Letters from Bezos, Improving Public Discourse, & More…
Welcome back to another edition of the Dev Digest, where we bring you the best links this week about software and the web. This week includes deep dives, editorials, and roundups on all kinds of subjects. There’s something in here for every developer!
- Student developers know more Java than employers require, according to a new report. But do they know how to think about and write clean, readable code?
- A lot of articles have decried Facebook, Twitter, and the internet for making our society more partisan. However, done right the internet can help public discourse
- Kubernetes is growing as a way to manage server clusters. That management can be challenging and many companies are turning to Kubernetes as a service providers
- VSCode is one of the most popular text editors for developers, but how do outside extensions, like debuggers, work with VSCode?
- More containers means it’s harder to keep track of how your whole system fits together and what’s running where and when. We need more system visibility when launching containers
- Playing with databases and data visualization using a JSON of Nobel Prize winners
- Want to see how a genius executive thinks? Read Jeff Bezos’s shareholder letters, or this summary from Jean Louis-Gassee
- Programmer and nerd often get lumped together, but just because you write code doesn’t mean you’re unstylish, antisocial, or unathletic – here’s how to break the stereotype
- The founders of Basecamp released a book about how work can sometimes be crazy. Listen to them talk about it and their solutions on the Rework podcast
Tips from Intertech
- Our founder, Tom Salonek, has some thoughtful insights to share about integrity–sticking to your values–in his most recent post
- A bad code review feels like a waste of time. If you focus on the right things, code reviews can be an important part of the development process
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