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3answers
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What skills (technologies) get outdated slower? [closed]

It's a common knowledge that since the IT industry develops very quickly, most of the skills get outdated fairly rapidly: jQuery, .NET, Ruby on Rails, etc. They change all the time so that it is ...
2
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2answers
524 views

Learning new programming languages and technologies

Some time ago I was to learn iOS development at my work. I didn't manage to learn it because I was moved to more important task with another technology already familiar to me. But the short time I ...
5
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2answers
464 views

Are ASP.NET Web Parts useful & common enough practice in the real world, outside of SharePoint projects?

Studying for the .NET 70-515 exam. There is a chapter on Web Parts. I will suck it up and learn what I need to learn here, but... I am wondering, do ASP.NET developers in the real world often turn ...
6
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1answer
514 views

How do web services for downloading ringtones work?

I am interested in knowing more about how ringtone download web services work. I do web programming in java, and i would like to make a web service that sends a ringtone to the user's mobile phone ...
2
votes
3answers
253 views

Learning about a new technology

I have approx 9 years of experience in the IT field. I've mainly worked on web applications and currently am looking forward to become a technical architect for J2EE applications. I usually face this ...
4
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5answers
211 views

Going from cutting edge to maintaining legacy projects

I have an Access 03 program with a bunch of VBA code that is in use and the end user wants new functionality. I am finding it very difficult to add new functionality because my brain wants to use the ...