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What Software Developers Really Think About Your Job Descriptions – Software Development Manager

In this series, I invite a qualified engineer/developer with matching or related technical background to review a real job description. Previously, an iOS Mobile Developer, Software Development Engineer, and a QA Engineer all shared how they feel about the job descriptions likely presented to them by recruiters. In this installment, we set out to uncover the …

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How Developers Scan Job Descriptions: SDE

Software Development Engineer (Seattle) Previously, Geekology interviewed an iOS Mobile Developer and an QA Engineer to learn how potential technical candidates feel about the job descriptions they would run into. In this installment in our series, we set to find out more by interviewing an experienced SDE currently working at a leading technology company. You will soon see from …

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From Spam to Good Read: Content Marketing Tips for Technical Recruiters

Why do software developers often view emails from recruiters as spam? Usually in these recruiting messages, it’s all about getting the developer to become interested in the job opening the recruiter is trying to fill.  Therefore, if the position is not interesting to the developer (which is often the case), developers feel it’s a waste of …

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A language made in 10 days, now used by millions: a brief history of JavaScript

JavaScript is one of today’s most popular programming languages, however there were interesting twists in its history. It was created at Netscape in 1995. Originally known as Mocha, the name was chosen by Marc Andreessen, the founder of Netscape. Netscape wanted to make its own tiny programming language that runs right in the browser, instead …

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5 Common Programming Languages – What You Should Know about Them

There are hundreds and hundreds of programming languages. Do we really need all these programming languages? Let’s take a look at some of the most popular programming languages of 2015 and the applications built by them. 1. Java Image: Wikimedia Commons What it is: Java is designed to “write once, run everywhere” (WORE). This literally …

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A Quick Java Proficiency Evaluation Guide

Java is a widely used programming language.  In a recent article, it ranks as the second most coveted programming skills by employers, just behind SQL. We interviewed Anupam Mishra, a software engineer at Amazon and a long time Java developer to get some tips on what companies expect in Java software engineer candidates. Q: What …

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