One of the most common questions I get asked is this:
“Which programming languages should I learn in 2018?”
It’s a valid question, but it’s difficult to answer without knowing more about you and what you want to achieve.
It depends on…
- What is your current web development knowledge?
- What is the purpose of you studying programming?
- How much time do you have available?
- Do you want to work for yourself or for a company?
- Do you prefer frontend or backend?
- How much are you willing to invest in learning?
In our post about the “Best Programming languages for 2017” over 10,000 readers voted for their favorite language. Here are the results (Don’t worry: You get to vote this year, too. Just scroll to the end of the post ?)
Browser extensions in general and chrome extensions, in particular, are small “software programs that customize the browsing experience”.
If you’re thinking about building your own Chrome extension, we provide you with helpful resources and tips in this article.
Our very own Usersnap Chrome extension is used by thousands of people, and we are happy to share our knowledge on how we built (and maintain) our Chrome extension with you.
In the last hundred years, dozens of legislative acts have been passed to make our environment more accessible for people with disabilities. These include laws such as making public transportation wheelchair accessible (Urban Mass Transportation Act of 1970) or protecting disabled people from housing, education or job discrimination. Accessibility also applies to websites and creating accessible web experiences.
Accessible online experiences are no longer a nice-to-have, but are legally binding for governmental institutions (and their suppliers) as well as for big corporations such as airlines.
If you are thinking about making your website accessible or are in charge of a WCAG 2.0 implementation, this article will illustrate a process on how to get started. It will show you what accessibility for a website means and how you can make your website inclusive for people with a disability.
In web development, the saying “The only constant is change” seems to be industry-defining. Web development is changing every second and 2018 will be no different.
User expectations are growing and it is more important than ever to build digital experiences that are engaging, fun, and intuitive. Content needs to be accessible everywhere, in real-time, and, of course, on mobile devices.
In order to make that happen, new programming languages and frameworks are on the rise (Hello Vue JS!), extensions are becoming more compatible, and real time web apps are becoming more popular.
In order to keep up with what is happening, we want to show you the top 7 web development trends that are happening right now!
Web design has changed so much in the last months and we can’t wait to see what 2018 will bring. While 2017 was all about minimalism, 2018 brings back bold typefaces, vibrant colors, and new possibilities for users to interact with design. More than ever design tries to catch our attention and keep us focused and engaged while browsing on a website.
But see for yourself what is changing!
One day, I got an email, a text message, a phone call, a Facebook message and two tweets within one minute.
Not because I work in Marketing, but just because that’s how life is for everyone right now.
If you feel that notifications run your life, you are not alone. We put together some information about how to manage your notifications mindfully, so you can be fully present in your life.
I was able to sit down with Wendy Lea, CEO of Cintrifuse, and talk about her career, and the question how tech can be more inclusive for minorities.
I have a love/hate relationship with test driven development and unit testing.
I’ve been both an ardent supporter of these “best practices,” but I’ve also been more than skeptical of their use.
One of the big problems in software development is when developers—or sometimes managers—who mean well apply “best practices” simply because they are best practices and don’t understand their reason or actual use.
Most developers have no clue about how testing is actually done, and how valuable the understanding of software testing basics can be for developers who really want to excel in their careers.
I owe a large amount of the success I have had in my career as a software developer to my background in testing.
Because I learned it the hard way.
I’m John Sonmez, best selling author of “Soft Skills: The Software Developer’s Life Manual” and one of my first official jobs in the software development industry was that of a tester.
In this post, I will tell you about the 7 most used software testing approaches and how you can use them to become a better software developer.
The following is an excerpt from The Complete Software Developer’s Career Guide by John Sonmez. To get the entire book delivered to your inbox, go here.
Are you ready to put on your boxing gloves and enter the ring?
Are you ready to be confused?
Are you ready to endlessly debate semantics? To hire expensive consultants to tell you what you are doing wrong and coach your team to higher levels by getting everyone “certified?”
Well, welcome to the world of software development methodologies.