Ice Cream Bots, Cyberpsychology, & More…

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.

Angular Development — Part 2: Observables

Observables are a powerful tool that helps Angular applications be reactive and clean. However, there are some potential pitfalls with their usage that developers should consider…

  • Observables are streams of data used to inform various parts of the application of a change that may be relevant to that functionality. In part two of our Angular Development series, we discuss some best practices when it comes to Observables, some opinionated ideas, and a few potential pitfalls to watch out for. Read Article

Top Story

All the Best IT Stories Involve Ice Cream…

  • After repeatedly encountering broken ice cream machines at a certain fast-food chain, one developer took matters into his own hands, developing a bot that will tell you beforehand if a particular location has a non-functioning ice cream machine. Read Article

Developer Corner

Tips For Writing Cleaner Code…

  • Clean code is easier to manage and makes software more efficient. Here are five techniques for writing cleaner code and ultimately becoming a better programmer. Read Article

Understanding User Engagement…

  • We all know that certain apps or software designs are more engaging than others, but do we understand it? Cyberpsychology is the study to better understand the relationship between human behavior and digital technology. Here’s what you need to know about it and, more importantly, how you can use it to drive user motivation and engagement. Read Article

How To Set Your Applications Apart From The Competition

Professional Advice

Agree to Disagree? Maybe Not…

  • Disagreements happen, but what do you do when you have a disagreement with a coworker or boss? Agree to disagree? Learn why this may not be the best approach and what you should try instead. Read Article

Tips For An Exceptional Tech Resume…

  • An exceptional resume maybe all that stands between you and an interview for your dream tech job. Here are six tips that can you help you impress a hiring manager. Read Article

Your Dream Job Might Be Waiting For You Here

Originally published at on October 29, 2020.



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