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7 Silly Mistakes Developers Make That Will Ruin Your Career

7 Silly Mistakes Developers Make That Will Ruin Your Career

Blog, Software Development
The idea of mistaking your way to the top of the software industry is definitely dumbfounded. Every developer will have their share of missteps in a career but you could learn a great deal from others people's experiences and save yourself the hassle. Thereby avoiding some of the most costly errors. Often than not, the key to a solid developer career always involves  striking a balance: Not staying with one stack or job too long, for example, but then again not switching languages and employers so often that you raise red flags. Here are some of the most notable career traps for engineers that can potentially ruin your career and that you need to avoid while you navigate a tech market that’s constantly changing. 1. Staying too long at one job These days it’s rare to have a de...
10 Top Tech Bloggers To Follow in 2016

10 Top Tech Bloggers To Follow in 2016

Blog, Software Development
Tech bloggers that are exceptional keep their weblogs updated with fresh and informative content on a regular basis. Most of these blogs contain information that is related to a specific topic while others cover a diverse range of topics. Blogs give you an opportunity to write content that is unique to you and your practice. Your blog as well gives you an occasion to interact with your visitors while promoting who you are and what you do. It’s great to see how many young bloggers are starting to come through the ranks now, and they’re not too shabby either. I must admit I do enjoy seeing the success of the younger bloggers a little more than the veterans, purely because they are coming from the same place I was a few years ago. However the more seasoned bloggers, give y...
5 Ways To Make Your Workspace More Productive

5 Ways To Make Your Workspace More Productive

Blog, Software Development
Often when we feel tired or blocked as software developers, our focus tends to be is internal. We assume we simply aren’t getting enough sleep or we ate too much at lunch. While both of those things may be true, in software development there may also be an external reason for our lack of focus. We may be experiencing the effects of a toxic work environment. Where you work has an enormous impact on how you work – on your ability to focus (and stay focused) and your overall ability to be productive. That means the design of your office, whether you work at home or in a larger company environment, is of supreme importance. This is key to producing results and getting things done. Whether you’re boss or employee, here are 5 major adjustments that can make a big difference. ...