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Should software developers have a code of ethics?

With great power comes great responsibility. As the details of the Facebook and Cambridge Analytica scandal reveal, the IT industry is still grappling with the question of how to deal with ethical dilemmas.

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Empowering everyone to be a developer with continuous learning

By changing the face of traditional education and traditional technology, we just may be able to quench the developer drought and move toward true empowerment and equality for all.

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What is CMMI? A model for optimizing development processes

The Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) helps organizations streamline process improvement, encouraging a productive, efficient culture that decreases risks in software, product and service development.

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Agile project management: A comprehensive guide

Geared toward continuous improvement, the agile methodology can greatly increase your project’s prospects for success. Here is everything you need to know about agile project management, from certification to training to software and...

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Dance or dread: Is agile for everyone?

Agile is not just a passing trend. It drives productivity and competitive advantage. How should individuals and companies respond to this way of working that drives productivity and innovation?

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Predictive software engineering: the ultimate way to deliver working software

The framework consists of seven specific concepts. Together they ensure transparency, as well as render the process controllable and predictable in its essence.

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Tech Talk: The coding benefits of serverless computing

The panel talks about serverless systems, which spin up a snippet of code that runs on demand to perform a business operation. It's a step toward a more developer-friendly approach to code development.

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Why low code platforms are the future of app development

They're easier, faster and a more efficient use of time. And it doesn’t matter whether developers are on-board with this change or not.

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Nobody likes apps that crash

Why developers should pay attention to their crash reports.

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A software developer makes a great executive advisor

Often, it’s a management consultant who gets the call for help. But, for most IT issues, executives need to also talk to software developers for their advice and perspective.

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5 technologies disrupting the app development industry

Developers who want to be at the top of their game will need to roll with the times and constantly innovate, whether they’re playing around with new form factors or whether they’re learning to code in a new language.

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How blockchain is putting the power in the hands of indie game devs

Just as consumers once benefitted from centralization, they will also benefit from its reversal.

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The Rust language: Developing safer software

Get up to speed quickly on newcomer Rust, designed to create fast, system-level software. This two-minute animated explainer shows how Rust bypasses the vexing programming issues of memory and management.

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Top 10 states for software jobs

The software industry has an enormous impact on the U.S. economy and employment nationwide. Based on data from Software.org: the BSA Foundation's 2017 survey, ten states stand out as your best bet for software jobs.

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Low-code: today’s latest buzzword or technology worth the buzz?

Why are low-code solutions getting so much attention lately? And is it warranted?

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The promise and payoff of NoSQL, Part 1

As we move toward a new industry view of data management, we are also moving towards a world in which smarter databases will enable simpler applications. In this first installment of a 3-part blog series, let’s take a look at where...

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Do developers care about security?

They certainly do, according to Sarah Gibson, application security consultant at Veracode, who talks with CSO senior writer Fahmida Rashid about the issues around application security, and how having a collaborative security team is...

Are IT certifications worth it?

When it comes to certifications in the tech industry, who cares about them more: employers or workers?

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