New research by the Australian Department of Employment has shown that the domestic information technology market is a long way from experiencing a skills shortage, with an average of almost 50 applicants per advertised job in the sector.
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The challenge that developers face when developing programmatic access to services and applications is that creating and documenting rational APIs is difficult. Apigee has packaged up all the needed skills into a product called Apigee Edge.
Enterprises increasingly looking to 'citizen developers' to close IT skills gaps.
New analysis from IBM highlights how organisations are using so-called citizen developers and other alternatives to narrow the skills gap.
Research by Elance-oDesk has found that Australian businesses are increasingly hiring freelancers online for technical skills, such as PHP, CSS, and HTML.
The crowdsourced development community represents close to 608,000 developers with skills in cloud integration, mobile applications, data science solutions -- and beyond.
CodeBunk is touting itself as a platform for online technology interviews, allowing software developers to be assessed on their skills easily and remotely without the need for multiple interfaces.
The majority of IT job demands in China are focused on basic skills such as programming, but cloud and mobility will continue to drive IT employment for 2013.
Embarcadero has given developers with C and C++ skills the means to build and deploy native mobile and fat client apps on all the major client platforms.
A report carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests that a shortage of digital skills and an institutional resistance to change are hampering the potential benefits that could be offered by super-fast broadband.
Dice releases demand numbers for a range of skills -- led by close to 15,000 job openings for software developers.
Modern web development based on HTML5 and CSS etc struggles with confusing standards. Now the W3C and browser companies such as Google, Microsoft and Mozilla have dumped their docs in a combined wiki at WebPlatform.org so developers can sort it out.
Developers are finding themselves back in the spotlight as the shifting computing landscape clamors for their skills. Recently, I stepped outside my ID world to attend the Glue Conference and see what's up.
Developers and designers are like chalk and cheese, they rarely go well together. And that's a great pity, as they're among the most creative people around, and when they do bring their skills to bear on the same problem, the results are often innovative and influential, pushing forward the state of the art – in both senses of the word.
The company says its Bootstrap toolkit offers a way for developers to build web apps 'rapidly' on CSS
Twitter is introducing a new toolkit for developers building web-based applications more rapidly in CSS.
The IT skills shortage could limit the benefits flowing from Australia's National Broadband Network (NBN), according to Peter O'Connor, storage vendor NetApp's vice president for Australia/New Zealand and ASEAN.
High-functioning autistic employees have traits such as strong memory and passion for details that work well in certain IT fields, reveal industry watchers, who say extra steps can ensure employment benefits for both organization and worker.
Small businesses are not the only ones to improve their bottom line from better broadband services, with malware developers changing their methods to also reap the benefits.
On the 20th anniversary of Photoshop, it's easy to think of Adobe as being all about images and media but with products like Dreamweaver and Flash Builder the company also has a lot of interest in making it easier to write lines of code.At the Sneak Peeks session at its MAX conference (hosted in style by William Shatner and full of obligatory Star Trek jokes), Adobe showed off several features that might make it into future products to make developers' lives easier.
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