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Stack Overflow might as well be the official documentation for all programming languages, given how often it’s used by developers to complement their abilities. The Q&A site however is dramatically increasing its scope with “Stack Overflow Documentation”, self-described as the “biggest expansion to Stack Overflow since it first launched”.
A group of developers that are playing Pokemon GO have created a tool that shows the location of every Pokemon within a given area on Google Maps. The project is still in its early stages and there are technical hoops that you have to jump through to get the tool up and running. Programming skills will help you here. Read on for the details.
Outsourcing IT isn’t a new concept. Companies have been doing it for years but to this day it remains a divisive topic. On the one hand, outsourcing makes sense because it can keep costs down for organisations. On the other hand, it’s never good to see jobs go overseas. In an age when IT talent comes at a high cost, we want to know whether outsourcing software development is a good or bad idea.
Google has released the second developer preview for Android Wear 2.0, its wearables operating system. The new preview comes with some bug fixes and improvements. One of the changes is that third-party developers can now incorporate wrist gestures, which lets Android Wear 2.0 wearable users navigate on their smartwatches using wrist motions, in their apps. Here’s what you need to know.
The world is increasingly embracing digital technology, and so too are our schools. But many girls are still missing out on developing IT and programming skills. There is a lot of talk about gender gaps in the workplace, both in terms of numbers and pay disparity, but it’s not a problem that can be fixed overnight. To solution to this problem starts in schools and finding a way to get girls interested in IT in their formative years. Here’s how we can do this.
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Developers are a highly sought after these days as mobile and web applications are now a big deal for consumers and businesses. As such, the average salary for developers has increased significantly. If you’re an organisation looking to recruit a developer, it’s tempting to hiring one that doesn’t demand much money so you can cut down on costs on the get-go. However, that can lead to big problems later down the track. Here’s why.
Code Club Australia, a non-profit organisation that promotes coding for kids, is hosting a national event called Moonhack to set a world record for the most number of children coding at once. The event will be held on the night of July 20, the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, hence the name Moonhack. Here’s what you need to know to participate.