5 tips for choosing the right open source code

Studies conducted by Google show that for many developers finding code online consumes a large portion of the day. Finding a simple function, a library, a useful package, a reusable component or a useful “how to” blog tutorial isn’t always simple. Knowing if you can trust and use the code you found can be even […]

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myDevices and Arduino partner to speed up IoT deployment

myDevices and Arduino announced on Tuesday a partnership that connects Cayenne, a drag-and-drop Internet of Things (IoT) project builder, with Arduino’s large open-source hardware developer boards. Developers are now able to use Cayenne to visualize sensor data and control components of the Arduino board. myDevices claims the partnership will expedite IoT deployments, because its project […]

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IoT and coding: The most important IoT programming languages

The Internet of Things (IoT) is an entirely new platform for developers and engineers, but one thing should remain consistent as we move into this new world, the programming languages. From our limited time checking out IoT projects, developers seem to be utilizing the same languages for their projects, while also integrating some specific changes […]

A Half-Century Later, We Can’t Forget Conway’s Law

A Half-Century Later, We Can’t Forget Conway’s Law

Guest author Sarah Novotny is a technical evangelist and community manager for Nginx. A wise person once said that you build what you know, and you know what you build. While these weren’t the exact words uttered by computer programmer Melvin Conway in 1968, the sentiment is there.  His sociological observation, dubbed Conway’s law, posited that […]