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Top Story

Lessons Learned From a 20-year-old Failure…

  • 20 years ago Steve Jobs built the PowerMac G4 Cube and less than one year later, he pulled the plug on it. An interview with Steve Jobs at the time of Cube’s debut and subsequent dismissal makes for a great story, not to mention highlights some valuable business lessons business owners everywhere should take note of.

 

Developer Corner

Concise Versus Clean Code…

  • Think concise code is the same thing as clean code? Think again. It’s really this factor -> readability <- that should be your primary concern.

 

Deno Tutorial…

  • Curious about Deno, a new runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript? Here’s everything you need to know to get started.

 

Professional Advice

Getting Work-Family Balance Right…

  • With so many of us working from home, work-family balance is trickier than ever. David Walsh shares his story about being a ‘Dev Dad’ including what he did wrong and what changes he made to do better.

 

One Way to Build a More Supportive Work Environment…

  • Want to do your part in building a more supportive and inclusive work environment? Next time a coworker does a great job, try telling their manager about it.

 

Important Questions To Consider…

What Is Legacy Modernization? – And Why Should You Consider It?

  • Get your questions answered and learn about three hidden costs of legacy software that might be silently siphoning away company profits.