Questions tagged [software-development]

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Is a low bus factor a good or bad thing for those managed by the person who is the bus factor of 1-2?

Posted on behalf of a friend. My friend recently had her boss quit. Her boss had been there for 13 years and in that time, had never taken vacation and always did the oncall work. He abruptly quit ...
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Is it ever appropriate to tactfully speak your mind regarding your work supervisor without using inappropriate language?

I'm working in a temp development contract as a front-end developer. During the interview process, I expressed my background as more full-stack to back-end than pure front-end. Despite my honesty ...
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Can I work extra hours freely and voluntarily?

I work as a software developer for a company based in Spain. I really enjoy developing software and actually I do it in my free time quite often. In my team we have a long list of "nice to have" ...
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How to deal with a manager who doesn't follow process

I'm a software developer and we've recently implemented code reviews. The process should go like this: The developer submits a pull request. The developer's partner reviews the code, and approves it/...
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4-month internship and likely job afterwards: how hard should I negotiate wages now?

Context I am considering an offer I have received. It consists in a four-month internship, paid hourly, leading explicitly to a full-time position (if all goes well, obviously). Being intern prior ...
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Point out errors in a company's website during interview [duplicate]

Today I was preparing for an in person interview at a startup company and happened to notice a couple of inconsistencies in their website (inconsistent product launch dates, some typos in unit ...
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Getting your message around scrum master? [closed]

Sometimes it happens that being a part of team, my manager won't understand why it cannot be the way something was example. I am working on a very very bad code clean up and making changes for a ...
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How to handle situation when I don't have enough to do? [duplicate]

I have almost 8 years commercial experience, and I've been working for my current company for 2-3 years now. My problem is I don't feel like I'm doing any work at all. For a whole year I was working ...
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How to handle subpar developers [closed]

I have co-workers who are supposedly senior engineers, device driver developers, firmware engineers who have been working on Linux based systems for 5 or more years and 20 years or more in total. But ...

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