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According to Recent Research, Java Developers Pocket the Most

This article is courtesy of CRN, and was written by Jack Gilbert. Java is the programming language with the highest average salary, according to Emolument report Java is the programming language with the highest average wage for UK developers, according to a report from salary benchmarking site Emolument. The report, which surveyed 1,500 developers in eight countries including the UK, Germany and the US, found that Java developers earn the most, with the average salary per developer in the UK...

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Real-World Problems Being Solved by Java

Check out the original article on DZone. We talked with 11 business professionals who have been involved with the Java ecosystem for most, if not all, of their career and asked them about some of the real-world problems being solved by Java. Specifically we spoke to: Anthony Kilman, Tech Lead, AppDynamics |Gil Tene, CTO, Azul Systems |Bhartendu Sharma, Vice President of Operations, Chetu |Charles Kendrick, CTO and Chief Architect, Isomorphic Software | Fred Simon, Co-Founder and Chief...

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10 Surprisingly Interesting Ways to Earn a Living Using Java

This article appeared originally on New Relic. Amazingly enough, some people don’t find coding exciting—it’s just another boring job to them. But while there may be plenty of boring programming jobs out there, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for one of them. Programmers have all sorts of opportunities to do something interesting with their skills, especially if they know Java. javalogoJava is perhaps the most popular language among employers right now, which means there’s a huge variety of...

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6 Reasons To Hire a Coding Bootcamp Graduate

Original article courtesy of coding dojo. If you have ever passed on a potential hire because they have coding bootcamp experience rather than a formal CS degree, it’s time to forget everything you think you know about bootcamp graduates and reconsider your options. Max Nisen at Business Insider eloquently illustrates the following point in his article Google Has Started Hiring More People Who Didn’t Go to College: "Computer-science degrees teach theory and help the best engineers advance the...

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Delaware’s tech scene is ready for big things in 2016

This article is courtesy of technical.ly/delaware. It’s built. Now will they come? In 2014, there was great pride among Delaware tech leaders that the community had begun — that was a year of starts, after all. Surely, there were more beginnings in 2015 — Zip Code Wilmington’s launch and Girl Develop It’s arrival here — but many seemed more focus on bringing new faces into the ecosystem. Because the pipeline is here, if new, and the goal for retaining technologists and growing businesses is...

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Eight Reasons You Should Learn Java

Let’s get one thing clear: learning how to program opens up endless opportunities and has endless benefits. You can learn it from the comfort of your own home, the job market wants and needs you, and it’s fun. Now, there are lots of programming languages out there to choose from, and I don’t believe in competition between them. All languages were created for a specific reason, and have evolved and contributed in some way to the technological advances of our times. Pitting them against each...

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2016's Most In Demand Coding Languages

Article courtesy of Katie Boukamp over at CodingDojo. Glassdoor recently published a report on the top 25 lucrative, in-demand jobs. More than half of the jobs listed are in tech and require programming skills. If you’re interested in a fast-growing and lucrative career, you might want to make learning to code next on your checklist! Next comes the hard part – deciding on the best programming language to learn. To help narrow things down, we compiled data from Indeed.com (database including...

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Why is Java so Important to Employers?

Let’s start with Java’s place right now. According to an IEEE survey that looked at 10 factors, including GitHub repositories, data from Google trends and Twitter posts, Java is the top programming language, ahead of C, C++, and Python. HTML came in a lowly 14th place. In a second poll focusing on the purely mobile languages, Java held the top spot. It is the language of choice for LinkedIn, eBay, Tumblr, Reddit and Google. Why? In technical terms it has a long list of virtues. Power-users will...

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10 Programming Languages You Should Learn Right Now

The tech sector is booming. If you've used a smartphone or logged on to a computer at least once in the last few years, you've probably noticed this. As a result, coding skills are in high demand, with programming jobs paying significantly more than the average position. Even beyond the tech world, an understanding of at least one programming language makes an impressive addition to any resumé. The in-vogue languages vary by employment sector. Financial and enterprise systems need to perform...

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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Career as a Software Developer

Everyone has to start somewhere. Whether you're first learning how to cook or beginning your career in the fast-moving highly competitive world of software development, you're going to make some mistakes. Whether that comes in the form of burning your dinner or breaking code is just a matter of context. the truth is, there are mistakes made by everyone at every level of an organization. Whether it's the CEO moving the company in the wrong direction, the social media manager of an organization...

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