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Andela Announces $200M Investment Led by SoftBank

The Series E financing values the global engineering network at $1.5 billion New York, USA – September 29, 2021. Andela, the global network for remote engineering talent, today announced $200 million in Series E financing that values the company at $1.5 billion. The round was led by Softbank Vision Fund 2 with participation from new […]

How to Make Your Own Docker Environment

Create using any language without a need to install dependencies within your environment In this article we will go through the procedure for developing your own isolated environment for app creation without installing specific app dependencies onto your computer. To run our ReactJS application, we will be using the program Docker. Prerequisites To work through […]

Using Golang to Create a RESTful JSON API

For this article, we are going to go through the process of creating an API that will let users both create and view events. In case you’re interested, you can find the final source code for this tutorial on GitHub. Steps to take before getting started To work through the tutorial, you need to have […]

Why You Should Switch to Redux Toolkit Library

When most engineers are working on a front-end project that requires using a state container, their go-to option is Redux. While Redux is undeniably an excellent choice for organizing your states, I would recommend another library from the team that developed Redux that will make the utilization of Redux for your project even easier. Described […]

Salesforce and the Future of Work

As the Director of Salesforce Solutions at Andela, I’m focused on ensuring that the clients we work with are able to find and hire highly-skilled engineers with expertise in Salesforce products and services. With the recent acquisition of Slack, the demand for talented Salesforce engineers is higher than ever before. This acquisition presents a tremendous […]

Hire Software Engineers Effectively with Andela

As the Director of Talent Operations at Andela, I am passionate about staying up-to-date on hiring trends so I am best able to connect world-class engineers with exciting job opportunities. And there’s certainly no shortage of trends to keep track of. Demand for engineers continues to increase and shows no sign of slowing down anytime […]

Andela Learning Community Surpasses 100,000 Learners

Following its Global Expansion, the Community Continues to Expand its Reach Lagos, Nigeria. August 24, 2021. Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, today announced a new milestone for its developer learning community. Andela Learning Community (ALC) has now surpassed 100,000 learners. Andela’s Learning Community (ALC) was launched in 2017 […]

Meet Andela at Money 20/20 on Oct 24-27

Join us at Money 20/20 from October 24 – 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Stop by our booth to discover how we can help you find the global talent that will make sure you deliver the innovation the fintech industry is known for! This premier fintech show promises to have some of the best in-depth […]

Andela Announces Global Talent Expansion

With Deep Roots in Africa, Andela Begins Global Expansion, Including a Major Growth of Engineering Talent in Latin and South America New York, NY (August 16, 2021) – Andela, the global talent network that helps companies build remote engineering teams, today announced the global expansion of their engineering talent. Expanding into new regions allows Andela […]

CIO 100 Virtual Symposium & Awards

Join us this year at CIO 100 Virtual Symposium & Awards, on August 17-18 & 24-25. At this event we’ll be joining the best and the brightest minds in IT for an immersive and interactive experience! We’ll have a virtual booth, and there will be a 15 minute fireside chat between Andela’s own VP of […]

A Day in the Life of an Andela Engineer

I love working in client success. Not only do I have the chance to connect directly with our client partners, but I also get to work directly with so many of our talented engineers all over the world.  At our recent webinar, I brought together Karim Hosny, Olla Ashour, and Mayowa Egbewunmi to ask them […]

What is Technical Debt and How Can It Be Measured?

There’s an old saying that goes something like this: “There is more than one way to crack an egg.” Software engineering is a perfect example of this concept, when engineering a software system there is almost always more than one way to accomplish any task. The challenge this versatility presents is finding the best way. […]

DevOps Meets Amazon Alexa Skills

Amazon Alexa and many other voice assistants are taking over the world with their automation of daily tasks. And, given how fast-paced our lives have become, it seems like there is no better way to stay on top than by utilizing these new innovations for your routine day-to-day needs! Throughout the course of this article […]

ReactJS Tutorial on Creating a Custom Select/Dropdown

Continuity of elements on a website across browsers is essential. I was excited to be asked to create a ReactJs tutorial for a custom select element so that when implemented on a website the dropdown menu looks the same in all browsers. This type of dropdown menu CSS can be necessary because the built-in browser select […]

Measuring Impact: A Recap From Our Engineering ROI Webinar

As the VP of Product at Andela, I know Engineering ROI is a crucial part of the planning process, and it’s something that I am constantly discussing with my partners in engineering leadership. At our recent webinar, co-hosted with Jellyfish, I spoke to Dana Lawson, VP of Engineering at GitHub, Juan Pablo Buriticá, former Head […]

TED Talk: Relevance in the Age of Digital Access

What does “relevance” mean in the age of digital access?  The world is changing and future jobs require that we take action to democratize access to digital skills. Possibly now more than ever, The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the opportunity cost of the digital divide. It’s time we did something about it.  What my journey […]