A software developer is a person concerned with facets of the software development process. Their work includes researching, designing, developing, and testing software.

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Tablets Running IDEs [closed]

I am new to the tablet market, but i am trying to learn more. Are any current tablets capable of running programming software such as Visual Studio? I understand they'd have to come up with some ...
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Questions to ask before someone leaves [duplicate]

Apart from the obvious questions relating to specific project work someone is working on are there any questions I should be asking a fellow dev who is leaving the company? So far I am thinking ...
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Methods to encourage good behaviour when using shared servers?

This question was prompted by a comment left on another question pointing to this article. What Is Clean Code? I was thinking about how that sentiment can be applied to shared resources (servers, ...
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Where to get experience with Big Data? [closed]

I have a strong interest in creating and learning about highly scalable web sites and applications which deal with Big Data. For example, many world class web companies and startups such as Twitter, ...
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How can I bootstrap a software development community at my school?

I'm a student at the University of South Florida who's frustrated with the educational environment in the Computer Science program. Right now, I'm taking "Program Design." I should be learning how to ...
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What's the difference between a “developer” and a “developer-analyst”? [closed]

At larger companies there seems to be a distinction between the two positions. How exactly do they differ?
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Does this list of management behaviors actually appeal to software developers?

I came across this list of management behaviors (http://suven.posterous.com/dos-and-donts-leading-software-development-te). I think it has some gems, but I'm not 100% on some of them. I've marked ...
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How long do programmers generally stay in industry? [closed]

One thing that I've heard a lot over the years is that those working in the IT world generally don't make life time careers out of it, but tend to "burn out" and start a new career doing something ...
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Can a developer get a discount for Microsoft products? [closed]

If I would start to focus on the .NET platform and be self-employed, then I probably would like to have some Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Visual Studio 2010 licenses just for the development ...
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How to improve myself as a web developer? [closed]

What technologies, techniques and mindsets would be most beneficial to web developers? I'm a relatively new developer with only 3 months working for an actual web development company. Since I've ...
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What is the proper amount of time required to interview a .NET developer? [closed]

I had two interviews during the last two weeks, one of them was about 30 minutes, and they had me fill out a job application before it, and the other one was less than 10 minutes! In your own point ...