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What makes Salesforce Lightning Platform a powerful, fast and intuitive user interface

Salesforce has always been proactive in developing and bringing to market new features and functionality in all of its products. Throughout the lifetime of...

Founder & CEO of Odoo, Fabien Pinckaers discusses the new Odoo 13 framework

Odoo, formerly known as OpenERP (Enterprise Resource Planning), is a popular open source, business application development software. It comes with many features like a...

MongoDB is partnering with Alibaba

Tensions between the U.S. and China have been frosty at best where trade is concerned. But MongoDB, based partly in Palo Alto in the...

3 programming languages some people think are dead but definitely aren’t

Recently I looked closely at what it really means when a certain programming language, tool, or trend is declared to be ‘dead’. It seems,...

What do we really mean when we say that software is ‘dead’ or ‘dying’?

“The report of my death was an exaggeration,” Mark Twain once wrote in a letter to journalist Frank Marshall White. Twain's quip is a...

What is the history behind C Programming and Unix?

If you think C programming and Unix are unrelated, then you are making a big mistake. Back in the 1970s and 1980s, if the...

Can DevOps promote empathy in software engineering?

If DevOps is, at a really basic level, about getting different teams to work together, then you could say that DevOps is a discipline...

Modern web development: what makes it ‘modern’?

The phrase 'modern web development' is one that I have clung to during years writing copy for Packt books. But what does it really...
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Is serverless architecture a good choice for app development?

App development has evolved rapidly in recent years. With new demands and expectations from businesses and users, trends like cloud have helped developers to...

How do you become a developer advocate?

Developer advocates are people with a strong technical background, whose job is to help developers be successful with a platform or technology. They act...