Whether you're an up-and-coming developer, a seasoned player in the coding business, or a successful investor, your resources are likely stretched thin and you may be understandably concerned about the quality of your software.
Code, after all, is the beating heart of your product, whatever it may be, and as such you deserve to be sure that it is top-notch.
A fail-safe way to achieve that guarantee is code review. Here is why.
Have you ever taken a look at a development workflow and thought “there must be a better way to do this”? I know I have.
I’ve recently made a presentation at STX Next about Trunk-Based Development, and I’d like to share with you a few words about my approach to daily work as a developer. With my team we worked a few months in the system I would like to propose in this article - and every day we discover additional benefits of this new workflow.
Let’s say you need a new bespoke software product for your organization. Everyone is eager to start, since the software will be needed soon, and it’s clear that it must take some time to develop. You’ve made the decision to work with a technology partner to develop the software due to a tight deadline, a light budget, and the need for software craftsmanship expertise.
In this article, I’ll present a few best practices so you can properly prepare for software outsourcing, based on my experience.
At STX Next (and your company too, I’d wager), all employees are offered a training budget to improve their skills and competences. We can spend the money on training, conferences, workshops, or books. As long as the training is in line with your position, you’re good to go.
Since the new year is in full swing and our budgets are renewed, you may be wondering about the best way to spend your training budget. That’s why I’ll be sharing my experience using my training budget in 2016 and 2017. I hope this will be an inspiration ...
Let’s be honest, when was the last time you were excited to purchase insurance? Or the last time you discussed openly with friends about your most recent coverage?
If you’re drawing a blank, I’m not surprised. Most people hate the idea of shopping for insurance. But this state of affairs may change very soon.
Data analytics, AI and machine learning are driving the emergence of insurtech.
And insurance being an antiquated industry is precisely why insurtech companies are worth your attention. The top players in the field are spurring big changes in an industry ripe for innovation.
What are your plans to capitalize on the growing mobile market?
According to statista.com, by the year 2020 mobile apps are set to generate $188.9 billion USD in global revenues via app stores and in-app advertising. That’s a huge opportunity for business.
It’s high time to start utilizing the mobile market. But users have already seen dozens of apps on their smartphones. What can you show them that’s impressive, works great and seamlessly integrates with their mobile OS?
One solution at your disposal is React Native.
When you’re looking to build something, you want to be sure that you have the right tools. In many cases, the choice of tools will decide your entire experience.
Choose the wrong tools, and you’ll pay the price down the line. Your work may be slower, your competition may outpace you, or your end result may fall below expectations.
When you choose the right tool, you’ll be thankful for it every step of the way.
If what you’re building is a software project for your company, you would do well to consider Python as your tool.