What’s The Difference Between Java and JavaScript?
Apr 25, 2023
Java is to JavaScript as ham is to hamburger! While both are programming languages and popular in the software development world, they have different origin stories, syntax styles, and purposes. Read our latest blog by NSS Software Engineering instructor Andy Collins to learn about the difference between Java and JavaScript! Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights, Web Development, Software Engineering

What is Code, Anyway?
NSS Software Engineering instructors Andy Collins and Charlie Penner break down the basics of what “code” actually is, what it does, and how it’s more human than you might think! Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights, Web Development, Software Engineering

What's the Difference Between Python and Django?
Nov 9, 2022
At NSS, our job is to give beginners a clear path of discovery to learn the fundamentals of coding, help them develop the ability to think algorithmically, and build a strong vocabulary. That’s why NSS Instructor, Steve Brownlee, is diving into the differences between Python and Django over on our blog! Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights, Web Development

The Cloud: More Than Just A Buzzword
Jun 2, 2022
It can be hard to understand something you can’t see. To some, “the cloud” may seem like an elusive buzzword, but it has become a major element in software development and IT infrastructure. Check out our blog post to learn more! Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights, Web Development, Software Engineering

How Will Nashville Fill 8,500 MORE Tech Jobs?!?!
Apr 23, 2021
Join us on May 5th at 6pm as John Wark and a panel of local tech community members and NSS graduates discuss where tech in Nashville is heading, how the local community is already preparing, and how you can help NSS provide more opportunities to adults looking to make the leap into a tech career. Read More

Topics: News, Community, Analytics + Data Science, Technology Insights, Get Involved, Web Development

Three Reasons Why A/B Testing Is A Winning Strategy For Businesses
Jan 26, 2021
Would you rather make an important business decision based on your intuition or based on data? Businesses are increasingly relying on the data to make better, informed decisions. One method they are using is A/B testing. Here are three reasons why A/B testing is a winning strategy for businesses. Read More

Topics: Learning, Analytics + Data Science, Technology Insights

The Difference Between C# and .NET Through The Lens Of JavaScript
Jul 18, 2019
There’s one question that all students wonder about that we don’t always have time to discuss in class: What’s the difference between C# and .NET? Students hear instructors use the terms seemingly interchangeably and plenty of them probably write the two off as being the same. But they’re not. So how do you explain the difference to a new programmer whose only experience is a few months of writing JavaScript?  Read More

Topics: Learning, Technology Insights

Visualizing Docker Compose
Jun 13, 2019
A few months ago, I got a Django app deployed to a server with Docker. Today I realized I did not recall how all the pieces fit together. I need to visualize it. Read More

Topics: Technology Insights

A Shorthand Guide To Debugging
Feb 28, 2019
Writing software is hard. Debugging software is harder. It comes as a surprise to some students to learn that software developers spend much more time reading, understanding and debugging code than they do writing it. The expectation is usually the opposite. Read More

Topics: Technology Insights

Kaggle Releases First ‘State Of Data Science & Machine Learning’ Report
Nov 14, 2017
This year Kaggle, a predictive modeling, analytics, and data sharing site, conducted its first ‘State of Data Science & Machine Learning’ survey, and received input from more than 16,000 respondents. We share a few of our highlights and how they relate to our Data Science Bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Analytics + Data Science, Technology Insights

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