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Report: 80's kids started programming at an earlier age than today's millennials

HackerRank has published its 2018 Developer Skills Report. The paper looks at a number things essential to understanding the developer landscape, and explores things like the perks coders demand from their workplaces, the technologies they prefer to use, and how they entered the software …

Accidentally Becoming the Lead Developer

When I began working as a developer, I was deeply focused on the little things: how an algorithm works, the exact syntax for the language I was …

Management

How to recruit data analysts for the public sector

A management challenge<p>Between 2011 and 2017 I selected somewhere between 20 and 30 staff and contractors, for New Zealand public sector roles with …

Employment

A few words about my experience at Insight Data Science

For the past few months, I attended Insight Data Science — a self-directed fellowship (not a bootcamp) designed to help PhDs from all fields …

Data Science

Ethiopian-American’s Startup StackShare Raises $5.2 Million in a Series A

StackShare, a company that helps developers and engineers discover and compare software tools, recently closed $5.2 million in a Series A led by …

Startups

ProdDev: the New DevOps?

This article is featured in the new DZone Guide to DevOps. Get your free copy for more insightful articles, industry statistics, and more! It’s a …

DevOps

JavaScript And The Web

The Brutal Lifecycle of JavaScript Frameworks | Stack Overflow Blog - This was an interesting analysis on how JavaScript frameworks have risen and …

JavaScript

#369: An Extensive Guide to 50+ JS Frameworks

This week's JavaScript news — Read this e-mail on the WebJavaScript Weekly Issue 369 — January 19, 2018 An Extensive Guide to JS FrameworksJohn …

JavaScript

Custom Alexa Skill in a Few Minutes Using Glitch

As hackers, we like to think of ourselves as a logical bunch. But the truth is, we are as subject to fads as the general public. There was a time …

Amazon

Let’s build a simple Flappy Bird clone in Android Studio

In a previous tutorial, I walked you through the process of making your first “2D game.” We built a simple script which would let a character sprite bounce around the screen. From there, I insinuated it wouldn’t be too much work to turn that into a full game.<p>I was telling the truth! You could check …

Game Development

Demystifying the magic behind App Service OS updates

Well, that’s a loaded title for a blog post! But here’s the thing, we’ve been asked many times about what actually goes on behind the scenes when App …

Banks are on the hunt for tech veterans

When Ron Knapp joined Citigroup’s fintech unit as head of technology, he sent a note to his new managers with a suggestion: “Given what we’re trying …

Banking

Core Workloads API GA

DaemonSet, Deployment, ReplicaSet, and StatefulSet are GA<p><b>Editor’s Note: We’re happy to announce that the Core Workloads API is GA in Kubernetes 1.9!</b> …

APIs

Stack Overflow: Our Favorite Books of 2017

Reading Time: 14 minutes<p>We’ve already reflected on our 2017 reading resolutions and made new resolutions for 2018. Today, we wanted to pause and look …

Books

Why I'm Learning Python in 2018

We might be tempted to say that Python “had a moment” in 2017. After all, the recent growth of the language has been hard to ignore.<p><i>Image via Stack</i> …

Python Programming

How I Made A Gradient Generator

Being my first post on dev.to I think it's best to introduce myself first. I'm Scott Andrews and i'm a second year computing student at the …

JavaScript

[P] From Scratch LSTM with Numpy. Loss is decreasing, but I don't know how to sample. Also I want to make sure it is actually working.

So I wanted to post this here to verify if I've actually made a working LSTM. I worked from this guide primarily …

Deep Learning

The backup could not be started because of an unexpected error in virtual disk service (0x80070057) (0x086C6)

This article describes the symptoms, cause and resolution for an issue that occurs on MARS Agent installations within Azure Virtual …

Microsoft Azure

When writing code is a waste of time.

Knowing what not to build is the most crucial part of modern software development.One of the most prominent mistakes made by development teams is …

Software Development

Natural Language Processing

<b>About this course:</b> This course covers a wide range of tasks in Natural Language Processing from basic to advanced: sentiment analysis, summarization, …

Machine Learning

Confident Coding, book review: A useful programming primer

This guide to coding will get you started on the fundamentals, but may not take you as far as you expect.<p>Programming is such a key skill for the …

John Gruber

How to Read the ECMAScript Specification

1. Prelude<p>So you’ve decided that reading a bit of ECMAScript spec each day is good for your health. Maybe it was a New Year’s resolution, or maybe it …

JavaScript

Creating a Microsoft Excel-Style Pivot Table With Grand Totals in SQL

This answer to a beautiful Stack Overflow question I've given recently needs further explanation in a blog post. When working with Microsoft Excel, …

Databases

Devs see red after not seeing Big Red on Stack Overflow database poll

The latest Stack Overflow developer survey has invoked ire from Oracle fans after failing to include Big Red in its list of database technologies.<p>The …

Learning Python: Best free books, tutorials and videos

There's a wealth of free resources out there, including books, sites, videos, and even courses.<p>If you want to learn a programming language in 2018 …

Software Development

Stack Overflow: 6 Stories of Artificial Intelligence

Reading Time: 9 minutes<p>Robot Uprising or Raising Up Robots?<p>In the past few weeks, I’ve found myself immersed in several stories about artificial …

Margaret Atwood

The State of JavaScript Frameworks, 2017

Laurie Voss, co-founder and COO, npm, Inc.<p>Part 2: The React Ecosystem »<p><i>Coming January 9</i><p>Part 1: Front-End Frameworks<p>A disclaimer: Why popularity …

JavaScript

JavaScript™ Notes for Professionals book

The <i>JavaScript™ Notes for Professionals</i> book is compiled from Stack Overflow Documentation, the content is written by the beautiful people at Stack …

The Top 66 Developer Resources From 2017

Developers produced some really great resources for each other in 2017. After 8+ years reading and curating developer content, I thought it was about …

JavaScript

The Tidy Time Series Platform: tibbletime 0.1.0

(This article was first published on <b>business-science.io - Articles</b>, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)<p>We’re happy to announce the third release of …

Data Science