7 Tips On How to Become a Full Stack Developer!

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When you’re starting out, going to university or starting to work in your first full-time job, you feel like you can handle anything. You want to be a good developer, so you want to go full stack.

What’s that exactly? Well, bring together all the books relevant to information technology and bundle them together. That tower of information is what you’d call a full stack 😉

So, once you realize that, ambitious as you are, you know deep down that it’s probably a pipe dream. Or is it?
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In praise of QA: What is Quality Assurance?

Let’s talk about Quality Assurance: I’m super happy to work with a company that puts a lot of energy into the quality assurance part of every single software development project.

Quality assurance is a discipline that’s overlooked and under-appreciated. We produce software, share it with the team, test it, collect feedback, ask beta testers and then do it over again. Share, test, collect, ask, repeat. Yup, that’s pretty much it.

Yet people treat quality assurance as something superficial – a few tests here, a few user feedback there, and with one big eye staring at the release button.
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Top 6 Translation Management Tools for Software Builders

As a business, we’re regularly trying new products and tools to help us with our software development.

Especially when building customer-centric products, the software text matters. Providing software in our customer’s native language impacts the user experience a lot. 

Therefore, we evaluated different platforms for software localization and wanted to share some of our findings.

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5 Types Of User Acceptance Testing

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The methodology of User Acceptance Testing (UAT) is pretty straight-forward. The implementation itself requires some in-depth knowledge on the available types of User Acceptance Testing, though.

User Acceptance Testing is the process of verifying that a created solution/software works for ‘the user’. This might sound easy enough but, in practice, it isn’t.

To make your journey into User Acceptance Testing a bit easier, we researched the 5 most common types of User Acceptance Testing you have to consider.

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GitLab vs GitHub: Key differences & similarities

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Version Control repository management services are a key component in the software development workflow. In the last few years, GitHub and GitLab positioned themselves as handy assistants for developers, particularly when working in large teams.

With the latest release of GitLab 10.0, GitLab took a major leap forward from code management, to deployment and monitoring. GitLab calls it Complete DevOps. They aim for the entire software development, deployment, and DevOps market.

That means when talking about the differences and similarities of GitLab vs GitHub, we need to look beyond code repositories and take a look at the entire process.

Ready?

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16 extremely useful Chrome extensions for developers

A couple of months ago, we reviewed the new Firefox browser designed for developers. Since then most of our developers kept Google Chrome as their primary browser. Working with Chrome offers access to an immense repository of Chrome extensions and tools which make our daily tasks less of a chore. With the built-in developer tools, there seems to be no further need for more tools. However, I’d like to present you with 16 of the best Google Chrome extensions for developers.

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What is a bug report? The ins and outs of bug reports.

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If you’re new to bug tracking, issue management or web development in general, you might wonder what a bug report is.

In this blog post, we will be answering this question from different viewpoints. And trust me, it’s not going to be boring.
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Jira vs Trello – an Overview on the Best Project Management Tool

Sometimes I feel a bit overwhelmed by the sheer amount of content in the field of project management. Especially when looking at the tool-side of project management. I see new tools popping up every other day.

With Jira and Trello – we looked at two major project management tools, their benefits and drawbacks and most importantly their main differences. Since Atlassian, the vendor of Jira acquired Trello, both project management tools are coming from the same company. But they are still competing over the same target group.

So if you’re thinking about making the switch to Jira or Trello, this article is the right place for you.
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12 best web development blogs you should be reading right now

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Creating software isn’t that easy. There is a ton of things to consider. The more you actually create, the more you’ll learn.

And since there are many developers out there who share their experience, it’s a hard game to follow all of them. Because of this, we collected the following blogs and present you a list of 11 web development blogs worth reading.

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Let’s UAT: A practical test case illustrated on the example of Trello

User Acceptance testing is an important – yet often overlooked – step in every software development project. The principle of UAT is simple: It allows you to verify if a solution/software/application works for the user.

Yet its implementation in real life software development teams and processes is something a lot of companies struggle with.

In this article, we guide you through a practical user acceptance testing example, illustrated by testing a Trello feature.

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