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Engineering Leader’s blog

Learn from some of the most accomplished engineering leaders. This blog brings you key insights from fellow engineering managers and tech leaders to level-up your management skills and to take your developer team to the next level.

Knowledge Sharing: A Sneak Peek into Facebook’s Engineering Teams

by Gábor Zöld / January 6, 2021

Level-up Engineering podcast #34

Interview with Balázs Balázs, former Engineering Manager at Facebook about the knowledge sharing strategies he's used over the years with his engineering teams. You'll get tips, tricks and real stories from behind the scenes about how knowledge sharing works with real people, rather than how it should work in an ideal situation.

7+1 Serverless Trends You Need to Know in 2020

by Gábor Zöld / September 23, 2020

State of Serverless 2020 Report

We give you the top 7+1 serverless trends based on research data. Benefits of using serverless, top serverless providers, top programming languages, use cases, biggest challenges, the community's wishlist for changes and much more!

Clean Code: The Manager’s Guide to Building Quality Software

by Gábor Zöld / April 22, 2020

Level-up Engineering Podcast #15

Clean code is the most essential part of building great software with your team. In this interview Uncle Bob shares half a century worth of experience and practical tips about measuring code quality, leading your team, having them write clean code, and selling clean code standards to impatient clients.

Lean Poker: Agile Training Molded Into Team Building

by Gábor Zöld / February 26, 2020

We recently held a company-wide hackathon at Coding Sans, and went with making it a Lean Poker event. It proved to be a great way to teach agile principles to our developers, it was a lot of fun for everyone involved, and got everyone in the company closer together.

Keep Up with Technology Trends as a Tech Leader

by Gábor Zöld / January 30, 2020

Keeping up-to-date with the technology trends is absolutely essential for tech leads and engineering managers. Sharpening your managerial skills is just as important if you are to succeed at your job. But how to do it?

In this post we're taking a look at how successful tech leaders stay current with the trends, and what are the best ways to find great content, and the best format to consume them in.

Fabric.js Tutorial: The Ultimate Guide to Objects and Complex Shapes

by Barna Burom / November 13, 2019

Having troubles with Fabric.js? So did I. Let me show you how I overcame all the early obstacles you'll likely run into as well, and made one of the top drawing libraries work for me.

8+1 Tips and Tricks for Building Large-Scale Enterprise Angular Applications

by Bálint Mérő / October 2, 2019

How to design, implement and maintain large-scale enterprise applications in Angular, part II.
4+1 Code Review Tools and Linters to Help Your Team Write Better Code

by Gábor Zöld / August 28, 2019

Top 4+1 code review tools and linters to make sure your team writes quality, clean, and easily maintainable code reliably.

Code Review: Create The Culture, Learn The Best Practices

by Gábor Zöld / July 17, 2019

Code review is one extremely powerful tool in a developer team’s arsenal, yet it’s often neglected or used in a way that leads to toxic behavior, causing more harm than good. Code reviews done right can help your team share knowledge, which helps with mentoring interns and juniors tremendously, but experienced developers can always improve as well.

Technical Debt: Everything You Need to Know, and How to Manage It

by Gábor Zöld / July 3, 2019

Technical debt is an issue for everybody in the industry. Clients often don't even know, how much money it costs, but all developers know how much effort it takes to work with it. We put together a comprehensive guide on tech debt: everything you need to know about what it is, and how to prevent and manage it.