App modernization in 2022
Monday, January 10, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Ajay Patel is the General Manager for VMware’s Modern Applications & Management Business with the mission to be the leader in application modernization, cloud-native application development, and multi-cloud management through VMware Tanzu and vRealize portfolio.
Ajay has over 30 years of enterprise software expertise. Ajay previously served as the Treasurer...
Tech hiring surges in 2021
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
Tech job postings increased 16% in the second quarter of 2021, with locations, occupations, skills, and employers across the country experiencing strong quarter-over-quarter growth, according to the Q2 2021 Tech Job Report from Dice, a DHI Group, Inc. brand (NYSE: DHX).
Nationwide tech hiring surges in the second quarter of 2021
Epic Games partners with Fortumo to launch carrier billing
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
The video game and software developer and publisher Epic Games and the mobile technology company Fortumo are announcing the launch of a carrier billing partnership. Epic Games has integrated Fortumo’s carrier billing platform to collect payments for Fortnite Battle Passes, game purchases in the Epic Games Store and other Epic Games content.
The first country wh...
Postal.io redefines offline B2B marketing
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
Offline sales and marketing engagement is being redefined by Postal.io, particularly in today’s era of social distancing and remote work brought about by the global coronavirus pandemic. Ushering in a new era of capability and control, Postal’s sales and marketing automation platform enables enterprise B2B companies to effectively manage offline marketing pr...
Developer survey report from HackerEarth
Monday, May 4, 2020 by Brittany Hainzinger
HackerEarth released its first-ever developer survey report titled “Behind the Code: HackerEarth Developer Survey 2020.” The report gives employers and recruiters a look into the minds and motivations of today’s most hard-to-recruit and highly coveted talent and provides developers with insights on upskilling and career development.
The survey resul...
Edge Native Working Group launches from the Eclipse Foundation
Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
The Eclipse Foundation has announced the launch of the Edge Native Working Group, a vendor-neutral and code-first industry collaboration that will drive the evolution and broad adoption of open source software for edge computing. With edge computing code from the foundation already deployed in production environments, the Edge Native Working Group is focused on the near...
Ballerina cloud native programming language launches
Friday, September 13, 2019 by Richard Harris
The growth of digital services, mobile apps, and connected devices are creating an explosion of endpoints, from APIs to events, data streams, microservices, serverless apps, and other digital assets. Developers today need a more modern and agile approach to connect to these endpoints than a traditional centralized enterprise service bus (ESB) can offer. Ballerina 1.0, n...
Eclipse reaches milestone with Jakarta EE 8 specifications
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 by Freeman Lightner
During the JakartaOne Livestream virtual conference, the Eclipse Foundation announced the release of the Jakarta EE 8 Full Platform and Web Profile specifications and related Technology Compatibility Kits (TCKs). This release provides a new baseline for the evolution and innovation of enterprise Java technologies under an open, vendor-neutral, community-driven proc...
CircleCI for Microsoft Windows is here
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 by Richard Harris
CircleCI launched the general availability of support for Windows jobs. Organizations such as Angular, Samsung NEXT are able to achieve further flexibility over their development pipelines with the addition of Windows.
According to Stack Overflow’s 2019 Developer Survey, nearly half of respondents reported building on Windows, yet no native Windo...
Acronis gives developers early access to new cyber platform
Monday, April 29, 2019 by Brittany Hainzinger
Acronis announced the opening of its core platforms, enabling broad, third-party developer access to the Acronis Cyber Platform to encourage expanded functionality and application integrations while expanding their opportunities in Acronis’ large ecosystem.
The Acronis Cyber Platform, which is the foundation of the company’s existing services, features a ...
IoT Developer Survey 2019 released from The Eclipse Foundation
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 by Christian Hargrave
The Eclipse Foundation released the 2019 IoT Developer Survey that canvassed more than 1,700 developers about their IoT efforts. The survey was conducted by the Eclipse IoT Working Group in cooperation with member companies (including Bosch Software Innovations, Eurotech, and Red Hat), and support from the IoT community at large.
IoT developers are driving real...
Software engineer happiness matters
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 by Bart Copeland
In the never-ending quest for greater developer productivity, security and compliance usually seem like monkey wrenches in the machinery. These aspects of development are essential, but they can slow down the flow of work and frustrate developers.
Security and compliance dog the whole software development process, from the too-often-forgotten build engineering team, ...
Next generation low code platforms snub citizen developers
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 by Sumit Sarkar
Analysts have touted the growth of high productivity application development platforms which are attractive to many enterprises unable to find the necessary digital talent. These evolving platforms, also described as no or low code, focus on increasing productivity over traditional software development by expanding the pool of talent that can deliver apps. Many professi...
New APM platform uses AI and runs on Amazon EMR
Monday, December 10, 2018 by Richard Harris
Unravel Data, the application performance management (APM) platform designed for big data workloads, has introduced a full-stack, artificial intelligence (AI)-driven solution for big data workloads running on Amazon EMR. Amazon EMR is a cloud service that enables big data processing using Spark, Kafka, Hadoop, Impala, Hive, and other big data components across dynamical...
NodeSource pricing tier has changed
Thursday, August 16, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
NodeSource announced the release of a new, integrated product platform. Teams can now benefit from a more cohesive set of solutions for Engineering and DevOps, as well as a more streamlined user experience. This release also marks the first time NodeSource has offered a free-forever pricing tier, targeted at individual developers or those working on small projects. An a...
GraphQL as a service platform launches by Hasura
Monday, July 23, 2018 by Christian Hargrave
Hasura launched their open source GraphQL Engine. A solution available that can instantly add GraphQL-as-a-Service onto existing Postgres-based applications - without the time-consuming task of writing backend code that processes GraphQL. Now front-end developers and enterprise application developers can get GraphQL and start working with it in minutes to build scalable...
Node.js developer survey reveals unique environment insights
Tuesday, June 5, 2018 by Richard Harris
The Node.js Foundation announced the availability of its Node.js User Survey Report. Key findings of the survey reveal the benefits of Node.js expand over time, resulting most often in improved developer productivity and satisfaction and reduced development costs. Containers and cloud-native computing are on the rise with 58% of overall users noting they using Kubernete...
Developers offer insight on AI, Open Source, and GDPR in new survey
Thursday, March 22, 2018 by Richard Harris
There is alot of new tech already in motion this year - most of which was birthed into the industry years ago, though it's just now creeping into our daily thoughts as developers. So what do you think about, or should you be thinking about?Cloud provider DigitalOcean has released a new survey on software developer trends and technologies. The survey had almost 6,000 res...
The most loved and hated programming languages
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 by Richard Harris
Stack Overflow has released the Stack Overflow Annual Developer Survey results. With more than 100,000 responses from coders in 184 countries and dependent territories, it is the most extensive survey of the programmer workforce to date.The 2018 survey offers vital insights for businesses looking to understand, hire, engage, and enable the world's developers - shedding ...
5,000 developers and professionals responded in Skill Up 2017
Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by Richard Harris
Nearly 5,000 developers and tech professionals across the world responded to Packt’s third annual Skill Up survey to share their thoughts on the latest tech tools and trends, and how they work and learn. Skill Up 2017 also investigated wider questions about the tech industry - from its status and value in organizations and industry, through to urgent issues around diver...
Take the Scifi developer survey and win a $200 Amazon voucher
Friday, June 9, 2017 by Mark Wilcox
We are excited to present you with the Developer Economics Q3 2017 survey, run by VisionMobile! This is their 13th developer survey, focusing on tools, training and career development. The survey has an annual reach of more than 40,000 developers around the world, so it is a chance for you to contribute to the global developer community. The survey includes r...
Friday, January 13, 2017 by Matt Howard
What Developers Really Think of Chatbots
Thursday, September 8, 2016 by Richard Harris
VisionMobile has released its first report on Emerging Technologies, the Chatbot Developer Landscape 2016. This report provides an overview of the emerging landscape of chatbot development and examines developer awareness and perceptions about chatbots. It is based on a large-scale online developer survey that reached an impressive 16,500+ respondents from 145 countries...
What App Developers Really Think of the IoT and Connectivity Opportunity
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 by Stuart Parkerson
If I hear or see the word “disruptive” describing a company’s product one more time I think I’m going to scream. In this industry, we come up with a term and then bang the heck out of it. Apple’s introduction of the iPhone, iPad and App Store was disruptive; they changed our society in less than a generation. Uber? Someone’s going to give me a ride, maybe nicer than a c...
Develop for IoT with the Wahoo Fitness Balance Smart Body Scale and Appmethod
Saturday, December 20, 2014 by Stuart Parkerson
Embarcadero Technologies has added the Wahoo Fitness Balance Smart BodyScale as part of its emerging new IoT devices for developers who build on connected apps for Appmethod. Embarcadero Technologies also plans to release results to its first annual “Software and Internet of Things” Developer Survey on January 14th, we'll be sure and keep you posted as the news gets clo...
Study Shows DevOps Are Unsure On How to Approach Mobile Development
Thursday, September 4, 2014 by Richard Harris
If there is any consensus on how developers and DevOps teams are approaching the mobilization of their efforts, it’s that there is no consensus. A case in point is a new study conducted by Telerik, which surveyed 2,200 developers and IT executives to determine priorities and pain points surrounding application development - from desktop to mobile - as well as exami...
HTML5 App Development: Insight into Choices for Mobile Developers to Bring Web Apps to Market
Monday, November 11, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
How HTML5 mobile app developers decide between four fundamental choices to bring web apps to market is the basis of a recent report by Vision Mobile.
The report is taken from data derived from four different sources: raw data from Vision Mobile’s Q2 Developer Economics survey (6,000 respondents, April-May 2013); analytics from 30,000 plus Android apps available in Goog...
Vision Mobile Developer Economics Survey Now Underway, Takes 10 Minutes for App Developers to Participate
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
The sixth annual Mobile Developer Economics Survey is now underway. Vision Mobile is hosting the survey which represents one of the top annual resources for providing a snapshot of the state of app development from a developer’s perspective.
We just finished the survey and it only took us 5 minutes to complete, although they suggest that it could take clos...
Mid Year 2013 Android Developer Survey is Now Open
Wednesday, July 17, 2013 by Ron Beaman
On the Android developer blog Reto Meier, Android Developer Relations Tech Lead, has announced the opening of the mid-year Android Developer Survey.
The survey should last between 15 and 20 minutes covering topics including challenges developers face when planning, designing, writing, distributing, and monetizing Android apps.
5,000 people participated last year a...
Cast your vote! What is your favorite mobile ad network
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 by Richard Harris
Cast your vote (completely anonymous) for your favorite mobile ad network. There are so many to pick from we can't list them all but in our latest developer survey you can pick from the most widely known.Results are shown after your vote is cast....
Appcelerator developer survey results
Thursday, December 13, 2012 by Richard Harris
A quarterly survey from Appcelerator took on some tough questions about developers interest in iOS, Android, and Windows apps and the companies behind their SDKs, and distribution.While there is still a tremendous amount of interest in developing and deploying apps for the Apple App Store, but that doesn't make it any easier to deal with Apple's constantly changing...
Android Developer Survey
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by Richard Harris
Android developers now is your chance to give Google some input on how they are doing with regards to Android Development. They have published a survey specifically targeting Android developers to help them understand the challenges and processes that we are facing today with regards to development.The survey takes about 15 minutes to complete and you will be asked ques...
Developer Survey, a cross platform study
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 by Richard Harris
Smith's Point Analytics has developed a survey that will help mobile vendors better understand the development needs of a mobile programmer.The results of the developer survey will make up a new section of a report that we are updating that analyzes the market opportunity for HTML5 and cross platform mobile application development tools. The first version of the researc...