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Misty-Robotics-has-announced-the-general-availability-of-Misty-II

Misty Robotics has announced the general availability of Misty II


Friday, November 8, 2019 by

Misty Robotics announced the general availability of Misty II, the first professional-grade platform robot. Misty Robotics is opening the world of robots to all software developers as well as educators and researchers comfortable with code by removing existing barriers in the market. The company believes that platform robots are the missing link to accelerating the use ...


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Top 10 developer technologies in 2019


Thursday, October 24, 2019 by

Pluralsight, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Technology Index tool to address the most in-demand technologies for IT operations, information security, and data professionals in addition to the previously existing ranking of top in-demand software developer languages. In-demand technologies according to Technology Index Pluralsight's expanded ...


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Ballerina cloud native programming language launches


Friday, September 13, 2019 by

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...


SendBird-chat-platform-for-developers-adds-$50M-to-their-raise

SendBird chat platform for developers adds $50M to their raise


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by

SendBird has announced that it has raised an additional $50 million, bringing its total Series B funding round to $102 million. The company extended the round in order to meet the rapidly growing global demand for in-app user-to-user messaging. Tiger Global Management led the extension, with significant participation from the initial Series B lead, ICONIQ Capital. ...


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Enjin blockchain platform to be used by BREC


Wednesday, January 16, 2019 by

The Blockchain Robotics Engineering Consortium (BREC) has announced they will utilize Enjin’s blockchain platform and ERC-1155 token standard for their upcoming robotic engineering system Makerverse. In addition to a virtual 3D engineering and simulation space, Makerverse will give engineers, enthusiasts, and gamers of all levels the ability to participate in t...


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Bitcoin donations helping software students


Friday, January 11, 2019 by

Holberton School New Haven, a two-year program training software engineers, announced a $10,000 Bitcoin donation from Scroll Network’s co-founder Nathan Pitruzzello which will be used to help qualifying students offset living expenses while attending the two-year program. Holberton is among the first schools using Blockchain to store academic certifications to ass...


Software-architecture-in-2019

Software architecture in 2019


Wednesday, December 12, 2018 by

Software is increasingly becoming more complex, and dealing with the changes happening in the software industry every day is something all developers, especially software architects, need to pay attention to. While software architecture isn't anything new - the speed of mobile undoubtedly has put critical elements of creating software outside of the main focus fo...


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AI program is helping fight tropical diseases after Hurricane Maria


Monday, November 12, 2018 by

Wovenware is developing an AI program to help scientists at the Puerto Rico Vector Control Unit (PRVCU) research mosquitoes carrying diseases, such as Zika, Dengue, and Chikungunya, in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. PRVCU is trying to prevent the spread of these diseases and determine why many mosquitoes have gained immunity to insecticides. Since only one type of mo...


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Stony Brook University gets $25M for new engineering program


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan (2nd Senate District) and Chairman of the Senate’s Higher Education Committee Kenneth LaValle (1st Senate District) announced the award of $25 million in funding to Stony Brook University that will enable the university to begin the initial phases for developing a new engineering building on campus. The funding will enable Ston...


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Pair programming with two brains and one keyboard


Tuesday, August 21, 2018 by

Programming is usually not a team sport. I like my headphones, my lights a certain way, and my space! But pair programming is the software development technique in which two programmers work in tandem at one workstation - ugg, I know. While at first blush it would seem to be more time consuming, Roger Neel, CTO and Co-Founder, Mavenlink says it’s actually a much m...


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Software engineering interview preparation


Monday, May 21, 2018 by

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...


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Developers outlook 2018: big technologies, big changes


Tuesday, March 6, 2018 by

In 2018 changes in the technology landscape are creating fantastic opportunities for innovation in design and engineering. For decades, computers featured a TV screen for output, a keyboard for text input, and a mouse to point and click. Just a few years ago, the iPhone transformed everything by putting the first well-designed computer with a touchscreen in our pockets....


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Cloud Foundry Summit North America 2018 details


Friday, February 2, 2018 by

Cloud Foundry Foundation has announced the initial schedule, including keynote speakers, for the North American Cloud Foundry Summit, April 18-20, 2018 at the Boston Convention Center. With standard pricing ending February 9, registration will increase $200 to $845.The North American Cloud Foundry Summit keynote line-up includes:Matt Curry, Director, Director of Cloud E...


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Neural network SDK has been announced by Imagination


Tuesday, January 30, 2018 by

Imagination Technologies announced their PowerVR CLDNN SDK for developing neural network applications on PowerVR GPUs. The neural network SDK makes it easy for developers to create Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) using PowerVR hardware. Both an API and SDK are included, as well as an image for flashing on to an Acer Chromebook R13 for hardware development.Imaginati...


Overstock-executive-named-cochair-of-VRARA-Retail-Committee

Overstock executive named cochair of VRARA Retail Committee


Friday, January 12, 2018 by

Months after Overstock.com, announced the launch of its augmented reality (AR) feature within its iOS shopping app, the organization’s senior vice president of software engineering, Amit Goyal, was named as the chair to VR/AR Association (VRARA)’s global retail and e-commerce committee. Along with Goyal’s responsibility as chair, he will serve as president of the newly ...


Rethinking-DevOps-as-DevSecOps

Rethinking DevOps as DevSecOps


Thursday, October 12, 2017 by

If you’re not already thinking right now that your DevOps teams should be run like a DevSecOps team, you may already be in a world of hurt. Time to wake up! As the adoption of APIs continues to grow, so do the risks to organizations that don’t actively test the security of their solutions. Modern Agile development frameworks have changed the way engineering teams produc...


EdTech-offers-free-courses-for-DACA-Dreamers

EdTech offers free courses for DACA Dreamers


Thursday, October 5, 2017 by

OpenClassrooms has announced the launch of its curriculum in the United States. Learning opportunities for prospective students at every level - from novice to seasoned tech pro - are now available for the following career paths: iOS Developer, Android Developer, Ruby Developer, Front-end Developer and Product Management, enabling students to land careers in some of tod...


The-impact-of-AI-on-the-nearshoring-market

The impact of AI on the nearshoring market


Tuesday, September 19, 2017 by

Artificial Intelligence solutions, such as machine learning and deep learning algorithms, and chatbots, are fast becoming a business necessity for organizations everywhere, helping them make data-driven predictions to improve business outcomes, enhance customer service and to improve business workflow. But as a nascent and complex technology, it's difficult for companie...


SEP-has-acquired-CardBoard

SEP has acquired CardBoard


Tuesday, May 30, 2017 by

Carmel-based software product design and development company, Software Engineering Professionals (SEP), has acquired CardBoard, a collaborative design and story mapping tool. The product was previously owned by DevJam, a Minneapolis-based product development company that pragmatically uses agile/lean methods to their customers and clients advantage. The acquisition will...


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Datadog APM released


Wednesday, February 15, 2017 by

Datadog has announced the general availability of Datadog APM (Application Performance Monitoring). This new feature extends the company’s existing infrastructure monitoring platform to now enable development and operations (DevOps) teams to quickly troubleshoot issues in complex, distributed applications that run across hybrid clouds and employ microservices, container...


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FileMaker's State of the Custom App Report looks at citizen developers


Thursday, January 26, 2017 by

As technology advances, so too does it's versatility in the hands of the average ordinary person. A new wave of low and no code solutions is flourishing, allowing a robust group of citizen developers to rise up. Developers, who either can't or don't want to code, are creating their own application development projects - sometimes without having to type a single line of ...


DevOps-in-the-cloud

DevOps in the cloud


Monday, January 23, 2017 by

There’s no question that DevOps delivers significant benefits to enterprise IT, including improved productivity and efficiency, shorter time-to-market, more reliable releases and higher levels of end-user satisfaction.Meanwhile, enterprises, attracted by the flexibility and the lack of infrastructure overhead that Cloud solutions offer — advantages that are ever more ap...


Assemble-your-FlatPacked-Composite-App-in-No-Time-with-Microservices

Assemble your FlatPacked Composite App in No Time with Microservices


Sunday, August 21, 2016 by

Sometimes the best ideas seem obvious. Why didn’t I think of that, and how did we ever do without it? Microservices could do for software engineering what IKEA did for furniture making. If we can buy ready-made application components then custom apps can be built easier and faster. A quick definition: Microservices are ready-made, self-sufficient solutions to manag...


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You'll Have Debt Get Used to it!


Thursday, May 26, 2016 by

In the classic The Mythical Man-Month, author Fred Brooks speaks of the intricacies of software development. This collection of essays is a must read for any IT professional, particularly when the reader learns about the concept behind Brook’s Law: Adding manpower to a late software project actually makes it later. While many other intricacies o...


The-Challenge-of-User-Experience

The Challenge of User Experience


Thursday, April 28, 2016 by

In the past year or so, user experience (UX) has been completely dominating the conversation around app development, pushing aside more traditional discussions. That’s not surprising, given user expectations - and the nature of mobile devices in particular. Yet, every day, thousands if not millions of users can’t complete  tasks because they weren’t intuitive ...


Metrics-Versus-KPIs--Putting-Numbers-in-Their-Places

Metrics Versus KPIs Putting Numbers in Their Places


Thursday, December 31, 2015 by

As a quality assurance professional who has been involved with process improvement for nearly two decades, I continue to be surprised by the number of developers, testers, and other software team members who do not recognize the difference between metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs).This is not surprising, because in the business world - especially in the real...


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HackHands Founder Gives Insights About hack.summit 2016


Saturday, December 26, 2015 by

HackHands founder Ed Roman sat with us to talk about the second installment of hack.summit(), which debuted last year as the largest-ever Web conference for developers with 64,000 registrants. The event, which is designed to aid non-profits focused on bringing diversity and education to tech, will be organized and promoted by Pluralsight, which recently acquired HackHan...


Are-You-Losing-Sleep-Over-REST-API

Are You Losing Sleep Over REST API


Tuesday, September 15, 2015 by

REST API provides values in the places where it actually makes sense, and not because it is technologically chic.In this day and age, “buzzwords” have been developed for almost everything. Since the web is full of information available to everyone pretty much everywhere, these terms are often picked up within relevant communities and greatly hyped. The software eng...


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CloudBees Sees Industry Adoption of Its Enterprise Jenkins and Continuous Delivery Platform


Saturday, May 30, 2015 by

CloudBees, the Enterprise Jenkins and continuous delivery platform, has released a new case study on how company’s can accelerate software delivery by adopting continuous delivery with CloudBees and Jenkins. Continuous delivery is an IT trend that is becoming entrenched as a best practice in the delivery of software. It is a software engineering approach in which t...


IBM-Announces-$3-Billion-IoT-Initiative

IBM Announces $3 Billion IoT Initiative


Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by

IBM has announced that it plans to spend $3 billion over the next four years to establish a new Internet of Things (IoT) business unit, and that it is building a cloud-based open platform designed to help clients and ecosystem partners build IoT solutions.These resources will be made available on an open platform to provide manufacturers with the ability to design and p...


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New 3DR Platform Allows Developers to Create Custom Drone Apps


Monday, April 6, 2015 by

3DR, North America’s largest personal drone manufacturer, has announced the release of DroneKit, an open platform for drone app development. DroneKit represents years of 3DR’s flight control R&D into a single extensible platform which developers can use to create mobile and web-based drone apps as well as apps onboard the drones themselves. DroneKit works with any v...


Finding-the-Right-Custom-Software-Development-Firm

Finding the Right Custom Software Development Firm


Monday, December 8, 2014 by

In the custom software development process, goals tend to evolve dramatically. The application you initially set out to develop often looks very different from the one you end up with, precisely because you learn more about what you need and the best way to accomplish it at every step of the development process. Even at the very beginning, as you select a software ...


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Apple Announcement Goes As Predicted With iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, New Apple Watch, iOS 8 and Apple Pay


Tuesday, September 9, 2014 by

As most pundits predicted, there were no shocking developments with Apple’s news announcement as the company introduced two new iPhone 6 models, a new smart-watch, dates for the availability of iOS 8 and a new payment system, Apple Pay.We’ll have more coverage of each aspect of this announcement, however here we are providing exerpts from the Apple press announcements f...


How-Pebble-Converted-135,070-Customized-Watchfaces-For-Pebble-OS-v2.0

How Pebble Converted 135,070 Customized Watchfaces For Pebble OS v2.0


Monday, April 14, 2014 by

This is the first in a series of technical articles, coding headstarts and white papers, provided by the members of the Pebble software engineering team. The article details what at first appeared to be a daunting challenge faced by the Team in helping a Pebble developer convert the 150,000 v1.0 watch faces that his users had generated tothe newly updated Pebble OS v2.0...


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List of Completely Free Programming Books


Thursday, September 26, 2013 by

Developers and programmers alike need resources, and if you are looking for a free way to dive into programming, I've got the source for you. Head on over to stackoverflow and check out this growing list of books online or offline that you can use to either get started with or sharpen your app development mastery.   Everything from C# essentials...