As software continues to eat the world, the role of the developer advocate or evangelist – and DevRel in general – is becoming more critical. Companies now see the value in having employees who focus on building relationships with developers. Yet instead of making DevRel strategic, too many companies treat
Note: This article was written by a neural network. It’s part of a series of experiments I’m doing to see how well AI can generate plausible and not-totally-awful clickbait. But I promise I don’t actually hate DevOps. DevOps was supposed to be the silver bullet that would fix all the
Sometimes, you really want to know the version of a globally installed NPM package. That’s the position I found myself in this morning. Googling didn’t help me much. Most of the answers I found just didn’t answer my question. Here what you need to know. If you want to see
I often see developers comparing JetBrains WebStorm and Visual Studio Code. There’s often some argument about which one is better. Since is the internet and every else shares their opinion here, I figure I’ll do the same. Here’s what I think: I love VS Code and use it every day.
Are SQL query builder libraries and ORMs more trouble than they’re worth? A couple of days ago, I read Stop using Knex.js via a link on Reddit. I understand the point the author is trying to make. And I used to be pretty firmly opposed to ORMs and query builders.
Software development can, at times, seem like a stressful, thankless career. A recent discussion thread on Reddit got me thinking and reflecting back on the decade I’ve been working as a software developer. Some people seemed to lament the fact that working as a developer can feel like a thankless
Note: All of the following assumes you’re working with Azure Functions 2.0. Azure Functions are great. By default, all HTTP functions on Azure have their URLs prefixed with /api. For example, if you have functions named Function1 and Function2, you’d reach them by calling http://my-app.azurewebsites.net/api/Function1 and http://my-app.azurewebsites.net/api/Function2. Usually, this is
I originally wrote this as a comment on Reddit. Since it ended up being 1700+ words, I figured it would be worth posting here too! A caveat upfront: I haven’t done these things myself, because I’ve been lucky to have some awesome jobs I don’t want to leave. However, I’ve