It's Friday and that means it's time for our weekly feature where we search the Web looking for 5 interesting, funny and poignant links for developers and IT Pros.
If you missed our other post this week, Android Fragmentation Debate Could be Red Herring
, please check it out now. For most developers, Android fragmentation is not a big deal, but a bigger issue could be version fragmentation that forces you to program for the oldest version.
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And here we go with this week's links:Sign of the Times: Now Hiring
- Channel Insider
It seems that the economy is slowly improving and is it does, it makes sense that IT and developer jobs are beginning to open up. According to one survey, purse strings are finally loosening and it could be a very good year.23 Useful Online HTML5 Tools
Developers need to be looking at HTML 5 and this article looks at 23 tools you can use to help you in the process. 23 is a strange number, but perhaps the author couldn't think of two more to make it an even 25.How to Manage Mobile Devices on the Network
- Enterprise Networking Planet
As the consumerization of IT continues unabated, IT no longer controls the mobile devices in the work place, but that doesn't mean you can't manage how mobile devices interact with your company network.Avoid agile dogma: recommendations not rules
- Able Pear Software Blog
If the whole idea behind Agile programming is being flexible enough to develop new functionality on the fly, then attempting to enforce rigid rules goes against that. Try to be flexible because ultimately most programmers don't deal well with dogma.What is big data?
- O'Reilly Radar
Big Data is the big buzz word this year, but behind the buzz is very real technology and this article explains what it is and why you need to be thinking about it.
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