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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 […]

Striking the Software Standardization Balance: Scale Up without the Bureaucracy

In a whitepaper I wrote recently, I talked about two hypothetical organizations. I used them to offer a study in hyperbolic contrast. The first had a team of five developers, none of whom used the same development practices. In fact, one of whom used a completely different programming language. They tracked defects using email, and […]

Open-source vs Commercial Libraries for Web Development

Open-source projects have been instrumental in the success of the web. Many of the tools and frameworks that have helped to build today’s web are largely the work of thousands of developers who, in many cases, have never actually met. This is one of the most incredible community phenomena of our era. There are so […]

Bullying in Open Source Software

On this episode of Eat Sleep Code, Tara Manicsic shares her stories of bullying in open source software. Learn how to manage issues on your GitHub project and minimize the trolling by remembering there are people in the process. Tara Manicsic Tara is a life-long student, teacher and maker. She has spent the majority of […]

5 Features to Watch in Visual Studio 2017

The Visual Studio (VS) engineering teams have shifted into overdrive as they curate the next major release of their flagship IDE. Rather than resting on their laurels, they're making informed decisions while iterating at warp speed with a high degree of quality and innovation. Not only does VS 2017 mark the twentieth anniversary of the […]

JavaScript in 2017 – Beyond the Browser

This is the third part of a 3 part series on what to expect from JavaScript in 2017 taken from our whitepaper, “The Future of JavaScript: 2017 and Beyond“. You can download the entire whitepaper for free at http://www.telerik.com/whitepapers/kendo-ui/the-future-of-javascript-2017-and-beyond As the technology world has evolved, JavaScript has evolved with it. In previous years that meant […]

JavaScript in 2017 – Libraries and Frameworks

This is the first part of a 3 part series on what to expect from JavaScript in 2017 taken from our whitepaper, “The Future of JavaScript: 2017 and Beyond“. You can download the entire whitepaper for free at http://www.telerik.com/whitepapers/kendo-ui/the-future-of-javascript-2017-and-beyond 2016 was a pivotal year for JavaScript developers. That seems rather ironic considering that every year […]