Python vs. Java: Uses, Performance, Learning

Python vs. Java: Uses, Performance, Learning

Python vs. Java: Uses, Performance, Learning You're Reading: Python vs. Java: Uses, Performance, Learning In Resources & Tutorials Contact us Subscribe In the world of computer science, there are many programming languages, and no single language is superior to another. Juni Learning is an award-winning online Computer Science & Mathematics academy that offers private, online courses to students from ages 8–18. With today’s technology evolving rapidly, Juni Learning can provide your children with a head start in the online world. Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Python vs. Java Each language is best suited to solve certain problems, and in fact there is often no one best language to choose for a given programming project. For this reason, it is important for students who wish to develop software or to solve interesting problems through code to have strong computer science fundamentals that will apply across any programming language. Programming languagesProgramming languages tend to share certain characteristics in how they function, for example in the way they deal with memory usage or how heavily they use objects. Students will start seeing these patterns as they are exposed to more languages. This article will focus primarily on Python versus Java, which are two of the most widely used programming languages in the world. While it is hard to measure exactly the rate at which each programming language is growing, these are two of the most popular programming languages used in industry today. The differences One major difference between Python and Java is that Python is dynamically typed, while Java is statically typed. Loosely, this means that Java is much more strict...
Creating a quality Youtube Video

Creating a quality Youtube Video

Creating a quality Youtube Video You're Reading: Creating a quality Youtube Video In Resources & Tutorials Resources & Tutorials Divi Tips & Layout examples Subscribe Creating a quality Youtube video is not rocket science! These tips will help guide your efforts. We say it all the time to our clients and it rings true to you as well! Your Youtube video does not need to be a Spielberg film. Seriously, it doesn’t. Here are a few of our favourite tips and tricks for creating a quality Youtube video! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Youtube is massive On average 720,000 hours of content is uploaded every single day. Sounds like a lot right? That is a lot of content! 82.2 years worth of content. Every. Single. Day. It is estimated that around 500 hours of content is uploaded every minute. Mind-blowing, isn’t it?  Keep it simplewith Pieter’s mobile phone (Galaxy A8)Until you’re more comfortable in front of a camera, keep it simple. Your message can be short, sweet, and to the point. Flashy theatrics, complicated dialogue, and props are great but unnecessary, to begin with. The most important part of the video is the message you want to get across! Keep your content simple, straightforward, and easy to follow. For example, the video above was shot on Hannah’s Galaxy S9 to provide an overview of what is involved in our dedicated, managed hosting services. Our tips and tricks Video prep Preparation before creating your video is key to making a great video. Not only will it help you feel more confidant with the material, but it will also assist...
Why you NEED to use Alt Tags

Why you NEED to use Alt Tags

Why you NEED to use Alt Tags You're Reading: Why you NEED to use Alt Tags In Resources & WordPress Resources & Tutorials Divi Tips & Layout examples Subscribe Using Alt Tags or Alternative Text when naming photos is vital for SEO. What is an Alt Tag? Why do they exist? And what does it have to do with a website’s Search Engine Ranking? All questions we will cover, and more, in this post! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Here are a few reminders about making a successful post: Make sure your content is relevant. Make sure you have a good Featured Image. Make sure your post has a strong, engaging title. Make sure you have an Excerpt. Categorize your post. Check if you can link anything in the text. What is an Alt Tag? An alt tag, also known as “alt attribute” and “alt description,” is an HTML attribute applied to image tags to provide a text alternative for search engines. Simply put, it is a text description area that allows Search Engine bots to “read” the image and categorize it accordingly. Search Engine bots (also known as algorithms) are unable to read images. Alt Tags allow this to happen!  But why is this important?Added within the image tag, a quality alt tag is a short description that explains what the image is and how it relates to the content on the post. Alt tags serve multiple purposes. While you’re not required to use them, there are some major benefits to doing so. Since they are used by both search engine crawlers and screen-reading tools, they are a...
Divi Contact Form VS Gravity Forms

Divi Contact Form VS Gravity Forms

Divi Contact Form VS Gravity Forms You're Reading: Divi Contact Form VS Gravity Forms In Resources & WordPress Resources & Tutorials Divi Tips & Layout examples Subscribe Let's explore the pros and cons of using either the Divi Contact form or Gravity Forms. Contact forms are a vital piece of your website, but choosing the right kind can be challenging. Both the Divi Contact form and the Gravity Forms contact form are excellent options that offer different integrations, style, and functionality.  Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Here are a few reminders about making a successful contact form: Keep it simple! Use conditional logic or anti-spam services Only include required fill-ins if necessary Customize your confirmation message Contact forms are important! Why? It’s right in the name, contact! Your contact form is a vital part of your website. It allows your clients and customers to contact you with questions, to purchase items or book services. An easy to use contact form can mean all the difference to a potential customer! If your contact form is confusing, too long, or requires too many ‘hoops’ to jump through before the user can press send it will lead to user frustration and abandoned forms. Divi Contact FormThe Divi contact form has many advantages. It’s straightforward to set up, customizable, and included with Divi. If you are looking for a basic, trustworthy, easy to set up contact form then we highly suggest the Divi contact form! Integrations & Add on’s –  A Con At this time Divi has limited options via extra plugins for Add on’s or integrations within their in-house Contact form. While...
How to add a YouTube video to your post using Divi

How to add a YouTube video to your post using Divi

How to add a YouTube video to your post using Divi Youtube is the second most popular search engine, as well as the second most popular social media tool. Over 1 billion hours of youtube videos are watched worldwide every single day. 720,000 hours of video uploaded every day to YouTube. That’s a lot of content! And its growing.  Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Here are a few reminders about making a successful post: Make sure your content is relevant. Make sure you have a good Featured Image. Make sure your post has a strong, engaging title. Make sure you have an Excerpt. Categorize your post. Choose or create appropriate tags. Check if you can link anything in the text. Why Video? Whether you are creating your own videos (we highly recommend this!) or using another video, placing videos in a blog post is a great idea. An embedded video is a tested way to engage your audience and keep their attention.  The more time your audience spends on your site the higher it will be ranked in Google’s search results. You’re videos don’t need to be blockbuster productions.  Authentic, honest, and natural videos often convey your message better and will help your audience connect with you. How to add the video module Adding a new module is pretty straightforward. Here’s how.  Click the dark grey plus button to bring up the Insert Module menu  Scroll down to the Video module and select it. Click on the Module settings to bring up the media library.  Click on “Insert from URL.”  Paste your URL and then press “Insert into...
Gmail Tutorial: Filters & Labels

Gmail Tutorial: Filters & Labels

Gmail Tutorial: Filters & Labels Gmail. Practically everyone has a Gmail account, but do you know how to customize your account to best suit your needs? The use of Filters and Labels can transform your Gmail inbox from messy to organized! Hannah Raeside Office Manager, Pod Creative Why Gmail? Communicating with clients is a key aspect of running any business and email is one of the best tools at your disposal to do so. However, chances are you’re going to get a lot of emails. You need a reliable, easy to access program that offers functionality and the ability to expand. Thats where Gmail comes in! In our experience, importing your domain email account into Gmail is straightforward and offers flexibility that other programs simply cannot. We truly believe Gmail offers far superior functionality to any email program, even Outlook! The google suite of tools is king!The ability to access your email on any device at any time, whether it be a personal account or a business account, for free, is amazing. Gmail is extremely user friendly, with a wide variety of tutorials aimed at any user’s skill level.  With seamless integration of Google Drive, Google Sheets, Google Docs, and so much more, what’s not to love! What are Labels and how do I use them?  The use of labels in Gmail is similar to the use of folders in Outlook. Labels help you organize your inbox, sort your emails, and keep grouped topics or emails together. To create a label: Start at your Gmail Inbox on your desktop. You cannot create labels from the Gmail app. Click on...

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