What Are the Best Freelancing Sites?

There are three major freelancing platforms: Upwork, Fiverr, Toptal, and Freelancer.com. Those form the majority of the online freelancing market. Upwork Upwork places a great focus on quality. This is great for clients because it ensures that their work will get delivered—without compromising quality. For freelancers just starting out, Upwork poses a significant barrier of …

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What Do You Call a Programmer Who Only Works on Building Algorithms?

A programmer who only works on algorithms is a rare beast in the wild. For some, it sounds like a dream job — others would never touch a job with such a description. However, there are some jobs that involve lots of algorithmic design: Computer science researcher. When working as a computer science researcher in …

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What’s the Hourly Rate of a Python Freelancer?

​Today, many Python freelance developers earn six figures. ​How much can you expect to earn as a Python freelancer?​The short answer is: the average Python developer earns between $51​ and $61 per hour (worldwide):​This data is based on various sources:Codementor argues that the average freelancer earns between $61 and $80 in 2019: ​source​This Subreddit gives …

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[Video Collection] How to Start Your Successful Freelance Coding Business

​Do you want to learn to code, create your own coding business, and earn more money in the process? Over the months, I’ve created tons of short videos (many of them on the way home from ​my son’s kindergarden) ​to help you create a thriving coding business with Python. ​If you really want to accelerate your speed, …

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How to Differentiate Beginner from Professional Coder?

Every Python programmer has its own skill level with respect to Knowledge of the programming language and syntax Ability to solve problems Speed of code understanding Knowledge of algorithms and code complexity Ability to select appropriate data structures. Although it is challenging to aggregate these skills into a single number that quantifies the degree of …

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What is the Fastest and Easiest Way to Learn Python Programming?

My freelancer course members Pratyush wants to improve learning efficiency in Python. He asked me the question: “how can I accelerate the pace of my problem-solving mind?” Focus first and foremost on reading and writing massive amounts of code. It’s that simple. Maximize the time you are looking at source code and improvement will come …

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