What to Expect When Hiring Full-Stack Developers

Tech recruiters everywhere are posting hordes of jobs for full-stack developers (FSDs). A quick scan for FSD (spelled out, of course) on a dozen popular global job boards finds over 180,000 active jobs posted. Unfortunately, there is no good way to cross-check the postings between the varied job boards to eliminate duplicates. So, the actual …

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The Rise of Full-Stack Developers

How many full-stack developers does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Just one, if you can find one. Perhaps you should look for a unicorn instead. There is a remarkable trend in software development that has been growing along-side the divergence of specialized software development skills: the rise of the full-stack developer. To be …

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Haunted by Ghosts of Technologies Past?

Halloween is getting close. How do I know? Not because its highlighted on my calendar. And not from the constant temptation of walking past the three mega-sized bags of candy I purchased for the ghostly event. I gauge the proximity of Halloween by the frequency of Michael Jackson’s Thriller being played on the radio. “What’s …

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What’s the Hype About Low-code?

In part one of this blog series, we looked at low-code hype vs. reality in the following technology areas: No coding required Fast time-to-market for new applications Seamless integration with other systems In part two, we’ll conclude by considering other key areas such as: Ease of app maintenance No technology lock-in Great User Interfaces/User Experiences (UI/UX) …

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Hype vs. Reality: The Lowdown on Low-code Platforms

Low-Code development is a hot technology area right now. Forecasts and predictions are that it will grow rapidly over the next few years. New companies are entering the market space and significant investment funding is being pumped into the sector in order to see substantial returns in the next few years. As with any hot …

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