A shortcut to keeping up with the most prominent market trends (think mobility) while putting money on a time-tested and reliable medium.
Business and public sector both suffer from the disaster commonly referred to as a "client no-show". Despite its omnipresence, up to this moment humanity came up with only two ways of confronting the missed appointments problem. Of those two, only one is scientifically approved.
We bet you didn't know SMS could do THIS.
Some of the most financially successful new technology is not new at all, or sometimes isn’t even a technology. An awesome example of Eastern Europe web call-back boom that would have made Steve Jobs jealous, proves it perfectly.
Ostriches: the peak of optimization. The way digestion was crammed in should go down in the annals of programming. In order for them to digest their food, the developer forced them to naturally eat stones. They then run around, jiggling the stones against each other to pulverize the food in their stomach.
Even if you’re average or below average in terms of performance, your chances to be singled out for dismissal during a downsizing will be lower if you’d follow some simple rules. People, being people, react to that kind of things unconsciously. Sometimes they even value adherence to these rules above the actual performance.
What can software engineers do to ensure their professional survival in a theoretical IT downturn? The first step would be establishing a methodology to evaluate one’s job security such that a decision can be made calmly and rationally when the time comes.
A quick analysis of more than 200 programming jokes gives some insights into the main frustrations that come with being a programmer.
The Apifonica blog editor dug into more than 200 programming jokes and noted to her surprise that they covered all of four topics.
Optimize your code. Create programming abstractions. Write cross-platform apps. It’s almost as if programmers who follow those precepts are supposed to be guaranteed a first-class ticket to heaven for programmers. But what if that isn’t the case? What if those techniques fast-track you, not to heaven, but to hell itself?