Six Ways Low-Code Tackles the Never-Ending Skills Shortage

I attended a one-day DevOps conference in London last week. It was an enjoyable day – some good speakers on the podium and an intelligent and enlightened audience (from the questions they were asking at least). From the very first session, one of the most important challenges raised by the speakers and the audience was …

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Intro to Low-code: The Transformative Potential for App Dev

Low-code development platforms enable the creation of software applications using far less program code than would typically be needed versus traditional computer programming languages. Software development is often a lengthy and complex process so low-code’s promise to simplify, accelerate and reduce the cost of application development is a very attractive proposition for busy software teams. …

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Worst Software Dev April Fool’s Day Jokes

Nope, others may have already Rickrolled you with a disguised link to Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up.” Instead, here is a list of the worst “jokes” that IT and the software development community has played on itself over the years. Perhaps some are never going to give up their traditional software development approach, …

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So Many Programming Languages to Pick From

My father recently underwent a full knee replacement. Before the procedure, my sisters, both who are physical therapists, provided a wealth of pre-surgical exercises as well as a list of information about the road to recovery. Due to the distance between where my parents and sisters live, my dad is going to a local hospital …

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Why Using an Application Framework like the VLF should be a No Brainer

Frameworks are everywhere.  They are available for almost every part of software development and frameworks are not exclusive to the IT industry.  Medicine, banking and insurance all have risk assessment frameworks. Education uses learning frameworks, companies are measured by quality frameworks and the USA Department of Defense has a framework for enterprise architecture. Why are …

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