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Are you a software developer on the hunt for a new gig? Or you’re just curious about what programming skills are demanded these days? One thing is for sure: employers really, really like technologists who can build, maintain and scale everything database related.  A new analysis made by Insight.dice.com highlighted the most in-demand programming skills looked by employers as we enter the new decade. The writer for Dice Insights, Nick Kolakowski, analyzed the data from Burning…

GitHub has slowly become a hub that more than 40 million developers use to share code for their projects – professional, personal or other. It wasn’t until last year when Microsoft bought GitHub for $7.5 billion! It quickly became one of the key ingredients in its strategy for attracting developers on its cloud considering the competition with Google and Amazon. As one of the largest online spots for developers, GitHub makes the perfect place to…

Apart from companies in the technology sector, the number of businesses relying on computer code is increasing drastically. It’s really no wonder it’s listed 8th of the top 25 jobs this year according to GlassDoor. A software engineer could easily find themselves working for big companies such as Apple, as much as they can in a hospital or an automotive manufacturer. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) predicts that employment, especially for computer programmers, will decline…

Dynamic switchers, various animated views, marvelous text fields and so much more! The top 5 best iOS libraries that make your app’s UI truly remarkable are: TKSwitcherCollection CocoaTextField Expanding Collection AnimatedCollectionViewLayout CollectionViewSlantedLayout Let’s start with TKSwitcherCollection! TKSwitcherCollection TKSwitcherCollection is basically a collection of animated switch controls. It’s tremendously easy to use – all you need to do is download and drop the TKSwitcherCollection into your project and you’re good…

With time old programming languages become obsolete while new programming languages are launched, but they never gain traction. A common question amongst beginners (and coders alike) is the programming language they should invest learning in, that is in demand, stable outlook, and plenty of jobs. Here, is a list of top 10 languages that you should learn – 1) Python Created: Python language developed by Guido van Rossum. It was first released in 1991. Pros: Supports…

Have you ever wondered what are the most popular programming languages on GitHub? GitHub is, without a doubt, the most famous platform for code management and sharing. It’s the home to software code worked on by more than 31 million users – working in as many as 337 different programming languages! Seeing how much GitHub has grown with time, it’s safe to say that GitHub is here to stay.  Following the famous purchase of 7.5 billion…

I have read someplace that programmers should learn a new programming language every year ( I think it’s code complete, not sure, though), but if you cannot do so, I suggest to at least learn the following five programming languages to do great in your career. Everybody loves multilingual programmer and an all-rounder who is talented enough to write a quick script and can also write complicated Java programs. In fact, it’s almost obligatory for…

If you’ve had your fair share of programming, you’ve most definitely tried to find a way to get better. And to do that, you have to know what makes a good programmer. After all, what can a computer science graduate do to prepare you for a long and successful career in programming, right? In these articles, I’ll share 10 things I believe every programmer should know or learn as soon as possible. This article will include Programming…

Creating a website from scratch is definitely a hard task even for the most gifted and experienced web developers. As a geek programmer, it is for sure that you are a person who’s always seeking better ways and methodologies to work with which are both easier and practical to do your job. Gladly today you have a wide selection of front-end frameworks that can save your time and grossly increase your productivity. On top of…

Ever wondered what the best programming languages for mobile app development are? It’s really a relevant question, considering that mobile apps are increasing and so is the demand for mobile app developers. There are billions of app downloads every year. The following chart shows the number of worldwide app downloads from 2012 to 2017. To state the obvious, Android and iOS are the two most used mobile operating system currently in the world. Now, if you look…

Kotlin vs Java – which one is better for Android App development? The Kotlin mobile app development community is continuing to grow. Back in 2017, Google recognized Kotlin by making it the second official language of Android app development. Since then, the programming language has seen impressive growth in demand in both the developer and enterprise community. With Google declaring that Kotlin is now its favored language for Android app developers, the language is demonstrating to…

Could Java really be the next COBOL? In our obsession with the new, it’s comfortable to forget just how long the “old” stay with us. Take COBOL, for instance. The venerable programming language turns 60 this month and, as Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols has written, could well “outlive us all.” Indeed, COBOL offers a great example of the true pace of growth within our industry, while possibly also offering some clues as to what tomorrow’s COBOLs…

 Everything you need to know about the Java 13 Java has just been released on September 17th, 2019 Let’s take the time to look at what’s inside and see what makes it different from the older versions and know all about the Java 13. Java 13, in essence, doesn’t have too many major updates (which are usually called a JEP (Java Enhancement Proposal). Here’s a list of JEPs that were delivered in the…

The technology world is growing immensely with each passing year and months, as they are coming up with new trendier smartphones and tablets every other day. The competition too has grown strong in the market to stand at the highest position. That’s probably the reason programmers and web developers are in tremendous demand nowadays – because they have a good knowledge of programming languages. Various programming languages are now available and each of them has…

Choosing what the best backend technologies to use in 2019 is one of the key decisions that need to be taken. Regardless whose dilemma it is, whether a startup founder or a product owner, it’s of great importance to determine which language to use in said project. A well-chosen technology will ensure your speed of operation, scalability and the ability to modernize to customer needs quickly. The question of choosing the best backend technology in 2019…

Here’s why it’s awesome to be a programmer Steve Jobs said in an interview that “everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think”. And to be honest, truer words have never been spoken. The programmers’ day is on the 13th of September, the 256th day of the year. You might wonder, like I did, “Why day 256?”. The official answer is because the standard binary…

All credit goes to Luca Spezzano for his dedication and awesome work by writing this article. Give him a few claps on his medium article here :). I’ve been searching for quite some time now for a tool that allows me to clean my CSS for unused style. There is a particular reason why I was looking for a tool like this. The reason is that nowadays almost every developer uses a lot of CSS frameworks and…

Disclaimer: The information below is purely my own personal opinion and research. These are the top 5 programming languages to keep an eye on in my opinion. You’re most welcome to share your opinion in the comments at the end of the article. While there are some languages that appear to be headed for the digital dustbin, like Ruby and Haskell, other languages are still on the rise. If you’re like most people in the…

It’s been over 50 years since programming pushed the boundaries of digital craftsmanship – and is still doing so with no signs of slowing down. Every now and then, there’s a new tool, framework, functionality, technology, an add-on is breaking the internet. Any adept programmer, not only needs to be good at programming but also has to stay abreast of the upcoming happenings in programming. Just learning to code won’t give you a big edge…

Welcome to IEEE Spectrum’s sixth annual interactive ranking of the top programming languages. This year they’ve done a major overhaul and changed some of the most underlying metrics, and built a new streamlined interface. But, the basic idea and methodology still remain the same: combining data from multiple sources to rank the popularity of the languages that are used for the type of coding you are interested in. They took the approach to get around the two main…