Zaxbys automates hiring process with Landed app
Monday, May 2, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Landed, which provides the first end-to-end recruitment engine for the restaurant and hospitality industries, announced that multiple Zaxby's franchisees are now using the Landed app to automate and accelerate hiring for new store openings and existing stores.
Multiple Zaxby’s franchisees now using the Landed app to automate and accelerate hiring
Connecting with people through remote contextual research
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 by Joy Wong Daniels
In product research and design circles, a contextual inquiry is a fancy term for doing research in a user’s natural environment while they go about their typical activities. It’s an essential research methodology product designers and user experience designers rely on, a type of field study that involves in-depth interviews and observations with a small samp...
BLOCKCHANCE Europe 2021 event lineup
Thursday, December 2, 2021 by Richard Harris
BLOCKCHANCE has opened its doors to inspiring personalities and over 1,500 ticket holders. The latest additions to the impressive list of speakers include Justin Sun (Founder of TRON) and William Eulises Soriano Herrera, parliament member of El Salvador.
BLOCKCHANCE Europe 2021
2G+ and the highest standards of hygiene
To ensure everyone’s safety, th...
Huawei Developer Conference 2021
Wednesday, October 20, 2021 by Richard Harris
From 22nd to 24th October, Huawei Developer Conference 2021 (HDC 2021) will return to bring the latest industry trends, exciting announcements, and highly anticipated online keynotes to developers across the globe.
Featuring three days filled with numerous sessions, developers can expect to hear the latest on Huawei’s HarmonyOS and HMS Core 6.0 technology, with...
Protecting source code
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 by Nigel Thorpe
Earlier this year, EA (Electronic Arts), reported a cyberattack and the theft of some 780GB of source code for games such as FIFA 21 and the proprietary Frostbite game engine used for many other high-profile games such as Battlefield. The threat actors responsible for the EA data breach put the stolen data up for sale on an underground hacking forum for $28 million, pro...
App developer's salary in 2021
Monday, March 1, 2021 by Richard Harris
Economic uncertainty from the COVID-19 pandemic brought forth new challenges, drastically altering the needs and expectations of businesses on the IT front. While a tumultuous year for many industries, proprietary data from Hired and Vettery, the largest AI-driven hiring marketplace, found that the tech industry is highly resilient, with continued demand and job growth ...
Wednesday, January 13, 2021 by Brittany Hainzinger
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...
How to hire top technical talent
Monday, October 28, 2019 by Richard Harris
We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...
How Pycom wants to help IoT developers
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 by Richard Harris
Although IoT development is increasingly on the rise, challenges still exist in the development and manufacturing process that prevents a streamlined workflow for developers.
In this interview, Fred de Haro, CEO, and co-founder at Pycom discusses the company’s new consumer-focused developer offering, and shares insight into the current challenges developers are...
How Nintendo proves some people hate the app stores
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 by Richard Harris
When Nintendo announced that it’s bringing back the NES Classic console on June 29th my first thought was...why? It's a proven platform there's no doubt, but you can walk into any used video game store across the land and pickup the actual vintage console for around $100 bucks. Or just cruise Ebay and you'll find the console, controllers, 25 cartridge games, the zapper ...
Software engineering interview preparation
Monday, May 21, 2018 by Tigran Sloyan
Preparing for a software engineer interview can be a daunting task. Not only do you have to prepare answers on standard questions about strengths, weaknesses, and why you want a particular job, but you also have to demonstrate proficiency in specific skills - you have to prove your coding chops.This isn’t easy when you don’t know what types of problems you will be asked...
Hazelcast introduces a Flake ID Generator in IMDG 3.10
Wednesday, May 2, 2018 by Richard Harris
Hazelcast has announced that Hazelcast IMDG 3.10 is generally available as a production ready build. Major themes, which have been driven by open source community input, include the release of a conflict-free replicated data type (CRDT), a Flake ID Generator and several split-brain protection enhancements.
IMDG 3.10 is the first version of Hazelcast IMDG to include a...
A Blockchain messaging platform that's unstoppable
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 by Richard Harris
Today’s instant messaging is about to get a violent shove forward by way of encryption, and Blockchain. Almost all messaging platforms rely on client to server communication, where a unique ID is given to a thread, and stored in a centralized database somewhere. But it’s always been volatile to censorship, network blocking, or any other form of controlled policing....
Developing on blockchain needs to become easier
Wednesday, January 10, 2018 by Richard Harris
As we enter 2018 and the blockchain industry continues to boom, widespread adoption of the technology behind bitcoin is on everyone's mind. However, some believe that as long as transactions occur on-chain, blockchain technology will never overcome the scalability problem that has kneecapped its pursuit of mainstream adoption. We recently sat with Emin Mahrt, COO o...
The importance of diversity in developer recruitment
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 by John Schnipkoweit
Talk of diversity in tech is nothing new, but many leaders in the space are still unsure how to approach it. Here’s why it’s important to a tech company's success and the lessons we've learned along the way to becoming a diverse workforce.Diversity builds stronger teams.In today’s world where knowledge is more commoditized every day, tech workers need more than just tec...
Diversity of thought is key to successful dev teams
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 by Steve Davis
Could a philosophy graduate be your next CTO? If the latest trend in developer talent is anything to go by, the traditional route to developer success could soon be blown wide open.The typical view of “engineers” creating tomorrow’s technology today is of hoodie-wearing Ivy League computer science graduate geniuses, toiling away on code. That stereotype is not without j...
How Google is sharing a bigger piece of the subscription pie
Tuesday, November 28, 2017 by Alexian Chiavegato
In the past, some publishers expressed unease around the dynamics of their relationship with Google. Those publishers were concerned that in their partnership, Google’s dominant position meant that publishers were unfairly losing out on valuable ad revenue. But those attitudes might change soon: Google has announced new plans to launch a subscription partnership with pu...
Top 20 iOS interview questions
Friday, November 17, 2017 by Richard Harris
Since iOS11’s public rollout, developers and prospective developers entering the job market will need to demonstrate a keen understanding of both new and foundational tools that Apple has included in their latest OS.To help junior devs prepare for their next big interview, Mark Price, a mobile app developer and iOS instructor for Udemy, developed the below Q&A outli...
GitLab tells us about Auto DevOps
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 by Richard Harris
As enterprises begin to embrace the benefits of DevOps to improve their application workflow, challenges still exist in the development process that prevent a streamlined workflow between developers and operations. In this interview, Sid Sijbrandij, CEO and co-founder at GitLab, shares insight on the company’s plans to offer an automated approach to DevOps, and shares s...
Solving the challenges of database DevOps
Monday, October 16, 2017 by Richard Harris
As companies look to the promises of DevOps to improve their applications' quality and delivery, obstacles still exist with relational databases that hinder adoption of this collaborative process. In this interview, Perry Krug, Principal Architect of Strategic Accounts at Couchbase, shares insight into why relational database management systems impede database DevOps, a...
Preparing for a developer interview
Saturday, September 9, 2017 by Tigran Sloyan
Being a genius software engineer won’t get you very far if you can’t get past the interview. Showcasing your technical skill is one thing, but talking about it is a whole other challenge. How can candidates best prepare themselves to talk through skill before heading in? Here are 5 tips to help you prepare for the next tech interview staring you down! 1.) Apply an advan...
12 interesting uses for WebRTC
Friday, February 24, 2017 by Richard Harris
Editor's note: Guest submission by Sherwin Sim, CTO of Temasys CommunicationsIf you’re new to Web Real Time Communication (WebRTC), you may be under the impression that this technology is similar to Microsoft Skype - a free, Web-based chat service.It’s more than that. WebRTC is actually a far different animal, altogether.Unlike Skype, WebRTC is an open source proje...
The hackers religion of open source: A manifesto (kind of)
Friday, January 27, 2017 by Pavel Cherkashin
Religion sucks. But people still need to believe in something to have motivation in life. Over the last 20 years, religions have reported incredible decreases in numbers. Many scholars attribute that to the growth of technology, connectivity and to the exposure it gives people to different religions. There are more people now that identity as “spiritual” than ever befor...
Flash based data storage will rise exponentially in 2017 an IBM Fellow tells us
Monday, December 19, 2016 by Richard Harris
2016 was a busy year for IBM, as Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty set the company on the cognitive and cloud computing path. This created huge opportunity for storage as much of IBM's news from the past year set the foundation for growth in these areas. From the expansion of IBM’s Flash Storage Solution to Target New, Intelligent Apps in the Cloud to the de...
Blockchain is gaining momentum in the fintech industry
Monday, October 24, 2016 by Richard Harris
Blockchain is a secure funds transfer system. Essentially, it’s a shared-database technology based around a public ledger of transactions executed using the currency to which it’s connected. The blockchain acts as a permanent record of transactions, with recent transactions moving into a block, and once the block is completed, it is moved into a permanent database. Thes...
What are inapp landing pages anyway
Friday, October 14, 2016 by Richard Harris
Web landing pages are a marketing mainstay, with a 2014 study by MarketingSherpa revealing that 48% of companies build a new landing page for each marketing campaign they make. However, until now, the options for apps have been far more limited, resulting too often in push notifications and ads that merely take users to the app’s home page.Keren Wexler, Director of prod...
Our 40th Issue Published Today: App Developer Magazine September 2016
Thursday, September 1, 2016 by Richard Harris
With the release of our September 2016 issue of App Developer Magazine we just hit 40 total published magazines, and the end of the Summer season of app development.Thanks to all of the countless readers, contributors, and sponsors for helping us look so good, and believing in our mission! I think this is one of our best issues yet!With over 4500 pub...
Hired.com Dives Into The United Kingdom Tech Sector After Brexit
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 by Richard Harris
Hired.com, a platform that connects companies with top IT talent, has recently published the “Mind the Gap” report that takes a deep dive into the United Kingdom tech sector to identify the digital skills that companies are demanding to help their businesses grow. The report also analyzes how issues such as Brexit, the uncertainty around freedom of movement, and the gro...
There is Still Time to Enter the AutoMobility LA Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition
Friday, July 29, 2016 by Richard Harris
There is still time be a part of the LA Auto Show’s AutoMobility LA Top Ten list of the newest, most innovative startups with the greatest potential to shape the automotive, transportation and mobility sectors. Registration is available here through August 31, 2016. The Top Ten finalists will be selected by the AutoMobility LA Advisory Board, which is comprised of ...
How Do I Build an Agile Organization Part 3
Thursday, July 28, 2016 by Ken Schwaber
Remember the angry development VP from Part 1? He had hired a certified Scrum Master and found him inadequate. This VP made the assumption that the CSM certification meant the person was qualified to help his organization. He found out it only meant the person was certified as having attended a Scrum Alliance scrum master class.In Part 2, I presented the steps...
A Deep Dive Into the Sell My App Marketplace for Developers
Thursday, July 14, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently sat down with Stav Zilbershtein to talk about the developer app marketplace SellMyApp.com to discuss what it does, and how it can help developers earn more from their code.
Stav Zilbershtein is a passionate internet entrepreneur. Coming from vast experience in Internet marketing and SEO he created Sell My App as a powerful exchange point for mob...
Interview with Dror Frommer of Streaming Auction Creator Fiz Stream
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 by Richard Harris
We recently chatted with Dror Frommer, creator of the Fiz Fuz iOS app, which provides a platform for people to buy and sell products live in a video streaming session or with a recorded video. Sellers have the opportunity to chat with the buyers, respond to questions and more.ADM: What software was involved in creating Fiz Fuz? Frommer: For the real-time streaming,...
Swift's Move to Enterprise An Interview with IBM
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Richard Harris
A recent conversation with John Ponzo, IBM Fellow and Chief Technology Officer for Mobile, revealed some pretty interesting insights into the progression of Swift for the enterprise and what to expect in the coming months.ADM: Tell us a little bit about IBM’s work with Swift. What is the goal in bringing Swift to the cloud?Ponzo: At IBM, we’ve seen the value of Swift as...
Reaping the Benefits of Agile Four Reasons You Need a Modern Requirements Tool
Tuesday, June 7, 2016 by Ruth Zive
The technology to support Agile requirements has evolved substantially over the last few years. However, many organizations are unaware of the powerful capabilities best-of-breed Agile requirements tools provide, including visualization, collaboration, management analytics and reuse. Today’s best-of-breed requirements tools also integrate with the tools business and dev...