Nearly a year after the first COVID-19 case was recorded, Nigeria is battling with a second (and more devastating) wave of the disease. Though a lockdown is off the cards at the moment, businesses continue to be impacted negatively, including those operating in the tech industry.

However, the pandemic has…


Hypertext Mark-up Language (HTML) and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are two fundamental scripting languages used in building web pages and web-based applications. The main difference is that HTML describes the structure of web pages while CSS controls the styling and layout of web pages. …


It takes approximately 6 seconds to capture the attention of a recruiter! — yes, you read that right.

With the proliferation of e-application platforms, recruiters receive thousands of job submissions, from the qualified to the unqualified and/or underqualified alike. …


With remote work increasingly becoming the new norm, employees are starting to consider work-from-home arrangements as the future of work.

To many Africans, this is good news as it increases the chances of landing a job outside their immediate geographical area, and more importantly, overseas.

If you have always desired…


Responsible for clientside development and smooth user experience, FrontEnd Developer roles remain one of the most widely sought in the industry. And the increased adoption of web and web-based technologies points towards further expansion.

To clinch a FrontEnd Developer role, you’ll need to demonstrate a perfect blend of soft and…


With the advent of Big Data, an estimated 1.145 trillion MB of data is created every day around the globe. Making sense of such a huge amount of data has birthed a new professional calling — Data Science.

A Data Scientist develops processes for modeling data, analyzes them, and helps…


Ustacky has presented scholarships to nearly 2,500 applicants drawn from across the continent.

The scholarship, crafted in conjunction with Wennovation and Data Science Nigeria, was awarded across five Microdegree™ programs namely Introduction to Programming, Frontend Developer, Backend Developer, Full Stack Developer, and Data Scientist.

The scholarship is another milestone in…


Before the advent of CSS, features such as styles and appearance information were directly ingrained into HTML attributes. Developers found this method tedious as it often led to bloated, confusing, repetitive, and hard-to-edit code.

To fix this problem, Cascading Style Sheets was engineered to manage style information independently. With this…


Which coding language should you start with? HTML, Python, or Javascript?

Oftentimes, this is the most pressing question for programming newbies. Unfortunately, the answer is neither ‘black nor white’. It depends on your goal.

Software development has many aspects and targets. Aspects include Data Science, Machine Learning, and Database Administration…


In the past three months, we’ve all witnessed an unprecedented change, no thanks to COVID-19. Our daily routines have been disrupted and most activities are grounded. As of today, there are about 30 Sub-Saharan African countries with some form of lockdown in place.

Expectedly, the outbreak is having a ripple…

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