As a software engineer, it’s easy to get caught up in the details of programming languages and practices. Maybe you believe that one language is superior to all others, or that microservices are better than monoliths. But here’s the question you need to ask yourself: how much do these things
As a software developer, I know firsthand the allure of diving deep into the technicalities of creating complex applications. But it’s important not to get lost in the code. Some of the best career advice I can give other developers is that they should learn to look beyond the code
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