Advocating for information security as a software engineer
Nowadays, news about events related to breaches in information security are becoming more common. We hear about data leaks, hackings, denials of service, and more.
Blue-green deployments with Octopus Deploy and Azure deployment slots
In a software project, you should continuously perform process improvement. In the project I'm working on, we recently implemented blue-green deployments in our QA environment.
How to use SCRUM and not die in the process.
In the last 5 years, I’ve worked in projects under SCRUM, and in most of them the same questions and comments have risen:
Why being humble is the best way to learn?
Invest 10% of your time to do self-development and improvements, that is one of our requirements, when someone new wants to join Definity First they must read and agree to a letter making this compromise.
Is AngularJS killing ASP.NET MVC?
The short answer is that, in some sense, yes, AngularJS is killing ASP.NET MVC. But that doesn’t mean you should jump in the AngularJS boat for your next project, which is hard for me to say since I consider myself an AngularJS advocate.
Being a good listener: yet another skill developers should have
As a developer, you constantly engage with other stakeholders throughout the project. You talk to them, you listen to them, and you process the data from conversations into information.
What happens when you give a software developer a set of drums?
Inside the software industry you will find projects that are very time and energy consuming, intense deadlines and expectations for everything to be delivered on time and efficiently; it’s no different any consulting firm from the other when it comes down to project work.
The importance of trustworthiness
What is trustworthiness? What can be related with it? If you ask Merrian-Webster, you’ll find out that the definition includes the words “worthy” and “confidence”, and that’s about it.
The developers’ world from a non-developer perspective
When I first started working in this software firm, Definity First, I knew very little about the environment and the market. The truth is that I was pleasantly surprised and am still finding new surprises. Let me tell you why.
Five ways to get ready for a Cetification Exam
Yes, it's exam time! Knowing how to properly prepare for a certification exam is the key to avoid stress and approve it with excellent results.
Quality Assurance vs Quality Control
A couple of years ago I got the PMP certification. One of the areas of study was Quality Management. It allowed me to understand the difference between quality assurance and quality control. They’re quite different, and it’s easy to get the concepts mixed up.
Definity First committed to women empowerment
One of the most valuable things I’ve learned since I started working at Definity First is that empowered women empower other women.