Amazon Go, Intel’s Bad Luck, and Much More…
This week’s dev digest is coming to you full of great tutorials and tips for writing great code in 2018. But first, let’s look at this week’s news, including Amazon Go’s launch and Intel’s continuing Meltdown/Spectre problems.
Top News from This Week
- After a bad patch that caused some computers to crash, Microsoft finally has an AMD patch that works for Meltdown/Spectre – not so lucky yet for Intel
- Amazon launched its retail store that doesn’t have checkout counters this week. Amazon Go is proving highly accurate at telling what shoppers have taken off the shelves.
- A new story from The Hill examines the rising cost of hiring a software developer. While that’s great for developers’ salaries, it’s a challenge for smaller companies and nonprofits that need to hire a technical team member.
Top Articles on Development This Week
- Gillian Armstrong’s opinion piece in Hacker Noon this week argues passionately for why software engineers also need to be storytellers
- InformationWeek released its top ten in-demand programming languages of 2018
- JavaZone has a great piece on new skills Java developers should learn in 2018
- Alex Devero is back with part three of his series on building a website using React JS Library + React Router
- Often we’re adopting agile in a waterfall way. A new interview on InfoQ explores how we can improve agile adoption
- Joe Moore’s “Letter to a Junior Engineer” is getting a lot of attention on Medium for his advice to early career developers
- Another great article this week looks at the transition from Junior to Lead Developer and the new skills required
Tips from Intertech
- Learn how Intertech implemented a searchable image repository for a major healthcare client in our newest case study, out this week.
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