Assembla Illustrates Locations Of Software Developers

Sometimes, when an individual’s trying to be creative, it helps to be surrounded by similar people and toss around interesting ideas.  Or, like some hermit of a writer locking himself in a cabin until a novel’s finished, you may prefer to be alone.  Either way, a new report from Assembla concerning the location of developers… Continue reading Assembla Illustrates Locations Of Software Developers

Demand For Developers Up In The UK

The economy may still not have recovered from its virtual self-destruction, but developers in the UK appear to be in good shape.  New data indicates that demand for developers is up, and salaries are also rising as companies try to properly compensate their employees. Jenny Williams wrote late last week, “According to IT recruitment firm,… Continue reading Demand For Developers Up In The UK

Guardian Developer Gives Tips

The Guardian is a British newspaper that’s earned worldwide acclaim, and its website receives quite a lot of traffic.  As you might imagine, then, the demands the Guardian puts on its developers are rather high, and so the tips one developer shared today may be rather valuable. In an article, Web developer Matt Andrews named… Continue reading Guardian Developer Gives Tips

Developers' Job Prospects Described As "Bright"

The economy may or may not be safe from a second official recession, and even if it is, there’s no guarantee things will pick right back up.  However, there’s encouraging news for developers today as Ann All collected several signs that their job opportunities will remain plentiful. For starters, All wrote, “Last month when I… Continue reading Developers' Job Prospects Described As "Bright"

Optimizing For The Facebook Audience

Should you optimize for Facebook? Can you improve Google search results with Facebook SEO? At the 2009 MIMA Summit I gave a presentation on the intersection of SEO and Social Media suggesting that companies become publishers in their marketing and that the opportunity for search doesn’t just lie with Google, but also with social search.… Continue reading Optimizing For The Facebook Audience

Building Quality Content Over Quantity

When you think about blogging don’t think about quantity of blog posts, think about quality. The quality of content is one of the biggest factors leading to a successful blog because people like original, thought-provoking content. If you output a lot of mediocre posts, visitors or search engines won’t see value. The blog will get… Continue reading Building Quality Content Over Quantity

Nokia Adds New Features For Developers

Nokia has made a number of announcements about its app marketplace that the company says should be good news for developers. The Nokia Blog has five announcements for developers: *Availability of the Nokia Qt Software Development Kit 1.0 *Individuals can now register as Ovi Publishers *Public beta of Nokia signing Symbian apps for free *Availability… Continue reading Nokia Adds New Features For Developers

Appcelerator Now Has 50,000 Developers

Appcelerator said today it has grown its community to 50,000 Web and mobile developers. The company estimates it will surpass 100,000 developers by the end of 2010. “Clearly, developers were hungry for a development environment where they could easily leverage their existing web skills to quickly build fully native apps to run on many platforms,”… Continue reading Appcelerator Now Has 50,000 Developers