Typically, my professional career has been as a polymath in startup environments, taking on any necessary tasks from marketing to programming always with a tech focus. Recently, I found myself in a fast-growing company taking on a very corporate culture. Having started as a generic tech employee, I found myself
As the internet and technology continue to permeate every business function, tech leads are becoming key decision makers. Companies are leaning on technology to create innovation, minimize costs through efficiency, and most importantly to drive revenue growth. As a result, companies are seeking out new software and capabilities, but buying
The first system I built was in university where my database professor taught us to use AUTO INCREMENT fields or IDENTITY columns. These columns made excellent identifiers, starting at a number and counting up with each new row 100, 101, 102… This technique worked well into my professional career and
Originally posted at - https://dzone.com/articles/deploying-your-microservices You have evaluated your requirements, discussed the options with your team, and determined that the best approach for building your application is to leverage microservices. You look forward to the improved productivity, speed, and scalability promised by the approach. You'
Many programmers have conducted their random samplings and collected their anecdotal data and then begged the question: Why is it that so many programmers are also musicians? Cognitive Bias It’s very likely we are suffering from confirmation or ingroup bias. There are plenty of programmers who don’t play