We took a moment to ask Matt Strumbly, one of the senior developers from Patriot’s software development team, his opinion on where to start if you’re in high school and want to learn how to code. What’s a good starting point while figuring out how to get into coding? I recommend that you go to […]
About Matt StrumblyMatt Strumbly is a Senior Software Developer at Patriot Software. Matt shares his knowledge in code and security with tips and tricks of the trade.
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What kind of interns does Patriot Software want? We don’t want software development interns that are looking for a job so they can come to work, do what they’re supposed to do, and then go home and shut it off. We look for people with passion or people who nerd out on software, because they’re […]
Does Security Need More Humans? The software needs to be able to notice context and meaning the way a human would. You can teach a computer to do this but it requires a very individual, custom implementation, which makes it very expensive. Which, of course, means security is not happening as fast as the IT […]
A lot of companies like to complain about learning curves, silos of knowledge, productivity, throughput, and wasting time while onboarding developers. Good news for them—paired programming solves a lot of these complaints, if not all of them. When you’re onboarding new employees in software development, those new hires are essentially jumping into a giant vortex […]
At Patriot Software, we’re using one of the most up-to-date password hashing algorithms out there for our online accounting and payroll software, which is still considered cutting edge. Usually, people like to let a hashing algorithm run around for a while in the wild and see how it does. But we’ve adopted it very […]