Android, IT Trends, Java, Open Source, Programming languages, software development

Is Kotlin a new Java for Android?

When creating native apps for Android, you will normally use the Java programming language for your logic. The same way as Objective C for iOS, Java was written long before mobile development took place. Both languages are powerful, fully-functional and effective. But the fact is that they were not optimized for mobile. Why not to… Continue reading Is Kotlin a new Java for Android?

Big Data, Cloud, Innovations, IoT, IT Trends

Something you should know about IoT and (really) Big Data

As The Internet of Things continues to grow, huge amount of data is going to be generated. How huge is the “huge”? Really huge. I do mean that. Physical devices across the globe are consuming and creating data to drive a continuously connected world. David Booth, CEO at BackOffice Associates believes that currently we are… Continue reading Something you should know about IoT and (really) Big Data

IoT, IT Trends, software development

Embedded software development: specifics and areas of application

As computers (and sensors) get smaller, smarter and connected, our everyday objects, from clothing to lavatories to cars, get more intelligent. By so doing embedded software is essential to the operation of today’s smart devices. Embedded systems control many devices in common use today. Ninety-eight percent of all microprocessors are manufactured as components of embedded… Continue reading Embedded software development: specifics and areas of application

IT Trends, Programming languages, Rust, software development

5 promising programming languages of 2017

When we look into the current trends in programming, few cornerstones dominate in modern programming languages: • How fast they are • How smart they are • Few bugs These three features were taken into consideration while preparing this article. Let’s see what programming languages share these features and are most likely to be trending… Continue reading 5 promising programming languages of 2017

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Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017

Machine learning A breakthrough in the technology of artificial intelligence and its active use in practice is the trend of the last two-three years. If earlier the creation of a high-quality machine translation system required a decade, now startups can offer consumers quite a competitive product in this area within one year. Machine learning is… Continue reading Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2017