I’m an active Twitter user and I follow a lot of tech people there. Most of them create great content that I really enjoy reading and I believe this is what makes our tech community great.

For the past year, I’ve been thinking about creating content myself, mainly because I’ve noticed a lack in the content I’d like to consume. There are a lot of great resources about frontend development, JavaScript, Node, etc which I read out of curiosity, but it’s not all of the content I’m most interested in.

I’m a backend engineer who also enjoys team collaboration, being…

If I wanted to summarise all the programming languages and paradigms that I’ve used throughout my entire student life and professional career I don’t think I’ll be able to write them all down, but I’m gonna give it a try to see how many I can actually remember, not to show off but to show you, my dear reader, why you should continuously learn even after becoming an expert in some language or paradigm.

  • GaCeLa — imperative: A GCL implementation by Dijkstra used in my university. My first programming language, imperative and easy to write.
  • Modula-2 — imperative/modular: we use…

If you are someone that regularly uses the internet, you have probably come across Reddit and the subreddit called /r/explainmelikeimfive. Here, people ask questions and others can answer them in very simple words, like there are explaining to a 5-year-old.

As part of the Women’s International Day initiatives @ XING, led by the amazing lauragrau, we, a group of female software engineers went to a school to talk with kids about what it's like to be a programmer and what we do in our day to day life.

I’ve been working as a Software Engineer for a little over 6 years already and I have come along away to actually consider myself a “senior” software engineer (I still don’t, to be honest. There is so much out there to learn). Battling imposter syndrome, moving countries, and finally accepting that I didn’t have enough experience yet to be called a senior engineer, here I tell you my story.

My journey began with my first job at Akdemia, I was required to do an internship in order to get my CS degree so I started as an intern for building…

A couple of weeks ago I attended to the FullStackFest in Sitges, it was great to get to know people with the same interests as me and also a fantastic opportunity to present my first lightning talk ever.

The conference lasted 3 days, and in between coffee breaks I was helping my colleagues in the stand of the company I work for, so I could talk to many of the attendees, this made me realise how smart everyone was and how we were all there to learn from each other. …

Carla Urrea Stabile

Software Engineer @ XING. Let’s see how this goes…

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