Best Performance Testing Tools

Erna Clayton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Implementing the best performance testing tools allows for an optimized end user experience and improved web performance.  In order to execute accurate and effective performance testing, it is important for QA engineers to have access to the right set of tools. With the plethora of performance testing tools, it has become tedious to pick the right tool for your use …

Web performance: How to load test

Iryne Somera Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Website owners commonly ask why they need a website performance load tester.  Throughout web history, some extremely popular sites have had their fair share of serious downtimes.  Either they get massive traffic volumes, or their website simply crashes. Thus, web performance load tester services check the application’s ability to perform under anticipated user loads. Online presence requires site owners to …

Deployment options in Azure

An Azure Deployment Guide

Phil Vuollet Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Azure has plenty of services for hosting your applications and their components. It also has extensive options for deploying to these services. Barry Luijbregts introduces four of the primary options for hosting apps in his article, “Which Azure Deployment Model Should You Use? 4 Ways to Deploy.” In that post, Luijbregts covers where to deploy on Azure; in this post, I’m …

Stackify Blog

Get the latest news, tips, and guides on software development. Join the 40,000 developers that subscribe to our newsletter. By submitting your email address, you agree to be contacted via e-mail about our products and services. You can unsubscribe at any time.  Node.js Error Handling Best Practices: Ship With Confidence Lou BichardJanuary 21, 2022 When deploying applications into production, we …

Margasoft Team

Developer Teams Must Work Differently in the Future

Alexandra Altvater BuildBetter

As we inject more new technology into our everyday lives, software development continues to be one of the most popular and fastest growing job fields. But have you ever really thought about the core essence of a developer’s work? Software developers tend to think and work only inside the tasks they are assigned to. If they are to write a …

ASP.NET Performance Tools

ASP.NET Performance: 9 Types of Tools You Need to Know!

Matt Watson Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers, Popular

One of the best things about being a .NET developer is all the amazing ASP.NET performance tools that can make your life easier. This blog post is a list of the various types of ASP.NET performance tools at your disposal for finding and optimizing ASP.NET performance problems. Depending on the task, some of these tools will be much better than …

Crelate empowers recruiters with Retrace

Maddie Horton Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Stackify Product & Company Updates

Crelate, a SaaS-based company, hosted in Microsoft Azure, is focused on helping staffing, recruiting and consulting agency customers connect with an increasingly dynamic workforce. Crelate empowers recruiters through their fast and flexible applicant tracking and recruiting CRM software solution.   “Speed matters to our customers. Recruiters are connecting with hundreds of candidates and clients a week. Time to fill a placement …

How to Incorporate Security Into Your company’s SDLC

Piyush Jain Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

It’s been shown that if you follow a proven collection of practices for developing, designing, testing, implementing, and maintaining your software, you will produce a much higher quality product. Over the past few years, we have seen an increasing number of cases of attacks on the application layer. The Open Web Application Security Project, OWASP, estimates that around one-third of …

Learn Jenkins: Top Jenkins Tutorials and Resources

Justin Reynolds Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

If there’s one thing SRE professionals and DevOps engineers lack, it’s time. After all, engineers need to oversee a variety of processes—like ensuring operational stability, conducting integration testing, and maintaining cybersecurity—to make sure their apps are working optimally. The list goes on and on.  With heavy workloads and tight deadlines, there’s little time to waste on software issues stemming from …

10 Best DevOps Certifications in 2020 Ranked

10 Best DevOps Certifications in 2020 Ranked

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Certifications are a great way to show industry knowledge of specific tools but also display your commitment and passion for the subject. Many big tech players such as Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft offer certifications to educate users on how to use their tools and services correctly. Besides sharing valuable knowledge, DevOps certification is a great way to …

Best Python IDEs to Use in 2020

Slava Vaniukov Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

According to the 2019 StackOverFlow Developer survey, Python is the fastest growing major programming language, with 41% of software engineers using Python.  With the continuing popularity of Python, choosing the best IDE (or Integrated Development Environment) is important. Development and testing is becoming increasingly complicated with multiple files and unit tests involved. Life is easier for programmers when they can …

Why You Should Go Serverless for DevOps

Hiren Dhaduk Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Over the last decade, DevOps has become an important part of software engineering culture, influenced by the wide adoption of microservices, containers and cloud computing. A recent step in the evolution of cloud-based and microservice architecture is the serverless computing – a code execution model where the cloud provider takes total responsibility for the operating system and hardware management. The …

What Is Infrastructure as Code? How It Works, Best Practices, Tutorials

What Is Infrastructure as Code? How It Works, Best Practices, Tutorials

Carlos Schults Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

In the past, managing IT infrastructure was a hard job. System administrators had to manually manage and configure all of the hardware and software that was needed for the applications to run. However, in recent years, things have changed dramatically. Trends like cloud computing revolutionized—and improved—the way organizations design, develop, and maintain their IT infrastructure. One of the critical components …

ruby profilers

Ruby Profiler Types and Why You Need Them

Ben Munat Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

About a decade ago, the Ruby programming language made a big splash in the software engineering industry thanks to the Ruby on Rails web framework. The terse and friendly syntax of Ruby and the “they thought of everything” feeling of Rails offered web startups the ability to move quickly and nimbly. However, as an interpreted language, Ruby is slow compared to compiled languages. The …

Managing Teams and Organizations in GitHub

Managing Teams and Organizations in GitHub

Lyndsey Padget Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

GitHub has become the gold standard platform for sharing code with everyone from the person sitting next to you to a developer on the other side of the world. As a team or product grows, so does its need for organizational structure and security. But even if your project or group of collaborators is small, you’ll learn that GitHub’s robust …

Performance Engineering

Performance Engineering: The What, Why, and How’s Explained

John Julien Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being a software developer means much more than simply writing bug-free code. As highly distributed apps become more complex, developers need to ensure their systems are as user-friendly, secure, and scalable as possible. Application performance engineering is an essential practice for any DevOps team, allowing developers across departments to stay agile and efficient. With the right integration, teams can identify …

Top 6 Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) Tools To Make Your Life Easier

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Due to the complexity of current day web applications, ALM, or Application Lifecycle Management, is important now more than ever. It’s no longer just the coding and development stage that is crucial to an application’s success. It’s the initial Requirements (or Governance) stage, where teams decide what and how the application will be created and what problem it will seek …

top developer podcasts

The 21 Best Developer Podcasts Right Now

Ben Putano Developer Career Development, Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Finding a great developer podcast isn’t as easy as it used to be. There are literally hundreds these days, with new shows starting ever week and old ones giving their final farewell. So if you’re on the hunt for a new podcast, where do you even start? After failing to decode iTunes’ terrible search function and reading all the “Ultimate …