Category: Developer

7 Soft Skills That Senior Developers Should Have

Developers often ask what they need to do to make it to the level of a senior developer. They can gain all the programming skills in all the popular and new software frameworks, but they will not be anything more

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Developer Engagement

I was throwing ideas around in how to increase our developer engagement. I was also thinking of a way to give our product development a little boost. I love the developers that I work with and would like to support

Posted in Developer, Leadership, Manager, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Professional Development, Success, Team, Team Lead

Using FitBit as a Software Developer

Confession: I am a Software Developer and I do not move much. My wife had gotten a FitBit and was loyally using it. She offered to let me where it for a day which I did not do, but rather

Posted in Balanced Life, Developer, Downtime, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts

Developers are Artists

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The Only Programmer I Can Trust

The Only Programmer I Can Trust These Days Is @LdnDeveloper

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The Two Sides to Job Hunting

I have had students ask me about how to get hired or who is hiring. I have also had employers ask me how to find developers when they have had a tough time hiring quality employees. These are tough questions

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Stop Spending Good Money On Mobile Sites

For about 4 years I have been preaching to my customers why they do not need a mobile site. Instead, it is better to spend money on a responsive site. If you are getting your site done or redone, find

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Microsoft MVC vrs WebForms – What do you prefer

I recently had a lively discussion with a colleague over what is better Microsoft MVC or WebForms.  My friend had stated he liked MVC because it kept his code organized and clean.  He also stated that he has seen many

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Development Team Relationships

This week I pushed out some old blogs outlining the relationships between senior and more junior developers. I did this because I thought it was very important to listen to each other. We can all learn from old and new

Posted in Developer, How To, Ideas, Junior, Leadership, Listening, Personal Learning and Growth, Personal Thoughts, Professional Development, Senior, Skills, Team

Last is King – Back To Basics CSS

CSS is the basics of HTML styling, but I am finding out that somehow it is missed. It’s hard to be a Web Designer without knowing how CSS style sheets work. For those who do not know, CSS is short

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