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An international career in software development: Metabob’s Sako Mammadov

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September 15, 2022
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Today, we sit down with Metabob DevOps Manager, Sako Mammadov, to hear about his journey to Metabob and why he feels Metabob’s tool is so influential.
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How to measure developer productivity?

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September 15, 2022
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Upon doing research for this post, we were thinking of the ways friends at certain FAANG companies talked about their work. Often nonchalantly, they describe their days as mostly consisting of working 3-4 hours, checking off their work tickets and punching out 40 full-time hours...
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Scratching the surface: reducing noise from automated code reviews.

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July 8, 2022
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When talking to different members of engineering teams through research efforts at work, it has become apparent that code reviews take an awful lot of time from engineers’ daily work hours...
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Breaking Down Compiler-related Jargons

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July 5, 2022
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Working with Compilers can come with its learning curves. To truly get acclimated and to make sure that you are translating languages accurately and with little uncertainty, we’ve compiled (pun very much intended) a list of must-know vocabulary to get you started on the right foot!
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The Future of Code Development

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June 29, 2022
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Coding has become the necessary currency of the new job market. From high budget campaigns with former President Barack Obama encouraging Americans to learn computer science, to Apple’s new collaboration with the Boys & Girls Club of America to launch a new coding program, computer science is being taught earlier and earlier and has now become an essential part of a well-rounded education.
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What is BERTopic ? - Metabob’s AI team is testing another topic modeling technique

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June 29, 2022
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A topic model is a type of algorithm that scans a set of documents (known in the field of Natural Language Processing/NLP as a corpus), examines how words and phrases co-occur in them, and automatically “learns” groups or clusters of words that best characterize those documents. These sets of words often appear...
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How to quickly solve bugs in your code by using Metabob

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June 15, 2022
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As we all are aware, debugging and maintaining code is a daunting and time consuming task, especially when you are working on a number of different projects. Metabob helps you to identify and fix bugs as quickly as possible.
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The problem with static analysis tools – machine learning to the rescue!

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June 8, 2022
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Software maintenance is an expensive activity in the software lifecycle. Last minute change requests push developers to make “band-aid fixes” setting aside good design and implementation...
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Shift-left software testing - shifting even more left with Metabob

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June 2, 2022
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During the current times of software development, it is rarer and rarer for bugs to make it all the way to production. However, this doesn’t mean that organizations are not paying a high price for fixing bugs.
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What are coding sprints?

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March 4, 2022
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Coding sprints are one of the best ways to improve software development consistently and at a good pace, without making incredibly big changes all at once. This article is going to answer some questions one may have about coding sprints, how to plan them, and their relevance.
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Developer productivity tools – comparing Jellyfish and Metabob

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February 8, 2022
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There are dozens of developer productivity tools on the market looking to ensure productive, effective metrics for dev teams big and small...
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Chasing memory spikes and leaks in Python

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July 28, 2021
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After being a developer for so long - Fortran in 1979 followed by Pascal, C, Java, and settling on python in 1997 - I’m no stranger to memory leaks and spikes. I still love hunting down bugs . . .
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LDA and the method of topic modeling

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August 2, 2021
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Previously, we mentioned the need for Topic Modeling. One common application is an email filter. You train the model by feeding it many emails, each one labeled as “spam” or “urgent” or “work-related” or “promotion” or “social.”  . . .