Learn About the World of APIs, Software Development, and the Tech Industry
Understanding and Managing API Latencies
January 30, 2024
Dive into strategies to identify, monitor, and reduce API latencies to enhance the performance of your web services.
Working with Images in Python: PNG and JPG Files
November 12, 2023
Explore how to handle PNG and JPG image formats in Python using OpenCV for advanced image processing.
API Exception Handling
October 2, 2023
Learn how to handle exceptions effectively in your APIs to ensure smooth and reliable web services.
Microservices Architecture: Orchestrating Services Through APIs
August 26, 2023
Explore how APIs play a pivotal role in orchestrating microservices architecture, promoting agility, scalability, and efficiency.
Public versus private APIs
May 08, 2023
Discover the differences and benefits of public and private APIs, and learn how to make use of them for your business.
Why work on side projects?
April 24, 2023
Unlock your potential as a developer by taking on side projects - and grow your career in the process.
Four Step Plan to Launching Your App
February 22, 2023
Learn how to launch your mobile app with confidence in 4 simple tried and true steps.
GPT and the Future of APIs
January 25, 2023
GPT has gone viral in the last month with the release of ChatGPT, but how does that impact the world of APIs?
7 Essential Steps to Take After Launching Your Mobile App
January 15, 2023
With millions of apps already in app stores, launching an app is just the beginning. Here the 7 essential steps to ensure the success of your app after launch.
Writing Technical Resumes
January 6, 2023
Writing a technical resume can be a challenging task, but it's important to put your best foot forward in a competitive job market. Here are some tips for writing a technical resume that showcases your skills and accomplishments.
API as a Product
January 3, 2023
As more and more companies have recognized the value of exposing their data and functionality to outside developers, APIs have become a key part of many businesses' strategies for growth and innovation.
Surviving the Tech Downturn
October 8, 2022
Let’s face it, 2022 hasn’t been kind to the tech industry so far. With hiring freezes, budget cuts and layoffs happening becoming a regular occurrence, how do you weather through the downturn?
5 Side Projects to Impress Employers
September 15, 2022
Side projects provide developers a low-pressure, learning focused environment to tinker with new technologies and ideas, but they can also play a key role in job applications.
5 Upcoming API Trends
August 27, 2022
As APIs become mainstream in today's software ecosystems, here are 5 upcoming trends that we think will drive the future of APIs.
Which Cloud Provider Should I Use?
August 15, 2022
Cloud infrastructure has become cheaper than ever to deploy. The question, now, is which cloud provider should you use?
Designing Apps With Poor Connectivity in Mind
August 8, 2022
The Internet has become ubiquitous over the last several decades, but there are still large regions around the world where network connectivity is a luxury. How do you, as a developer, best design your app for users in these regions?
5 Signs Your Side Project Is Going Poorly
July 25, 2022
As a follow-up to the previous post on 5 signs that your side project is thriving, this post will go over 5 signs that your side project isn’t doing so well and what steps you can take to turn things around.
5 Signs Your Side Project Is Doing Well
July 20, 2022
Side projects are so commonplace in software engineering that tech recruiters use it to find job candidates, but when it comes to taking it to the next level, how do you gauge your progress?
Top 5 Programming Languages in 2022
July 12, 2022
Every programming language has its pros and cons, but it pays (literally) to know where the industry is heading. Today we’ll cover the top 5 most popular programming languages developers are using in 2022, and why you should learn them.
Transitioning Career to Software Engineering
July 6, 2022
In this third and final part of a three-blog-miniseries about the path to a software engineering career we’ll discuss how to transition into software engineering from other professions.
Landing Your First Software Engineering Job
June 30, 2022
In this second part of a three-blog-miniseries on the path to a software engineering career we’ll cover the necessary steps to signing your first software engineer job offer.
Side Project to Software Engineering Internship
June 24, 2022
In this first of a three-blog-miniseries about the path to a software engineering career, we’ll go over how to use your side projects to land a top-tier internship as a software engineer.
Mobile vs Web App - Which one Should You Build?
June 19, 2022
Mobile and web applications are both super popular amongst developers, but what are the key differences and which one, if any, should you build?.
Android vs iOS - Which Should You Build First?
June 14, 2022
Android versus iOS is one of the most famous debates in tech history, but when it comes down to timing, which platform should you build your app on first?
Top 5 Frontend Frameworks in 2022
June 9, 2022
Frontend frameworks power some of the world's largest websites, but with so many choices out there, which one should you use? We'll break down the top 5 frontend frameworks and their pros and cons.
Top 5 Backend Frameworks in 2022
June 4, 2022
Looking for the best backend framework for your shiny new web application? We’ll discuss the 5 most popular backend frameworks developers are using, and why you should (or shouldn’t) use each one.
REST APIs - What You Need to Know
May 29, 2022
If you’ve spent time on developer forums like StackOverflow, you have probably come across the term “REST API” a few times. Today we’ll go over what they are, why they exist and how they’re used.
What Is an API and Why You Should Care
May 22, 2022
You might have come across the term “API” in tech blogs, news articles or pitch decks before, but what is an API, and more importantly, why should you care?