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  • 15 technologies changing how developers work

    A long time ago, developers wrote assembly code that ran fast and light. On good days, they had enough money in their budget to hire someone to toggle all those switches on the front of the machine to input their code. On bad days, they flipped the switches themselves. Life was simple: The software loaded data from memory, did some arithmetic, and sent it back. That was all.

  • 15 hot programming trends - and 15 going cold

    Programmers love to sneer at the world of fashion where trends blow through like breezes. Skirt lengths rise and fall, pigments come and go, ties get fatter, then thinner. But in the world of technology, rigor, science, math, and precision rule over fad.

  • Why developers are turning to API services

    As application development increasingly hooks into outside services, tools to manage all those APIs are sprouting up

  • The rise of Cloud-based IDEs

    Development tools in the cloud enable programming from anywhere, but they're not suited for all app dev needs

  • Making games of enterprise software

    Thanks to computers and the Internet, everyone is playing games these days.