The Java is dead meme has resurfaced, this time the instigator is Mike Gualtieri from Forrester. Given his general premise of Java is dead for enterprise development, I find it odd that he basically starts with: Java is still a great choice for app dev teams that have developed the architecture and expertise to develop… Read More For Enterprise Development, If Not Java Then What?
PLEASE REVIEW THE MORE RECENT VERSION FOR FEBRUARY 2011. About 6 months ago, I looked at the job trends for traditional programming languages again. Given the popularity of these posts, I have decided to make this a recurring theme. In the last update, I included Delphi due to the fairly high ranking it had in… Read More Traditional Programming Language Job Trends – August 2010
PLEASE REVIEW THE MORE RECENT VERSION FOR AUGUST 2010. About 6 months ago, I looked the the job trends for various programming languages. Given that TIOBE released their yearly programming language rankings, I figured I should update the job trends again. In this update, I will use the TIOBE rankings to determine what languages to… Read More Traditional Programming Language Job Trends – February 2010
PLEASE REVIEW THE MORE RECENT VERSION FOR FEBRUARY 2010. I recently wrote about what programming languages jobs are currently requiring. In the comments and other venues, people mentioned it would be really interesting to see the job trends over time. So, I decided to see what trend information I could find. Thankfully, Indeed and SimplyHired… Read More Traditional Programming Language Job Trends
As a software engineer, you need to keep your skills sharp and current. This is a general requirement of the job. In addition to this, in the current economy you do not want to be without a job. Obviously, this means learning more about what your current company uses for all of its development. What… Read More [UPDATED] What Programming Languages Do Jobs Require?
As I do my professional and personal work, I am always looking for the best tool for the job. In software development, there are several programming languages that can be used for a wide variety of reasons. I am often asked by people new to software development what is the best language to learn. They… Read More What Programming Language Should I Learn?
When I was a consultant (oh, so long ago), it was critical to have knowledge of various command-line unix tools. The main reason for this was that the administrators of the machine would only grant ssh access to someone like a consultant. In addition to this, you were not allowed to install any software either.… Read More Tools to know when on a unix command line