The dirty dozen of application development pitfalls - and how to avoid these all-too-common programming blunders.
Stories by Peter Wayner
How do you choose between one cloud of commodity machines and another? You have to get picky
Because programming is more fun when we take things to the extreme and obsess about the ‘right way’ to write code
It’s a classic Hollywood plot: the battle between two old friends who went separate ways.
With AWS Lambda, Google Cloud Functions, and Microsoft Azure Functions, a little bit of business logic can go a very long way
LAMP diehards take note: The flexible simplicity of MongoDB, ExpressJS, AngularJS, and Node.js is no joke
These strong alternatives to the popular languages are gaining steam -- and may be the perfect fit for your next project
The upstart Go is giving stalwart Java a run for its money on greenfield server-side web apps
Hot or not? From the web to the motherboard to the training ground, get the scoop on what's in and what's out in app dev
Here’s how the general-purpose favorite of scientists stacks up against the stat head’s data-honed tool of choice
Confidence in our power over machines also makes us guilty of hoping to bend reality to our code
Two of the hottest open source web dev tools butt heads over your next project
Chrome may be the world’s most popular browser, but it isn’t necessarily the best one
Build a web presence in minutes with DigitalOcean’s dead-simple cloud service
Here's how the old guard and upstart darling of the server-side web stack up against each other