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why software developers quit

May 22, 2020

Why Do Software Developers Quit Jobs?

Endless opportunities await software developers. Software development is one of the sexiest professions out there. This is driven by a multitude of factors: Tens of thousands of available jobs for developers. Aggressive hiring processes by fast-growing companies. Notably higher salaries than most other jobs out there. Comfortable working environments (neat office jobs compared to selling

salary of programmers

May 15, 2020

Why Is the Salary of Programmers Very High?

The fact that you can learn programming for free doesn’t mean that people are determined to put the time and effort in order to become good at what they do and end up earning a big salary. As a matter of fact, I’ve been involved with several universities, academies, and schools as a seasoned trainer

premium WordPress theme

May 8, 2020

What Will Happen If You Don’t Renew Your Premium WordPress Theme?

Have you ever wondered what happens if you don’t renew your premium WordPress theme? Different sites treat licensing differently, but the rule of thumb is: You remain in control of your theme after your upgrade license has expired. Yes, you no longer have access to theme updates. If you run a really straightforward, minimalist theme,

Entrepreneurs Salary

May 1, 2020

Why Entrepreneurs Prefer Taking a Salary Over All of the Profit

I’m not a CPA and local/federal regulations vary, but there are several common reasons why entrepreneurs take a salary instead of keeping all of the profit. First off, entrepreneurs are people, and people have personal expenses. Keeping a clear track record of regular income allows for covering non-business expenses without receiving embarrassing questions from the

PHP developers

April 10, 2020

How Can Inexperienced PHP Developers Contribute to an Open Source PHP Project?

If you’re among PHP developers whose PHP experience is just enough to edit PHP files and briefly recognize what a function is responsible for, you can participate in different manners based on the community standards for the corresponding project, i.e.: Inline comments across the codebase (ultimately important for ongoing maintenance) Additional comment rework for deprecated functions, new

WordPress backend login

April 3, 2020

Is It Risky to Give Developers WordPress Backend Login?

There are so many misconceptions within the topic of giving developers the WordPress backend login, so let’s list down the main points. Developers survive through development, i.e. running a business is not what they profile in Every legitimate business needs a vast investment in marketing or sales to bootstrap and become profitable (code itself is

On-Call Software Engineer

March 27, 2020

What Is It Like to Be an On-Call Software Engineer?

Organizations define “on-call” differently, based on: Their business model The volume and frequency of emergencies The size of their team The importance of reacting quickly I’ve been on call in most companies I’ve worked for, and this is the case in DevriX at the moment. One of them employed shifts. There was some regularity (i.e. one or

programming syllabus

March 20, 2020

Can Python Replace the C Programming Syllabus in Schools?

We actually started with Pascal back in the day. Pascal was partially built to demonstrate the best programming techniques and practices which made it a good candidate for training. However, lots of modern languages are C-based. The syntax differences (plus its procedural approach) are not necessarily as applicable for young students trying to learn the