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How startups recruit, hire, and retain software developers

Startups can't offer the same salaries and benefits as larger tech companies, but they've built creative strategies to compete when it comes to hiring and retaining developers

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20 years of AWS: Time flies when you're winning

To call Jeff Bezos devoted to a core set of principles is an understatement. What's drove AWS's launch in 1997 also drives its success today

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5 reasons developers love containers

Developers are a driving force behind the adoption of container technology in general and Docker in particular. Here's why

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U.S. seeks curbs on use of entry-level H-1B programmers

Policy change means H-1B employers will need to show that the job requires specialized skills

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H-1B clampdown won’t fix developers’ real problem

The way things are going, well-intentioned visa reforms will exacerbate offshoring while making most development too costly for most businesses

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Silicon Valley weighs speed versus risk in app dev

A panel featuring Atlassian, GitHub, HackerOne, and Rainforest explores how to get successful software projects completed on time without breaking things

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

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Cracking the last silo

Enterprises know the ability to adapt quickly is essential, but can that agility extend to the core, proprietary systems that define a company?

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The role of the developer in the machine learning workflow

As machine learning becomes a top of mind business strategy for organizations, developers need to adapt to the changing role.

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Get paid! 10 programming languages to learn in 2017

While earning ability shouldn't be the motivation for learning a new language, it can help in making career decisions

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Surprise! Here's the language devs play with at home

The quirky functional language Haskell is surprisingly popular for 'weekend' projects, but it won't gain traction at work without a patron

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The 14 best tech jobs in America

Glassdoor's annual Best Jobs in America report shows data scientists, devops engineers, and data engineers rank among the best jobs overall in America's current job market.

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

If you're new to project management or just want to know about agile methodology, the answers to these 10 frequently asked questions will cover the basics you need to know

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Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With great power comes great responsibility. What should developers do when faced with ethical dilemmas?

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Rising from the coding ranks to become a CTO

Being a CTO means you understand how to use technology to help your company build a product

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The outlook of application security in 2017

Educated guesses about what the direction of application security and secure development based on code has changed over the last year

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Donate here! 9 better causes than Wikimedia

Internet freedom and literacy are important, particularly in the Trump era. These groups deserve your help

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Google BigQuery provides insight into Stack Overflow discussion data

Snapshots of Stack Overflow's discussion database are now available on Google BigQuery, offering new ways to learn what developers really talk about -- and want

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