AI changing how developers code and how companies hire developers
Monday, May 8, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
HackerRank released a new report on the state of AI-related coding skills and found that the nature of a developer's work is quickly evolving to keep up with advancements in Artificial Intelligence. As a result, how companies find, hire, and upskill developers must also change to match this emerging reality.
HackerRank surveyed more than 42,000 global developers ...
2021 Coding Week recap from industry experts
Monday, September 20, 2021 by Richard Harris
National Coding Week takes place during September 13 - September 19 and it is a great time to engage everyone into coding in a fun and easy way. According to an article from National Today, "92 percent of executives believe American workers are not as skilled as they need to be." National Coding Week is a perfect opportunity for improving your coding skills to...
Keep kids busy with SugarCoded by SmartGurlz
Friday, April 3, 2020 by Freeman Lightner
Are you looking for constructive ways to keep your children stimulated and engaged during the COVID-19 school shutdown? SmartGurlz founder Sharmi Albrechtsen beat out 40,000 other entrepreneurs on ABC's Shark Tank and negotiated with guest "shark" Richard Branson, before closing a deal with Daymond John on her line of groundbreaking toys that use an a...
eiPaaS value as seen from Jitterbit's CTO
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 by Richard Harris
Fragmented technologies have the power to stop an enterprise dead in its tracks. However, there is one secret weapon every business needs to give themselves a fighting chance to quickly grow to the levels of those other major companies. Enterprise integration has become the great growth enabler for today's enterprises. We spoke with, Manoj Chaudhary, CTO and VP...
National Coding Week Begins
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
As summer camps and organizations like Girls Who Code and iD Tech Camps continue to rise in popularity, the interest in developing coding skills at a young age reflects the growing number of coding jobs available. It is estimated that 1 million jobs related to computer programming will remain unfilled in 2020, with the field growing 12 percent faster than the ...
AI driven codeless testing solution drops from Perfecto
Thursday, March 14, 2019 by Richard Harris
Perfecto announced it will release Perfecto Codeless, an AI-driven codeless testing solution that allows teams to automate the process of writing test scripts regardless of skill level. Equipped with machine learning (ML) capabilities, changes to the test script are made agnostically, allowing scripts to continuously run and fix themselves without disrupting operations....
First crypto startup in India to be a part of Y combinator expands
Thursday, February 28, 2019 by Richard Harris
After operating in closed beta for the past few months and enabling trading worth $500,000, Mudrex, which was part of the Y Combinator Winter 2019 batch, is expanding to a wider, global audience. The platform allows crypto traders to automate their trading strategies without writing a single line of code.
“It seems obvious that the crypto markets, which were cr...
Game developers get the WRLDS SDK for free
Monday, October 15, 2018 by Richard Harris
WRLDS, the company that develops smart toys and platforms for connected play, announced the release of a new software development kit (SDK). The SDK will be free and easy to use and will give game developers a completely new medium to work with: an augmented reality (AR) and bluetooth-enabled connected ball with a bounce return rate of more than 70 percent.
National Coding Week is here
Monday, September 17, 2018 by Richard Harris
National Coding Week is upon us. That's why we thought it would be great to compile some quotes from industry experts to talk about what they think is most important about learning how to coding - a question seen through many different lenses.
“Today, software drives business. So, if an organization wants to excel, it needs to become a software-powered jugg...
Low code and no code app development benefits
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 by Richard Harris
No-code and low-code platforms serve development projects in a myriad of different ways. It’s all about assessing a business user's ability and the problem at hand to determine the best approach for the job.That's why we had a chat with John Carione, Product Marketing strategy at Quick Base to learn more about No-code and Low-Code application development.ADM: We've hear...
Creating customizable apps without a single line of code
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by Mike Gundling
When TerraGo came into being, field data collection typically meant printing paper maps and forms. After binding them for crews to take into the field, they would be used to perform and record asset inspections, preventive maintenance, site surveys, engineering reports and all types of field work in nearly every industry. Notes were taken with pen and pencil in massive ...
QuickBase predicts that developers are going to be redefined in 2017
Thursday, December 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
Editors note: 2017 Predictions from John Carione, Product and Corporate Marketing Leader at QuickBase
Agility 2.0: a new era of decision-making in the enterprise emerges.
Agile methodologies have completely changed how companies evaluate and implement technology solutions. In 2017, we’ll see a new wave of agile thinking enter the ent...
Chatting with HackerRank: Which country would win the coding Olympics
Monday, September 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently visited with Dr. Heraldo Memelli, Lead Technical Content Manager, HackerRank, about how their platform helps companies find the right developers based on coding skills, and the results from a recent survey. ADM: Tell us about your recent study.Memelli: Developers come to our platform to learn, practice and earn jobs based on their coding skil...
Checkmarx Tells Us Why App Developers Should Care About App Security
Thursday, August 18, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently had a conversation with Emmanuel Benzaquen at Checkmarx to talk about how they are able to scrutinize code with a fine-toothed comb and find vulnerabilities early and why other developers need to be doing the same. With clients such as Coca-Cola, SAP, and Salesforce, they seem to be carving out a niche for application security in the crowded tech-s...
Hiring is Hard: The Search for an Elite Mobile Developer
Friday, October 16, 2015 by Breanden Beneschott
Mobile growth is staggering. The number of people accessing the Internet through their smartphones has more than doubled over the last five years. That means twice as many people downloading and using mobile apps as well. For most growth-minded businesses, it’s almost a crime at this point to not have a mobile app, or at the very least a mobile-friendly website.But you’...
Get Your Reading Glasses: Apple Publishes 500 Page Behemoth of a Guide for New Swift Programming Language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
From a developer standpoint, one of the top news out of Apple’s WWDC is the new Swift programming language for Cocoa and Cocoa Touch, which works side-by-side with Objective-C.Apple is touting the platform as a fast, high-performance LLVM compiler, where Swift code is transformed into optimized native code, tuned to get the most out of modern Mac, iPhone, and iPad hardw...
What are the Most Sought After Coding Skills for Developers
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 by Richard Harris
Dice.com, a tech job site, suggests that employers want software developers who’re experts in well-established technologies such as Java, .NET, C++, and HTML. Researched from hiring manager postings looking for developers on the Dice site from January 1 – April 15, the most sought-after skills and qualifications are provided in this top 40 list:1. Java/J2EE2. ...
Add Functionality Similar to Skype or FaceTime Into Your Apps With QuickBlox
Thursday, November 21, 2013 by Richard Harris
QuickBlox, a cloud backend (mBaaS) platform has released video calling SDK libraries and code samples for iOS and Android allowing developers and publishers to add functionality similar to Skype or Facetime into their apps. Of backend as a service platforms, QuickBlox is the first to provide the video chat working between iOS and Android. 6,000 app publishers are alread...