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.
Michael Nygard tells us how IT has changed since the 90s and where we’re still feeling growing pains.
Are Universities placing too much importance on theory rather than practical knowledge? How much maths do developers really need?
In his opening keynote speech to the W-Jax 2014 in Munich, Nygard told us what’s going wrong in the IT world and what needs changing.
Is good code a work of art? Or is the Manifesto for Software Craftsmanship overdoing it a bit? And what does it mean to be a ‘good’ programmer?