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The Pragmatic Engineer in 2022

The Scoop: The 2022 Hiring Market, as seen by Hiring Managers

The Staff Engineer’s Path: You’re a Role Model Now (Sorry)

Performance Calibrations at Tech Companies: Part 2

The Scoop #34: A Return to the Office (RTO) wave?

Performance Calibrations at Tech Companies: Part 1

The Scoop: The 2022 Hiring Market, as seen by Tech Recruiters

Real-World Engineering Challenges #7: Choosing Technologies

The Scoop #33: Will Google start to pay less, over time?

The Story of Linear as told by its CTO

The Scoop #32: Meta's Historic Layoffs

Measuring Engineering Efficiency at LinkedIn

The Scoop #31: Cruel Changes at Twitter

The State of Frontend in 2022

The Scoop #30: Turmoil at Twitter

Game Development Basics

The Big Tech Hiring Slowdown Is Here and it will Hurt

Is there a drop in native iOS and Android hiring at startups?

The Scoop #29: Netflix revamps its compensation philosophy

Preparing for performance reviews ahead of time

The Scoop #28: Klarna’s struggles and Lyft’s freeze

Real-World Engineering Challenges #6: Migrations

The Scoop #27: Meta’s Historic Growth Challenge

How Uber is Measuring Engineering Productivity

The Scoop #26: Formerly high-flying companies now struggling

Resiliency in Distributed Systems

Consolidating Technologies

Internal politics for software engineers and managers: Part 2

Inside Pollen’s Collapse: “$200M Raised” but staff unpaid - Exclusive

The Scoop #25: A chilly market continuing to cool

What is Data Engineering?

The Scoop #24: Office Shutdowns and Return to the Office at Apple

My learnings a year into writing a paid newsletter

Internal Politics for Software Engineers and Managers: Part 1

The Scoop #23: Re-levelling at Netflix

Real-World Engineering Challenges #5

The Scoop: Microsoft’s 2022 Compensation Numbers - Exclusive

From a Non-Traditional Background to Director of Software Engineering at Spotify

The Pragmatic Engineer: Year One

The Scoop #22: Freezes at Microsoft, Hiring Slowdowns Across the Industry

Community Thread: What approach helped adopt new engineering practices?

Efficient Remote Work for Tech Teams

The Scoop #21: One Deep Layoff or Death By a Thousand Cuts?

Oncall Compensation

The Scoop #20: The e-commerce growth bubble pops

Healthy Oncall Practices

The Scoop #19: The Start of a Tech Winter?

Community Thread: What makes healthy engineering teams?

The Scoop #18: Big Tech Joins the Tech Cooldown

Profit Centers vs Cost Centers at Tech Companies

The Scoop #17: Dotcom Bust Vibes

Measuring Software Engineering Productivity

The Scoop #16: Why doesn’t AWS add spending limits?

Good Attrition, Bad Attrition for Software Engineers

The Scoop #15: a Reality Check for the Public Tech Markets

Engineering Planning with RFCs, Design Documents and ADRs

The Scoop #14: The Crypto Bust

20 Years of Software Engineering with Malte Ubl

The Scoop #13: Business as Usual in Parts of the Market

Community Thread: Measuring Engineering Productivity

Inside the Layoffs at Klarna

Preparing for Layoffs in Tech

The Scoop #12: Layoffs Upon Layoffs

Shipping to Production

The Scoop #11: Inside Pollen's Layoffs

Inside Meta's Engineering Culture: Part 2

The Tech Downturn

Inside Meta's Engineering Culture: Part 1

The Scoop #10: Another Chill Hitting the Tech Market

Navigating the individual contributor to engineering manager transition

The Scoop #9: Big Changes at Twitter, Netflix, Apple and Robinhood. More to Come?

Ways Staff and Principal Engineers get Stuck (and how to get Unstuck)

The Scoop #8: Netflix: What Happens When Growth Ends?

From Software Engineer to Senior Director of Engineering: Louie Bacaj

Inside the Longest Atlassian Outage of All Time

Dealing with a Low-Quality Engineering Culture at Big Tech

Inside Fast’s Rapid Collapse

A CTO’s Guide to Remote Compensation Strategies

The Scoop #7: Bonus payouts accelerating The Great Reshuffle

Retaining Software Engineers and Engineering Managers

The Scoop #6: the Start of the Great Reshuffle?

Working with a non-technical CEO

Designing a Payment System

Migrations Done Well

The Scoop #5: Return to the Office and SO Jobs Shutting Down

Hiring Software Engineers

Real-World Engineering Challenges #4

Inside Amazon's Engineering Culture

War in Ukraine - and Its Impact on the Tech Industry

Scaling Engineering Organizations with the Technical Program Manager Role

The Scoop #4: Remote work and Interacting with Recruiters

What TPMs Do and What Software Engineers Can Learn From Them

The Scoop #3: a Chilling or a Boiling Tech Hiring Market?

Software Engineers Leading Projects: Part Two

Real-World Engineering Challenges #3

Software Engineers Leading Projects: Part One

The Tech Hiring Market: 2022 Predictions

Becoming a Better Writer

The Scoop #2: The Hiring Market

Hiring Junior Software Engineers

Starting the New Year on the Right Foot