Why Junior Developers Aren’t Getting the Right Guidance at Work
It’s official: the oft-decried tech talent shortage is a myth. Droves of junior developers are entering the job market thanks to the skyrocketing popularity of computer science degrees and code bootcamps.
It's no secret that the tech industry has a diversity problem. Women make up a disproportionately small percentage of tech company workforces, and this is exacerbated in technical and managerial roles. I won't get into the multitude of reasons our world has gotten to be this way (see here, here, and here if you're curious). Thankfully, this issue has been gaining more attention in recent years, and a number of great organizations have sprung up to help educate and support companies, parents, and young people to change the status quo. A few weeks ago, Yeti had the opportunity to help out with ChickTech's high school event in San Francisco.
Philippe: French Intern
Over the summer Yeti hosted Phillipe Burton, our first French Intern. Over the course of his time at Yeti HQ he worked on building out our internal ios tools, met some cool people and earned some sweet snow shoes for his next adventure in Alaska. This is his story.
Bug Reporting Basics
In this post we will be covering the basics of bug reporting. We want to make sure all users understand the importance of a well documented bug and how it can help their development team diagnose and solve problems as efficiently as possible. I won’t get into the details of a bad bug report here but will instead focus on the format we find most helpful to us when on a bug squash.
Demo Day at Rocket U
On a foggy San Francisco Thursday in August, our first cohort of students graduated from RocketU. We kicked things off with, “Demo Day”, an event where students presented their capstone projects to friends and family, the rocketspace community, potential employers and other interested developers.