Imposter Syndrome, Windows 95 Performance, & More…
From everyone at Intertech, we hope you’re enjoying spring so far. We’re certainly happy that the Minnesota winter is starting to thaw, here!
As we do every week, we’ve compiled the best links on software development. Let’s get right to all the videos, articles, and news stories in this week’s dev digest!
- An unnamed researcher publicly exposed zero-day vulnerabilities in WordPress plugins without advance notice to the plugin developers, opening thousands of sites up to attack
- When your continuous delivery pipeline becomes more complex than the product itself, maybe it’s time to take a step back and evaluate how you can keep DevOps simple
- Python is the “fastest growing major programming language.” Its biggest growth sector? Machine learning for enterprise
- Does your company practice “chaos-driven delivery?” If you understand how an operating system works, you probably already know how to tame CDD
- This post from Scott Hanselman about context switching between work mode and home mode is so relatable
- Take a trip down memory lane to learn how Microsoft engineers made Windows 95 more performant
- Failure is a necessary part of the road to success – as a manager, tolerate and even encourage failure
- Agile isn’t all about speed. It’s about knowing what part of the project you’re in and working on clear goals in cycles
- As developers, we often feel like we’ll never know enough and everyone is better at this than us. Imposter syndrome is real, and David Walsh explains how you can conquer it
- If you’re an introvert, it can be overwhelming to get asked to lunch, coffee, and happy hours — here’s how an HR expert suggests you can create the space you need
Tips from Intertech
- If you’re starting a new job or contract, check out Chad Towle’s guide to making the most of your first week on the job