August 2011 Blog Posts (3)

new local office space & a new opening @ salesforce.com

My company salesforce.com has an opening at its new Tampa Bay office.   The opening is on my team building Productivity Tools for the R&D organization.  A suitable candidate should have a strong Java background (can pass a difficult Java programming test)  AND have a love for UX and rich front end development (JQuery, HTML 5, VisualForce)

 

Why work for salesforce.com?

  • Ensure quality through test-driven development and agile project management.  Sick of…
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Added by James Hatton on August 26, 2011 at 4:45pm — No Comments

Java 7 Launch events in Africa (photos)!!

The month of July was a global gathering for all Java Communities around the world to say "Hello" to Java 7.

JUG-AFRICA also hosted multiple events to celebrate Java 7 (see the photos below). I have traveled in Africa to give technical Java7 talks and met with hundreds of vibrant Java and Android developers. In Dakar, Senegal (July 7), Brazzaville, Congo (July 9) and… Continue

Added by Max Bonbhel on August 7, 2011 at 6:00am — No Comments

Codetown is on Facebook!

Hello Codetown!

 

News Flash - Codetown is on Facebook here. We'll post links to articles, blog posts, media, and new items in general on our Codetown Facebook page.

 

We'll also post links to interesting articles outside Facebook.

 

What's the point…

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Added by Michael Levin on August 3, 2011 at 8:11am — No Comments

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