How to Incorporate Security Into Your company’s SDLC

Piyush Jain Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

It’s been shown that if you follow a proven collection of practices for developing, designing, testing, implementing, and maintaining your software, you will produce a much higher quality product. Over the past few years, we have seen an increasing number of cases of attacks on the application layer. The Open Web Application Security Project, OWASP, estimates that around one-third of …

Drupal 9: Everything You Need to Know

Lambros Photios Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Having developed web applications using Drupal 6, 7, and 8, the launch of Drupal 9 is incredibly exciting. Ironically, I started working with Drupal 6 at a time when Drupal 7 had already been released. However, there was a huge resistance in adopting Drupal 7 due to its incompatibility with contributed (open source) modules. This often meant that adoption of Drupal 7 would prevent companies from using the modules their websites relied upon to function in their entirety.

7 Essential Best Practices to Follow When Adopting a DevOps Model

Gregory Chapman Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Terms such as DevOps, Agile and LEAN are now used in a single bundle. If a project is created according to the LEAN methodology, all processes become more efficient with DevOps and Agile, making it possible to remain flexible and respond quickly to changes. In this article, we will share seven best practices you need to follow when adopting a DevOps model. 

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What is Code Profiling? Learn the 3 Types of Code Profilers

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

At Stackify, we’re all about helping you improve your application’s performance. We have actually developed two code profilers ourselves. Because of that, we like to think we know a thing or two about code profiling. Today I want to talk about the three different types of code profilers, describe the differences between them, and recommend some tools for your toolbox. …

Ansible vs Jenkins

Eric Boersma Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

One of the challenges when you’re starting out with DevOps is getting the lay of the land. There are a lot of tools out there. And when one of the goals of DevOps is continually improving your processes, it’s important for you to understand how those tools might fit in your infrastructure. At the same time, you want to be …

Learn Jenkins: Top Jenkins Tutorials and Resources

Justin Reynolds Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

If there’s one thing SRE professionals and DevOps engineers lack, it’s time. After all, engineers need to oversee a variety of processes—like ensuring operational stability, conducting integration testing, and maintaining cybersecurity—to make sure their apps are working optimally. The list goes on and on.  With heavy workloads and tight deadlines, there’s little time to waste on software issues stemming from …

Which is better to Create Web Apps: Laravel or CakePHP?

Shira Gray Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Laravel development services have been growing in popularity, with the Laravel framework often being compared to CakePHP. This article will show how to choose the best framework to meet specific business or solution requirements in the most effective way.  Laravel and CakePHP are both very popular PHP frameworks. PHP is often used for creating dynamic websites or building high-end apps.  …

What Is Behavior Driven Development?

What Is Behavior-Driven Development?

Michelle Hoogenhout Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

We’ve written about the importance of testing before. If you’re in development, you’re no doubt familiar with agile methodology. But sometimes a test-driven approach seems at odds with going fast. And how do you best communicate the importance of testing to everyone on your team? If you’ve felt frustrated with test-driven development or don’t have buy-in from your team, behavior-driven …

What is SDLC?

What Is SDLC? Understand the Software Development Life Cycle

Alexandra Altvater Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

The Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) refers to a methodology with clearly defined processes for creating high-quality software. in detail, the SDLC methodology focuses on the following phases of software development: Requirement analysis Planning Software design such as architectural design Software development Testing Deployment This article will explain how SDLC works, dive deeper in each of the phases, and provide …

10 Best DevOps Certifications in 2020 Ranked

10 Best DevOps Certifications in 2020 Ranked

Michiel Mulders Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Certifications are a great way to show industry knowledge of specific tools but also display your commitment and passion for the subject. Many big tech players such as Google, Amazon Web Services (AWS), and Microsoft offer certifications to educate users on how to use their tools and services correctly. Besides sharing valuable knowledge, DevOps certification is a great way to …

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SOLID Design Principles Explained: The Single Responsibility Principle

Thorben Janssen Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

SOLID is one of the most popular sets of design principles in object-oriented software development. It’s a mnemonic acronym for the following five design principles: Single Responsibility Principle Open/Closed Principle Liskov Substitution Principle Interface Segregation Principle Dependency Inversion All of them are broadly used and worth knowing. But in this first post of my series about the SOLID principles, I …

What Is a Requirement Traceability Matrix

What Is a Requirement Traceability Matrix?

Vlad Georgescu Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

When developing software applications, we want to make sure the application does what the software requirements say it’s supposed to do, and testing proves that it does. In this article, I’ll explore how to link requirements to test cases, and I’ll explain what a requirement traceability matrix is and how to build a simple one. What Is a Requirement Traceability …

Display All PHP Errors: Basic & Advanced Usage

Juliet Mendez Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

A PHP application might produce many different levels of earning and errors during its execution. Being able to see these errors is essential for developers trying to troubleshoot a misbehaving application. However, developers often have trouble when trying to display errors from their PHP applications. Instead, their apps just fail silently. If you are having problems with your PHP web …

A Practical Guide to Javascript Debugging

A Practical Guide to JavaScript Debugging

Arnab Roy Chowdhury Developer Tips, Tricks & Resources

Being a UI developer, I’ve learned one thing: It doesn’t matter how carefully you write your code. Suppose you’ve double-checked that you defined and called all functions the right way or followed all the best practices. Even then you’ll see that a tiny variable can sneak behind and create an error. Now, suppose you find out that for some unknown …