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You may think that communication and social media strategies are completely disconnected from developers’ daily work. You would be wrong: companies that encourage developers to communicate get a great return on investment. Here’s why and how.

Developers are tech companies’ greatest assets. That may sound cheesy, but every time one of them is recognized within the community, she/he credits a little bit of his aura back to his employer. It’s basic: “If that dev is good, she/he has to work for a good company”. This type of activity is gaining momentum among communication managers, but they absolutely need the help of their developers to create quality content that will interest their peers. …


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If, like me, you’re a “non-developer” navigating in a team of developers, you may put your foot in it sometimes, even if you’re full of good intentions. But, there are ways of avoiding common mistakes if you want to pull off a decent conversation with an API developer. Here’s how.

“What’s the best language for developing a web API?”

I quickly learned that this question literally makes no sense. It’s like asking a mechanic what kind of spare parts he needs to fix a car. He’ll tell you that it depends on what’s wrong with the vehicle. The same goes for development languages. Some are meant to build dynamic pages, some are made to integrate systems more effectively and others are object-oriented. …


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If you’re able to understand complex algorithms and speak different programming languages, chances are, you’re probably quite good at collecting your thoughts and putting them down on paper. Here are a few ways to make your writing process easier.

Writing about what you do is an excellent way of improving your communication skills and showcasing your work to your company and more globally the tech community. At Dailymotion, we want to encourage our developers to write articles, and it’s my job to help get them started. Even if developers are often credited for having logical minds, it’s not easy for anyone to explain complex ideas or abstract concepts. …

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Julie Lambert

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