I came across a lot of pieces about software development today, which is always good. Check out a handful of posts from Martin Fowler about planning software work, a look at what software development will look like with AI in the mix, and why you should learn Python.
[article] Ditch the Template: Incident Write-ups They Want to Read. If you actually write incident reports, kudos. Many don’t. But does anyone read them? This post has good advice for sharing information in a digestible way.
[blog] ContinuousFlow. Martin Fowler published a handful of posts today that looks at a modern way of scheduling work. He contrasts this with Timeboxed Interations and also talks about the value of Slack.
[blog] The Future of Senior Developers in an AI-Driven World. AI is coming for all jobs, even software developers. But how much of the job is actually about writing code? Christian explores that topic.
[blog] The Cloud Chooses You. Here’s a list of 25 things Brian has learned on his cloud journey, and most of these mirror what I’ve seen from those who are doing it right.
[blog] CloudEvents Basics. This specification is used in a handful of messaging services that route events—including Knative, Azure EventGrid, Google Cloud Eventarc—and Mete explains the fundamentals in this post.
[article] If you want a career in AI, learn Python. If it’s just money you’re after, go learn COBOL or C++. You can make a great living with those. But if you want to move towards emerging and hot tech, Python is a clear choice.
[blog] Groovy Datasets for Test Databases. What data source are you using when building a sample app or exploring data science? This post points to handful of fun, free datasets.
[blog] Twitter’s Recommendation Algorithm. Here’s a post from the Twitter Engineering team about how they create recommendations.
[blog] Tracing Notifications. The Slack engineering team looks at what it takes to trace requests through the many stages of their distributed system.
[blog] Tired: Mostly Cloudy. Wired: Runtime. I read a lot of different sources each day to uncover the nuggets you find here, and I’m excited to have a quality aggregation on the way to make my life easier.
[blog] Everything we announced at the Google for Games Developer Summit. Firebase is used by a LOT of folks, and this roundup summarizes new things from the recent Games Developer Summit.
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