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Tech industry still favours younger developers
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Experience is a bad thing for engineers

The tech jobs marketplace at Hired.com crunched some numbers on 400,000 interview requests and job offers over the last year to produce their annual "State of Software Engineers" report and discovered that software engineers with more than ten years of experience get 20 percent fewer interview requests than engineers with four to ten years coding.

Cybersecurity software revenue to hit $27 billion by 2023
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Humanity is an insecure species

Number crunchers at PreciseSecurity.com have been flipping their abacuses and reached the conclusion that cybersecurity software revenue is expected to reach $25.1 billion in revenue this year.

Christian apps do unholy things to your data
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No one expects the Spanish Inquisition

A bunch of Christian developers have been screwing over the faithful for a decade, and no one appears to be giving a damn, according to reports from CNET.

Developers revolt against the Apple cult
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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 11:00

Developers revolt against the Apple cult


Does not treat its own Apps in the same way

A group of developers has fired off a stiffly worded missive to the Cult Leader Tim Cook saying that Apple's changes to its iOS 13 operating system will hurt their business.

Developer gives up on crowdfunded game
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Monday, 08 October 2018 11:32

Developer gives up on crowdfunded game


Limit Theory pulled six years after a successful Kickstarter campaign

Space sim Limit Theory has been cancelled, six years after a successful crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter after the main developer ran out of steam.

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff
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Tuesday, 12 June 2018 10:42

Apple's Swift is not up to snuff


After four years developer writes "Dear John" to Swift

Four years after it was released to the enthusiasic applause of the Tame Apple Press, a group of developers have been looking at the progress of Apple's programming language Swift and found that Jobs' Mob created a  chocolate teapot.

Developers fight over the right to be nasty to each other
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Will never agree to be nice and polite

A developer publicly quit a large and popular open source project after he refused to agree to be nice to his fellow developers and was hacked off that an intern programme was only open to LGBTQ, African Americans, Hispanic and Native Americans.

Developers hate Perl
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Thursday, 02 November 2017 11:47

Developers hate Perl


… but Rust never sleeps

Software Developers really hate Perl followed by Delphi and VBA.

Apple developers and chipmakers are revolting
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Standing against the Steve Jobs's design disaster 


Apple developers are revolting against the terrible design of Steve Jobs and Jony Ive’s “ufo” headquarters.

Apple stuffed up the design of its space-ship
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Great for marketing – a nightmare for developers 

While the Tame Apple Press has been banging on about the wonderful the design of the new Apple $5 billion HQ , there are signs that it is not good for company developers.