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New York calls for tech volunteers to fight COVID-19

New York State needs volunteer ‘technology SWAT teams‘ of developers, data scientists, and other techs to aid the pandemic response

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WTH? OSS knows how to WFH IRL

If distributed teams could build something as great as Linux, then perhaps working from home could work for you

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IT Salary Survey: Do tech certifications pay off?

In our recent survey, we asked IT professionals if certifications helped them land a job, earn a promotion or get a pay raise, and which certifications they’re planning to pursue. Here’s what we learned.

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16 ways to improve your code after it’s ‘finished’

Just because you’ve squeezed out the bugs and delivered a working program doesn’t mean you should relax

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Clojure use grows in the workplace

More Clojure developers report using the language at work, but having difficulty convincing coworkers

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Why we can’t develop voting software that works

Ever wonder why we could write software to get to the moon, but not to count votes? Here are five reasons

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Most developers know JavaScript — and want to know Go

HackerRank developer survey finds JavaScript most-known, Go most-wanted to learn, and full-stack development skills most-wanted in the job market

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JavaScript is the most in-demand IT skill

JavaScript has unseated Java as the most sought programming language skill, indicating a stronger need for front-end web development than back-end systems

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Deadline extended for 100 Best Places to Work in IT 2020

The deadline for nominating a company for Insider Pro's Best Places to Work awards program has been extended to January 17, 2020. The annual survey, which launched in 1994, identifies the 100 best places to work for IT pros.

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12 programming mistakes to avoid

The dirty dozen of application development pitfalls — and how to avoid these all-too-common programming blunders

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10 bad programming habits we secretly love

Breaking the rules can bring a little thrill — and produce better, more efficient code

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The real number of open source developers

Are there really more than 40 million software developers on GitHub? Not even close

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10 software development cults to join

Because programming is more fun when we take things to the extreme and obsess about the ‘right way’ to write code

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Software jobs pay twice the national average

Software jobs not only pay twice as much, but are growing at twice the rate of US jobs overall, report finds

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5 responsibilities of an agile software development manager

To gain all the benefits from agile, successful software development managers must be part translator, part motivator, and part task master

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Full-stack developer: What it is, and how you can become one

A full-stack developer understands the entire software stack, from the GUI front end to the database back end. However, not everyone agrees on the level of mastery needed to earn the title

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5 principles to becoming a collaborative agile devops team

Agile and devops are not just practices and technologies—they are designed to change how people in IT work together

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Machine learning lessons: 5 companies share their mistakes

Machine learning can also go terribly wrong, making you regret that enthusiastic rush to adopt

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