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Jul 04

The epic resource to building beautiful websites

A website can be the beating heart of many modern businesses. And 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 looks good should be a top priority.

But designing a beautiful website...

May 31

10 jobs that use coding

Gone are the days when only web developers had reason to learn coding. Nowadays we are seeing coding skills being used in a variety of creative and new ways.

With the rise of digital disruption across all industries, more and more employers are looking for people with coding skills. Coding...

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 to land your first paid web development job

One of the most common questions we get asked from students about web development is, “how do I make money off of it?” There’s always a perceived divide between pursuing an interest and earning money from it. Luckily there’s no shortage of people needing help with web development.

So...

Jul 22

Want a career in graphic design? Find out why graphic designers with coding skills are in high demand.

With so many graphic designers now working on digital products, it’s important to understand that digital media has become the canvas upon which you design.

Graphic designers who can code are a hot commodity, constantly being headhunted by agencies and recruiters alike. Colloquially, designers who can code are often referred...