The Clear Function Blog
Here you’ll find articles from our team, as well as guest authors, about anything from software development to running a small business.
Here at Clear Function we’ve been experimenting with new tools in cloud native computing, specifically serverless functions and container orchestration technologies like Kubernetes. Today I’d like to tell you a bit about serverless computing, why you might use it, and what resources are out there to help you get started. Functions as a service (often […]Read More
There are many in the development community who recognize and espouse the wisdom of having a common style guide for writing code. The benefits include things such as consistency, ease of developer onboarding, and more. Perhaps even more important is that it helps to avoid so-called religious debates… for example, should we use “tabs” or […]Read More
If you have ever received an estimate for a software project that turned out to be off, off by a long shot, then you’re not alone. The estimates of most software developers often miss by a factor of two to three. Here’s an axiom you can bank on: The less experience the developer has, the […]Read More
We’ve written before about different pricing models that you can use for your next software project. But what about agreeing on the price tag with software developers? There’s no such thing as perfect software. Software is never finished, which can often mean that pricing isn’t, either. No matter how in-depth your requirements document, changes to […]Read More
Smart, capable developers differentiate themselves. That’s one of the things that makes them smart. But there’s a catch. When we’re thinking about how to set ourselves apart, we’re obviously biased in favor of… ourselves. The things that we like most about ourselves will be the ones we emphasize in an interview—whether or not the company […]Read More