April’s Most Read Tech Stories — 2019

Below the the top 65 stories on Hacker Noon this month. We’ve curated them into these top categories: programming, blockchain, ux, careers, software development, cryptocurrency, mobile app development, venture-capital, and science.Photo credit.Get Published or Talk Shop today.

Read this small sample of April’s finest :-)


The 2019 Web Developer RoadMap

by javinpaul

The first section is about common skills which every web developer should know, while the second and third section is about front-end and back-end development.

8 Top Programming Languages & Frameworks of 2019

by Ayesha Cuthbert

How to hire the best developers

by David Gilbertson

Programming Language Trends (Q2 2019)

by Hacker Noon Dev

20+ websites to Learn Programming for Beginners (FREE)

by javinpaul

Go is on a Trajectory to Become the Next Enterprise Programming Language

by Kevin Goslar

How I configure VSCode for Everything

by Aman Mittal


One secret to becoming a great software engineer: read code

by Namil Delal Think of Joan Didion, who typed out Hemingway’s sentences at 16, so she could learn how sentences work. Or think of Abraham Lincoln, whose later lyricism sprung from his beloved King James Bible.

Trunk-based Development vs. Git Flow

by Konrad Gadzinowski

My Plan to Code A Paperless Future

by Lajos Deme

How Not To Kill Your Software Project

by Tomer Dicturel

High Level Overview of Apache Spark

by Eric Girouard

Hacker Noon 2.0 Dev Update 2: Electric Boogaloo

by Austin Pocus

The future of software development: freelance, AI-assisted, and rickety

by Joe Corey


How We Achieved Nearly 4 Million Impressions by Getting Featured in the App Store.

by Ryan ByrneAfter our hands ached from countless congratulatory high-fives, we started to think: Does this mean we finally made it? Can we all retire now and live out our 30s sipping piña colada and lounging on the beach? And, oh shit — are our servers ready for this traffic?

Flutter — NOT yet another x-platform framework

by TruongSinh Tran-Nguyen

Top Mobile Application Development Trends 2019

by Shifa Martin


Why UX Design Must Be the Foundation of Your Software Product by Lina Danilchik

“A user interface is like a joke. If you have to explain it, it’s not that good.” — Martin LeBlanc, Iconfinder

Will These UX Trends Stick or Fade Away?

by Miklos Philips

The Death of App Attribution

by Alex Bauer

Dress To Kill: Methods To Improve Your App’s First Time User Experience (FTUE)

by Akhila Nageswaram


Leadership Hack: The Pizza Model for Happy and Productive Teams by Adi Oz

My first year as a manager in a software company was very challenging.Not only was I managing six people directly, but three of them decided to quit during that year.

Engineering Management Philosophies and Why They Matter Even if You are Not a Manager

by Annie Zhou

Why the Best Platform for Job Seekers is Not LinkedIn

by David O.

6 Ways to Be Happier at Your Unfulfilling IT Job

by KaylaMatthews

Marissa Mayer Interview: How a Revenue Guarantee Almost Killed Google

by Charlie Treichler

How My Failure to Speak Persuasively Stalled My Global Career

by Cagatay Yazici

10 Life Lessons from 8 Startups

by Dominik Vacikar

How to Structure Learning for Maximum Return

by Vasya Drobushkov

When Do You Become A Developer?

by Steph Smith


Can Blockchain and Privacy Save Facebook?

by Asheesh Birla…to truly succeed with this new business model, the company must rethink the way it monetizes content across its platform. One solution would be developing a third-party app ecosystem around content — an ecosystem where financial services and payments are key. Blockchain technology, built and maintained by the company’s in-house blockchain group, would be the ideal engine to power these new services, everything from Facebook’s private messaging to the transactions that take place across the platform.

The Vision for a more Decentralized Web

by Tautvilas Mečinskas

Secondary Market Liquidity For Security Tokens: Part 1

by Adriaan Jacob Brouwer

First of the Grand Masters Goes on the Blockchain!

By Laurie Dunn

The State Of The DAOs

by Vu Gaba Vineb

What is Q DAO and USDQ StableCoin? Fully Explained

by Alena Kalionova

TRON’s New Sun Network Highlights the Pivotal Role of Sidechain Technology

by Michiel Mulders

How the utopian vision of Web 3.0 clashes with reality

by Marlene Ronstedt

Growth Hacking a Blockchain Startup — with Content Marketing

by Mayank Gulati

China Regulators: “New Engine of Digital Economy is Blockchain, not Mining.”

by Amy kang

The ICO to STO Evolution is Complete. So, What’s the Difference?

by Andrey Sergeenkov

Blockchain as the Next Evolutionary Step of the Open Source Movement

by Tal Kol


How You Make Money From Building A Startup

by Mahbod MoghadamAlthough I am not an engineer and I didn’t build either of my apps, I like to think that I was a crucial element in building both of them. I was an addicted — albeit shitty — user of both platforms, and I got other like-minded people to use them as well.

Understanding Market Capitalization in Crypto

by Winfred K. Mandela

IEOs Represent the Next Transformative Step Forward in Digital Fundraising

by Sadie Williamson

Developer Relations and Tech Evangelism With Rachel Black of Lisk

by Chris Chinchilla

Game of Crypto-Thrones

by Alena Nariniani

Predicting a Crypto Summer in 2021

by Ted Shabecoff

Bitcoin Bear Market Diaries Volume 19 Max Keiser

by Pirate Beachbum

Why You Shouldn’t Start a Crypto Company

by Sam Trautwein

Not All Crypto Market Making Is Made Equal

by Chris Mann

Stable Coins and the Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrency

by Mina Down

Cryptocurrency Adoption Is Already Happening. But When Will It Go Global?

by Serge Vasylchuk

Top Green Mining Crypto Projects

by Eric Bal

It’s 2019. Where the f*ck is Our Global Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System?

by Tom Howard

Crypto Investors: Did You Already Miss the Next Evolution of Blockchain Fundraising? Memes Are Back.

by Sherman Lee

Crypto is Financial Unbundling

by Haseeb Qureshi


The Quantum Computer: Annihilator of Contemporary Blockchain Technology

by James Dargan

Quantum computers are the new dawn. Only recently, IBM Research announced it had created the Q System One quantum computer, which it states on its YouTube channel:

‘enables universal approximate superconducting quantum computers to operate outside the research lab for the first time.’

How Ethics Can Hold Us Back — Science has always been a race to the finish line

by Jessie Smith

16 Best Resources to Learn Quantum Computing in 2019

by Kirill Shilov

Quantum Computing Explained — It’s Rocket Science Does Venture Capital have an Ego Problem? By Christian Jantzen

by Jerry Qu


Does Venture Capital have an Ego Problem?

by Christian JantzenAs someone who entered the industry recently, I’ve experienced the ego trap first-hand. Not long after launching my own fund, I started experiencing days where I feel like the master of the universe. Days that go something like this…

How Dawn Dickson Overcame the Bias of Venture Funding

by Howard Marks

What are you optimizing for? A lesson from machine learning

by Taylor Clauson

Why content, not tech, is king in podcasting

by Justine and Olivia Moore

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Publication date: 
04/30/2019 - 21:52

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