4 Traditional Industries Changed by Technology

Many traditional industries are grabbing hold of the fast-moving pace of technology and using it to their advantage. Technological innovations are transforming long-established industries, allowing them to think outside the box and do things differently. Most, if not all, main industries in the world today are influenced by technology. Here are examples of four of […]

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A Comparison of Popular Programming Languages

Though many developers like to declare one programming language better over another, the truth is they all have their pros and cons. Since many languages are modeled after each other, their syntax and structures can be quite similar – so learning one will help you learn another. When choosing which language to learn, it helps […]

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Learn code? Are you ready?

Due to the global skills shortage in the ICT (Information and Communication Technology) sector, the prediction is there will be more than 800,000 available jobs in ICT in Europe by 2020.  This has caused an increased interest in technology as a career choice. Because of this, many people are deciding to learn code to take […]

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7 Signs it's Time for a Career Change

A few of us out there knew exactly what we wanted to do for a living since we were young adults. We set our sights on the goal and made it happen. But for the majority of us, this wasn’t the case. It’s more about trial and error and discovery over time. Many of us […]

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What is an API?

Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, are sets of requirements and conditions that govern how one application can talk to another. They allow different applications to communicate without caring about what programming languages and platforms were used to create them.  What is an API in web development? In web development, many software vendors create APIs to […]

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Developer Spotlight

Filipe Afonso is a Senior Consultant for Liferay International. He’s a member of the Global Services team, which is responsible for Liferay consulting services across Europe. This team provides technical leadership and guidance in the installation, configuration and implementation of Liferay’s Java-based technologies. Filipe is involved with the planning, designing, building and delivery of innovative […]

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7 Popular Software Programs Written in Python

Python is a popular coding language for several reasons – it’s relatively easy to learn and read, has a massive library to help you solve many of your coding problems, and a very active and welcoming community of users.Even if you have no idea what kind of language Python is, chances are you’re quite familiar […]

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What is Back-End Development?

Without back end development, the internet would offer very little. As you engage with a website, what you’re seeing and interacting with is the front-end. But there’s more than meets the eye when it comes to a website – and that’s where back-end development comes in. What is back end development? Back end development (often […]

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Developer Spotlight

If you’re thinking about a career in web development, advice from someone working in the field can help.We talked with a developer from Arcusys – a software development company that uses open source solutions based on Liferay technology.Started in 2003 in Finland, Arcusys also has offices in Russia and the United States. It’s been named […]

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What is a Framework? Why We Use Software Frameworks

In this blog post, we will discuss what a framework is in programming and what the most common frameworks are. We’ll also be talking about why developers use frameworks and some potential challenges that can arise.  What is a framework? A framework, or software framework, is a platform that provides a foundation for developing software […]

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