5 Ways to Improve Engineering Teams

Teamwork gets faster results. Teamwork is a vital element for successful engineering. Engineers have to function well in a team-oriented environment to accomplish tasks, especially when working on big projects. Strong teamwork allows engineers to adjust to changes, adapt to diversity and in turn, increase productivity. Here are 5 tips on how you can build stronger engineering teams. 1 — Align Goals …

4 Ways to Make Your Code More Reusable

Reusable code saves time, energy and cost making it vital in software development. Consider these 4 essential attributes to make your code more reusable: 1 — Modularity Plan and identify the parts of your software which needs to be divided into chunks. Divide a software system into multiple independent modules and make each class/method do just one thing. Modularization makes …

5 Steps to Better Time Management via Chunking

Managing one’s time is a real challenge in today’s wonderful technological world. Multitasking to do more is all the rage but does it work? Studies show that if you increase the number of tasks you need to pay attention to, this results in bottlenecks which disrupt your ability to make decisions. Doing two or more tasks at once usually leads …

HEIF Image Container Format Leverages H.265/HEVC to Store Photos and Image Sequences

A few years ago, Google introduced WebP image format leveraging VP8 video codec, and the Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) has decided to do something similar but instead of using VP8, they went with their own H.265/HEVC video codec for HEIF image container format. HEIF stands for High Efficiency Image File, and is defined by ISO/IEC 23008-12 (MPEG-H Part 12). …

How to Run Linux on RISC-V with QEMU Emulator

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