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Cloud computing used to be considered a buzzword a few years ago, but as of this year, over 88% of organizations that responded to the O’Reilly Cloud Adoption survey reported using some kind of cloud computing services — from databases, analytics, servers, and even software that is delivered via the Internet. By 2025, 80% of businesses are …

Stress and burnout can affect open source communities, but we can all help. I’ve attended many open source conferences over the years, and I usually find at least one session that discusses burnout, stress, or work-life balance. I’ve found many of these sessions helpful—not just personally, but I’ve also learned some important lessons for managing …

Whenever it comes to work, whether you are casually working on your side project while sipping a cup of coffee or have intense working hours to deliver your task before the deadline, you want to know that you’re doing your best. That’s when productivity tools for developers come in handy. In this article, I’ll not …

The GNU Debugger, more commonly known by its command, gdb, is an interactive console to help you step through source code, analyze what gets executed, and essentially reverse-engineer what’s going wrong in a buggy application. The trouble with troubleshooting is that it’s complex. GNU Debugger isn’t exactly a complex application, but it can be overwhelming if you don’t …

Compare 13 different programming languages by writing a simple game. Whenever I start learning a new programming language, I focus on defining variables, writing a statement, and evaluating expressions. Once I have a general understanding of those concepts, I can usually figure out the rest on my own. Most programming languages have some similarities, so …

I’ve read dozen of articles on how to become a better developer in the past year. So, to share what I’ve learned, here are 7 ways to become a better developer:   1. Code every day for as much as you can. This is important especially when you’re first starting. You can code for as …

A natural aptitude for learning languages is a stronger predictor of learning to program than basic math knowledge, or numeracy, according to new research. That’s because writing code also involves learning a second language, an ability to learn that language’s vocabulary and grammar, and how they work together to communicate ideas and intentions. Other cognitive …

Linux is a great platform for programming—it’s logical, easy to see the source code, and very efficient. In 2021, there are more reasons why people love Linux than ever before. In this series, I’ll share 21 different ways to use Linux. Here I’ll explain why so many programmers choose Linux. When I first started using …

Hi everyone! There is a lot of information about different JS best practices. About various life hacks and features in this language. I want to tell you about equally useful, but less popular tips for working with this JavaScript. 1. Variables declared with “var” should be declared before they are used Variables declared with var …

A project is about to fail. Everybody feels it won’t meet the hard deadline. But the app ended up released on time and bug-free. How is that possible? I want to tell you the real story behind an ambitious two-month project my team completed, with a huge impact on our organization. A very stressful, challenging, …