Avoid Burnout as a Developer

Avoiding Burnout as a Developer

Josh Green Community, Soft Skills Leave a Comment

The IT industry is fast-paced and exciting, and yet, burnout is commonplace amongst developers. There are endless opportunities to learn new technologies, develop your skills, and hone your software development craft. IT work is also very accessible, meaning all you typically need is a computer and possibly an internet connection to start working.

Although they are positives in the big picture, these combined factors lead me to today’s topic: developer burnout. Developer burnout is a physical or mental collapse caused by excessive amounts of work or stress, and I’m sure all of us have experienced it in one way or another over the course of our careers. Burnout manifests itself in different ways for many different people. In this post, I’m going to go over some causes of burnout and how you can avoid it.

Lessons in Programming Java Robots

Brad Mongar Community, Opinion Leave a Comment

This year, I was a programming mentor in a robot building competition for high school students. Specifically, one of 11 mentors assisting 40 high-schoolers of the Park Hill Trobots team in the FIRST Robotics Competition.

In this blog, I discuss key lessons I learned as a programming mentor of high school students building a Java-based robot that could run, climb, balance, aim, and release projectiles.

Azure Serverless: Functions and Logic Apps

Dallas Monson Architecture, Azure, Consulting, Development Technology 1 Comment

This is a perfect opportunity for us to explore cloud serverless offerings as the ultimate contact-less development option. While COVID-19 continues to make face-to-face collaboration an impossibility, cloud-based applications and workloads provide a well-defined method for remote development and project deployment. Serverless offerings, like Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps, take this to the next level while allowing us, as developers, to focus only on our application functionality and not the backing infrastructure or uptime of servers. These serverless solutions will be the focus of this blog.

Keyhole Earns Microsoft Gold Competency Status

Keyhole Software Azure, Company News, Consulting, Keyhole Leave a Comment

We are excited to announce that Keyhole Software has achieved the Microsoft Gold Competency status. Joining this elite tier of Microsoft Partners signifies that Keyhole stands out amongst its peers and ranks as one of the best in application development competence with Microsoft technologies. It requires a history of success within the technology industry and a constant commitment to our …

March 31: Blockchain Revolution State of The Union

Keyhole Software Blockchain, Community, Company News, Educational Event, Hyperledger, Keyhole Leave a Comment

Join us for a remote Hyperledger meetup over the lunch hour! We’re choosing to host a virtual meeting due to COVID-19 and hope that you’ll be able to join us.

Hyperledger Fabric is a blockchain framework that gives you the tools to create public or private blockchain networks that share data securely. The Hyperledger Global Forum took place in early March and included a discussion by some of the heaviest hitters in blockchain technology.

This meetup will focus on the current state of Blockchain in 2020 and a recap of main conference topics. The discussion will also include an explanation of multiple use cases currently available in the wild.