Software Development Month 2020

In October 2020, Software Development Month, Technical.ly focused extra reporting on topics like tech stacks, coding bootcamp trends, upskilling and technical side projects. Some big questions we sought to answer: What programming languages are most essential to know in 2020 — especially amid a COVID-shifted professional landscape? What companies have unique processes and strategies behind how their products come together? What resources are helpful to level up dev skills?

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Data engineers are in demand. Here’s what they do

By Stephen Babcock

Think of it as a back-end engineer for data. UMBC Training Centers’ Tom Cain discusses the role and skills needed in this in-demand tech job.