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.
Scottish UX designer Ross Gledhill says there’s no place he’d rather work than in Scotland.
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.