What are the nerdiest things of all time? We asked our Nerds, and here’s what we found out.
We’re a busy bunch at Big Nerd Ranch—not just at our desks, but also at conferences around the globe. Here’s a rundown of where we’ll be this month:
Internationalization is hard. Here’s how to localize currency amounts in your application.
Every day I used to ask myself, “Does someone artistic like me have what it takes to become a software engineer?” These days, I wonder why I even had to ask.
Thanks to CocoaPods, you can get yourself into license trouble faster than ever before. Learn your BSDs, GPLs and Apaches before you pod install.
Big Nerd Ranch iOS instructor Fernando Rodriguez crossed to the Dark Side and learned Android development. Here’s why you should learn another programming language.
Todd Gandee is February’s Big Nerd of the Month. His teaching style and hard work have led to solid products that benefit both students and instructors.
This Valentine’s Day, there’s a lot to love about Big Nerd Ranch.
It is all too easy to generalize the “Nerd” personality, but there is in fact incredible individuality across the board at Big Nerd Ranch. We have former physicists, civil engineers, nuclear submarine officers, gaming experts, opera singers, marathon runners and beer brewers on our team.
I get a kick out of stepping back and watching the hum of these brilliant minds working together to solve the world’s problems. But whenever we have to get work done, we put our headphones on and zone out. We go into our happy place where the rest of the room fades away and we are productive like well-oiled machines.