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What is Technical Debt? (With Examples)

“Technical debt” is a term used in software development to describe delayed maintenance costs caused by initial tradeoffs between quality and speed. It’s a common metaphor on engineering teams as it makes the sometimes opaque costs of technical decisions easy to understand across the team. Technical debt functions just like

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Best Virtual Tech Conferences 2021

A much-anticipated part of every developer’s year is attending tech conferences. Countless conventions, expos, seminars, and summits are held across the globe every year to bring professionals together.  These massive gatherings are opportunities to network, learn from peers and industry leaders, and spotlight up-and-coming technology expected to disrupt the tech

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How Long Does it Take to Hire Developers?

Modern companies need in-house tech expertise now more than ever. When your organization realizes the need to hire a new developer, you likely hope to onboard a qualified individual and start tapping into their IT skills as soon as possible.  Unfortunately, the hiring process is not always that efficient. Finding

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The Fastest & Cheapest Ways to Hire a Developer

For many, finding dedicated developers has never been a simple task. When your in-house talent is pushed to their limits, turning to outside specialists is the next best option when hiring developers. However, many companies still struggle to determine how they will meet their demands for new IT talent.  To

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The 5 Fastest-Growing Education Apps For 2021

The invention of smartphones and tablets has revolutionized how people go about their every day-to-day life. One study conducted by the Pew Research Center recently discovered that over 5 billion people worldwide own mobile devices. That number is expected to continue to rise sharply over the coming years. With so

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How To Build An App Like Duolingo

Duolingo came on the scene in 2011 operating as a teach and translate language learning app. It has since transformed into a $700+ million business, and become the first EdTech app to top $140 Million in annual revenue.    Pretty good numbers, for a language learning app that still doesn’t charge

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How To Build An App Like Uber

Since Uber’s first ride request in 2010, the tech giant’s innovative engineers have revolutionized the rideshare industry. Fast forward to 2021, and withstanding a global pandemic, the company is now valued at over $15 billion. These are impressive numbers for what started out as a simple idea that quickly became

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