Tech Pros: Boost Your Skills With These 14 Resources

YouTube is one of my greatest resources. It is truly the wealth of human knowledge, in full-motion videos that are searchable and easily consumed. Nothing compares to real people sharing wisdom and opinions for all to see and comment on. It’s what we should rely on as the default means of record-keeping. Nothing else compares.

~ Tom Roberto

 

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11 Ways To Address Security From The Start Of Your Tech Project

When looking at a product, you should always be designing for set functionality, like an appliance. When the environment is static, it’s far easier to have strong security. Open-ended functionality, open architecture or long lists of variables end up crippling security protocols and create a breeding ground for hacks and potential security breaches. It’s not bad to be locked down and static.

~ Tom Roberto

 

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Should Everyone Learn To Code? 15 Tech Pros Weigh In On Why Or Why Not.

Learning to code is like learning a language. It’s necessary in some situations, and handy from time to time. Learning logic is more like learning to communicate. It’s not the same as coding. Far too many technologists fail to understand how computers and code work, which is far more fundamental than the language itself. Understanding logic is not coding, but not addressed by far too many folks.

~ Tom Roberto

 

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