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Tech Career Tips

10 THINGS I WISH I KNEW BEFORE BECOMING A SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

  Years ago, I switched my career to tech & started learning code. However, I took many years to be professionally proficient in code & wasted so much time! If I knew what I know now, my journey would’ve been so much easier! Here’s how I’d learn to code if I could start over:🧵 1.  […]

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Tech Events

PyconKe: Are Tech Events in Kenya Worth it?

I was a bit surprised to see a notification for a Pycon event. I am a python-first developer and save for an internship, I have been hard-pressed to find roles around Nairobi that require proficiency in Python. Matter of fact, there is a famous quip among developers in the 254 that states, “Kenya is a […]

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Coding Byte

Graphs: Understanding Kruskal’s Algorithm

What is Kruskal’s algorithm? Kruskal’s algorithm is used to find a minimum spanning forest or tree in an undirected graphs and connected graphs respectively. For graphs, minimum spanning trees are a subset of edges that form a tree which include all vertices, where the sum of all edges is kept to the smallest number possible. […]

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Coding Byte

Binary Search: Deriving asymptotic analysis of the Binary Search Algorithm

How Does Binary Search Work? Binary search only works in sorted collections. It will thus be assumed that customer orders have been sorted before the implementation of the algorithm. Binary search works by recursively dividing a collection in halves, discarding the half that does not contain the element, and continuing to divide the portions that […]

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Coding Byte

Dynamic Programming: Knapsack Problem

In the knapsack problem, a thief is filling up their knapsack with items that weigh differently and have various weights. The thief must design an algorithm that will help them determine what combination of items to carry that have maximum value without breaking their knapsack that can only hold up to limited weight.