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The 8 Best Podcasts for Developers in 2020

Staying on top of our game as developers can mean stalking new libraries and updates to our favourite languages. Maybe reading some industry blogs. But I never wanted to be a narrow-minded specialist – and that is why I enjoy a weird podcast or two every day.

Why Online Voting is Still a Terrible Idea?

So, you want to vote online. I understand you. I do.

Especially in times of raging pandemic, lockdowns, face mask and the whole shebang, voting should be made easier. Uber Eats easier. Revolut easier. But why it can’t be? Let me explain.

Amazon Honeycode and the promise of low-code development

“Building apps” is actually an extremely wide subject. From complex, machine learning assisted solutions for tough business cases, up to simplistic planners and message boards, you get what you put in. A growing subset of this industry is low-code or no-code development.

Why Teams Will Defeat Slack in the Long Run

Collaboration software is present almost in every business, in one form or another. The one that first comes to mind and was in many ways a precursor of the field – Slack – has found more and more capable rivals with every passing year. However, now in 2020, Teams by Microsoft seems like it will lead the pack for a while.

5 top-tier companies that use Elixir

Elixir is a pretty capable language - and it consistently ranks near the top of most loved and wanted languages rankings. It has a large following and some very persuasive preachers as well. But that would not be enough to make me like it – what I need as real proof of its strengths is real businesses that strive with Elixir.

That’s what this list is all about – a bunch of stories from top companies that chose Elixir and never looked back. Let us show you how its power and versatility shows in practice.