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What makes a good programmer? Every developer will give you a different answer. But assuming you already have a combination of talent, education and fortunate social circumstances, what else can guarantee you a bright career in IT? Is there some combination of special ingredients needed for a CV to impress employers?
If you ask Shutterstock’s Director of Engineering, the one thing that really counts is real-life development experience. “To gain real world skills, developers have to create and take control of their own curriculum,” writes Sandeep Chouksey in this latest issue, explaining exactly where it is that straight-out-of-uni programmers can begin finding gems for their CV.
Rust 1.0, open-source testing tools and more
In keeping with this line of thought, we’ve got an especially high amount of IT experiences for you in this JAX Magazine issue. First up, Rust team member Huon Wilson is taking us on a tour of the new release of Rust 1.0, still fresh off the shelves. In the testing section, Claire Fautsch and Daniel Witkowski are walking us through automated end-to-end testing and handy open-source testing tools.
Inside this issue
- Why you should take a closer look at Rust 1.0 – Rust 1.0: Safe Systems Programming
- Taking control of your own curriculum – Finding the best programming experiences
- How Git and Mercurial can hurt your code review
- Automated end-to-end testing using Vagrant, Puppet and JBehave
Dr. Claire Fautsch
- Improving response time and latency measurements – Open-source tools for better testing
- Disrupting Finance IT with Banking Service Providers – Making it easier to disrupt finance IT
- Siloed data, the new Postgres feature – The data runs through it
- 7 tips for a successful Oracle SOA Suite upgrade
- Enhancing quality of experience for content-rich sites
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