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Difference between Web and Software Developer

Web developers and software engineers are working with computers and coding. But what is the difference?

Web developers and software engineers are working with computers and coding. But what is the difference? Their jobs can include visiting customers to negotiate their desires and budget and then build what they want. But the main points are in actual development: Web developers focus specifically on web design and web creation, while software engineers develop more complex computer programs or applications. Engineers determine how computer programs work and write the code that ensures the proper functioning of the program.     Web Developer Web developers are responsible for how and how a website appears and functions. These professionals need to be creative in order to develop original site designs, and they also need to be able to work on a computer for long periods of time while programming the design of the site. They need to pay close attention to their work in order to avoid errors that affect the site's function. Web developers should learn severa

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What programming languages are used in IT?

In this article, we will discuss which programming languages are used in different professions and which ones to learn.

A programming language should be chosen based on the specific problems that you plan to solve. In this article we will discuss which programming languages are used in different professions, so you can have a better understanding of why do you need to learn more than just one programming language and which ones to focus on, depending on your career plans.     Frontend Developer A Frontend Developer creates the visual part of a website, makes it convenient to use. He/she would receive a description of an interface and its appearance from a designer. After that, he/she would create a page,  implementing functions that would enable  a user to interact with it, making sure that a website is convenient. A Frontend Developer works closely with a Backend Developer. So sometimes he/she can grow into a Fullstack Developer (a professional who can do both: frontend and backend development)   What languages are used by a frontend developer? HTML - in this language to

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Why to choose IT Academy STEP over other educational institutions?

While choosing a place for your education, you should consider many aspects, we would like to highlight what are the benefits of studying with IT Academy STEP Cambodia.

A decision where to study and get an education is not less important than deciding on what to study. While choosing a place for your education, you should consider many aspects, we would like to highlight what are the benefits of studying with IT Academy STEP Cambodia. So what can you expect from studying with IT Academy STEP Cambodia and why hundreds of students have chosen STEP? Our trainers are industry professionals. Our trainers are both foreigners and Cambodians, but each is an expert in their field. More than 10 nationalities are teaching in IT Academy STEP Cambodia thus ensuring a truly international experience. They have a professional background in the area of what they are teaching and clearly understand what is demanded at work. Thus, learning with STEP, students not only learn theory but also receive a lot of professional insights and mentorship from our experts. Focus on skills and practice About 80% of the training materials are being delivered wi

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IT Academy STEP Cambodia received a prestigious international award in the field of IT education development

IT Academy STEP Cambodia received a prestigious international award in the EQUALS in TECH Award 2020 for the organization and successful development of the first programming club for girls in Cambodia - Sisters of Code.

IT Academy STEP Cambodia received a prestigious international award in the EQUALS in TECH Award 2020 for the organization and successful implementation of the first programming club for girls in Cambodia - Sisters of Code. Among 360 submitted projects from around the world, this educational program was highly praised by the jury from UN Women, UN Information Technology Unit, GSMA, United Nations University, and International Trade Center.   In 2019, IT Academy STEP Cambodia founded the Sisters of Code  coding club for girls aged 10 to 20 in partnership with the  Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport in Cambodia. Sisters of Code attracted the attention of international organizations and embassies, thanks to which lessons for girls were delivered free of charge. This is especially important as Cambodia has one of the lowest interest in programming among female students in the world. Only 7% of female students choose technical specialties and only 30% of graduates continue t

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Reloading reality. Why learning digital skills is the best decision in the pandemic time?

COVID-19 pandemic is reloading reality with more opportunities for those, who love technology and have the skills to create new solutions and use them for the benefits.

COVID-19 hits the world hard. COVID-19 pandemic hit hard on the world. 1.6 billion students learning online, millions of people losing their jobs, while so many businesses could not survive and adapt to the changed reality. In Cambodia key economic sectors, such as tourism, manufacturing exports and construction have experienced the most challenging times. There is a hope that vaccination would help to take this epidemic under control, but it is obvious that the world will never be the same. Digital skills are key in the new world. COVID-19 pandemic is reloading reality with more opportunities for those, who love technology and have the skills to create new solutions and use it for the benefits. Despite so many challenges in traditional industries, technology-focused industries and people are getting just fine through this hard time. IT companies and start-ups, as well as people with strong digital skills, can work online and expand to more countries, while not even le

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What do you need to know to enrol in IT Academy STEP?

How do we see an ideal IT Academy STEP Cambodia applicant? Check this article to see if you are ready to join us!

How do we see an ideal  IT Academy STEP Cambodia applicant?  Check this article to see if you are ready to join us! Students can join IT Academy STEP Cambodia without any previous background in Information Technology. We do not expect applicants to have knowledge in the field of programming, IT or design. But there are some requirements for admission to the Academy, which we will make sure your study process successful. In this article, we will explain what knowledge do you need to start studying IT Academy STEP Cambodia without any difficulty.   You are an active PC user You have been using a computer actively not only for playing games, checking Facebook or watching YouTube. If you can: type on the keyboard in English work with modern Windows 10 or Mac OS X operating systems work freely with files and folders use the Internet browsers and search engines work with email If you have answered positively, then the first stage is passed! You are o

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3 tips for building an educational path that leads to a successful career

How to choose the best place for studies and make sure education will be useful for a successful career development? This article will guide you through few important steps for making a smart decision.

At one point 90% of young people face a challenge – how to choose the best place for studies and make sure education will be useful for successful career development? Some young people rely on the opinions of their relatives and friends and just follow their suggestions, some are making own research to compare different options and to make own decision.  This article will help in both cases – it will guide you through few important steps for making a smart decision. Know yourself and your passions. “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life,” said Confucius, a famous Chinese ancient philosopher and politician. His words are true even thousands of years past his life. When you love what you are doing, feel comfortable with your co-workers, enjoy your day - you feel good and inspired. That is why it is so important to make sure you understand yourself and your passions and follow your own way in creating your life. To identify those pa

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