Startup Advice From Naomi Freeman

Posted by Naomi Freeman on Feb 5, 2019 10:31:00 AM

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We had the pleasure to interview the coder, developer, entrepreneur and trainer Naomi Freeman last week. She shared developer tips, entrepreneurial secret sauce, her success formula and more. Here are the keynotes from our fun, honest and learning experience interview:

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Tags: Budget, Competition, Developer, Challenges, Developers, Startup, Startup Advice

7 Tips For Better Developer Designer Relations

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Nov 5, 2018 10:50:00 AM

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In typical organizational groupings, designers and developers often find themselves in separate teams. Also, a common misperception of the people in these roles is that they are different — developers are logical, analytical, left-brainers whilst designers are the creative, flexible, right-brainers. And whenever people are separated like this, it’s easy for the relationship to become adversarial. Pretty soon all you do is to focus on the differences. Either they are those hippy-dippy designers with their strange and impossible requests or those vision-less, code monkeys. An ‘Us vs. Them’ mindset takes hold, leading to a break-down in communication which gets borne out in poorer products.

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Tags: Project Management, Developer, Design, Teamwork, Designer, Developer Tool

Taming A Wild, Testless Code Beast and  4 Steps To Improve Test Coverage

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 25, 2018 9:03:00 AM

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Whether you’re working on an existing or new application, you’ll often find yourself playing catch up when it comes to tests. Soon deploying code changes feels like poking at some ugly, sleeping code monster — you aren’t sure what’s going to happen, but you know it won’t be good.

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Tags: Coding, Software Development, Developer, Continuous Integration, Software, Automation

What A Great Software Does

Posted by Aslihan Buner on Oct 20, 2018 10:55:00 AM

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Great software helps you out when you misunderstand it. If you try to drag a file to a button in the taskbar, Windows pops up a message that says, essentially, “You can’t do that!” but then it goes on to tell you how you can accomplish what you’re obviously trying to do (try it!)

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Tags: Software Development, Project Management, Developer, Bug Tracking, Tracking Software