For a career that involves a lot of sitting, it’s strange that most developers peak at the same age as footballers. So what do older programmers have to look forward to if they’re not making a beeline for that management position?
Working from home might be the best gig in the world, but even the creature comforts of home can have a negative impact on your productivity. We share some tips and tricks for the developers out there about to embark on the working remotely journey.
Continuous Delivery is helping to solidify the role of developer operations at the heart of the modern company’s business strategy.
Ask any programmer and they’ll be able to tell you what time of the day (or night) they’re most productive. As tech employers grow more and more tolerant to alternative work routines, studies are showing that ‘night owl’ developers are often like nocturnal predators.
We’re determined to investigate the claim that developer knowledge has a half life of approximately five years. That means in order to stay technically current, we need to adopt a lifelong learning philosophy.
There is mounting evidence to suggest that developers get lazy… a lot. But is it fair to accuse developers of laziness when they’re only trying to streamline processes?
For all the wonders of digital media, let’s not forget the importance of speaking in person, writes frequent conference-goer Stefan Priebsch.
Embracing lifelong learning means better career paths for staff, employees feeling valued and of course, saving the company money.
A top chef wouldn’t serve his or her customers second-rate food, so why should you settle for second-rate code?
Has your boss ever tried to entice you with a bonus for finishing a project by a certain date? Does this tactic even work for developers? Read on to find out.
As IT spending reaches a five-year high, enterprises are allocating more funds towards innovation and cloud development.
Now is the right time to be a developer in Seattle, says CEO of Shippable, Avi Cavale, who tells us about the seaport city’s booming tech scene and why he prefers it to Silicon Valley.
When it comes to successful software, does it pay to have fast coders? Or does slow and steady always win the race?
Many commentators have taken insult at the new developer Barbie doll – but let’s take a look at her programming skills before we go judging her.