Developer Evolution: June 2013

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I recently returned from a brief trip to Microsoft’s TechEd conference in New Orleans. There, I talked with many folks familiar with the market about what changes they see in developers over years. I don’t mean just gray hair — I mean collectively in how developers have changed in the past few years. Of course, […]

The relevance of developers: everything is software


One of our core beliefs at Developer Media is that developers will soon be running the world. I don’t mean they’re taking over our governments, although recent news about hacker breaches and government electronic spying . The technology trends are clear: software is increasingly a part of everything in our lives. I’m writing this post, […]

English Still the Lingua Franca of the Developer Web


In a recent article, “English is No Longer The Language of the Web,” author Ethan Zuckerman, director of the MIT Center for Civic Media, wrote, that the explosive growth in Internet use around the world has dramatically reduced the amount of content in English. It’s a fascinating article, and I recommend you read it to understand […]