Welcome to our yearly recap of the top 10 articles on the Pluralsight blog! We compiled a list of all the articles that resonated most with readers in 2022, according to page views.
Check out the list below to see what our talented tech gurus found the most useful, along with a brief summary of what each article covers.
Some employers want you to have a degree before you can qualify for a job. Thankfully, there are a lot of options out there if you’re looking to get your foot in the door. We cover the seven most popular computer degrees for IT jobs, what kind of work they qualify you to do, and the levels of degrees you can attain.
There are lots of things that can make a code review “bad”: toxic comments, superficial feedback, vague advice, nitpicking, and more. This guide-length article covers how you can be a better code reviewer, and share a number of resources every developer should have in their bookmark bar.
This informative article gets right down into the fundamentals of changing Linux file permissions with the Linux chmod command, with handy screenshots and use case examples. Read it to learn when and how to use chmod +rwx, chmod +x, chmod 777, and more.
Certifications! They’re a great way to show off your skills and secure your dream job, or that big promotion. In this article, we cover the top 11 software developer certifications that you can earn today, including information about the skills tested, exam length, price, and training.
Did you know effective developer onboarding programs have eight key elements? Four of these elements take place sequentially, while the rest span the entire developer onboarding process and beyond. Read this article and make sure you have a plan for each element and all work arrangements—in-person, hybrid and remote.
What is subnetting? Why use subnetting? How do you calculate a subnet mask? If you’ve got these sorts of questions, this is the article for you. In this article, we share the secrets of subnetting. We also recommend checking out part 1 and part 2 of this series on IP addresses.
Hackathons provide countless benefits for every member of an organization from individual contributors across all teams to leaders and executives. Whether they lead to a new product feature or prototype that’s applicable to the business or not, they still have value — this article explains why.
Test-driven development (TDD) reduces rework and associated costs. After all, the earlier you catch a problem in the software development lifecycle (SDLC), the less it costs to fix. However, there’s a lot to take into account when it comes to implementing TDD. Read this article to learn about TDD benefits, downsides, barriers to adoption, and three common implementation errors.
It’s easy to forget about memory management in Python, because the language handles a lot of this for you. However, good developers should still track memory usage and look to lower it. In this article, we explore memory_profiler, a useful Python profiler package for Python memory management, and other tools to help you avoid memory leaks and dumps in the future.
There’s a good chance you’re already running daily stand-ups, but are they the best they can be? In this article, we share why you should start your stand ups with data to fine tune your daily software development meetings, and get ahead of potential problems before they become actual issues.
Editor’s Picks from 2022
It’s hard for us to pick out the best articles of 2022 — they say don’t choose between your children, right? Still, we’ve done just that; here’s the articles we feel are the stand-out pieces you should check out.
Get the inside scoop on Pluralsight’s 2022 State of Cloud report. Spoiler: leaders want more, but the workforce must upskill in order to execute cloud strategy.
Wondering if you should know about cloud computing? Here’s why all devs should be cloud capable, and why cloud certifications can be useful.
Looking to sit a cloud certification exam, or trying to get your team to take one? In this article, Evanna Kearins shares how she did both, and how you can too.
Thinking about getting into information security. Here’s what to expect if you’re looking to get into the field, and how to get your foot in the door.
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