by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Realizing Cost Savings — By Eliminating Third-Party Software

What happens when third-party software is wreaking havoc on your business processes and timelines, and the cost is rising? Too often, the result is lost time and profit…

  • Learn how Intertech was able to help a leading energy consultancy create their own custom, proprietary application resulting in diminished licensing costs and better stability for their operations.

Creating A New System With Energy…


by Tom Helvick | Jul 22, 2021

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resouces We Found Interesting — An Introduction to Reactive Relational Database Access With Spring & R2DBC

A well-done tutorial won’t just tell you what to do, it’ll take your hand and walk you through the steps to get to the desired destination…

  • This tutorial does just that. A great intro for anyone wanting a better grasp on how to create a connection to a database and start querying it without needing too…

by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resouces We Found Interesting — Package Validation Coming to .NET 6

Ensuring a great experience for package users across all .NET platforms is about to get easier with .NET 6.

  • In addition to allowing library developers to validate that their packages are consistent and well-formed, the new package validation tooling in .NET 6 will also ensure that there are no breaking changes across versions…

by Tom Helvick | Jul 7, 2021 | Dev Digest, From The Field | 0 comments

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resouces We Found Interesting — Onion Architecture With .NET 5

Clean Architecture can be a valuable tool for maximizing productivity amongst each member of your .NET team.

  • Not sure where to start? Check out this template for Onion Architecture with CQRS and Event Sourcing that allows you to…


by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Intertech Foundation — 2021 STEM Scholarship Recipients

Every year, our Intertech Foundation STEM Scholarship brings a host of qualified applications from talented college-bound high school students across the country who are interested in pursuing a degree in computer sciences. This year was no different.

  • What stood out to us about our second recipient, Yahaira Irizarry, was her strong work ethic and passion for life. These traits were clearly showcased by the number of internships and volunteering opportunities she…

by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Intertech Foundation — 2021 STEM Scholarship Recipients

Please join us in congratulating our 2021 STEM scholarship recipients, Yahaira Irizarry and Alexander Chambers! Selected from a host of talented applications, these young individuals exemplify the unwavering drive, inspiration, and accomplishments we witnessed across so many of these talented youth.

  • We’ll be taking the next two weeks to showcase both recipients, starting with Alexander, a young man from Iowa with a keen interest in data security and a bright future ahead at Iowa State…

by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Considerations When Setting Up — Successful Agile Software Delivery Teams

In this guide, we explore the three key roles, in addition to other roles, that help agile software delivery teams be successful.

  • You do not need every single role on each agile team. However, you do need to carefully consider each of these skillsets and determine if they are needed for your team or not.

by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resources We Found Interesting

ASP.NET Core 6 — Challenging Python and Node

With .NET 5 marking the completion of .NET’s transformation into a cross-platform, open-source project, Microsoft is turning its attention to a cadence of annual releases that will continue to expand and improve its performance and solidify .NET as a leading framework.

  • The first release, .NET 6, is expected to ship in November of this year, and with it will come a host of new features and improvements related to app performance, control themes, and faster…

by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resources We Found Interesting

Top 7 Most Popular Agile Estimation Methods — For User Stories

Within Agile Estimation, user stories are an informal, general explanation of a software feature written from the perspective of the end-user or customer. They help shift the focus from writing about requirements to talking about them.

  • Here is a look at seven of the most popular methods to estimate story points including tips about the situations in which each method is best suited. Link To This Article & Others

Agile’s…


by Tom Helvick

Welcome to our weekly edition of the Dev Digest where we put together the best links to help you stay on top of what’s happening in the world of software and web development. From top stories to development tips, professional advice, and more, we’ve collected the best articles, stories, and videos of the week from across the web. Now let’s get to it.

Outside Resources We Found Interesting

Predicting The State of Front-End Development — 2021 Edition

As the author of this article notes, perhaps the most interesting aspect concerning what we can expect from front-end development in the next year is that the biggest developments are unlikely to be traditionally front-end concerns.

  • Learn which front-end developments we can expect to see more of, from a first glimpse at container queries to the growth of WASM-based solutions to the increased use of BFF technique, and more.

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