These are a few of my favourite things....

(You sang that, didn't you?)

Tech Resources

Online Courses

EdX
EdX offers interactive online classes and massive open online courses (MOOCs) from the world’s best universities, colleges and organizations. Online courses from MITx, HarvardX, BerkeleyX, UTx and many other universities.

Coursera
Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

CodeCademy
Interactive courses on how to program. Courses are created by community and cover CSS, Java, HTML.

Code School
Code School teaches web technologies in the comfort of your browser with video lessons, coding challenges, and screencasts.

News & Blogs

Thought Works - Insights
A community of passionate individuals whose purpose is to revolutionize software design, creation and delivery, while advocating for positive social change.

Spotify Labs
This recent post about how Spotify created a Hackathon with 50/50 Female and Male Participants is well worth a read!

SD Times

Mashable

Tech Cocktail

re/code

Sasha Laundy
One of The 100 Most Influential Tech Women on Twitter via Business Insider, Sasha started Women Who Code.

Podcasts
YouTube Channels & Screencasts

Railscasts
An invaluable resource to any aspiring or experienced Ruby on Rails developers. RailsCasts is produced by Ryan Bates (rbates on Twitter and ryanb on GitHub). A free episode will be released on the first Monday of each month featuring tips and tricks with Ruby on Rails.

Code School on YouTube
Lots of short, info packed videos to compliment the Code Scool online course.

Conferences & User Groups

User groups are a great way to get involved with other IT professionals
Find out more about Belfast user groups.