How Blogging Can Help Build Your Career in Software Development

If you’re a developer, you probably have a few blogs on software development you regularly follow. Reading developers’ blogs can help build community, educate about the latest industry news, and keep you up-to-date on how developers are tackling new coding problems. As important as reading your peers’ blogs, though, is maintaining your own. Every developer should create and contribute to their own blog, whether they are in job hunt mode or happy in their current position.

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Trends in Cloud Computing: Who Uses AWS, Who Uses Azure?

Microsoft’s earnings were released yesterday, so we thought we’d take a look at how Microsoft technologies including Azure are used in comparison to Amazon Web Services across time, technologies, and industries, according to Stack Overflow data.

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3 Mistakes Software Engineers Make During Job Interviews

To land a job at a great tech company, you must show you’re a skilled programmer and communicator who understands the company’s mission. That’s where the interview comes in. Your interview with a hiring manager is the best time to convey why you are the right person for the job before the company makes its final decision. And while some tech companies are known to throw interview curveballs, many are simply looking for a candidate who shows that they will make a solid engineer and also great team member.

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Podcast #112 – Please Direct All Hate Mail to Jay Hanlon c/o Stack Overflow…

Welcome back to the Stack Overflow podcast episode #112 recorded Thursday, July 13th at Stack Overflow HQ in NYC. Today’s hosting duties fall to Jay Hanlon as Joel is still busy alphabetizing his socks. Joining him is newly minted CTO David Fullerton, Fog Creek Community Engineer and Star Wars scholar Jenn Schiffer, and can-totally-tell-the-difference-between-Moff-and-Mon-Mothma podcast producer Jess Pardue.

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Trends in Government Software Developers

With the D.C. area in the middle of Microsoft Inspire, one of the year’s biggest tech events, we thought it might be interesting to see how developers working in government stack up with developers in other industries in terms of what technologies they use on a daily basis.

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