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A Description of Common Development Languages

If you have been keeping up with this blog, then you would’ve noticed my frequent referencing of recruiters constantly getting the two development languages Java and JavaScript confused. Also, you would’ve noticed that each time I bring this matter to attention, I bring up that when this happens, it not only causes great inconvenience to…

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5 App Startups in Baltimore 2019

The App Startup Scene in Baltimore is Growing The story behind startups in Baltimore are fascinating and inspiring (well, mostly inspiring). Startups in Baltimore create both an opportunity and strong foundation for software engineers in the city to learn new skills and tackle problems that interest them. The local success in Baltimore is nothing short…

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What Is Serverless Framework Technology?

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The Challenge with Servers Imagine yourself involved in a project developing a web application. You are filled with excitement as the project begins to take off, and the idea that has kept you up at night begins to manifest itself into reality. However, being apart of a smaller team of developers, you hit a roadblock:…

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15 Apps Built in React Native

React Native is among the top used frameworks today when it comes to developing an application, especially when compared to other frameworks that allow cross-platform capabilities such as Flutter. React Native’s success is due in part to it’s ability to launch and support cross platform applications with a single code base, it’s easy development time…

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React VS React Native

React and its younger sibling React Native are JavaScript frameworks developed at Facebook. They are each the opposite side of the same coin, which is the currency that we at Parsed prefer to use for application development. React and React Native are responsible for many popular applications such as Facebook Messenger or the Facebook app…

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How Software Engineers Can Manage Technical Recruiters

The Problem with Recruiters The situation involving technical recruiting in its current state is unfavorable, and a software engineer needs to be on the lookout for common issues that can arise when dealing with shady recruiters. Many unfortunate exchanges due to these issues have occurred to engineers in our own community, according to a survey…

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4 Key Mobile App Development Elements to Consider When Building a Fitness App

The fitness industry is growing at an incredible pace, with new approaches to training, equipment, connected technology, and software all merging to push the industry into new territory.  Mobile app development in the fitness industry is growing at an equally fast pace as well. Wearables, nutrition trackers, routine trackers, class scheduling apps, habit changing apps,…

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5 Things To Look For In a Technical Staffing Agency Partner

When you are looking for a technical recruiting firm, it is important that they meet some general standards. As a software developer, one of the most frustrating/amusing things that a recruiter would do is assume that java and javascript are the same thing (they aren’t even close). That doesn’t just make the recruiter look bad,…

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Tech Recruiting Companies Make Recruitment Painful for Software Engineers

In a common environment, the recruiting process for software engineers has proven to be a nasty one. We ran a survey of technical people in our community and the most common words used to describe recruiters were the following: “aggressive”, “slimy”, and the most important one, “dishonest”. Casey Garland, Parsed founder, CEO, and one of…

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