Low Code Demands More Creativity From Developers

This is an article from DZone’s 2022 Low Code and No Code Trend Report. For more: Read the Report Yes, engineering is a science, but it’s more and more an art, too. Developers must be at least as creative as the next hacker — and they need to cultivate user empathy. That’s why organizations benefit … Read more

The Case Against Glorifying Developers for Wrong Reasons | by Manvik Kathuria | Jun, 2022

Recognition of software teams and individuals needs a serious rethink Photo by Brands&People on Unsplash It was a sunny Friday evening, and I was busy doing the admin chores of backlog and sprint planning. Then came a slack notification that read something like this. “Shoutout to Xyz Abc for fixing the defect and rolling out … Read more

RSA Conference Recap for Developers

Internet security professionals flocked to the Moscone Center in San Francisco for the RSA Conference (RSAC). Previously planned to occur in February, this year’s event got moved to June 6-9 after organizers wanted to exercise an abundance of caution during the ongoing COVID-19 threat. Here’s a look at some of the themes and trends explored … Read more

What Motivates Web Developers and IT Professionals

Many people talk about the magic of tapping into the brain’s dopamine reward system these days. Developers, IT pros, and especially business leaders are endlessly chasing the secret formula to the elusive, coveted flow state. While people have long believed that deep focus is something you’ve either got or you haven’t, it turns out there’s … Read more

Thoughts on the Junior Developer’s Job Search | by Nina Loeterman | May, 2022

Tips and tricks for succeeding in software developer interviews Photo by Sebastian Unrau on Unsplash Some background on myself to preface this article — I’m a self-taught (bootcamp included) software developer with about one and half years of experience, mostly in the frontend JavaScript world. While I worked at two companies before this job search, … Read more

A Web 2.0 Developers Guide to Web 3.0 | by Ian Rowan | May, 2022

Learn how blockchain and Web 3.0 might shape the next iteration of backend software development Creative Commons via https://youteam.io/blog/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/image-e1523955910900.png Over the past couple of years, I’ve tried to leverage my engineering background with the following statement: “Learn how the things you invest in work and invest in the things you know about.” This has led … Read more

How Google Developers “do Not” Write Their Comments | by Minhaz | May, 2022

Writing documentation is an important part of coding. Here are some practices we “do not” follow at Google while writing code comments. Photo by Cess Idul on Unsplash. I didn’t come up with this topic by myself. I have always believed this to be a fairly subjective topic. It still is — but, a few … Read more

10 Most-Recommended Books for Software Developers

To be clear, reading these books will not make you a brilliant developer; You will need years of experience to achieve that, but you will gain insight into some guiding concepts that you may apply. Furthermore, by reading them, you will avoid committing certain common development mistakes. This list is not complete, as there are … Read more