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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 […]

JavaScript’s Journey through 2016

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 Every year there seems to be more and more ways to use JavaScript and 2016 turned […]

In Defense of Large Native Apps

Native mobile apps binaries can be big, and for developers, especially web developers, it’s easy to poke fun at just how large these applications are. And for good reason. Web developers have been trained to watch every byte they put in their applications like a hawk, as numerous studies have shown that slower web apps […]

Reducing the Cost of Mobile App Development with NativeScript

Building mobile apps can be an expensive endeavor. Тo create software you need 3 types of resources: Developers that have specific domain knowledge Hardware Software tools to speed up the whole process Let’s take a look at specifics of the mobile development and make a rough calculation for how much it would cost you to […]

Future Tech Fanboys

On this episode of Eat Sleep Code, Eric Bishard drops by to talk about the future of energy, transportation, and how software will transform the products we use every day. Eric Bishard Eric Bishard is a Web Applications Engineer @SolarCity a wholly owned subsidiary of Tesla who thinks C# and JavaScript go together like Peanut […]

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