How to Detox the IT Industry

TL;DR. Beware of these buzzwords. They are soul-sucking and productivity robbers. Don’t take these as personal attacks. Remember that IT Marketplace is an identity of its own. It’s a tribe thing. Agile — https://medium.com/@itmarketplace.net/the-best-methodology-is-no-methodology-43db102c512c DevOps — read below a) https://medium.com/p/why-devops-is-idealism-fa9d219173e1 b) https://medium.com/p/dev-ops-not-devops-dc1123fccd97 Full-stack — https://medium.com/p/the-myth-of-the-full-stack-developer-d4a6ebdc5ec2 Frameworks — https://medium.com/p/the-problem-with-frameworks-1fafa148dbad AngularJS — read above. AngularJS being a framework is one of the worst projects coming out of…

Issue #1 – July 30, 2016

Docker 1.12 Goes GA With Docker 1.12 in swarm mode, there’s no need for etcd, Consul or Zookeeper. The built-in distributed key/value store manages the orchestration for you so building a cluster for development and testing is a breeze. However, this does not preclude the role of ops. To quote Solomon Hykes, @itmarketplc actually Docker…

Your IT Career Starts Here

Let’s face it. You don’t need to have a college degree in order to pursue a career in IT. Read Eric Elliott’s post  for details. Here’s a quote: Specialists in machine learning, data science, biological science, and quantum computing are more likely to be highly educated. Developers of augmented reality platforms will need advanced mathematics,…

Dev/Ops, not DevOps

TL;DR. A full-stack developer is a myth, let alone a DevOps. Devs build software for humans. Ops build software for machines. Dev (short for Developer) Devs think of push (messaging) or pull (API, RPC, REST) Devs deal with programming languages Devs do socket programming (see 12-Factor App) Devs think of services, not servers Devs deal…