Shifting Left in Software Engineering

Dzone - DevOps

Shift-left practice in the software engineering field is intended to find and prevent defects early in the software delivery process. Shift left testing means testing earlier in the software development process.

Life of Software Engineer

I'm Programmer

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The software engineering rule of 3

Erik Bernhardsson

Here’s a dumb extremely accurate rule I’m postulating* for software engineering projects: you need at least 3 examples before you solve the right problem. Engineers often focus way too much on reducing duplicated code. This is what I’ve noticed: Don’t factor out shared code between two classes. Wait until you have at least three. The two first attempts to solve a problem will fail because you misunderstood the problem. The third time it will work.

Software Engineers and Automation

Erik Bernhardsson

What about software engineers? I just ran into another one of these arguments: Software Engineers will be obsolete by 2060. Think about how much around us is currently powered by software and how much could be powered by software.

The Product Dev Conundrum: To Build or Buy in a Digital World?

Speaker: Mark Ridley, Owner and Founder, Ridley Industries

Any PM or technical leader who’s led the charge of building a digital product knows that product engineering is one of the most expensive elements of business. In most cases, actually building software should be the last avenue that companies explore to deliver great products, as software engineering, data science and product development are complex, uncertain and hard to manage.

Software engineering pro-tip

I'm Programmer

The post Software engineering pro-tip appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Pro-tips for software engineering Software Engineering Humor tips for improving your software development skills

The Software Engineer in Test and the Developer: Key Differences

Dzone - DevOps

A few weeks ago I had some interesting debates on the projects I work on, on questions like: Is the automation engineer a developer? Is a developer the best candidate to be an automation engineer? Where does the good ol’ Software Engineer in Test (SET, a.k.a

Life of a Software Engineer.!!!

I'm Programmer

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The software engineering rule of 3

Erik Bernhardsson

Here’s a dumb extremely accurate rule I’m postulating* for software engineering projects: you need at least 3 examples before you solve the right problem. Engineers often focus way too much on reducing duplicated code.

Guide to Software Engineering Job Posts

I'm Programmer

The post Guide to Software Engineering Job Posts appeared first on I'm Programmer. Programming Funny Images Programming Jokes Computer software engineers Guide to Software Engineering Job software engineer job description

How To Become A Software Engineer

Coding Dojo

Given the fact that today’s technology growth is remarkably fast, software engineering has become mainstream it’s become one of the … Read more >>. The post How To Become A Software Engineer appeared first on Coding Dojo Blog. All Posts

Member of the Band – QA Software Engineer Cindy Gamboa

Gorilla Logic

In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Cindy Gamboa – QA Software Engineer.

Software Engineer Qualification Levels: Junior, Middle, and Senior

Altexsoft

A software developer’s career ladder consists basically of three rungs : junior, middle, and senior. Being aware of the developer seniority levels will help set more accurate expectations for a particular engineer. Approaches to the expertise evaluation in software development.

What can you do with a software engineering degree?

Strategy Driven

First, let’s talk about software engineering. It is a discipline that covers different approaches, methodologies, and ways of generating software. Here’s what you need to know about the prospects of your software engineering degree. Software Engineering.

Functional programming is the libertarianism of software engineering

Erik Bernhardsson

This is a pretty dumb post, in which I argue that functional programming has a lot of the bad parts of libertarianism and a lot of the good parts: Both ideologies strive to eliminate [the] state. (ok, ok, dumb dad joke). Both ideologies are driven by a set of dogmatic axioms rather than a practical goal: Libertarianism wants to reduce the government because any involvement distorts free markets.

Software Engineering

The Programmer's Paradox

The standard definition for engineering from Wikipedia is: Engineering is the application of mathematics, empirical evidence and scientific, economic, social, and practical knowledge in order to invent, design, build, maintain, research, and improve structures, machines, tools, systems, components, materials, and processes. The tricky part about engineering good software is acquiring enough deep knowledge. At some point software engineering will become mandated.

Principles of Software Engineering

The Plain Programmer

I recently watched a presentation by Peter Campbell from 2016’s O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference in London. The talk’s emphasis was on identifying and discussing the fundamental principles that underly decision-making as software architects.

Data-driven software engineering: How to avoid common problems

TechBeacon

It also plays an important role in the work of software engineers by providing accurate, actionable feedback that helps engineers understand where and how to make improvements to a product or process.

Team building in software engineering

Tasktop Engineering

This can be a challenge for engineering teams: engineers can be less social and more competitive than non-engineers. The post Team building in software engineering appeared first on Tasktop Blog. EngineeringWhen you come in to work, do your teammates greet you? Are jokes told on your team? E specially bad ones? Do you chat about anything besides work? Trust is essential to teams.

Top tips to prepare for software engineering interviews

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

When you are looking for a job as an engineer, whether it is your first job out of school or a new role after years in the industry (or something in between!), There are a lot of resources available for software engineers to help them prepare for technical interviews.

One Way We Retain the Best Software Engineers with Gorilla Labs

Gorilla Logic

I met a university student at a technical meet up in Costa Rica who was enrolled in a software engineering program. Gorilla Logic hires the best software engineers in Costa Rica. The top engineers have busy, curious brains that need to stay engaged.

Defining Principles for Software Engineering

The Plain Programmer

Several months ago I wrote about my personal principles of software engineering. To help bring these various ideas together I want to start at what I think is the most fundamental and address how to define the principles that drive software engineering efforts.

The best software engineering conferences of 2019

TechBeacon

As a developer, you expect to get practical, technical content when you go to a conference, but you also want to network with other engineers in your field—hopefully, with people who are dealing with some of the same challenges as you. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, Lean Software Development, Conferences, Enterprise Applications, Cloud Application Development, App Dev

Why is it Important for a Software Engineer to be Self-sufficient?

Coding Dojo

The post Why is it Important for a Software Engineer to be Self-sufficient? All Posts Career Advice Coding Tips & Resources code coding coding bootcamp coding dojo high paying job in-demand job programmers programming self-sufficiency software software developer software engineer workLast 2011, the co-founder of Mosaic web browser, and a venture capitalist, Marc Andreessen wrote a somewhat prediction in his … Read more >>.

Why Top Software Engineers Work Freelance

Toptal

Elijah Windsor, a Toptal Software Engineer, shares his take on the key benefits that convince top talent to freelance

Software Engineers: Confidence Matters Just as Much as Ability

Stackery

Software engineering is a skilled task; those who obtain the experience and credentials necessary to become engineers know this, as do their employers. Anyone who has written software used by a decent number of people knows how daunting this task is.

Velocity (& Reliability) – Two must-haves for every software engineering team

Honeycomb

Outages are a thing software engineering teams deal with fairly regularly, and for many, relief can come in the form of a blameless culture–but it’s high pressure and high stakes, nonetheless. Observability Software Engineering

A Note to Business Leaders on Software Engineering

Strategic Tech

Software developers are interchangeable. A software developer with a computer science degree will produce the same quality of work as any other software developer with a computer science degree. you will get exactly what you pay for…low-performing software teams.

Software Engineering Daily: Feature Flags with Edith Harbaugh

LaunchDarkly

In episode 729 of Software Engineering Daily, Jeff Meyerson talks with our own Edith Harbaugh, CEO and Co-founder of LaunchDarkly, about feature flagging. This episode was originally published on December 11, 2018 on the Software Engineering Daily site. Jeff Meyerson (JM): Releasing software has inherent risk. If a software bug makes it into production, it can crash your entire application. Releasing software gradually has many benefits.

Functional programming is the libertarianism of software engineering

Erik Bernhardsson

This is a pretty dumb post, in which I argue that functional programming has a lot of the bad parts of libertarianism and a lot of the good parts: Both ideologies strive to eliminate [the] state. (ok, ok, dumb dad joke). Both ideologies are driven by a set of dogmatic axioms rather than a practical goal: Libertarianism wants to reduce the government because any involvement distorts free markets.

Improve Interviews for Software Engineers

Professor Beekums

What was interesting was that here was an engineer that I would have hired in a heartbeat and yet his performance during the interview was incredibly mediocre. I recently gave a friend a mock interview. He was trying to prepare for a big interview and needed practice.

How To Become A 10X Software Engineer And Get The 10X Engineer Salary [2020 Update]

Codegiant

Big Head, HBO’s Silicon Valley At its core, 10x software development is about efficiency. That’s why the distinction of being a “10x engineer” is held in such high esteem. “OK, OK, but what is the 10x engineer definition?” Who Is a 10X Engineer? “Richard is a 10xer.

The best software engineering conferences of 2019

TechBeacon

As a developer, you expect to get practical, technical content when you go to a conference, but you also want to network with other engineers in your field—hopefully, with people who are dealing with some of the same challenges as you. App Dev & Testing, App Dev, Lean Software Development, Conferences, Enterprise Applications, Cloud Application Development

Software Engineering Daily - Podcast interview with Matt Biilmann

Netlify

We’re big fans of the Software Engineering Daily podcast here at Netlify. Head over to Software Engineering Daily to hear the entire interview. In this episode Matt Biilmann, our very own co-founder and CEO, talks at length about the reasons for and the challenges of building the Netlify infrastructure. About evolving for scale. And about the lessons learned from a background in music.

7 Business Drivers for More Software Engineering Excellence

SolutionsIQ

It’s becoming more and more difficult to identify areas of life that don’t depend on software. Agile software developers are among a small group of people who care about code quality and treat it like an art. SolutionsIQ’s Dave Wylie has a passion for excellence in software engineering.

A Day in the Life of… a Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead

Tasktop Engineering

He’s one of our Senior Software Engineers and Team Leads who works remotely in Germany. Probably very different from most other Tasktopians; I’m a remote engineer from the south-west of Germany. I’m a Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead of one of the Tasktop Integration Hub teams. What does a typical day as a Senior Software Engineer and Team Lead look like for you? Engineering Tasktop NewsMeet Jordi Böhme!

From Student to Junior Software Engineer at Tasktop

Tasktop Engineering

The beginning of my experience as a Junior Software Engineer on one of Tasktop’s ‘Integrations Teams’ marked a definitive transition in the way I learned and practiced computer science and software development. I was drawn to Tasktop because of its strong impact on the software development industry. Software Engineers, was introduced to the fundamental concepts and tools on which Tasktop is built. Looking for a career in software development?