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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12 best web development blogs you should be reading right now

This article is brought to you by Usersnap – a visual feedback & bug tracking tool, used by software companies like Facebook, Google, and Microsoft.

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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A good feature request collection tool helps product managers to do their jobs better

Traditionally, feature request collection is a tedious, disorganized process with varied results. Companies send cold emails to their customers, hope they respond, and if they’re lucky, store their response in a spreadsheet that has little to no structure.

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A website feedback widget solves Dynatrace’s 2000+ employee communication

Keeping the marketing website flawless while agilely renewing the content is not a one-man job! But when many stakeholders are involved, it’s difficult to streamline the suggestions and issues. That’s why Dynatrace added a website feedback widget to make it easy to send in feedback and triage tasks.

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How to build a cloud-based SaaS application

More and more SaaS application businesses are taking off the ground today. And it’s great.

The SaaS business is a super-fast growing industry attracting more and more people and companies. These organizations are more and more floating applications in the cloud. Scaling in the cloud has some essential benefits and risks as well.

In this article we are going to show you how to start building a cloud-based SaaS architecture, dealing with issues of scalability and what this means for your SaaS application.

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Designing a language switch: Examples and best practices

Building a global SaaS product isn’t easy. You have to localize your product, translate your website, and make sure that everything’s still up and running.

And there might be a major UI problem, which looks like a tiny thing at first but is actually something to think about a little longer. What I’m talking about is the visualization of selecting a language. How can you visualize the option to change languages so that your global audience can choose which language they want to use?

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How to use breadcrumbs on websites: Best practices and types of breadcrumb navigation

This post originally appeared on babich.biz, written by Nick Babich. Nick is a software developer who’s passionate about user experience.

Breadcrumbs (or breadcrumb trail) is a secondary navigation system that shows a user’s location in a site or web app. The term came from the Hansel and Gretel fairy tale in which the main characters create a trail of breadcrumbs in order to track back to their house.

In this article, we explore the use of breadcrumbs on sites and discusses some best practices for applying breadcrumb trails to your own website or application. Highly recommended read!

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5 Biggest Challenges The DevOps Face in 2019

DevOps is a new movement that’s rapidly spreading through the technological community. While many might think it’s just a buzzword, It is really much more than that. By definition, DevOps is also known as “agile infrastructure” and it’s a cross-disciplinary community of practice which aims to optimize systems at scale. 

That might sound a bit complicated, but it’s much simpler than it sounds. Basically, it’s the practice of operations and development teams working together to speed up the development process and beyond. It’s a way to create more effectively, so it’s done a world of good for companies who need to focus on producing more products at a rapid pace.

However, it isn’t without its challenges. There are a number of roadblocks preventing DevOps businesses from finding success, and that’s exactly what we’ll be talking about in this guide. Once you know the 5 biggest challenges, you’ll also be equipped to overcome those challenges.

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