How to Prepare for the 42 Piscine


One year ago to the day, I crossed the threshold of 42 school in Paris for the very first time. I was taking the plunge to try my luck in the Piscine trial. That month-long coding boot camp was a true intellectual and emotional whirlwind. I paddled as best I could to the finish line and ended up selected. This article describes how the 42 Piscine works and shares some advice from my personal...

Why a Blog is a Great Developer Tool


Every developer’s virtual toolbox should contain at least a text editor, a GitHub account and a blog. Being a developer is much more than knowing how to code. Developers must learn and adapt to new technologies, communicate with their peers in order to explain obscure points, and structure their thoughts in order to formulate solutions. They must also have an online presence and a...