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What Is AWS Glue?

AWS Glue is a fully managed ETL (extract, transform, and load) service that makes it simple and cost-effective to categorize your data, clean it, …

The Meditation Cure

A basic practice of Buddhism turns out to be one of the best ways to deal with the anxieties and appetites bequeathed to us by our evolutionary history<p>Much of Buddhism can be boiled down to a bad-news/good-news story. The bad news is that life is full of suffering and we humans are full of …

Buddhism

Death Wish Nitro Brew Coffee

For those who need more than your average amount of caffeine, there's Death Wish Coffee, one of the strongest in the world. And for those with the …

Basics of Building a Data Warehouse: Part 2 – Charting Ahead

Now that we’ve gone over the basics of selecting your database, it’s time to move on to your approach to warehousing your data.<p>Data Modeling<p>There are …

Microsoft loses a top exec, a day after announcing massive layoffs

DuBois had been with Microsoft since 1993, and was named its CIO in 2013. In that role, DuBois oversaw Microsoft's internal IT organization.<p>Earlier this week, Microsoft announced a massive reorganization of its sales efforts to focus on cloud computing. On Thursday, Microsoft announced that these …

Microsoft Excel — Apply the Pareto Principle to Building Your Excel Data Skills

Targeting Your Learning is Key — and the “80/20” Rule is My Approach<p>Most professionals use Excel. And most want to get better with it…as this recent …

Hamburger Menu Alternatives for Mobile Navigation

If you’re working on digital products, you have already read dozens of articles describing how and why the hamburger navigation on mobile (and …

Am I still a Junior Developer? - DEV Community 👩‍💻👨‍💻

I started to learn how to code in August 2014 at General Assembly. After finishing the 3 month Web Development Immersive course there I was able to …

Employment

If you're new to coding, this is the programming language you should learn first

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Dev-Books Is a Massive List of the Most Recommended Coding and Programming Books

Stack Overflow is filled with thousands of questions and answers, and many of those are book recommendations from programmers with many different …

How I went from 0 design experience to Facebook in 1 year

In May of 2015, I found out that I would be going to school a semester late — meaning I had 8 months on my hands before I started school in January …

My review of Learning Web App Development | Best Web Hosting Companies

Grasp the basics of web application advancement by building an easy database-backed app from the ground up, utilizing HTML, JavaScript, and other …

Soon, The Only Tech Jobs Will Be Design Or Data

The robots are coming for web programming. And coding schools will soon be obsolete. Even an engineer admits: with increasing automation, technology …

Death to JIRA

I have long held that Atlassian’s ubiquitous JIRA bug-tracker / feature-planner serves a valuable purpose in the software biz: it gives project teams a common enemy to bond together against. Alas, it’s not worth it. JIRA’s design is fundamentally antithetical to good software development, if it is …

Application User Experience Must Reflect The Corporate Culture

I hear lots of people talking about beautiful application design, beautiful UI, beautiful buttons on the screen.<p>Yes, design should be beautiful. The Oracle cloud applications my team designs are beautiful. Aesthetics is a considered part of the user experience we deliver.<p>But the enterprise …

The Missing Guide to Image Formats: PNG, JPG, TIFF & GIF

Unless you're a graphic designer by profession or seriously dabbles in graphic design, chances are, you’ve never had the need to learn more about …

Tooltips in UI Design

Tooltips help users understand unknown or unfamiliar objects that aren’t described directly in the user interface. They are a powerful way to …

26 Steps of Product & Dashboard Design

What I have learned during my 4-year journey as a Product Designer & Dashboard Designer.<br>For the last four years, I have continued to design …

UI & UX design courses: 10 free and paid to try now

UI UX design courses to kick start your UX career or take it up a level. Check out these top 10 free and paid courses to earn your next online UX …

Valuable UI/UX Designer Tools and Websites That Should Not Be Ignored

If you are a UI or UX designer, then you are probably aware of some of the cool design suites and packages there are available for you to work from. …

Handling Non Functional Requirements in User Stories

For Training, Coaching, and Consulting engagements, please contact me for details on how I can help your organization.<p><b>Please Note:</b> User Stories are …

Project Management

The Science of Waiting ... and Waiting ... for Your Page to Load

Assuming you're not reading this on your iPhone 12s in some far more web-optimized future, it probably took this page between two and three seconds …

Zika hackathon fights disease with big data

More than 50 data scientists, engineers, and UT Austin students gathered on Sunday, May 15, 2016 to use Big Data to fight the spread of Zika for the …

How To Make The Whole Organization Agile

It’s not enough to make teams Agile. Unless the whole organization is Agile, progress at the team level won’t be sustainable. In this 40-minute keynote talk at Scrum Australia on April 28, 2016, I explain what’s involved in making the whole organization Agile.<p>Drawing on the findings of the Learning …

What Does It Mean To Scale Agile?

When I began learning about Agile software development teams around 2008, the hot topic was whether Agile and Scrum really worked, even at the team level. Today, I don’t hear that question seriously discussed in software dilevelopment circles at all any more. Although there is still obviously a lot …

Agile Development

Product Requirement Documents Must Die

I’ve been doing product management for a long time, and I remember very well what it was like to work on Product Requirement Documents (aka PRDs, …

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Visualizing Sentiment and Inclination

Overview I spend a lot of time with survey data and much of this data revolves around gauging people’s sentiments and tendencies using either a …