The new GitHub Developer Program offers resources to work with the GitHub API, which includes features like project management, authentication, and the triggering of code-testing when committing code to GitHub.
Major technology shifts centering on cloud computing, big data, and mobile and embedded application development are edging out some well established players in the IT field, creating opportunities for bold new ventures. Find out who's who in "third platform" computing.
New mobile-friendly APIs from Google, Amazon, and Microsoft are filling the niche for mobile back-end services just as fast as they create it. The trick is finding the service that best meets your application needs while introducing minimal complexity.