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What is a Software Developer?

This article has been many months in the making, and actually stemmed from a really uncomfortable family discussion around the dinner table where we had an argument about, of all things, what a “Coder” is. A non-technical dinner guest asked me what it meant when my young niece said she is “learning code” by having […]

What is Machine Learning?

Machine learning is a term that you hear often in the software development industry, and since 2015 that term has become even more popular. So what exactly is this Machine Learning, where did it come from, why is it gaining popularity, and how is it important to software developers? Let's start by looking at the […]

Automapper for .NET Core

On this episode of Eat Sleep Code guest Jimmy Bogard shares his perspective on Microsoft’s basic object-mapper. Jimmy talks about the future of Automapper and support for .NET Core & .NET Standard. Jimmy Bogard Jimmy is a member of the ASPInsiders group, the C# Insiders group, and received the “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional” (MVP) award […]

ng-conf 2017 Keynote Live Blog

Welcome to the Progress live blog of the ng-conf 2017 keynote. Here, Jen Looper, Sebastian Witalec, Tara Z. Manicsic, TJ VanToll, and Burke Holland will be sharing their thoughts on the opening day keynote of this year’s ng-conf—live! The keynote starts on Wednesday, April 5th at 11:00 AM US Eastern time, and we’ll be kicking […]

Angular UI Components – the Directors Cut

In January we announced the Release Candidate availability of Kendo UI for Angular – a comprehensive UI framework, written from the ground up as native Angular components. That's right no jQuery dependency, no wrapping old code and pretending it's new. We've been hard at work getting ready for the full release, which will ship in […]

Ship Quickly, Ship Quality: The Developer’s Quest

The recent Stack Overflow Developer Survey 2017 unearthed a ton of intriguing information about the developer community. The Kendo UI team, influenced by the heroic origins of our JavaScript UI library’s brand name, saw these results through our own prism: all evidence points that being a developer is a daring quest! Developers need to work […]

Developer Digest Micro Packages Angular 4

Ed and Brian cover the latest news in the development community including: Micro packages, Angular 4 launches, and is Microsoft writing its own Automapper alternative. What is the Telerik Developer Digest? The Telerik Developer Digest is the latest collection of the best articles from the Telerik Developer Network and around the web, curated by a […]

Can Google’s Guetzli JPEG Encoder Help Solve Web Page Bloat?

Images are a key ingredient of compelling content. However, images also bloat up our web pages. According to Tammy Everts of Soasta, in 2015, the average page weight was about 2.1MB and 65% of that was due to images. Who here thinks that this has actually improved in the ensuing 2 years? Given that I […]

The Era Of Micro Packages

While the concept of package management in software development is almost as old as the concept of software itself, over the last few years, we’ve seen the rise of what we might call “Micro Packages”. These are packages that are incredibly small in size and scope. A good example of this would be libraries like […]

Developer Digest Machine Learning Bots And Visual Studio

Ed and Brian cover the latest news in the development community including: our personal projects using chat bots and Azure Machine learning, Visual Studio 2017 features, and NativeScript 3.0 What is the Telerik Developer Digest? The Telerik Developer Digest is the latest collection of the best articles from the Telerik Developer Network and around the […]