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Featured Content

Featured news, events, job opportunities, organisations, exciting projects and websites (especially Jamaican projects and websites) can be found here.
Friday 31. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Ecommerce Shipping

Shipping Companies in Jamaica

You've bought an item online, whether through Amazon, eBay or Wallmart, now you need to choose the right shipping company that offers the optimal service, price and pickup location combination to get your item to Jamaica. It can be a daunting process if you are not aware of the right criteria to look for. A lot depends on the item you happen to be shipping either to Jamaica or from Jamaica your priorities but most importantly, your budget. Here's a nice list of Shipping companies you can choose to get your items to deliver to Jamaica.

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Thursday 30. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Game Development Copyright Video Streaming Featured Regulation Policy

Article 13 of EU Copyright Directive update

Article 13 of the EU's new copyright directive has sparked huge controversy online, with YouTube campaigning strongly against the proposal. Comparitech surveyed 1,500 video game streamers about how they would respond to the proposed filtering of copyrighted material before it is posted online. 45.6% of streamers would be dissuaded from streaming gameplay if they could be held liable for copyright violations.

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Sunday 26. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice

Senior Application Developer

Urban Development Corporation is looking for a Senior Application Developer. The incumbent has the responsibility to improve internal business processes through software implementation, diagnostic and maintenance strategies. Sounds Interested? Apply for the position today!

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Tuesday 21. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Software Development Agile Featured Objected Oriented Programming Web Development

Software Developer

Vertis Technology is looking for Software Developers. Applicants should have experience with frontend web-based technologies (HTML, CSS & JavaScript frameworks) and Java, PHP or .NET development. At Vertis Technology, we use emerging technologies and human-centred design to create visionary products and services that improve lives. Working as a Software Engineer at Vertis Technology, you will be grouped with other talented developers to design and build new products. Our team do remarkable things to enable businesses, government and communities to achieve their best and address their toughest challenges. Sounds Interested? Apply for the position today!

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Tuesday 21. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Internship Agile Featured Scrum Software Testing

Software Testers(Contract/Internship)

Vertis Technology is looking for Software Testers. Applicants should have a demonstrated hands-on experience in performing automated and manual tests to ensure the software created by developers meets the acceptance criteria and does not introduce any adverse functionality within production. At Vertis Technology, we use emerging technologies and human-centred design to create visionary products and services that improve lives. Working as a Software Tester at Vertis Technology, you will be grouped with other talented developers to enable faster delivery at a higher level of quality for new and existing workflow implementations. Our team do remarkable things to allow businesses, government and communities to achieve their best and address their toughest challenges. Sounds Interested? Apply for the position today!

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Tuesday 21. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Java Internship JavaScript Software Testing Featured Automation

Quality Assurance Engineer(Full-Time/Contract/Internship)

Vertis Technology is looking for a Quality Assurance Engineer that will be a key member of a delivery team. Applicants should have a demonstrated hands-on experience in manual testing and test automation script development. At Vertis Technology, we use emerging technologies and human-centred design to create visionary products and services that improve lives. Working as a Quality Assurance Engineer at Vertis Technology, you will be grouped with other talented developers to enable faster delivery at a higher level of quality for new and existing workflow implementations. Our team do remarkable things to enable businesses, government and communities to achieve their best and address their toughest challenges. Sounds Interested? Apply for the position today!

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Tuesday 21. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey IT Security Cybersecurity Featured

IT Security Analyst(Full Time)

Vertis Technology is seeking a highly motivated professional to join our Security Operations Centre(SOC) team. The successful candidate will work in a technically diverse and dynamic environment with a team of cybersecurity professionals involved in multiple aspects of preventing, detecting and responding to internal and external threats. If you want to apply your skills in a mission-driven environment, apply now.

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Thursday 09. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Java Python JavaScript C# Featured CakePHP Programming Language

StackOverflow language popularity through the years

We took a look at the most popular programming languages on Stack Overflow since 2008 bar chart race and was amazed by the stunning adaptation for the major languages we are using today. What do you think about the end result? Was it a surprise to you in any way? Do you think the change in language popularity is the same in Jamaica? Let us know in the comments below

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Wednesday 08. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey iOS Development Flutter Featured Dart Android Development Web Development

Flutter is now multi-platform

Flutter: a Portable UI Framework for Mobile, Web, Embedded, and Desktop - Today marks an important milestone for the Flutter framework, as we expand our focus from mobile to incorporate a broader set of devices and form factors. At I/O, we’re releasing our first technical preview of Flutter for web, announcing that Flutter is powering Google’s smart display platform including the Google Home Hub, and delivering our first steps towards supporting desktop-class apps with Chrome OS.

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Monday 06. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Windows 10 React Native JavaScript Featured Microsoft

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows

Microsoft launches React Native for Windows – TechCrunch - Microsoft today announced a new open-source project for React Native developers who want to target Windows. “React Native for Windows,” as the project is unsurprisingly called, is meant to be a new ‘performance-oriented’ implementation of React for Windows under the MIT Lice…

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Monday 06. May 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker .NET Legacy Apps Containerization

Hands-on Labs: Modernizing Traditional Applications!

Let's face it: nobody gets into IT so they can maintain legacy apps. We dream about innovation and about changing the world, but 80% of IT budgets are spent maintaining existing systems and just keeping the lights on. The massive cost of maintenance doesn't leave much room to innovate. By "containerizing" existing apps, you can realize immediate savings (in time, money, and other resources), so you can allocate more of your budget toward innovation.

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Tuesday 30. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker

Docker just keeps on getting better

Have you heard the big news? Docker ranked #1 most wanted platform, #2 most loved platform, and #3 most broadly used platform in the StackOverflow 2019 Developer survey from nearly 90,000 developers.

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Monday 29. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Docker Docker Compose

Let’s talk about Docker

Join us for the Kingston local edition to learn more about Docker as we prepare our summer Play-with-Docker workshop series! If you’ve been working on a cool project using Docker technology, come and show our local community. If you’re new to Docker, come along to listen and learn. This event will provide a platform for general discussion surrounding Docker and how is used by Jamaicans.

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Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey KingstOOn Featured Animation

KingstOOn 3 crowns the ambitions of Kam Kam for best concept in the emerging animated content

The Adventures of Kam Kam – Space Explorer tells the tale of a headstrong little Jamaican girl who wants to become a space explorer and go where no one has ever gone before. According to the team's pitch document, Kam Kam's ‘boundless imagination propels her and Glow Juice – her favourite fishy squishy toy into the most 'intergalacticosmic' adventures’.

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Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Job Listing Job Management

Jamaican Medium Jobs

Jamaican Medium Jobs is a job board website that does: Candidate searching, screening and resume matching with a built-in employer’s account that thoroughly connects quality job seekers with companies.

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Wednesday 17. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Animation Workshop Digital Storytelling

Digital Storytelling Competition and Workshop

Have an idea to share or a story to tell about our beloved Jamaican culture? Animate it... Don't know how to create an animated story? Attend our free workshop at UTech on April 24 and 25. In this workshop you will explore, learn and use the foundational elements of effective digital storytelling to create your very own digital story. Finally, you will put your learning into practice and create a digital storytelling asset implementing strategies for our Digital Storytelling Competition.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Editors' Choice Augmented Reality

Augmented Reality in Civil Engineering Seminar

Technology has been changing the way things are done with an intension to make systems and processes more efficient and cost effective. The Civil Engineering industry has also been experiencing some technological revolution from hand drawn designs to computer generated 2D & 3D drawings. Further research and employed technology utilized to enhance the sector include; Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality.

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Monday 15. April 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Hardware KingstOOn Animation JaD's Choice Film

Daytime Live: demonstrating motion capturing during KingstOOn Animation interview

Watch Roshane and Lushane Jones explain what KingstOOn and Motion Capturing is and how it will impact Jamaica. KingstOOn is the Caribbean’s Premiere International Animation Conference and Film Festival being presented by Jamaica’s Office Of The Prime Minister, in partnership with the World Bank. The festival has three major objectives of LEARN to EARN and DISPLAY animation.

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