How to Break into Software Development — The Ultimate Guide for University and College students 2021/22 — plus WFH advice ( Part 2 )

shuaib masoud
7 min readDec 10, 2021

Build a profile, skills, coding, which programming language and more…

In this next part of How to Break into Software DevelopmentThe Ultimate Guide for University and College Students we will look at how you can use the most common source control system to build a portfolio and code examples to strengthen your profile as well as the job applications when you’re ready to enter the job market.

We will then look at modern tools which make software development a breeze. Some use code but a very low amount aka Low Code tools — and there are some that use no code at all — otherwise known as No Code tools. The former may contain some drag and drop features but with No Code tools — small amounts be here and there — and they both enables you to prototype software and apps very quickly.

Then finally we will look at interview advice and practice tips as it’s important for propelling you past many road blocks in your soon to be career.

What is GitHub?

GitHub, Inc. is a provider of Internet hosting for software development and version control using Git. It offers a distributed version control and source code management functionality of Git, plus its own features.

GitHub provides hosting facilities for software code and tools as well as being a version control…



shuaib masoud

Hated School > Liked College > Loved Uni. Working in web engineering —full stack. Want to learn simple web development?