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Just a few years ago, most employers were looking for ‘full stack’ developers: developers who could move from the front end to the back end with ease. Today, though, more and more employers are switching back to dedicated front end developers to improve user experience and usability. If you’re focused on front end development, there… Read more »

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A modern resume has to display a wide array of software skills in order to even secure an interview. But the applicable software skills change from year to year. The best software skills for employees in 2016 will show that they are knowledgeable and savvy of current technology in addition to industry standards. Operating Systems… Read more »

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Should you use Linux or Windows? Depending on your own personal needs, each operating system could have its benefits. In the old days, Linux was used primarily by IT professionals and serious hobbyists, while Windows was seen as an easy access platform for casual users. Today, both Linux and Windows not only perform very well… Read more »

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There are still many debates regarding the security of cloud platforms and infrastructures. Cloud platforms give organizations the opportunity to leverage a vast inventory of resources, but at what cost? Though a cloud platform does not have to be inherently less secure than any other type of platform, there are additional challenges when it comes to maintaining a… Read more »

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People today are absolutely inundated with technology. Most people spend the vast majority of their time staring at one device or another: their mobile phone, their computer screen, and their television. But vacations are intended to be a break from the rigors of modern day life. And that’s what has led many to embrace the… Read more »

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Microsoft recently purchased LinkedIn, the most popular professional networking site, for a staggering total of $26 billion. LinkedIn has a total of 433 million members, making it a substantial investment for the software giant. But many have wondered exactly what Microsoft seeks to gain through its acquisition. LinkedIn is the Largest Professional Database in the… Read more »

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Big data has become an industry unto itself, with many companies now looking expressly for data scientists and data specialists. But up until recently it’s been fairly difficult to actually parse, analyze, and control big data; big data is, by its very nature, cumbersome and disparate information sets that cannot be analyzed through traditional means…. Read more »

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CRANBERRY TWP, PA – JUNE 14, 2016 – Software Specialists Inc., a company with extensive experience in the Information Technology Industry and one of the fastest growing Information Technology consulting firms in the country announced today they have won Inavero’s Best of Staffing® Talent Award for providing superior service to job seekers. Presented in partnership… Read more »

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Are you looking for an IT or tech position in Raleigh? You’re in luck. Raleigh has a wealth of position available to those who are qualified and experienced. When looking for a career in tech, you’re often better off looking for specialized sites that focus primarily on tech. Here are some general and specialized resources… Read more »

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User stories are one of the innovative techniques of agile development, creating a way to see through a potential user’s eyes and better understand their requirements. User experience is always one of the most critical aspects of project development. Through better user stories, you can create products that more accurately deliver what a user truly… Read more »