How to be a faster programmer: 7 helpful tips for being faster & more successful.

A while ago, I published some ideas on how to become a faster programmer on Quora. Since then, people have left comments and wrote follow-up questions.

I think I have dipped into an interesting topic and decided to collect my tips in a blog post. I hope you’ll find it helpful and it will make your life as a programmer more productive.

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How to prioritize bugs? Behind the scenes of defect management processes.

Time management is key in most software development projects. Especially when a lot of bugs start to come in, features requests pop up and new feature releases are just around the corner, you might wonder how to manage the time of your developers most effectively.

And one of the first questions will be: How should I prioritize all these bug reports?
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The Best Developers and Designers to follow on Snapchat

Today, the third most used Internet app, Snapchat, has an estimated worth of 15 billion dollars.

Known once-upon-a-time as a social media connectivity tool only for celebs, gossipmongers, fashionistas and selfie-freaks, it has now been discovered by many others as well.

This mobile-only social network is not just great for personal interactions, but is a wonderful tool for businesses both large and small. Its usage has moved beyond just taking selfies. It has evolved into telling stories. And riding the new wave, many developers and designers now use Snapchat on a regular basis.
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How to get started with issue tracking (+ free issue tracker template)

Tracking issues for a software project is often a tedious task, and given the number of variables involved, it can get rather annoying to control mistakes that occur.

With a number of bugs and errors happening at the same time, it becomes imperative to install an internal workflow and toolchain for your issue tracking team.

This has increased importance during today’s times when developers need to assure that the product is high in quality and has minimal issues.

So we decided to provide you with this ultimate guide on how to get started with issue tracking.

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How to speed up your WordPress site in 2 hours.

When developing a new website, chances are high that you end up using WordPress. And that’s a great thing.

About 50% of all website are built with WordPress. And when using WordPress you’re on a good way when it comes to your website speed.

However, there might be some problems, caused by your WordPress template (and other plugins) which are slowing your website down.

Today, I’d like to share the journey we undertook in order to speed up our WordPress site. And the great news is: You can do it too! Pretty much without a lot of coding skills needed.

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6 Tips For a Successful User Acceptance Testing Plan

A while ago, we published an article on “What User Acceptance Testing is all about” and a follow up article on “5 UAT Testing Types”. Since then, we got a lot of feedback from users and people asking for further advice on the topic of UAT.

Therefore we decided to sum up all those inquiries and answer the following question: ”What’s the key to a successful User Acceptance Testing?”

We put our heads together and collected the following six tips for you. Enjoy reading & have fun executing your next User Acceptance Test Plan.
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What is Software Testing?

Your software application is acting weird: it’s crashing during quality analysis and the front-end application isn’t working as expected! You need a software testing team to figure out the problem areas of your application.

The testing team finds and reports bugs to the developers. The testers just saved the project team from a nightmare! That’s what a software tester primarily does.

They’re the experts in finding and reporting software bugs and flaws.

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