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5 Project Management Skills Every Developer Should Have

The days of the siloed project manager and “skilled” development team are becoming a thing of the past, thanks to the increasing complexity of dev projects. In many cases, the knowledge gap between the project manager and the developer is large, making it nearly impossible for any non-technical person to effectively manage the entire scope […]. The post 5 Project Management Skills Every Developer Should Have appeared first on

C++ Creator Bjarne Stroustrup Weighs in on Distributed Systems, Type Safety and Rust

The New Stack

In June the creator of the C++ programming language, 69-year-old Bjarne Stroustrup , appeared on YouTube’s channel on behalf of the Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Programming Languages.

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Unintended Side Effects

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CodeSOD: A Unique Choice

The Daily WTF

There are many ways to mess up doing unique identifiers. It's a hard problem, and that's why we've sorta agreed on a few distinct ways to do it. First, we can just autonumber. Easy, but it doesn't always scale that well, especially in distributed systems. Second, we can use something like UUIDs: mix a few bits of real data in with a big pile of random data, and you can create a unique ID. Finally, there are some hashing-related options, where the data itself generates its ID.

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Celebrating 1 million developers: What’s next for Netlify and the Jamstack


Today we celebrate a big milestone: more than one million developers and businesses have signed up for Netlify! A sincere thank you to all of the developers and businesses that have chosen to build and host millions of sites on Netlify. To celebrate, we created an interactive roadmap of the Netlify milestones over the years. You can even look up your account to see where you started! Not yet on Netlify? Become one of the next million to join the community and try Netlify.

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Netlify Milestones on the road to 1 Million Devs


Five years ago, Netlify launched and changed the way developers build for the web. Today we are thrilled to celebrate that one million developers and businesses have joined us so far. Netlify co-founders Matt Biilmann and Chris Bach share their views on the past, present and future of Netlify and the Jamstack, here. And in this post, we dive into a more detailed roadmap of our history.


The Programmer's Paradox

There are two very similar ways of looking at software systems. The most common one is to see it as a lot of code that moves data around. Code is the primary concept. Its dual, however, is that you see it as data, with the code just assisting in getting it from place to place. Code is a secondary issue. They may seem similar, and it's easy to miss the difference between the two, but from a higher level the second perspective is a lot simpler and a lot more powerful.

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Why Outsource To Grow Your Business

Strategy Driven

All businesses have one main goal: to grow. There are lots of ways for a business to grow, but the big question is, should you outsource your operations or perform them in house in order to grow most effectively? Outsourcing is the strategic use of outside resources to perform tasks usually handled by internal staff. Why Outsource?

Language Barrier: Solving Communication Problems As An International Business

Strategy Driven

Effective communication has always been an essential element of a business. If you’re unable to communicate properly, it can be impossible to get your work done, making it incredibly hard to run a successful company when you can’t talk to those around you. Of course, though, when you work internationally, issues like language barriers can make this issue even harder to overcome.

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Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning

Across all sectors, companies are learning that they can transform their businesses by embracing Intelligent Process Automation, or IPA. With the pairing of AI and RPA, IPA adds a new layer of intelligent decision-making processes to automated RPA tasks. By automating repetitive work, and adding the ability to automate intelligent decision making, intelligent automation frees up your most valuable resources – your employees – to spend more time on higher value and more strategic work. But in order to reap the rewards of Intelligent Process Automation, organizations must first educate themselves and prepare for the adoption of IPA. In our ebook, Intelligent Process Automation: Boosting Bots with AI and Machine Learning.