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From an English Teacher to a Node.js Developer

The following story is based on facts and is meant to make you believe that it’s never too late to start coding. I became a Node.js developer after some 9 years of a non-IT career. Ever since I can remember, computers were around me. That’s because my brother began his coding career in the early 1990s, and he was passionate about it. Bookshelves in my house held books such as Understanding Assembler. When I was around 7, I was able to use basic commands in DOS. At the age of 12, I was able to take my PC apart , reassemble it, and get it up and running again. I also knew how to configure the BIOS, how to do CPU overclocking and many similar things when I was a teenager. But then I never seriously considered becoming a software developer. That’s because I was convinced that outstanding maths skills were a must.
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During the course of your career as a software developer, you’ll find that some decisions matter very little - and some can have a huge impact on your entire future. They boost your chances to become a senior developer. If you play your cards right, you will automatically become a valued member of your team. And if you miss the opportunity they present, you might end up with an unfulfilling job.
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Some people wake up one day and realise they’ve reached an important step in their career without really noticing it. Being a senior developer is a big responsibility: it involves not only writing quality code and making good decisions for stakeholders but also mentorship and teaching junior team members by example. Here are ten tips for senior developers who want to excel at their job.
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Being a good software developer (especially a senior or a team leader) is not just about writing amazing code and solving difficult problems. These things are certainly important, but building and managing a good relationship with clients might be even more crucial. I’ve talked to the team at Netguru and prepared a list of skills and qualities you might need to forge successful relationships with clients, as well as a list of warnings signs that will help you identify possible problems with the approach you or someone else has been taking.
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Many developers are perfectly happy writing code until retirement, and maybe even beyond that. But what if an opportunity to take on a more managerial position comes your way? What is it like to distance yourself from the technical aspects of software development and focus on strategy and leadership instead? I’ve talked to Bartosz Pranczke, our Senior Tech Leader, to find out.
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In our previous article from the Pragmatic iOS Development series, we discussed the Model View Controller pattern and why (in my opinion, unrightfully) it is criticised within the community. I also mentioned two things about selecting perfect architecture for your project. The first thing was that there’s no happy medium that fits all of the use cases. Secondly, in the last sentence of the article, I gave a sneak peek of the architecture you’re going to fall love with, MVA. But there’s one thing I lied about: that there’s no architectural approach you can fit to any project you can think of. The truth is, such approach exists. And hey, good news: we’re going to focus on it today, and I’m going to tell you how to take advantage of this approach.
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In 10th century Harald Gormsson, the king of Denmark and Norway united most of Jutland and Zealand under his reign. To this day we are celebrating his achievements by using one of the handiest communication technologies ever created, named after his nickname. In this article, I want to focus on a specific aspect of it, important for people building custom hardware products and applications communicating with them. I’ll try to explain when and why a custom Bluetooth Low Energy service is a good idea. This article has been written from the perspective of an iOS developer, but it's generic enough to be useful for any other environment.
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A Letter To Our Future Colleagues

Interested in starting a career in software development? Or maybe you've been honing your coding skills for a while and are looking for a new opportunity? I have good news for you: we're always happy to welcome new programming enthusiasts to our team.
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When our test suite grows we start to notice that some parts of our code get duplicated. Duplicated code decreases readability and is hard to manage since eventual changes or fixes have to be propagated to all duplicated parts. Solution to such situation is to keep your code DRY meaning ‘Don’t repeat yourself’. This is one of the most basic programming  principles that we should also use while writing specs for our applications.
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