Are software developers linguists, or are they mathematicians? Should computer programming appear as a language option on the school curriculum, or is it math? Despite decades of debate, the jury is still out.
The list of SMS research reports providing direct links to a dozen of "recent and decent" reports on texting as to its use as a marketing communications channel. This is the second part of the list featuring 8 valuable sources of SMS data for 2016.
SMS marketing is huge if done the right way. But is yours? Here's what we've learned by digging through the latest SMS stats and studies on Christmas shopping behavior 2015.
We bet you didn't know texts could do this. Surfing the web without an internet connection, “invisible apps,” and more are all astonishing things our blog editor discovered while exploring the latest SMS API-powered applications.
Esoteric programming languages recreate the sense of code as a “black art”, calling back to what programming was like in the days of machine code.
"When your only piece of hardware is an old Nokia phone or your challenge is to write the most incomprehensible piece of code ever, you don’t care about being a “good coder” anymore."
He's a coder. He's also blind. “Blind as a bat,” he says. And he was born this way.
The Apico blog editor looked at dozens of “best programming blog” lists to figure out which are the most recommended blogs for software developers of 2015.
Metrics for measuring developer productivity are the philosopher’s stone, Holy Grail, and white whale of the software world. Codebase quality and project completion rate are both aimed squarely at the work of the team, rendering them worthless when it comes to looking at the work of particular developers. Paradoxically, people can generally tell the difference between a poor developer and a good one.
Can you guess what all-time best IOS apps all have in common? Most of them are communication-based: messaging, calling, and social networking apps.