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9 Challenges Faced by Google Glass Developers

Share Developing apps for Google’s Android is usually smooth as glass. Developing for Glass? Not so smooth. Here are some complications that only Glassware developers will encounter. Google refers to the people who sport its Glass, the technology that doubles as eyewear, as “explorers.” But a more appropriate word might be “evangelist.” That’s because the […]

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Impostor Syndrome in the Workplace—and a Few Ways to Overcome It

Share Even the most brilliant developers, the most competent managers, have doubts about their abilities—despite evidence that their performance at work is acceptable, or even laudable. Why do we feel this way…and how can we feel better about our work and ourselves? “I worry every time I do a review,” said Alice, a technical writer […]

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How to Keep Your Technical Skill Set Perfectly Polished

Share Developers must keep learning, to stay on top of trends. But this comes at a cost: Each new area of expertise you develop leaves you less time to maintain your core competencies. Here’s how you can keep your skills relevant…particularly when your job requires you to work on a language or system that is […]

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The Mad Scientist’s Lair Construction Kit: A Software Developer’s Guide to World Domination

Share Are you thinking what I’m thinking? If it’s, “Software developers would make perfect mad scientists,” then the answer is “Yes” and “We may both suffer from megalomania, but my delusion is greater than yours.” But if you weren’t thinking that software developers would make perfect mad scientists, think again. Most software developers I know […]

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