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Open Source Eddie - A Talk with the KING of Open Source [And How YOU Can Get Started]

We're excited to introduce you to Eddie Jaoude, a member of the RTC Discord. You may have seen Eddie before. He's a huge advocate for open source, and he was interviewed on RTC's YouTube channel. And today, Eddie will be talking about all things open source. 1. Tell us about yourself. I’m...

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The LAMP Champ: Donovan Deep Dives and Dishes on Tech Stacks

This blog post is brought to you by RealToughCandy.io. Check out the course How to Get a Job in Web Development and put yourself far ahead of the pack. We're excited to introduce you to Donovan, a regular contributor over at the RTC Discord. You may have seen Donovan before... He's been...

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Colt Steele Bootcamp CONQUERED: Meet Dan from Minnesota, USA

Today's post is brought to you by Portfolio Surgery. Learn how to transform your portfolio projects to increase callbacks, interviews and job offers! We're excited to introduce you to Dan Gallagher (aka ShaDaz), a regular contributor over at the RTC Discord. ShaDaz is one of the few people...

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Crushed by COVID: How NickD Rebooted His Software Career in an Age of Uncertainty

Welcome to the fourth installment of our Web Dev Interview Series. In this series, we interview developers on what got them started, where they are now, what they'd do differently, and more. We're excited to introduce you to NickD, a regular contributor over at the RTC Discord. Today he...

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24 Questions to Ask Any Prospective Coding Bootcamp (infographic)

If you're thinking about attending a coding bootcamp, it's critical that you do your research. After all, you may be spending up to $30,000 (and sometimes more!) to attend one. While there are certainly reputable bootcamps out there, there are also many low-quality ones. Some are straight up...

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BOOTCAMP NIGHTMARE: Meet Sarah the Dev

Welcome to the third installment of our Web Dev Interview Series. In this series, we interview developers on what got them started, where they are now, what they'd do differently, and more. We're excited to introduce you to Sarah the Dev, our moderator extraordinaire over at the RTC...

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Born Blind: Meet Taylor the Web Developer

Welcome to the second installment of our Web Dev Interview Series. In this series, we interview developers on what got them started, where they are now, what they'd do differently, and more. We're excited to introduce you to Taylor, a regular over at the RTC Discord. Today she talks about...

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A Jack of All Software Trades: Meet G.T.D.

Welcome to the first installment of our Web Dev Interview Series. In this series, we interview working developers on what got them started, where they are now, what they'd do differently, and more. We're excited to introduce you to G.T.D., a longtime supporter of RealToughCandy, and a regular...

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How to Dominate Applicant Tracking Systems

Applicant Tracking Systems are becoming more and more common in the hiring process. This can be difficult because sometimes, the app will weed you out before a real person ever sees your resume. Oddly enough, you want to make the machine pay attention to you. But how do you do that? First...

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6 Career-Saving Freelance Web Developer Tips for 2020

If you're a newbie to freelance web development, everything is uncharted territory. Navigating the ins and outs can seem directionless. And if you're an experienced freelance web developer, maybe you aren't happy with your current results. You know something needs to change. Either way,...

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