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Top 13 DevOps Blogs You Should Be Reading

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

The software development process has changed drastically over the last 10 years. DevOps has taken over the world, and as more Development and IT teams work in harmony, the more these agile companies sing the praises of continuous deployment Continuous deployment is what makes DevOps so special. Instead of releasing application updates every 1-6 months, DevOps teams now deploy small, …

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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 …

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SDLC Phases: Identify Current Problems

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) is a broad term for a set of methodologies designed to guide a software development project. SDLC is a “process that produces software with the highest quality and lowest cost in the shortest time.” SDLC Phases There are several SDLC methodologies, but most include a version of the following phases: Identify Current Problems Plan Design Build …

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We Found the 23 Top Azure Managed Service Providers

Ben Putano Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

Microsoft Azure is a beast of a cloud platform. It’s arguably the only true competitor to AWS, even though Amazon had a 4-year head start on building their cloud. What Microsoft has created is truly impressive, and all signs point to the Azure vs. AWS debate being far from over. If you’ve decided on Azure as your cloud platform, you …

Hiring for DevOps Jobs

What to Look for When Hiring for DevOps Jobs: 24 Pros Reveal Top Hiring Considerations

Angela Stringfellow Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

DevOps is everywhere these days. If you’re thinking of bridging or development and operations teams, or if you’ve already done so but are looking to expand your team, you’ll need to know what you should be looking for in your next DevOps hire. The good news: the DevOps talent pool is growing, and there’s tremendous talent to be found in …

DevOps Interview Questions and How to Prepare

What’s Your Favorite DevOps Interview Question? 20 DevOps Pros Share Their Favorite Questions and How Developers Can Prepare

Alexandra Altvater Developer Career Development

Everyone’s talking about DevOps these days, so it’s no surprise that companies are looking for developers and team leaders who are well-versed in the latest DevOps approaches. Speaking of the latest approaches, it’s becoming more important than ever to integrate DevOps, APM, and the developer, so be sure to download our free guide, The Complete Developer Takeover, to learn how to …

Software Quality

How to Evaluate Software Quality from Source Code

Erik Dietrich Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources, Insights for Dev Managers

I’ll understand if you read the title of this post and smirked.  I probably would have done so, opening it up only to see what profound wisdom awaited me.  Review the code, Captain Obvious.   So yes, rest assured, I understand the easy assumption that one can ascertain a codebase’s quality by opening it up and starting to review it. …

How to Write Test Cases and Why They Are Like the Scientific Method

Erik Dietrich Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, I have a good bit of experience writing unit tests.  In fact, I’ve managed to parlay this experience into a nice chunk of my living.  This includes consulting, training developers, building courses, and writing books.  From this evidence, one might conclude that unit testing is in demand. Because of the demand and driving interest, …