Consume SOAP web service the Node.js way (REST)

In this week’s Writer’s Room – a regular blog series of articles and tutorials written by technologists from within our Andela Community – Chesvic Hillary explains how you can consume the SOAP web service the Node.js way! The word SOAP triggers goosebumps for both junior and experienced developers, yet it’s a web protocol that cannot […]

An introduction to asynchronous programming in Python with Async IO

In this week’s Writer’s Room – a regular blog series of articles and tutorials written by technologists from within our Andela Community – Ezzeddin Abdullah offers an introduction to asynchronous programming in Python using Async IO. Writing sequential (or synchronous) code is familiar to many programmers, even when they’re just getting started. It’s the kind […]

Tips for technologists: Rewarding greatness in teams

As part of our Writer’s Room blog series – articles and tutorials written by technologists from within our Andela Community – Fullstack Engineer Ewere Ebie discusses how organizations can reward greatness in the teams. In a tech ecosystem that is based around collaboration and team effort, the tendency to overlook individual brilliance cannot be overstated. […]

ReactJS Tutorial on Creating a Custom Select/Dropdown

Continuity of elements on a website across browsers is essential. I was excited to be asked to create a ReactJs tutorial for a custom select element so that when implemented on a website the dropdown menu looks the same in all browsers. This type of dropdown menu CSS can be necessary because the built-in browser select […]

Why do we still need coffee? How to utilize the benefits of Java

In the first of our Writer’s Room blogs – articles and tutorials written by technologists from within our Andela Community – Software Engineer Amuda Adeolu Badmus discusses why you should embrace Java! Programming languages come and go – but Java remains Java’s global popularity can’t be denied. The programming language runs on billions of today’s […]

Using Golang to Create a RESTful JSON API

For this article, we are going to go through the process of creating an API that will let users both create and view events. In case you’re interested, you can find the final source code for this tutorial on GitHub. Steps to take before getting started To work through the tutorial, you need to have […]

How African developers are building a world-leading community

In late 2021, Andela commissioned the Africa Developer Survey, designed to shine a spotlight on the often under-represented continent of Africa, and the plethora of talented technologists operating within. From insights into education, remote work, and the start-up culture permeating the industry, the report captured the DNA of Africa’s technologists, emphasizing the untapped potential of […]

How women in leadership at Andela #BreakTheBias

Every day, women continue to face biases at work that keep them from reaching their true potential. This International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we spoke to leaders at Andela who are women at the helm of great change at our company. They shared their insights on what #BreakTheBias means to them and what […]

#BreakTheBias: Andela and International Women’s Day 2022

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive.  Andela is committed to building workplaces where women thrive, increasing visibility while calling out inequality. This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women who break boundaries, break the glass ceiling, and break the bias. To #BreakTheBias, […]

Tips for technologists: Innovation through collaboration

As a technologist, collaboration and teamwork are essential parts of daily work life. For Software Developers and Engineers, in particular, collaboration unlocks creativity, inspires innovation, minimizes error, and offers room for growth and experimentation.  A key part of a technologist’s role is to research, understand and gather data to innovate and meet the demands of […]

Blockchain: More than just the new kid on the block

Blockchain, Web 3.0, cryptocurrency, and bitcoin are popular buzzwords that often creep into articles and blogs discussing the latest tech trends. Usually, when people hear terms to do with blockchain technology, it can sound like just another new, shiny technology on the block, added to the long list of things technologists need to work their […]

Andela Webinars: How to improve your visibility on LinkedIn to attract global companies

At Andela, we’re committed to building remote engineering teams with the world’s top talent, matching technologists with some of tech’s most exciting organizations. And to ensure we’re successful in connecting brilliance with opportunity, we offer insights, advice and learning opportunities to help technologists improve their chances of finding their next dream role. LinkedIn is an […]

New Year, New Skills: Andela and Educative

As January comes to an end, it’s time for us to all dive into those new year goals we set for ourselves. The resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more… or even learn a new skill! During January, Andela helped their community members to focus on their 2022 goals by creating the New Year, New Skills […]

Tips for technologists: Adopting change management to thrive

Thriving in the age of disruption In a fast paced industry like technology, it’s essential to be prepared for change. Global organizations are finding new and improved ways of tackling the numerous drivers of change; from the ongoing evolution of technology, crisis response, internal process reviews, customer demand changes, acquisitions and mergers, competitive pressure, and […]

Time management 101: Boost your productivity

In a fast-paced and evolving industry like technology, it’s easy to get left behind. Managing your time effectively can be a daily struggle, with productivity being the first casualty of procrastination. Sometimes you can work around deadlines. But most of the time, bad time keeping can see daily tasks being pushed further into the week, […]

The journey from software developer to founder

Creating your personal sales funnel The startup culture is deeply ingrained in the technology landscape. Many members of the Andela community have either started their own companies or worked for startups. But making the transition from a software developer to a founder isn’t always easy. James Whelton has walked an interesting path, from starting a […]

How to ace a remote technical interview

Preparation is everything Getting an in at a big company is high on the list for many developers, but interviews can be intimidating and you’re never sure what’s going to happen. Preparation is key to making a good impression and helping you get the job.  Recently Andela’s Gabriela De Luca and Maria Rios, along with […]