Featured Content

Featured news, events, job opportunities, organisations, exciting projects and websites (especially Jamaican projects and websites) can be found here.

Featured Content

Featured news, events, job opportunities, organisations, exciting projects and websites (especially Jamaican projects and websites) can be found here.
Thursday 23. April 2020 Posted by: oshane-bailey Software Development Featured Student

Jobs for Students

At JaD, we aim to help student developers and digital professionals to find jobs, gigs and the right place to work. Our team's experience in the software development and recruiting industry helps us gather honest and stable job offerings in Jamaica's tech-related industries.

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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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Tuesday 19. March 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured

Open Source

Open-source software is a type of computer software in which source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose

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Tuesday 12. February 2019 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Open Data Featured Open Source Open Graph

data|Meet-Up Jamaica - January

Organised by the SlashRoots Foundation, Make.Better and the World Bank, these meet-ups are designed to be an opportunity for you to learn new skills, and solve problems affecting your community and country using data and technology. Whether it’s that you want to create an app or visualise data for articles these meet-ups will help you create real work and products.

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Monday 10. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey React Featured

React JS

React, a JavaScript framework that aims to painlessly create interactive UIs. It is maintained by Facebook and a community of individual developers and companies. React can be used as a base in the development of single-page or mobile applications.

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Friday 07. December 2018 Posted by: Alteroo Featured

Webcraft Conf

Why Attend WebCraftConf? Web technologies have become a pervasive and indispensable part of modern organisations. Intranets, portals, SaaS, mobile applications and marketing websites all have the web as a common denominator. In 2019 the web touches every industry, from banking to insurance, from education to non-profit and government agencies. Attending WebCraftConf signals your commitment to innovation and technological leadership.

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Friday 07. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured

Programming Languages

Computer programming language, any of various languages for expressing a set of detailed instructions for a digital computer. Such instructions can be executed directly when they are in the computer manufacturer-specific numerical form known as machine language, after a simple substitution process when expressed in a corresponding assembly language, or after translation from some “higher-level” language. Although there are many computer languages, relatively few are widely used.

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Wednesday 05. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Programming Language

Python

Python is an interpreted high-level programming language for general-purpose programming. Created by Guido van Rossum and first released in 1991, Python has a design philosophy that emphasizes code readability, notably using significant whitespace

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Wednesday 05. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Programming Language

PHP

PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor is a server-side scripting language designed for Web development, and also used as a general-purpose programming language. It was originally created by Rasmus Lerdorf in 1994; the PHP reference implementation is now produced by The PHP Group.

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Wednesday 05. December 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey Featured Programming Language

Java

Java is a popular general-purpose programming language and computing platform. It is fast, reliable, and secure. According to Oracle, the company that owns Java, Java runs on 3 billion devices worldwide. Considering the number of Java developers, devices running Java, and companies adapting it, it's safe to say that Java will be around for many years to come. Java is one of the main programming languages that is taught at U.W.I and UTech.

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Tuesday 06. November 2018 Posted by: oshane-bailey JaD's Choice Featured

JaD's Picks

Featured news, events, jobs, projects websites and other posts that are hand-picked by the Jamaican Developers Community Team

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Wednesday 15. August 2018 Posted by: manager

Tech News, Events, Jobs and other resources in one spot

Finding online tech resources for Jamaica has gotten easier with our resource directories. You will be able to filter resources by their tags, categories or any other attribute of your desired content. With our searchable directories for Events, News, Jobs, Projects, Organisations and Websites, we are bridging the gap between people and companies in the tech industry with each other and the public at large.

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Upcoming Virtual Tech Events

Due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we've compiled and announced a list of Tech-based events that is offering a virtual option for those wishing to avoid crowded places and to participate digitally, while still supporting Tech meetup groups in Jamaica.

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