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December 9, 2011  5:19 AM

Will our future be shaped by “polyglot” programmers?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
devices, language, Mobile

If you ask a software programmer what language they write in - the answer is sometimes simple and you may get a one word reply i.e. Java, Python, PHP, Visual Basic, C# or C++ etc. More often I find that programmers define themselves as "all of the above" and more. Essentially they have become...

November 16, 2011  12:03 PM

IBM: 2011 ‘Tech Trends’ report lists top ten developer skills

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developer, IBM, language, Skills

IBM has released its 2011 'Tech Trends' report this week which the company says highlights "significant enterprise technology trends" for the year ahead. The report is based on the input of more than 4,000 IT professionals and developers across 93 countries and 25 different industries. This year's...


June 15, 2011  10:15 AM

Right ingredients, no quantities = a recipe for chaos…

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
language, syntax

In this guest post for the Computer Weekly Developer Network, Keith Hughes, senior consultant at SQS Software Quality Systems writes on methods to help with the code errors posts.

Some programming languages will automatically initialise variables for you. If you are unfamiliar...


May 30, 2011  6:57 PM

Do cloud developers need to go back to school?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Developer, language, Skills, Software

I spent this weekend writing up some opinions from a bunch of academics and recruitment specialists on the subject of whether cloud computing focused developers have enough skills to cut the new (cloudy) mustard. It seems that opinions are mostly in line with a consensus which agrees that we have...


May 25, 2011  1:17 PM

I wandered lonely as a (managed) cloud service

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Cloud Computing, Developers, language, SLA, Support

Actually a "managed" cloud is not so lonely is it? But is it enough to bring companies into adopting the cloud computing model of IT delivery if they still harbour misgivings about cloud security, cloud data privacy issues and cloud robustness in all its many forms? Will the in-house developer...


April 20, 2011  7:07 AM

Garter: in applications, it’s design that makes the difference

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Developers, Gartner, language, RunTime

Gartner is hosting an application architecture, development & integration summit 2011 in London on June 16 this year.

So what right?

Gartner does this all the time doesn't it?

Well, yes it does -- and this one isn't that much different on the face of it. This is the...


September 1, 2010  12:11 PM

“Pseudo-language” for Windows network scripting

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
language, Programming, Scripting

Binary Research International is talking up the latest version of its FastTrack Scripting Host version 6.0, a "pseudo-language" designed to handle the scripting needs of system and


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