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Portland, Maine

There’s a New Coding School Coming to Maine

By | Apr 26, 2017 at 9:15 am

Three Maine organizations are bringing a successful coding school to Maine in an effort to increase the public’s access to educational opportunities around software and web development, and to increase employers’ access to qualified developers. Earlier this week, Venture Hall, Thomas College, and Project Login, announced…

Jobs

Hiring Talent Is the Biggest Software Development Problem for Startups

By | Apr 11, 2017 at 2:20 pm

In the current climate, it’s not easy to get a job. Whereas candidates used to be able to lock down a position with a solid resumé and a charismatic smile, current applicants are put through arduous tests and stressful interviews just to be told…

Software

JFrog Features the Complete Package for Faster Software Release

By | Dec 22, 2016 at 2:20 pm

With the way technology operates nowadays, almost every advanced company needs to slowly become a software company. Regardless of the field they operate in, using software is a necessity at this point, in order to give customers what they want. They also need to…

Opinion/Analysis

How You Can Develop Better Software

By | May 20, 2016 at 10:18 am

With an app for everything and SaaS startups popping like mushrooms after the rain the competition for users has gotten fierce at the software domain. Coding just another product that “does some stuff” is no longer enough. Users who spend 10+ hours a day…

Opinion/Analysis

According to This Developer, You Can Learn from Your Bugs

By | Apr 29, 2016 at 10:15 am

Whether you’re a new coder or a seasoned programmer, encountering bugs are almost inevitable in tech. They appear when it’s least convenient to the programmer, and dealing with them can be difficult – especially if you’re unsure of how they got there in the…

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Opinion/Analysis

As Demand for Software Increases, Are Developers Giving Up?

By | Apr 27, 2016 at 5:00 pm

Software development and app production have an interesting, symbiotic relationship. But with the increasing popularity between the user demand for apps and the level of software development required to create them, the question being raised is a simple one – is the quality of…

Reports & Rankings

25 of the Highest-Paying Jobs in America Right Now

By | Apr 7, 2016 at 6:36 pm

Your career is going to be one of the most important decisions you make in life. Not only is it your career, it’s also everything you do in preparation before actually getting your career in place and going – such as picking a school,…

Acquisition

Toptal Acquires Skillbridge, Creating the World’s Largest Freelancer Network

By | Apr 6, 2016 at 10:27 am

Toptal, the leading network of elite freelance software developers, has recently announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, the innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space, for a sum that has not been revealed. This acquisition will surely impact the freelance market, as the combined…

Opinion/Analysis

The Power of Coding for Non-Developers

By | Jan 3, 2016 at 4:00 pm

Most people I talk to who are learning to code fall into one of two camps. The first are those who want a new career. They see the industry growing fast, while theirs may be stagnant or shrinking. They also see that IT jobs…

Opinion/Analysis

5 Blogs On the Latest Developments in Software Engineering

By | Dec 3, 2015 at 9:00 pm

The software engineering field is evolving more quickly than almost any other. Many of the latest offerings from this area of endeavor are open source, which means that all of these new developments are free for you to use as you please. You can…

Tips & How To’s

5 Best Reasons to Outsource Software Development

By | Nov 23, 2015 at 10:00 am

When it comes to setting up your company’s IT infrastructure, you need to give it a lot of thought. It is not as easy as it sounds. You may need to devote some resources specifically for the IT needs, which simply means using up…

Productivity

Running Your Business Like a Successful Software Project

By | Sep 17, 2015 at 10:00 pm

Software development was once considered a long and tedious task. But agile methodologies such as Scrum changed the way that software development teams work, making the process more efficient, transparent, and collaborative. There are agile approaches to business that can produce the same benefits…

Internet of Things

The 18 Most-Funded Startup Industries in 2014

By | Jul 15, 2015 at 12:30 pm

In 2014, the health care industry garnered the highest amount of venture funding and the second-highest number of venture deals: $9.74 billion invested in 1,100 deals, reported Mattermark. And it’s not surprising, with so many opportunities to improve our medical system. Filling out a…

Dev & Design

The 10 Worst Kinds of Software Developers

By | Jun 29, 2015 at 4:00 pm

What are the traits that make up a bad software developer? In a question first posed to the Quora community back in 2010, the topic of what characteristics make or break a software developer is still very much relevant to this day (indeed, considering…

Internet of Things

The 10 Fastest-Growing Startup Industries in 2014

By | Apr 2, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Cloud is old news, right? Think again – cloud computing topped Mattermark‘s list of the fastest-growing startup industries in 2014, far ahead of the pack. Mattermark measures industry growth by looking at the growth of individual startups, taking into account monthly unique website visitors, weekly…

News

This Guy Got an Offer for a Programming Job at Google, You’ll Never Guess How He Learned to Program

By | Oct 24, 2014 at 9:00 pm

We’ve heard it over and over and over again: despite the high demand for talent from startups, there’s a shortage of qualified software developers and engineers. And, knowing all too well this demand for tech talent, people are increasingly positioning themselves into the field. Programming jobs…

Business

Top 15 Schools to Attend If You Want to Do Software Development at a Startup

By | Oct 3, 2014 at 10:30 am

Thinking of working as a developer for a startup after college? Or maybe you’re hoping to land a sweet job at a great design firm? Well, thanks to LinkedIn, you’ll now have more reasons for regretting your past choices. The professional networking site on Wednesday released…