What is server optimization?

Server performance optimization is a technical process to improve server efficiency for enhanced data processing and application configuration which would increase the overall server performance. Using a method called virtualization, physical hardware can be stabilized. This is one of the best practices for web server optimization. A company relies on the functionality and the availability of the server interface for the growth of its website hence, windows server optimization is necessary. Let us look into that in detail.

Why is web server performance optimization necessary?

Increased speed and high performance are the needs to satisfy end-users and this will happen if we do…

If you are looking to learn more about Ansible, Azure, Docker, Terraform, Kubernetes, and their roles in DevOps, then this blog post is for you. We continue our series of must-read books with 7 DevOps books to read in 2021, as recommended by our friends at Packt.

Azure DevOps Explained

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“ In my opinion, it is definitely one of the greatest books I ever read for DevOps.
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The search for a cloud-native database. As we move to the cloud, how do we evolve our data storage approach? Do we need a cloud-native database? What would it even mean for a database to be cloud-native? Let’s take a look at these questions. [DEVELOPERECONOMICS]

50 VS code extensions that will make you a better developer. Here is the curated list of the most useful extensions that help developers to increase their productivity and make them a better developer. [JAVASCRIPT.PLAINENGLISH]

Why programmers don’t…

Powering up your backend knowledge? Our friends at Packt have shared five backend books you should read in 2021.

Node Cookbook, Fourth Edition

Discover solutions, techniques, and best practices for server-side web development with Node.js 14

What reviews say:

“Want to learn Node.js, brush up on your skills, or discover the latest features of Node 14 and beyond? This book is for you! Written by a senior developer and Red Hatter, With a thorough presentation of everything Node, Bethany Griggs delivers from cover to cover in this latest Node Cookbook edition.

Node.js Web Development, Fifth Edition

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TypeScript 4.3 supports type specification for properties. Now available in beta, the upgrade to Microsoft’s typed JavaScript also introduces an override keyword and improvements to template string types. [INFOWORLD]

The pain points of C# source generators. For those that are unaware, source generators are a new feature added to C# whereby one can analyse existing source code and generate new source code all from C# itself. [TURNERJ]

Absolute start in machine learning. A useful post to help you get started in machine learning. [HEBERGEMENTWEBS]

The “Software Support” Economy. [4 min…

Next week is one of the most fun or hated days of the year (depending on who you ask) — April’s Fools! That’s April 1st in case you forgot because the days have blended too much during pandemic. Here are some pranks you can plan even if you’re trying to keep social distance. Got any memorable dev-related pranks to share? Let us know in the comments.

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Exercism. Level up your programming skills with 3,450 exercises across 52 languages, and insightful discussion with a dedicated team of welcoming mentors — 100% free. [EXERCISM]

Five backend books you should read in 2021…

What skills are you planning to learn as a frontend developer this year? Our friends at Packt have shared five frontend books you should read in 2021.

React and React Native

A complete hands-on guide to modern web and mobile development with React.js

What reviews say:

“I have books in my library older than most of the people I work with, maybe 200+ at this point and I would put this among the top 10 for content. Great book if you’re looking to get into React and/or React Native and the follow-along code samples actually work — big kudos!”


This Sunday is March 14th, which means people around the world will be celebrating Pie Day (3.14, get it?) You can join the bandwagon and go for an actual pie 🍒🍅 or have a fun challenge, like this one by ProtoPie: a Pie Day Playoff with chances to win tech and subscriptions.

Let’s not forget, Monday March 8th saw the celebration of International Women’s Day. Our survey data shows that there was a jump from 14% to 20% in the past six months in terms of how many women are involved in software development.

We’ve shared a link to some expert advice on how to get the salary increase you deserve in 2021, plus additional resources for you to enjoy. What are your tips to asking for a raise?

Dev Resources & Articles

React performance optimization tips. In this post, Harsh looks into how we can improve the performance of React apps that need to render a lot of components on the screen. [DEVTO]

42 tips and tricks to write faster, better-optimized JavaScript code. Optimize your JavaScript code using modern techniques, tips, and tricks. [MEDIUM]

Java code quality tools recommended by developers. See what Java code tools are…

January is almost over. How did the first days of 2021 treat you?

We’ve been focusing on planning for an unpredictable future and have handpicked resources to help you achieve that.

Dev Resources & Articles

Personal strategic planning. This is a 4-step action plan to strengthen your personal skills. [BRIANTRACY]

Can you become a successful software developer without a CS degree? Here is Natalia Venditto’s opinion on this. Do you agree? [DEVTO]

Keep updated on latest iOS /Swift content. Filip Němeček has created this useful resource which aggregates over 400 blogs. [IOSFEEDS]

Use GitHub like a PRO! [Video] — 8 secrets, tips and tricks…

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