25 Practical Blogs To Sharpen Your Coding Skills

12/09/2016 11:28 pm ET
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Learn from the people who create and experiment.

The coding world might seem overwhelming at times - but when you pop, you can’t stop. So you might think you already know a lot, but there are always ways to sharpen your coding skills.

In the days of fast development, especially in the technology field, it’s hard to keep up, and the theory books are no longer enough. So what can you do to become a better expert at what you do? The answer is simple - learn from the people who create and experiment.

To help you do that, I have prepared a great list of 25 blogs to sharpen your coding skills. Go ahead and check it out.

Scott Hanselman is a programmer, teacher and a speaker. He works for the Web Platform Team at Microsoft, and his blog was born from the passion he felt for his work.

My Programming Blog publishes tutorials and tips for ASP.NET, ActionScript, Github, C, Java, Oracle and PHP.

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Ray Wenderlich’s blog is a perfect place to upgrade your skills in Swift, iOS, Android, MacOS, Unity and Apple Game Frameworks.

NSHipster is a blog for those who love to code. The information is frequently updated and presented in an interesting and detailed way.

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CSS-Tricks provides you 150 video screencasts about HTML, Flexbox, WordPress themes, building games with JavaScript and much more.

Aphyr blog is written by Kyle Kingsbury and mostly contains interesting insights about the coding world and code testing.

Objc.io is focused on iOS and OS X development. It provides a user-friendly and beautifully designed page with more than 20 issues on such topics as debugging, security, games, MVVM and more.

DWB is a blog created by a web developer David Walsh and contributed by other coding experts. Browse the categories of various tutorials, features and demos.

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CodePen is the perfect place to share your latest coding creation with the crowd and get feedback on your work.

If you are looking for an expert who is writing about software development in a concrete and experienced way, check Max Kanat-Alexander work.

Designs & Code is one of the best places for WordPress designers and developers.

Line25 is a blog publishing a combination of web development and design content.

Livecoding.tv is a programming blog packed with loads of video content to help you become a better developer.

Antonio is an expert developer blogging about Java development. He shares useful books, talks, training and articles.

Java, SQL and JOOQ is a content rich blog full of tricks, tricks and best of the best coding practices.

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Five A Day is an amazingly useful database that gives you five web design and development related articles and tutorials every single day.

CodeBetter is a serious blog with fun illustrations about everything associated with coding, programming and web development.

PHP Clicks is a blog for advanced interactive tutorials. It covers HTML, CSS, jQuery, Angular JS, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, and much more.

Tapiki will help you learn more about Java coding and solving issues of debugging.

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A List Apart A List Apart is an excellent blog type directory where you will find topics to help you boost your coding skills.

Codrops is an excellent blog with comprehensive tutorials. It's a suitable resource for any web developer - for learning, inspiration and much more.

In-depth articles and tutorials are what makes SitePoint stand out. You can also learn a lot by listening to their podcast.

Hot Scripts will help you start as a programmer and will guide you through the process of finding out what coding language you would like to learn and work with.

Browse various Magento, Zen Cart, eCommerce and other templates, read about coding and scripts and more handy articles.

The Crazy Programmer will guide you through the simplest basics of C, C++, Android, PHP, SQL and many more coding languages.

Originally published at forbes.com on November 16, 2016.

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