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The 18 highest paying developer roles in 2021

Some developer jobs command higher salaries than others. Aiming high? See what you can expect to earn in these software developer roles.

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Are software developers important? Yes, very

Survey of senior IT decision makers suggests that most execs understand the importance of listening to developers and making them happy.

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Entry-level software developer? Learn React to get that first job

Go and Kotlin are also good bets for developers with just a few years of experience — not Java.

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Programming jobs for losers

You’ll need the right attitude and the right hard and soft skills to feel like a winner in your software development career.

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7 things to know before becoming a developer manager

Management is often seen as the natural next step for developers, but it’s a harder change than many people realize. Here, developer managers tell InfoWorld what they wish they had known before they made the shift.

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Black developers tell how the US tech industry could do better

Black developers have long been underrepresented in the US technology industry, but four share how that could change now that diversity is again top of mind.

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Black developers tell how the UK tech industry could do better

InfoWorld UK speaks to two Black British software developers about their experience in the industry and how it could do better on diversity and inclusion.

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9 career pitfalls every software 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

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Best practices for selecting software composition analysis tools

SCA tools automate the process of identifying and classifying open source code used in a development environment, identifying security, licensing and quality issues. Here's how to pick a product.

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Devops for remote engineers and distributed teams

There's never been a better time to incorporate best practices and lead out within your organization

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Where site reliability engineering meets devops

Site reliability engineering brings agile methodology to operations. Clarify the responsibilities of the SRE and devops roles to keep things running smoothly

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How to survey your developers about their tools

At LinkedIn, we’ve learned these best practices for measuring and improving developer happiness and productivity

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Full-stack developer: What it is, and how you can become one

A full-stack developer understands the entire software stack, from the GUI front end to the database back end. However, not everyone agrees on the level of mastery needed to earn the title

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4 New Year’s resolutions for developers in 2019

There’s no time like the beginning of the year to reassess what’s working and what isn’t in your day-to-day workflow

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How to hire a developer: The 7 essential steps

While evaluating skills is certainly a very important part of evaluating job candidates, there’s much more you need to do to hire the right developer

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Just because something can be done …

When you can’t do it the best way, at least get something out of the workaround besides the runaround

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Developers, not CIOs, are who drive your cloud strategy

Yes to multicloud and yes to hybrid cloud. But not because there’s some grand plan to limit lockin or deliver high availability

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Business can’t win without developers, but you need more

A surprising survey shows that lack of software development capabilities is the top inhibitor to business success. So, how do you fix that?

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HackerRank launches tool to help hire developers

The service for employers promises to assess their hiring practices and assessment tests

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Interview: Joel Spolsky on how the developer role has changed

He weighs in on the triumph of JavaScript, the advent of WebAssembly, and the purchase of GitHub by Microsoft

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