The Valuable Dev

The Ridiculous Titles Held By Software Developers

We love, in the software industry, to give to each others titles. Junior developer, senior software engineering, front end programmer, and so on and so forth. Is these titles meaningful? What information do they carry about the people holding them? Can we think about a whole new set of titles, translating more accurately what really want companies from their developers?

Configuring The Window Manager i3

Using a window manager such as i3 offer many advantages: light, highly configurable, flexible, and easy to use only with a keyboard. You'll wonder why you used your mouse with your desktop environment all these years!

Burnout in Software Development Demystified

Burnout is on every lips nowadays: from 1974 to 2008, no less than 6000 resources have been written on the subject. However, in the software industry, this common phenomenon is still a stigma of weakness. People are afraid to speak or to hear about it, which prevent to solve the problem even more. What's burnout? How can we prevent it?