Why Developers Need ‘Finishing School’

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By Sharon Florentine, CIO | August 26th, 2014 How can developers bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and real-world, on-the-job experience? They can go to ‘finishing school.’ In theory, a software developer’s knowledge and “fluency” in a programming language should be an accurate gauge of his or her ability to perform well for a company.…

15 technologies changing how developers work

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By Peter Wayner, InfoWorld | August 11th, 2014 A long time ago, developers wrote assembly code that ran fast and light. On good days, they had enough money in their budget to hire someone to toggle all those switches on the front of the machine to input their code. On bad days, they flipped the…