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9 Amazing Places to Find Skilled Developers

John Rampton | Posted 04.23.2015 | Business
John Rampton

If your business is tasked with finding a talented developer, there are many resources from which to choose. Review the offerings at each site, along with price, and find the one most likely to connect you with the developer you need.

Crossing the Chasm to Coding: Three Career Backgrounds That Might Help You Convert

Anthony Hughes | Posted 03.30.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

Companies like Uber and AirBnB are able launch full frontal assaults on the established market leaders because of the computing power we all carry with us all day, everyday.

Handy Tools Software Developers Love and Why They Love Them

Andre Bourque | Posted 05.02.2015 | Technology
Andre Bourque

Your team might well be satisfied with your current set of the tools, but it's always important to keep an eye out for alternatives, in the hopes of saving money or upping efficiency. New tools are popping up daily and it's useful to be aware of them, they just might be a better fit.

A Logical Guide to a Romantic Relationship

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

Anyone who has ever met me would attest to the fact that I am a very logical person. This clearly does not lend itself to highly romantic ideas like "love at first sight". If you are like me, then you can use Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles to guide you!

Do You Have What It Takes to Be a Software Developer? 4 Key Questions to Ask Yourself

Anthony Hughes | Posted 04.05.2015 | Technology
Anthony Hughes

There are many, many reasons why choosing the coder career path is a really good idea; there's just one little hitch: Only a small subset of the adult population have the appropriate attributes to succeed as a developer. Are you one of them?

5 Ways Platform Ecosystems Will Shrink

Sramana Mitra | Posted 01.17.2015 | Small Business
Sramana Mitra

I found the recent Developer Economics survey results astonishing. VentureBeat published an article titled: 10,000-developer survey: 2 percent of coders split staggering 54 percent of all app revenue. Here are some snippets.

11 Tricks to Get Engineers to Sort of Respect You

Sarah Cooper | Posted 09.23.2014 | Technology
Sarah Cooper

As we all know, software engineers are the smartest, sweetest, most pretentious bastards in corporate America. I should know  --  I'm engaged to one of them.

The Future Of Programming: 5 Reasons To Code In The Cloud

Andrew J Solimine | Posted 09.21.2014 | Technology
Andrew J Solimine

The modern day coder looks less and less like computer programmers of the past -- by way of cloud-based platforms and more accessible Learn to Code courses, we're seeing a democratization of coding, leading to a range of new stakeholders involved in the creation of innovative technologies.

PODCAST: WWDC Recap and the Erdős–Bacon Number

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 06.19.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss tech news and interview special, technically-skilled guests for the Floating Points Podcast. ...

Effective Development On a Mac

J. Randall Hunt | Posted 06.09.2014 | Huffpost Code
J. Randall Hunt

A lot of developers use Macs these days because it's the hot new thing. Unfortunately Macs are not the greatest development platform in the world out ...

Introducing ScaleSimple, An Open Source CDN

http://blog.dberg.org | Adam Denenberg | Posted 07.28.2014 | Huffpost Code

I am proud to announce that today we are open sourcing our project, ScaleSimple, an open CDN platform. Head on over to GitHub to see all the code. We ...

Big Moves in Hackathon World: Intel Acquires Hacker League

Amy S. Chen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Amy S. Chen

The hackathon realm is buzzing with the news of Intel's acquisition of Hacker League, the internet hub of many hackathons.

It's Not Too Late to Learn to Code (Or Do Anything, For That Matter)

Eden Full | Posted 11.30.2013 | Impact
Eden Full

My friends were working on interesting projects that I couldn't be a part of because I didn't have the skills, I couldn't even make basic changes to my own organization's website, and I felt crippled in a world where many up-and-coming ideas were articulated in a completely different language.

Hackathon + "DEVELOPNEUR" = Best Seed-Stage Investment Opportunities?

Franck Nazikian | Posted 06.25.2013 | Business
Franck Nazikian

In my mind, as a seed-stage investor, there is one much more straightforward way to source potentially great developneurs able to create seed-stage investment opportunities: joining a Hackathon.

Facebook Finally Got a Clue: Listen to Users

Christine Crandell | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Christine Crandell

Facebook's development team and its millions of users have been in a boxing match since the very beginning. Finally the users are winning.

The Tech Industry Is One of Subtle Sexism

Cerian Jenkins | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Cerian Jenkins

'Only having a laugh' sexism may seem harmless, but I'll be honest with you: it's exhausting. There's only so many times I want to have to fake a smile as a guy makes a crack about how the logo is well-placed on my t-shirt (right across my bosom).

Hacking Your Way Into The Workforce

John Pavley | Posted 08.04.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

If you are looking for work, or in danger of becoming out of work, there are concrete steps you can take to improve your situation. You can learn to hack. I know this formula for improving your employment options works: I did it myself 30 years ago.

Hacking the Kindle

Matt Sledge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Matt Sledge

Developers, jailbreakers and pirates are setting their sights on the Kindle, coming up with some surprisingly useful software for the purposefully stripped-down device. Will Amazon care?

Two Weeks of Insanity

David Thielen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
David Thielen

A cardinal rule in start-ups is don't plan on luck, but take full advantage of it when you get it.