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By: Michael Nunez

April 20th, 2017

Tail Call Optimization with Fibonacci in Elixir

Languages, Tools, Frameworks

This article orignially appeared on Michael Nunez's personal blog in January 2017.

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By: Benjamin Blair

April 18th, 2017

Stride's 4th Annual Ski Trip to Plattekill Mountain

Teams | Stride News

In mid-February, I walked into a room to grab a snack. One of my colleagues, we’ll call him William, was telling me that he wanted to go on this ski trip his friends were organizing. The dialog went like this:

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By: Michael Nunez

April 18th, 2017

[Podcast] The Rabbit Hole Episode 02: TDD

Stride News | Agile/XP

The first full length episode of Stride’s podcast, The Rabbit Hole, is now live! This week’s topic is Test Driven Development, or TDD.

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By: Madelyn Freed

April 12th, 2017

How to Tell When No One Trusts Each Other at a Company

Teams

Here's an easy test. Do you have a regular status meeting with several teams? The kind where you go around the table, giving updates? Next time you have one, notice if anyone ever gives bad news from their teams. Does anyone ever say they missed a deadline or misunderstood something?

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The Enterprise Guide to Launch MVPs

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By: Michael Nunez

April 11th, 2017

[Podcast] Introducing Stride's New Podcast: "The Rabbit Hole"

Stride News

You can now stay up to date on the latest tech insights while you’re on the go, with Stride’s new podcast: The Rabbit Hole. Our weekly podcast features discussions for developers by developers, about all things technology and software development.

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By: Debbie Madden

April 4th, 2017

Equal Pay Isn’t Just Lip Service - It’s What You Do When No One’s Looking

Teams

Twice in my career, I’ve left jobs because of gender discrimination resulting in unequal pay. One time I quit. The other time I got fired.

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By: Madelyn Freed

March 31st, 2017

Pesky Human Optimism

Agile/XP

This article orignially appeared on Madelyn Freeds personal blog "The Marzipan Hub" in March 2015. Today I’m going to be talking about Agile Story Estimates. Please don’t go. However, this post assumes you know a little about how agile software development is done, with user stories and story estimates. As long as you know the definition of those words, you’ll be good.

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By: David DiPanfilo

March 28th, 2017

The Intersection of Teaching, Coding, and Consulting at Stride

Teams

“How many people here have teaching experience?” our CEO Debbie Madden asked the group of software developers at my first Stride off-site last week. Over 90% of hands in the room shot up. A former Teach For America Corps Member myself, I wasn’t surprised to find myself surrounded by teachers, as Stride takes great care in its recruiting process to ensure that it not only hires talented developers but also effective communicators.

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