Winning the Race, the Art of Debugging, & 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.

Custom Software Development — Why Custom Software Wins In The End

Remember the old fable of the tortoise and the hare? Comparing custom versus out-of-the-box software solutions is a similar story. Out-of-the-box software solutions for your business needs may get you out of the gate faster but in the end, the benefits of custom software will win you the race.

The Fastest Way to Build Custom Software is ‘Right’ the First Time

Top Story

Closing the Gap…

  • Cybercrimes are on the rise and according to this source, it’s not going to get better until companies and the industry back training to close a gap in the cybersecurity workforce. Read Article

Developer Corner

Top 15 Python Packages…

  • Tapping into user-contributed packages can take your Python projects to the next level. Not sure where to start? Check out this handpicked list of 15 packages covering everything from data visualization to progress bars and more. Read Article

Customized Onsite or Virtual Python Training

The State of DevOps…

  • The State of DevOps report is out. Here’s a recap of the key findings and a look at what to expect in 2021. Read Article

Professional Advice

The Brutal Truth…

  • Feeling overwhelmed? According to this article, there isn’t a tool or app out there that is going to help you from being overwhelmed. The good news? There is a solution. Read Article

The Art of Debugging…

  • Debugging is a fact of programming life. Admitting it is the first step and embracing it is the next. Check out these tips for mastering the subtle art of debugging. Read Article

Case Study — Resolving Critical Bugs in Tax Prep and Loan Application Software

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