5 Steps to Rethink High Severity to Save Developer Productivity

Sev-1s are sapping developer productivity. Security remediations occupy a growing portion of developers’ time. For their part, developers often resent spending time on code fixes rather than adding new features or shipping new versions. Their concern is justified. In 2021, nearly 35% of all published Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) were classified as critical (Sev-1). … Read more

Boom, Bloom, and Blossom as a Software Developer | by Gavin Macken | Aug, 2022

With these 7 mindful attitudes As an Engineer, as with any profession, we face our own specific day-to-day challenges, unique to the code we are working on, the industry we are working within, the size of the team we are working with… the list is a long one. I find programming can be incredibly rewarding. … Read more

This Is How You Nail The First Years of a Frontend Developer Job | by Szymon Adamiak | Aug, 2022

Getting the job is just a start; learn how to excel at it Photo by Moritz Mentges on Unsplash Getting a job is the first step of your software development journey. The second step is becoming a great employee and growing. It’s not as easy as it sounds. I’ve seen many junior developers who got … Read more

Proof of Stake Alternatives Developer Should Know

According to Statista, global spending on blockchain solutions is projected to grow to $19 billion by 2024. However, despite its numerous applications across a multitude of industries, there is still a large debate over what type of blockchain protocol is most effective. At its core, blockchain technology is designed to act as a public ledger … Read more

Developer Experience vs. User Experience

While they may seem similar at first glance, Developer Experience (DX) is not just “User Experience (UX) for developers”. Rather, DX is an extension of UX focused on users who build with technical languages ​​and tooling. DX follows the same core principles of UX but extends it by recognizing that technical details and mechanical processes … Read more

Three Reasons Why Blogging Makes You a Better Developer | by Allen Helton | Jul, 2022

Plus some bonus tips on how to get started Photo by hannah grace on Unsplash This is my 100th blog post! To some, that seems like a huge number. To others, it seems like I’m just getting started. To me, it sounds like I’ve put way more time and effort into blogging than I originally … Read more

xamarin.forms – Why is app in the Google developer console crashing with tiktok appearing in an http call?

My Xamarin Forms app in the Google Play console is crashing with the following stack trace (only a single line is given to me): ANR in com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox:search;PID: 15339;Broadcast of Intent { act=android.accounts.LOGIN_ACCOUNTS_CHANGED flg=0x5000010 cmp=com.google.android.googlequicksearchbox/com.google.apps.tiktok.account.data.device.DeviceAccountsChangedReceiver_Receiver }; It occurs when the user is doing a C# HttpClient request to a website. The last second of logcat logs … Read more

Developer Trends of 2022 — API Democratization and API Management | by Michael Bogan | Jul, 2022

Trends we are watching Photo by Stephen Dawson on Unsplash If you’re a developer of any type of modern application, then you’re likely more than just familiar with APIs — you’re probably a power user. Today’s applications, built for consumers and producers of endless content, are interconnected. And APIs are the glue that connects those … Read more