What is mentorship and how does it relate to web development? Is mentorship really a necessity or something you can do without? Where can you find a perfect coding mentor? And is there such a thing as a ‘perfect coding mentor’ anyway? In this piece, we’ll answer all of those questions.
What’s advocacy and how does it relate to web development? Is a developer advocate just another fancy term for a technical evangelist, technical leader, or a senior software engineer? Is advocacy just a nice trendy name currently in fashion? Or is it one of those vocables that have entered the web development terminology for good? These and other questions, we’ll attempt to answer within this piece.
“Blogging” is a ubiquitous term in 2019 — every web developer is advised to start blogging for various reasons. In this article, we’ll explore 4 practical reasons why you should start your tech blog, then we’ll review the best tech blogging platforms of 2019 that will be suitable for you as a web developer, and teach you how to start your own tech blog with Jekyll and GitHub Pages.
In this piece, we’ll define the term onboarding, describe the process of onboarding for developers, and share a sample onboarding checklist for developers and remote employees or those both if you happen to hire remote developers.
In this piece, we’ll attempt to define technical leadership, describe the responsibilities of a tech lead, skills you should work on to become a lead developer, and finally, how exactly you should develop your leadership skills to advance in your career.
Tackling the challenge of designing your first website can be daunting if you’ve never done it before. Luckily, learning web design with the current state of the Internet is far more simple. I recommend you give it a try. Here are a few critical pieces of advice to get you started: