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.
A recent skills and jobs survey is a harbinger to a nightmarish future that awaits the average Indian engineer.
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.
Adobe has adopted a start-up structure when it comes to creating teams to develop its newest "Edge" suite, but at the same time is using its clout to effectively give some of its products away for free.
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.
Adobe has packaged up a suite of tools and services — some existing, some new — aimed at helping web designers and developers create rich standards-based content for multiple platforms.
Poland is seeing the number of students opting to take IT courses rising year on year, but there are fears from one of the country's major e-commerce companies that a demand for programmers could still outstrip supply in the coming years
More companies expected to monitor employees' behavior in and out of work, but clearly defined policies and parameters need to be established to prevent privacy intrusions, urge watchers.
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.
Software used internally should still be protected even if there's less risk, and companies should know limitations of copyright law and create holistic regime to safeguard intellectual property, say observers.
Current state of corporate intranet "somewhere between poor and terrible" because overlooked and underfunded; many still slow to adopt social elements critical for survival, say industry observers.
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