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Why do developers need to keep up to date with technologies and methodologies? [closed]

I am always given the advice that developers need to stay up to date with the latest in technology - things like webrtc, updates on html5 and css3 and new js libraries, software methodologies like ...
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Optimal communication pattern to update subscribers

What is the optimal way to update the subscriber's local model on changes C on a central model M? ( M + C -> M_c) The update can be done by the following methods: Publish the updated model M_c to ...
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interpreted languages vs compiled languages (from deployment point of view) [closed]

I many times read that if you keep updating your website you may consider an interpreted language to be better for this case. I want to understand why interpreted server side language is better if I ...
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Handling Deprecated Methods

As many of you already know Apple released a new OS last week so I installed it on my system to see if the project I'm working on works. Well, absolutely nothing works! There are a lot of deprecated ...
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How to keep your third party libraries up to date?

Let's say that I have a project that depends on 10 libraries, and within my project's trunk I'm free to use any versions of those libraries. So I start with the most recent versions. Then, each of ...
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What do you do to convince your boss to update your development environment? [closed]

I've barely succeeded in this, I'm just wondering how you convinced your boss to update and if you're faring better than me. Here's where I stand: I'm using Delphi 7. We've bought Delphi 2009 for ...