Why so many developers hate recruiters — Free Code Camp: This is a good write-up. It is an irony that recruiters know about some important dates in a local employment market and place cold calls asking, if they can “market” you. There are a very few recruiters who can work with you based on the prior experience and developer interest.
Agile is not a Fucking Noun! — Medium: Liked the entire narration and the conclusion that, you will need good software engineers for a project to be successful.
Oracle-Google Dispute Goes to Heart of Open-Source Software – The New York Times: As much this is going to be a very interesting case to follow. There is a lot of speculation, how open source is going to be shaped. But the best perspective that I took was from the write-up 9 lines of code Google copied. Time to revisit the Cathedral and Bazaar book.
10 Influential Women in Java, Scala and Everything in Between | Takipi Blog: I liked the line up of developer evangelist who are discussed in the post. It is good to see some diversity in the non Mac/iOS/Ruby community. Good bookmark to share to with the community.
What Developers Should Know About Job Searching and Negotiation: A new podcast, the content was good to hear. Not sure how much can you apply when life is dependent on a temporary visa.
Rob Pike – ‘Concurrency Is Not Parallelism’: From the @RubyRogues picks. Great knowledge share and explanation about concurrency and parallel computing.
First Timers Only – Get Involved in Open Source and commit code to your first project. Here is a unique way to start contributing to the open source world.
Ruby on Rails Tutorial: Learn From Scratch: This was an interesting cheat sheet blog for ruby rails command. I really liked the straight forward one line comments for each command to accomplish a task. Great resource!!
Code Like A Girl – YouTube This is amazing and super thrilling to know about the apps that is being developed by these developers.
Learning by Shipping | products, development, management…:
It is interesting to know the credit card companies were the pioneers in harvesting the concept of “Junk Mail”.
“Credit card companies became famous for the offers inside your monthly statement in the 1980s—little paper inserts with offers to buy custom return address labels, go on cruises, or secure other financial products. Like confetti they would fall out of the envelope. These were the very definition of ‘junk mail’. Then the companies began to use your previous purchase history to target these inserts. If you were paying attention then you realized that junk mail started to look less and less junky. This ‘feature’ turned into a fear that credit cards were selling your charging history to random companies.”