Tim Brown from IDEO, and Peter Thiel, co-founder of Paypal, have advocated for hiring generalists, rather than specialists; flexibility,...

Apr 12

Which Course Should I Take

We’re proud to have just launched our brand new digital marketing course! In building The Institute of Code, we realised there were very few places people could learn updated digital marketing skills. Most were too theoretical or completely outdated. On top of that, very few places taught the technical skills...

Feb 28

5 Skills Digital Marketers Need To Know

Digital Marketing is currently one of the most in-demand skills. In fact, according to LinkedIn, digital marketing related jobs claimed multiple top 20 spots in both 2014 and 2015.

Because of its growth, marketing has become an incredibly broad field, with many different disciplines coming under its umbrella. As a...

Feb 07

Learning How To Code From Scratch Vs Using Drag Drop Editors

There are now heaps of drag-and-drop web development platforms out there, all selling the premise you can build an entire website, without needing to understand a line of code.

Evolving web technologies have seen the proliferation of WYSIWYG web editors, otherwise known as drag-and-drop editors. Services such as Squarespace, Wix,...

Dec 27

7 Of The Most Important Web Design Trends Of 2017

Chat bots, micro-interactions, big, bold font and content-focused designs will be some of the most important web design trends of 2017.

So many exciting things design-wise happened in 2016. Video content and mobile-optimised websites came to the fore. Sites getting stretched out into long pages which encouraged lots of scrolling,...

Nov 27

5 Tips For Landing Your First Paid Web Development Job

Want to land your first job as a web developer? Read these 5 tips on getting a great first gig! One of the most common questions we get asked from students about web development is, “but how do I make money off of it?”

There’s always a perceived chasm from...

Jul 22

Want A Career In Graphic Design Heres Why You Need To Learn To Code

With so many graphic designers now working on digital products, understanding the digital media that has become the canvas is now essential.

Agencies and recruiters actively seek out graphic designers who can code, leading Monkia Nakamine of The Creative Group to assert that “if you are a designer with coding...