Yesterday I had an article published on the IBM DeveloperWorks titled “Building a real-time marketing application with Node.js and IBM Mobile Web Push” and in the article I walk you through how to create and deploy an application using NodeJS and the new IBM Mobile Web Push platform (click here to start a free trial for that) on the new BlueMix platform. It is a tutorial/sample based application similar to the Sports Ticker application I just recently posted here. But enough about that so let’s get on to BlueMix.
According to Built With Trends, Ruby on Rails is clobbering the competition with an astonishing one year growth of 1146%! Interestingly though, Ruby on Rails only accounts for about 2.5% of the sites on the web today – I think this means its clearly leading edge.
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Great article on IT skills in demand with some key points taken from a survey.
“.NET were relatively low on the scale, compared to Java, C, and even ColdFusion Developers” – link
A couple of shockers – Apex, the language of SalesForce.com and Python over Ruby…really??
Java/J2EE commandeer the highest salaries on average
It looks like general Network and Security people also have a pretty nice path. The article also eludes to cloud specialists not getting paid so high in the future.