How to write better: A developer’s guide

How to write better: A developer’s guide

Developers who can write impactfully tend to advance faster in their careers than those who merely code

06/14/18

How to test developer, data science, and devops job candidates

How to test developer, data science, and devops job candidates

Even if they can show you code on GitHub, you want your finalists to do a trial project as a real, objective test. Here are the test projects you should use

06/07/18

5 reasons why your code is running so slowly—and how to fix it

5 reasons why your code is running so slowly—and how to fix it

Here’s how to address why the code runs well on your development machine but has totally borked in production

05/31/18

Virtual assistants don’t need developers or AI

Virtual assistants don’t need developers or AI

Virtual assistants could do so much more for enterprises, if only we’d realize they are essentially command-line interfaces that don’t require custom coding or AI tech to work

05/24/18

8 career pitfalls every developer should avoid

8 career pitfalls every developer should avoid

If you love to code, and don’t think much about your career or your business, it’s time to get real and rethink how you approach software development

05/10/18

How to find a developer job after coding bootcamp

How to find a developer job after coding bootcamp

If you want a real developer job, a coding bootcamp won’t get you in the door. But if you add some real experience, you’ve got a shot. Here’s how to get that experience

05/03/18

How to use the Google Vision API

How to use the Google Vision API

Happy or sad? Cat or person? Use the Google API to detect details about images

04/26/18

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

It’s easy to learn to be a coder. But knowing how to code isn’t enough to get and keep a real job in software development

04/19/18

11 signs you’re writing great code

11 signs you’re writing great code

No matter what language or technology stack you use, if you can describe your code with these adjectives, good code should follow

04/12/18

How to get started with AI—before it’s too late

How to get started with AI—before it’s too late

Put these five prerequisites in place so you can actually execute on your artificial intelligence strategy

04/05/18

The programming languages you should learn now

The programming languages you should learn now

if you're in the market for a new lingua franca, what you choose next might be influenced by your current language of choice

03/22/18

Arduino plus 3D printing: The next big developer wave

Arduino plus 3D printing: The next big developer wave

3D printing will likely change manufacturing and even how products reach the home. Meanwhile, Arduino devices make electronic creation accessible to anyone with a laptop computer

03/08/18

Introduction to Learning to Rank (LTR) search analysis

Introduction to Learning to Rank (LTR) search analysis

The technique can fix search results based on user preferences or implicit behavior

03/02/18

Artificial general intelligence (AGI): The steps to true AI

Artificial general intelligence (AGI): The steps to true AI

Early AI research tackled the challenge the wrong way, but there’s now progress around machine intuition, unsupervised learning, and creativity

02/22/18

A quick-and-dirty way to predict human behavior

A quick-and-dirty way to predict human behavior

The Alternating Least Squares (ALS) technique is fundamental to many machine learning applications. Here’s how it works

02/16/18

How classification and clustering work: the easy way

How classification and clustering work: the easy way

People are often confused about what these are and what the difference is. So here is an explanation using the old-fashioned way: in an Excel spreadsheet

02/01/18

The future of coding is about making real things

The future of coding is about making real things

As AI and manufacturing come together through 3D printing, we coders will come in charge of how things are actually made

01/25/18

Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

Coding bootcamps are too expensive. Take these online courses instead

A motivated self-learner can do a lot better on the online Coursera service, which has improved in recent years

01/18/18

An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

An intro to Studio 3T, a MongoDB IDE

The growing third-party market is a key indication that MongoDB has moved from mere maturity to one of the dominant players in this market

01/11/18

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

6 New Year’s resolutions for avoiding IT disasters

Let’s look at putting into place practices that will avoid the follies of yesteryear. At the same time, let’s look to the future and start putting into place practices that make us better

01/05/18

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