Hello hello! I’m back with another installment of underrated posts of last week! Let’s check them out and see what the community has been up to.
2. Making your Apps More Secure
Our attackers keep getting better, and so must we. Joe writes about several commonly overlooked ways to secure web apps. Many of the examples provided are specific to Java, but it’s still a great post nevertheless.
Ten Ways to Secure your Applications
3. Writing Effective Bug Reports
The main output of testing is bug reports, and unfortunately far too many teams suffer from the consequences of badly written bug reports. Savvina describes how to write an effective bug report and increase the chances of getting all your bugs fixed faster. It’s really easy, as the only thing you need is a good pattern. Well-written bug reports are quicker for developers to fix, and quicker to re-test.
How to Write an Effective Bug Report (incl. template)
4. Using Technology to Enhance your Health
Health is a major concern in everyone’s life today. This article articulates this very effectively and Alison gives some neat examples of real-time applications with which we can update our health issues and can cure them within a reasonable time-frame.
5 Ways You Can Use Technology to Enhance Your Health
5. Teaching Adults How to Code
When teaching adults how to code, the best way to ensure success, according to Jared, is to cultivate a growth mindset with problem-solving heuristics, use articulate language, and promote fun. It’s a great read, especially because the fundamental concepts can easily be applied to any domain of knowledge.
How to Teach Adults to Code
6. Essential Skills for iOS App Developers
Here are 6 Skills explained by Ada James that every iOS app developer must know to be supremely hirable. It’s a very straight-forward post that explains what skills are indispensable for developers who want to stay at the top.
6 Skills That Every iOS App Developers Should Have to Know
7. Good Documentation Makes You Happy
Gabriele explains the importance of documentation and how it is more than just lines of comments on a function. Good documentation is a well written README.md, and it focuses on the whys more than the whats. We see a silly example and a few recommended practices to get started with a good README.md.
How to make your future self happy by writing good docs
That’s all for now. These were my personal favorite underrated posts from last week. I hope you liked this post. Tell me in the comments about your favorite posts of last week that went underrated! ❤️