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Developer hiring trends

Stack Overflow: ReactJS and Docker in great demand, Go not so much

Stack Overflow has done it again! They looked at targeting options for employers on Stack Overflow Jobs used by 200+ companies since early 2015 and discovered that ReactJS and Docker are among the fastest-growing targets. Let’s see what else is in great demand this year.

Portrait: Heather VanCura, Chair of the JCP at Oracle

“Technology reflects the people who make it”

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Heather VanCura, Chair of the JCP at Oracle.

Portrait: Donna Dillenberger, IBM Fellow

“In the right company, working in tech is a great career”

Women are underrepresented in the tech sector —myth or reality? In addition to the Women in Tech survey, we also launched a diversity series aimed at bringing the most inspirational and powerful women in the tech scene to your attention. Today, we’d like you to meet Donna Dillenberger, an IBM Fellow at IBM’s Watson Research Center.

Long live Google

Developers rise against whiteboard interviews

David Heinemeier Hansson (DHH), the creator of Ruby on Rails and founder and CTO at Basecamp, started a Twitter revolution against whiteboard interviews when he tweeted that he “would fail to write bubble sort on a whiteboard.” This confession-turned-trend has been embraced by a huge number of developers who protest the controversial whiteboard interview style.

Common denominator — Java

Top 5 hottest IT jobs for 2017

Randstad US collected data from their expert recruiters and ranked the most promising IT jobs in 2017. The company came up with a list of roles in high demand this year.

Automation: Run towards or away from it?

Get ready for the rise of the robot programmer

Anyone with at least some experience in programming will want to take advantage of the robot programming trend. In this article, tech writer Rick Delgado talks about the impact of automation on jobs and weighs in on the skills programmers should have in order to fit into this scenario.

You'd be surprised how many people forget this step

Finding the best programmers requires international search

When looking for the best programmers in the world, where should you start your search? While the United States has been the birthplace of some excellent software engineers like Grace Hopper and Ken Thompson, there are lots of pools of talent waiting to be tapped across the globe.

Keep calm and prepare for context switching

3 ways to switch gears without stalling

The software developer role has moved far beyond “a person concerned with facets of the software development process” as Wikipedia defines it. In addition to their core programming work, developers get immersed in marketing, support and other activities. This means they must continuously switch contexts, which can be extremely disruptive and stressful.

It's not always rainbows and butterflies

How to start a career as a remote DBA expert

In this article, Sujain Thomas, data IT professional who works closely with DBA experts, shares her thoughts on how to start a career as a remote DBA expert and identifies the difficulties that lie ahead.

Can't live without 'em

7 skills that describe a top-notch web designer

The web designer, as any other artist, certainly possesses a sense of beauty and knows exactly how to create sophisticated things, from an infographic or a mobile app to an online store. Here are the top seven skills that each top-level web designer should possess.