April’s Most Read Tech Stories — 20191st May 2019
Below the the top 65 stories on Hacker Noon this month. We’ve curated them into these top categories: programming, blockchain, ux, careers, software development, cryptocurrency, mobile app development, venture-capital, and science.
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The 2019 Web Developer RoadMap
The first section is about common skills which every web developer should know, while the second and third section is about front-end and back-end development.
8 Top Programming Languages & Frameworks of 2019
by Ayesha Cuthbert
How to hire the best developers
by David Gilbertson
Programming Language Trends (Q2 2019)
by Hacker Noon Dev
20+ websites to Learn Programming for Beginners (FREE)
Go is on a Trajectory to Become the Next Enterprise Programming Language
by Kevin Goslar
How I configure VSCode for Everything
by Aman Mittal
One secret to becoming a great software engineer: read code
by Namil Delal
Think of Joan Didion, who typed out Hemingway’s sentences at 16, so she could learn how sentences work. Or think of Abraham Lincoln, whose later lyricism sprung from his beloved King James Bible.
Trunk-based Development vs. Git Flow
by Konrad Gadzinowski
My Plan to Code A Paperless Future
by Lajos Deme
How Not To Kill Your Software Project
by Tomer Dicturel
High Level Overview of Apache Spark
by Eric Girouard
Hacker Noon 2.0 Dev Update 2: Electric Boogaloo
by Austin Pocus
The future of software development: freelance, AI-assisted, and rickety
by Joe Corey
How We Achieved Nearly 4 Million Impressions by Getting Featured in the App Store.
by Ryan Byrne
After our hands ached from countless congratulatory high-fives, we started to think: Does this mean we finally made it? Can we all retire now and live out our 30s sipping piña colada and lounging on the beach? And, oh shit — are our servers ready for this traffic?
Flutter — NOT yet another x-platform framework
by TruongSinh Tran-Nguyen
Top Mobile Application Development Trends 2019
by Shifa Martin
Why UX Design Must Be the Foundation of Your Software Product by Lina Danilchik
“A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.” — Martin LeBlanc, Iconfinder
Will These UX Trends Stick or Fade Away?
by Miklos Philips
The Death of App Attribution
by Alex Bauer
Dress To Kill: Methods To Improve Your App’s First Time User Experience (FTUE)
by Akhila Nageswaram
Leadership Hack: The Pizza Model for Happy and Productive Teams by Adi Oz
My first year as a manager in a software company was very challenging.
Not only was I managing six people directly, but three of them decided to quit during that year.
Engineering Management Philosophies and Why They Matter Even if You are Not a Manager
by Annie Zhou
Why the Best Platform for Job Seekers is Not LinkedIn
by David O.
6 Ways to Be Happier at Your Unfulfilling IT Job
Marissa Mayer Interview: How a Revenue Guarantee Almost Killed Google
by Charlie Treichler
How My Failure to Speak Persuasively Stalled My Global Career
by Cagatay Yazici
10 Life Lessons from 8 Startups
by Dominik Vacikar
How to Structure Learning for Maximum Return
by Vasya Drobushkov
When Do You Become A Developer?
by Steph Smith
Can Blockchain and Privacy Save Facebook?
by Asheesh Birla
…to truly succeed with this new business model, the company must rethink the way it monetizes content across its platform. One solution would be developing a third-party app ecosystem around content — an ecosystem where financial services and payments are key. Blockchain technology, built and maintained by the company’s in-house blockchain group, would be the ideal engine to power these new services, everything from Facebook’s private messaging to the transactions that take place across the platform.
The Vision for a more Decentralized Web
by Tautvilas Mečinskas
Secondary Market Liquidity For Security Tokens: Part 1
by Adriaan Jacob Brouwer
First of the Grand Masters Goes on the Blockchain!
By Laurie Dunn
The State Of The DAOs
by Vu Gaba Vineb
What is Q DAO and USDQ StableCoin? Fully Explained
by Alena Kalionova
TRON’s New Sun Network Highlights the Pivotal Role of Sidechain Technology
by Michiel Mulders
How the utopian vision of Web 3.0 clashes with reality
by Marlene Ronstedt
Growth Hacking a Blockchain Startup — with Content Marketing
by Mayank Gulati
China Regulators: “New Engine of Digital Economy is Blockchain, not Mining.”
by Amy kang
The ICO to STO Evolution is Complete. So, What’s the Difference?
by Andrey Sergeenkov
Blockchain as the Next Evolutionary Step of the Open Source Movement
by Tal Kol
How You Make Money From Building A Startup
by Mahbod Moghadam
Although I am not an engineer and I didn’t build either of my apps, I like to think that I was a crucial element in building both of them. I was an addicted — albeit shitty — user of both platforms, and I got other like-minded people to use them as well.
Understanding Market Capitalization in Crypto
by Winfred K. Mandela
IEOs Represent the Next Transformative Step Forward in Digital Fundraising
by Sadie Williamson
Developer Relations and Tech Evangelism With Rachel Black of Lisk
by Chris Chinchilla
Game of Crypto-Thrones
by Alena Nariniani
Predicting a Crypto Summer in 2021
by Ted Shabecoff
Bitcoin Bear Market Diaries Volume 19 Max Keiser
by Pirate Beachbum
Why You Shouldn’t Start a Crypto Company
by Sam Trautwein
Not All Crypto Market Making Is Made Equal
by Chris Mann
Stable Coins and the Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency
by Mina Down
Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Already Happening. But When Will It Go Global?
by Serge Vasylchuk
Top Green Mining Crypto Projects
by Eric Bal
It’s 2019. Where the f*ck is Our Global Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System?
by Tom Howard
Crypto Investors: Did You Already Miss the Next Evolution of Blockchain Fundraising? Memes Are Back.
by Sherman Lee
Crypto is Financial Unbundling
by Haseeb Qureshi
The Quantum Computer: Annihilator of Contemporary Blockchain Technology
by James Dargan
Quantum computers are the new dawn. Only recently, IBM Research announced it had created the Q System One quantum computer, which it states on its YouTube channel:
‘enables universal approximate superconducting quantum computers to operate outside the research lab for the first time.’
How Ethics Can Hold Us Back — Science has always been a race to the finish line
by Jessie Smith
16 Best Resources to Learn Quantum Computing in 2019
by Kirill Shilov
Quantum Computing Explained — It’s Rocket Science Does Venture Capital have an Ego Problem? By Christian Jantzen
by Jerry Qu
Does Venture Capital have an Ego Problem?
by Christian Jantzen
As someone who entered the industry recently, I’ve experienced the ego trap first-hand. Not long after launching my own fund, I started experiencing days where I feel like the master of the universe. Days that go something like this…
How Dawn Dickson Overcame the Bias of Venture Funding
by Howard Marks
What are you optimizing for? A lesson from machine learning
by Taylor Clauson
Why content, not tech, is king in podcasting
by Justine and Olivia Moore
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