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To understand what it takes to be a data engineer, start here

8 hours ago

To understand what it takes to be a data engineer, start here

Among data scientists and analysts, think of data engineers as the architect. Here's a roundup of free courses and other resources to get you learning about the role.
COVID Alert PA app launches to help track the pandemic’s spread in Pennsylvania

Sep. 23, 2020 1:51 pm

COVID Alert PA app launches to help track the pandemic’s spread in Pennsylvania

Ireland-based software development firm NearForm also developed the COVID Alert DE app, released in Delaware last week.
Streets Department’s new PickupPHL app lets you track trash pickup in real time

Sep. 22, 2020 1:00 pm

Streets Department’s new PickupPHL app lets you track trash pickup in real time

The app was created by in-house technologists and aims to bring transparency to city operations: "I do think there is a system of accountability when you release your operations to public," said Streets Commissioner Carlton Williams.
Learn coding for ‘actual beginners’ from this Delaware game developer

Sep. 11, 2020 3:26 pm

Learn coding for ‘actual beginners’ from this Delaware game developer

Momiji Studios founder Matt Sharp is offering a virtual foundational coding class for any age.
Meet these 12 tech companies and see who’s hiring at the Sept. 23 Developers Conference

Sep. 10, 2020 7:04 am

Meet these 12 tech companies and see who’s hiring at the Sept. 23 Developers Conference

This year's all-virtual Dev Conf can help advance your technical prowess and even your career via virtual connections with local orgs seeking new talent.
This Drexel professor’s free app allows choir members to create music together, remotely

Sep. 1, 2020 7:31 am

This Drexel professor’s free app allows choir members to create music together, remotely

Dr. Youngmoo Kim's Virtual Chorister combines tech, music and access for the virtual world.
Power Home Remodeling is working to reprogram its industry from the inside out — and these devs are here for it

Aug. 27, 2020 7:46 am

Power Home Remodeling is working to reprogram its industry from the inside out — and these devs are here for it

The exterior home remodeling company’s build-not-buy approach to technology has served up continuously invigorating challenges for developers Diego Borges and Sebastian Kopp.
Want to learn data visualization skills? Start with these resources and tools

Aug. 26, 2020 8:40 pm

Want to learn data visualization skills? Start with these resources and tools

Ahead of its data viz workshop, Women in Data's Rajvi Mehta shares a handful of intro materials for those looking to boost their tech careers.
Throwback: Susan Kare, Regional Rail and the original Macintosh fonts

Aug. 26, 2020 12:22 pm

Throwback: Susan Kare, Regional Rail and the original Macintosh fonts

In which we look back to Technical.ly's 2011 interview with the Montgomery County native and iconic designer on why the original Mac fonts were named after SEPTA Regional Rail station stops. Briefly.
Magic 8-Balls, mini golf and trivia: 5 cool apps created by middle schoolers

Aug. 24, 2020 12:27 pm

Magic 8-Balls, mini golf and trivia: 5 cool apps created by middle schoolers

Students flexed their coding muscles at a recent Community College of Philadelphia STEM Academy demo day.

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