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How I got here: Software Developer Mike Lamb went from “Well Under El” to Presenting Business Executives

Seven years ago, I was 27 and homeless for the second time in a year. It was the unsurprising result of a 13-year struggle with drug addiction that had thwarted all my attempts to get my life off the ground. It had taken me five years to accumulate 61 college credits before my will to […]

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How I Got Here: Software developer Mike Lamb went from ‘doing well under the El’ to presenting business executives

Seven years ago, I was 27 and homeless for the second time in a year. It was the unsurprising result of a 13-year struggle with addiction that had thwarted all my attempts to get my life off the ground. It had taken me five years to earn 61 college credits before my will to show […]

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Is the life of a freelance software developer right for you?

A freelance software developer is a programmer who works on an ad hoc basis, rather than as a full-time employee exclusively tied to a single company. Freelance developers often work for multiple clients at a time, but some may choose to work with only one company at a time on a contract basis. Most freelancers […]

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Is the life of an independent software developer for you?

A freelance software developer is a programmer who works on an ad hoc basis, rather than as a full-time employee tied exclusively to a single company. Freelance developers often work for multiple clients at once, but some may choose to work with only one company at a time on a contract basis. Most freelancers are […]

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Still one of the best jobs in America?

Another January, another “Best Jobs” in America list from US News and World Report. For technologists (or those considering becoming a technologist), this annual recap offers some good news: software developer came in second among the best jobs (as well as second among the best STEM jobs and number one among tech jobs). “Software developers […]

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Cognizant acquires custom software developer Magenic Technologies

by Joe Panettieri • Jan 19, 2021 Cognizant acquires Magenic Technologies, a privately held custom software development services company focused on Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure, VMware Tanzu, Dynatrace, and Google Cloud Platform (GCP), among other platforms. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. This is M&A deal number 55 that ChannelE2E has […]

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Software Developer Squirrels Launches First Partner Program

Squirrels partners include MSPs, VARs, Affiliate Partners, Distributors and Consultants. Squirrels, the software developer focused on wireless audio and video transmission, has launched its first partner program. The Squirrels Partner Program invites a range of partners to sell its wireless collaboration and digital signage software to customers. They include MSPs, VARs, affiliate partners, distributors, and […]

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Improving Acquires AWS Custom Software Developer Object Partners

Improving Enterprises, a technology consulting firm backed by private equity firm Trinity Hunt Partners, has acquired Object Partners, a custom software development company and Amazon Web Services (AWS) partner in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with a secondary office at Omaha, Nebraska. Financial terms were not disclosed. This is the 342 M&A deal ChannelE2E has covered so far […]

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How far can you go?

What is the typical salary of a software developer? And what kind of education, skills, and experience do you need to unlock the higher tiers of that salary? It’s a complicated set of questions, but luckily we have a number of data sources that give us insight and answers. “Software developer”, of course, is a […]

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How to Spot a Great Software Developer: 7 Interview Questions

When I got my first programming job, I was in awe of the technical savants who knew the coding languages ​​inside out. I thought that was something to strive for and that was ultimately what made a great software developer. Twenty years later, I’ve worked with a lot of good developers, some great, and some […]