After watching National Geographic's MegaStructures series, I was surprised how fast large projects are completed. Once the preliminary work (design, specifications, etc.) is done on paper, the ...
In my last three jobs, I was a code maintainer. In all three cases, I was hired after the majority of the code for the project was already written. I'm a self taught programmer. Before I ever started ...
I try to find an answer of a very difficult question. The question is: How many developers and how many software companies are there in the world? For example if I check the Statistic Austria ...
In the industry, there is a distinction made between an 'in-house development' environment where the software developers are writing code which will be used by the company itself and a proper ...
This question is directed more toward employers and graduate student advisors/professors but all opinions are welcome. What do you find is a common weakness of new hires and/or new grad students? Is ...
I've been interning at a place where my manager believes that if you are in a, product company, then you generally spend time tweaking the product and sometimes adding some features, or service ...
Most of my fellow students that I've talked to claim that aiming for good grades is useless as the companies don't care about them when hiring programmers. To them, it's enough to have simply attended ...
Is there something that you wish you could have learnt, as part of a course or something, in uni, now that you've been in industry for a while? Maybe something such as "I wish there was a course in ...