Software Development

This fall, DC will host the inaugural Frontiers of Digital Development Forum

Sep. 28, 2022 6:04 pm

This fall, DC will host the inaugural Frontiers of Digital Development Forum

The two-day, hybrid event covers the future of emerging technology and development, hosted by TechChange, USAID, Chemonics, Digital Impact Alliance, DAI, Premise and Google.
How these 5 ecosystem builders are supporting advancements in software

Sep. 28, 2022 5:03 pm

How these 5 ecosystem builders are supporting advancements in software

For Software Trends Month, we asked our Technical.ly Ecosystem Builders what resources they’re offering their communities to move tech forward.
Pie Insurance just raised a $315M megaround for its insurance technology

Sep. 21, 2022 2:15 pm

Pie Insurance just raised a $315M megaround for its insurance technology

According to CEO John Swigart, the funds will be used for further development of its technology and hiring "across nearly every team and function" at the company.
What’s the future of Web3? Experts shared their thoughts

Sep. 19, 2022 1:36 pm

What’s the future of Web3? Experts shared their thoughts

Panelists Anastasia Dellaccio, Shailee Adinolfi, Shekinah Apedo and Rakia Finley spoke about the future of Web3 in a session during DC Startup Week 2022. Here are some of their insights.
How is DC using the metaverse?

Sep. 15, 2022 2:10 pm

How is DC using the metaverse?

Accenture polled a number of DC residents about how they use the metaverse. Here's what the tech services company uncovered.
Creators in Horizon Worlds are quietly thriving. Now is the time to start paying attention

Sep. 15, 2022 1:08 pm

Creators in Horizon Worlds are quietly thriving. Now is the time to start paying attention

The metaverse is being built not just by Big Tech, but by regular people — some of whom are starting their own businesses within the VR world. Take a look inside their virtual communities.
What are the software trends of the moment? TypeScript, Rust, C# — and ethics, these pros say

Sep. 14, 2022 6:45 pm

What are the software trends of the moment? TypeScript, Rust, C# — and ethics, these pros say

Pittsburgh's Jim Gibbs, Colin Dean and John Lange fill us in on their favorite programming languages right now, plus the skills they think are most important for new technologists to know.
5 challenges of doing college in the metaverse

Sep. 14, 2022 4:37 pm

5 challenges of doing college in the metaverse

"Metaversities" are a thing. This form of virtual learning can offer plenty of benefits, this academic writes, but also brings significant costs, data privacy concerns and other considerations.
How I Got Here: Dominique Clarke got into software engineering through tech community work first

Sep. 12, 2022 6:12 pm

How I Got Here: Dominique Clarke got into software engineering through tech community work first

The Penn sociology grad is now a senior software engineer with Elastic. Here's how she turned past nonprofit and engagement experience into dev skills, and her advice for those pursuing their own tech careers.
JavaScript lovers: There’s a new Philly meetup focusing on frontend dev

Sep. 12, 2022 3:29 pm

JavaScript lovers: There’s a new Philly meetup focusing on frontend dev

The monthly meetup focuses on the programming language, but also aims to be a welcome space for developers looking to talk any kind of shop.