Following a keynote talk at the DevOpsCon 2015 in Berlin, Etsy’s Core Platform Engineer Bethany Macri spoke to us about what IT team leaders need to do to create a blameless programming culture and why Etsy is moving away from PostgreSQL.
Open source IT projects and large sums of cash are not the most obvious bedfellows. But Stanislavs Beguns and MinoHubs are making the case for a change of perspective when it comes to developer prospects.
You mightn’t think it’s always critical. But a product’s success or failure can often depend on one developer’s UX sensitivity. Firefox lead designer Philipp Sackl talks to us about what exactly developers need to know about UX.
“What’s in a name?” Juliet Capulet knew what was up. However, different titles can mean different roles and responsibilities, which means getting down to the bottom of what developers and programmers actually do.
Denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance – these are the five traditional stages of grief. All of which, says developer and entrepreneur Derick Bailey, are comparable to the stages of grief that developers experience.
Staying on top of the flood of information and ever-changing technologies is a near impossible task. The only thing programmers can do is prepare their minds, says Adrian Colyer in his JAX 2015 keynote speech.
In an effort to address the social taboo of talking openly about salaries, one member of the tech community has begun a movement that she hopes will reveal the lack of knowledge and predatory nature of tech companies when addressing pay.
After his keynote at the JAX 2015, former SpringSource CTO Adrian Colyer spoke to us about getting ready for a new kind of IT.
Ever had the desire to watch and interact with developers as they code in real-time? Then take a look at the live-streaming platform that allows programmers to teach and market themselves, while others watch and learn.
You’re thinking of publishing a book on IT? Don’t expect to make much money or have a social life, says self-publishing author Nicolas Fränkel. And whatever you do, don’t self-publish your first book.
Finance may be a “dry subject”, says HFT programmer Peter Lawrey, but it’s never bad to work for an employer that has money. Stack Overflow’s most active Java commenter explains what it’s like to work in high frequency trading and banking.
How many programmers out there are being measured for the time they contribute to a project, rather than the value that project provides? You took ages to write the code, so it must be super complicated and awesome, yeah?
Keeping your programming skills up-to-date and making yourself appealing to potential employers is a constant struggle. To learn more efficiently, research has shown that you first need to understand yourself.