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All software development companies are always on the lookout for the best resources to accomplish their goals. In many cases, Python has become one of those tools. A Google search for developer positions certainly yields multiple requests for experience in Python. Why? What's the draw? Python is known for a design that emphasizes code readability with fewer lines of code than other languages. Thus, a developer can work more quickly and efficiently within a safe and secure language. And that's only skimming the surface of what Python is/can do. As such, the prevalence of this open source language has spread across the world including in Portland, Oregon.
Computers love repetition and it can be a time consuming task to start a project with the same process time after time. A common solution to this is to have the computer generate repeating patterns for you. This technique is called Automatic programming. HTML and CSS involve a lot of repeating patterns, and LESS is a tool that makes generating CSS a lot easier. So what happens when you want to make LESS faster? Introducing "Less Colors"!
Over the years architecture and its implementation have proven to be vastly important, especially when it comes to changing business needs and market conditions. Typically such a process comes as a result of connecting various services and systems so they best meet specific needs. In the past such action was rather involved and complicated, but thanks to Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), there's been some relief.
Mobile Applications have emerged as a powerful way for businesses to interact with their customers. Consumer Apps allow people to use Facebook or Twitter from anywhere they can get cell service. Mobile Games like Angry Birds have redefined entire business models for entertainment and have even reshaped the way people use their bank. In a lot of ways Mobile Apps are causing the same huge shift that happened when webpages became commonplace. Even laptops are slowly being replaced by tablets that boast longer battery life in a slimmer, lighter package.