So You Wanna Be A Coder
It's not as hard as it sounds. Follow the story of a graphic-designer-turned-programmer and see for yourself.
We get very excited whenever we see businesses utilize digital marketing tools in innovative ways to grow. (We are a tech and digital school, afterall). For example, in the recent months, we’ve noticed many businesses use Google Forms together with Facebook Advertisements to acquire new leads. While this may seem like a quick and easy way to achieve […]
We’re now living in an age where tech is a part of every aspect of our lives. Industries are changing quick, and are being disrupted by radical tech startups that are leveraging technology to make our lives easier and this is especially true for the marketing and advertising industry! Do you recall scrolling down your Facebook […]
In 2014, the Facebook Boost Post button feature was rolled out for Page Managers and Advertisers to quickly show their posts to more people by advertising their post on Facebook’s Ad Network. For the unaccustomed, here’s a quick summary of what Facebook’s Boost Post button is about: Boosting posts is an effective and inexpensive way […]
When we first started NEXT Academy, we had the goal of empowering individuals to pursue careers that they could be excited about. Software development ranks as one of the most fulfilling careers amongst many. It satisfies the intellectual curiosity that we human beings crave, and at the very same time, appeals to our innate desire […]
Object Oriented Programming (OOP) is the foundation of mastering most of the widely used programming languages such as Java, Python, Ruby and, of course, Swift. It helps you in the process of designing your app because an app without any proper planning will make you go crazy (trust me, been there, done that). OOP may sound […]
When Swift programming language was introduced by Apple to the world in 2014, many Objective-C software developers had a question in mind: “What the h*ll is this?”. Objective-C has been used as the main programming language to build iOS apps for more than a decade, so imagine the surprise from most of the experienced developers […]
Are you looking to build your own iOS mobile apps? Before you kickstart your journey of building your own iOS apps, these are some of the essential tools that you should have: 1. Mac/ MacMini It is necessary for you to get a Mac with Intel-based processor running on Mac OS X version 10.8 […]
In Next Academy, we are dedicated to nurturing our students to become great software engineers. App development involves many different steps, and it’s crucial to understand the process before embarking onto the journey of building your own apps. Let’s use an example to illustrate the process – building an e-commerce mobile app. 1. The process […]
Struggling with learning to code? Here are some heartfelt coding advice from one of our senior mentors at NEXT Academy, Sergio. Hope you’ll find inspiration in this post whenever you’re facing roadblocks with your code. — I want to share something, it’s about a story almost a decade ago, it’s my first experience as a programming […]
It goes without saying, that nowadays technology is involved in almost every aspect of our daily operations. From HR software and productivity tools to automating daily tasks… Technology has helped companies achieve greater efficiency by reducing costs and boosting revenue. In this article, we’ll talk about why companies should upskill their employees in coding in order […]
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