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Experienced software engineers, instructors, alumni and Team Rocket share our insights, advice, and reflections on coding and the software engineering space. 

Software Engineer Job Scope: What Does A Software Engineer Do?

Software engineers are architects of the digital world, creating software solutions that power applications, games, and network systems. Their everyday tasks include developing the code, running tests, and maintaining software throughout its lifecycle.
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Software Engineer Skills: What Essential Skills Do You Need To Be A Software Engineer?

Mastering the dynamic realm of software engineering demands a blend of technical prowess and essential soft skills. While coding expertise and knowledge of programming languages are vital, effective communication, collaboration, and attention to detail play a crucial role.
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Crafting a Winning Software Engineering Resume: Tips and Examples

Crafting a standout resume is crucial for landing a job in software engineering. This article offers practical tips and examples for writing a great software engineer resume that showcases technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, programming language knowledge, and passion for the field.
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Software Engineer or Software Developer: Which Path Should You Choose?

Software developers and engineers have different job responsibilities and required skills. Both are in-demand and high-paying, with salaries influenced by factors such as experience and location. Software development is easier to start, but software engineering involves more technical and non-technical expertise. Individuals should weigh the advantages and disadvantages of each path before choosing one.
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Our Founder Explains Software Engineering In Simple Terms

Discover everything you need to know about how software engineering turns complex problems into elegant solutions that power our modern lives. Learn how software engineering is more than just coding and is much like building a house.
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Navigating the Software Engineering Career Path: Tips and Insights

In a rapidly digital world, software engineering is an essential profession that drives innovation and transforms industries. Glassdoor has named it one of the best jobs of 2022.
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The Ultimate Full Stack Developer Guide: Expert Tips & Strategies

Looking to become a full-stack developer? With the rise of AI adoption across industries, businesses of all sizes seek the expertise of developers to make lives easier with emerging technologies. In this guide, learn the programming languages to focus on, whether to take coding boot camps, and more tips and strategies to kickstart your career.
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Will Learning Software Engineering Help Me Start a Company?

This is a common question we field from students, so we thought we would share our perspective on this. The simple answer is: yes and no. Starting a company requires a deep understanding of the market and problem you are addressing. No amount of software engineering will substitute that.
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Software Engineering Jobs in Singapore. Is it a Good Career?

The demand for skilled software engineer positions in Singapore is driven by the dynamic environment of digital advancement. As one of the sought-after lucrative careers today, software engineers can choose between developing solutions for a company or working in a dynamic setting with an agency.
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From Beginner to Pro: A Guide on How to Become a Successful Software Engineer

There are different methods to learn software engineering in Singapore. The four most common ones are: obtaining a degree in Computer Science; self-learning; bootcamps; and postgraduate programmes like diplomas and Master’s degrees.
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Postgraduate Software Engineering Programmes in Singapore

There are different methods to learn software engineering in Singapore. The four most common ones are: obtaining a degree in Computer Science; self-learning; bootcamps; and postgraduate programmes like diplomas and Master’s degrees.
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Comparison of Common Methods to Learn Software Engineering in Singapore

Do you dream of becoming a programmer? Or perhaps you are planning a career switch to fulfill a lifelong goal of being a software developer. Regardless, anyone can learn software engineering and achieve a rewarding career in the field.
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A Complete Guide for Software Engineer Salary in Singapore

Whether you are here to start learning about the Software Engineering role, or if you want to know how lucrative it is in the dynamic field - you have come to the right place.
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Do I Need a Computer Science Degree to Be a Software Engineer?

There are four common ways of becoming a software engineer in Singapore. Obtaining a university degree in Computer Science is perhaps the most traditional, though time-consuming, route to becoming a software engineer. We outline key considerations to help you decide if this course of study is right for you.
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