Reflections on 2017, Predictions for 2018, and Much More
Happy New Year, and welcome to the first dev digest of 2018! From everyone at Intertech, we hope you enjoyed the holidays.
This first dev digest of 2018 is a special one, with loads of articles that reflect on events in technology and programming from the past year and anticipate what to expect for the coming year. Let’s dive in…
The Best of 2017
- WIRED put together a roundup of the most interesting opinion articles from technology experts published in the magazine and online this past year.
- WIRED also released a list of their top technology books released in 2017.
- InfoWorld had a comprehensive article that tracked the news and developments in programming languages throughout 2017.
What’s Coming in 2018
- The Next Web has an insightful opinion piece on how developers will work in 2018.
- If you work with Java, here’s a list of the best YouTube channels to follow for helpful content in 2018.
- GitHub released their predictions for global technology policy in 2018, including net neutrality, platform governance, and municipal open source projects.
Other Top Links from This Week
- Apple recently acquired BuddyBuild in order to give their developers more help with user testing and iteration. Find out how it’ll change their developer workflows.
- Consistency is key when it comes to formatting, naming, documentation, and working with existing code. Here’s a great resource for creating consistency in software development.
- Channel 9 recently released a popular video on serverless workflows with durable functions.
- Java Zone has an in-depth primer on the difference between oft-confused inversion of control and dependency injection.
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