If you watch movies and you’re a programmer, you probably have to comment on how bad the interfaces are. Here is a website that makes it easy to hack like a hollywood hacker: http://geektyper.com/

StackOverflow is out with their 2015 Developer Survey. Great data in there, great to see the growth and trends around the world for web developers and developers of all kinds. http://stackoverflow.com/research/developer-survey-2015

This is a big one. This is the big reason (imho) that the user base of the world wants an app for everything. But the web folks are slowly bringing the features of native apps to the web world. Push notifications will be a big step in making web apps a more acceptable and pleasing

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It seems like the amount of code you can add to a simple HTML page just keeps growing. But the benefits are great, especially in this age of social sharing being the main way users find and share content. Using the markup listed in this article can help you make your page more visible. http://webdesign.tutsplus.com/tutorials/improve-your-websites-discoverability-with-semantic-markup–cms-23223

I’m extremely fortunate: I have a great job that I enjoy doing, and happens to be in a well paying field. So, I just gave to a classroom to help them teach their students to code on Donors Choose. Donors Choose is a pretty neat service, I encourage everyone to check it out and support

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Spending time on improving page load time and app interaction time is super important. How important? Check these stats here: http://www.guypo.com/17-statistics-to-sell-web-performance-optimization/

Managing feature requests is an issue every developer deals with (unless you’ve got a fancy business analyst between you and the client). Rachel Anderson from Perch describes some awesome tips for choosing how to prioritize and code up features. http://alistapart.com/column/managing-feature-requests The most important tip is her first one, figure out what the clients actual issue

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We’re thinking about implementing Development Core Hours. This article outlines how another company does it: https://medium.com/@nannerb/development-core-hours-cd60328a4584 The concept is awesome since I know I have a ton of little distractions that can happen throughout the day. And when a developer gets out of his train of thought, it can take a good chunk of time

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NPR published an intriguing article called “When Women Stopped Coding,” which surprisingly shows that the number of women in programming fields has dropped significantly. You hear so much today about getting kids into coding and girls coding groups, but I feel like a lack of women is coding is a problem from the 90’s, not

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