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Why you should worry about API security, but not panic

API developers offer some very striking responses to the question of how secure they believe their APIs are.

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How startups recruit, hire and retain software developers

Startups can't offer the same salaries and benefits as larger tech companies, but they've built creative strategies to compete when it comes to hiring and retaining software developers.

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Don’t rush into outsourcing software development

In a rush to save money, companies often plunge into software development outsourcing, quickly select a supplier and expect that team to produce great software right away. They skip the careful evaluation required to determine which...

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Google to developers: Get on the 18:9 bandwagon or get left behind

In a post on its Android developers blog, Google urges developers to tune their apps for the new 18:9 ratio screens on the LG G6 and the Galaxy S8.

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5 companies worth watching from Dev Week San Francisco

The confluence of technology and teamwork makes San Francisco's Developer Week an innovation leader.

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Subscriptions are more than just flipping a switch

Software-based business is here to stay. Staying agile is key to adopting new models in an increasingly subscription-based world.

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9 lies programmers tell themselves

Confidence in our power over machines also makes us guilty of hoping to bend reality to our code

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Recruiters: Coding talent needed, degree optional

HackerRank finds that bootcamps and other alternatives to four-year degrees are now seen as viable

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15 unfilled tech jobs that cost the U.S. billions

What's the overall cost of unfilled technology jobs? New research from Glassdoor shows it's in the billions.

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Update of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 beta with Night Shift now available to developers

Apple is stepping up its beta schedule, so it could mean that an official release is coming soon.

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How third-party developers are transforming the Alexa experience

With more and more developers creating software and innovative solutions for voice control products, Amazon's Alexa might finally have come of age.

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WWDC dates announced: Apple is moving its annual conference to San Jose in June

The annual developers conference, where Apple will unveil the latest versions of iOS and macOS, is heading to San Jose June 5-9.

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Why happy developers equal happy customers

A company's greatest competitive advantage is its ability to deliver a great customer experience. And that starts with a happy software development team.

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Where in the world are the best female developers?

HackerRank releases its global list of best female developers. The countries that top the list will surprise you.

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Tighten security with better software development

Security threats and security solutions both depend on software. One way to safeguard your systems and data is to take a secure approach to software development that focuses on quality assurance, testing and code review.

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14 best tech jobs in America

Glassdoor's annual Best Jobs in America report shows data scientists, DevOps engineers and data engineers rank among the best jobs overall in America's current job market.

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Stop now: Don't become a dead-end developer

Sensing a possible stall in your coding career? Here’s how to break free and tap your true potential

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Agile project management: A beginner's guide

If you're new to project management or just want to know about agile methodology, the answers to these 10 frequently asked questions will cover the basics you need to know.

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