IBM has taken an initiative for the Web Developers in India

An initiative is taken by IBM to launch a global programme with advanced tools to boost the skill of the developers and progress their careers at the IBM Developer Connect in Bengaluru.

The MD, IBM India said, “Rewriting of the code will be done for the whole world but a maximum of it will be done in India”. Adding to it Vanitha Narayanan said, “In this emerging technology world, the Developers are the asset of India and for the developers’ innovation and success, the capabilities of IBM in Watson, cloud, mobile will help them a lot. For a progressive India, we are investing and collaborating with the developers”.

Many developers attended the conference offline as well as online via live streaming. The Author of the book The Creator’s Code, Amy Wilkinson; A startup company Alpha Modus CEO Prashant Bhuyan were few of the star speakers who boasted the day long conference.

There were a few key announcements were made such as

  • Associating with Coursera

The global course of Coursera’s Full Stack Web Development is targeted to power up the developer ecosystem in India. Only 20 Indian entrepreneurs will be selected by IBM who will be offered the Coursera’s capstone project. Those who will complete the project will be given a chance to join the IBM Global Entrepreneur programme and will be provided USD 120,000 in IBM Cloud credits.

  • Introduction of new toolkit developerWork Career Concierge

A beta version of developerWorks Career Concierge is introduced, a new Watson-based tool that helps to progress developers in the cloud journey. Upon answering a few set of questions about themselves, the Career Concierge uses API (Watson Tradeoff Analytics) on Bluemix to give out a set of resources, training materials, events which will help them in their careers.

  • GitHub Enterprise on Bluemix Dedicated

GitHub announced the ingeneral availability of service on Bluemix Dedicated, a cloud-based platform from IBM.

  • New cloud tools for swift and Watson is introduced

IBM introduced the beta version of IBM Cloud Tools for Swift which will simplify the management and deploy the server-side assets to Xcode, in an environment complementary.

Use of Swift on LinuxONE is done to connect into the hybrid cloud by creating server-side applications. It will help the developers to combine the programming language with the system’s speed and security.

  • Watson Developer Cloud Application Starter Kit

With the use of Watson Developer Cloud Application Starter Kit, the developers seamlessly can infuse cognitive capabilities into their apps. It helps to enter easily into the cognitive and mobile development.

By these announcements, the proposals and investments are reinforced by IBM developer Connect that is already done in India. For bringing a cognitive solution to the Indian Market by using IBM Watson Ecosystem, IBM launched a few digital hubs with NASSCOM to connect the Indian developers and start-ups with local resources and networking opportunities.

British IT Company joins with the Indian Software Company

England-based IT Company RSK Business Solution (RSK BSL) joins hands with the Indian partner of Gurgaon-based IT company BSL Information Technology Private Limited (BSLi) to create a consultancy service in UK under the name of RSK Business Solutions Holdings Limited.

As per the company, this deal of merger will allow both the companies to flourish its business in new regions and market.
The Managing Director of the new company said “This collaboration will help our company to cater a wide range of services to existing and new clients. And at the same time, we will maintain the levels of customer satisfaction and quality output.”

“No doubt that this deal will add a brand value to the existing customer service offered to a worldwide range of customer base,” said by the Operation Director of RSK Business Solutions Holdings Limited.

Both the companies assert on to minimizing the business risk and maximizing the business performance for their clients.

In a press release, RSK BSL said “Their principle of providing practical solutions for clients with the customized software incorporated with the traditional management values, has increased their knowledge and experience of managing people in better ways. And it is very crucial for modern working culture”.

BSLi and RSK BSL have been working together since 2009 under a partnership term. BSLi provides the back office support, technical resources and an R&D centre. Whereas RSK BSL handles the on-site consultancy, project management and risk & service assessment services to its clients.

This merger will help RSK Group to get large projects and fuel its growth in UK and US market. And it will also enable them to expand its environmental and technical operations base in India.
The new formation won’t affect any employment contract and the T&C agreed with the clients.

A Prudent Decision: Choose PHP for Website Development

For creating an intuitive and interactive web application in a simple way, PHP is mostly preferred by the web developers. PHP is one of the handy and resourceful server-side scripted language available free of cost. The reasons for opting PHP as the best solution for web development are stated below

This open source and feature-rich proprietary scripting language have all of the functionality to give the ultimate solution for the web designing.

  1. Independence of platform: It works on all of the major operating systems such as LINUX, Windows, Mac, etc and it edges with Apache and MySQL easily. And it turns out to be a cost effective programming language because of its cross-platform development feature.
  2. Free of cost and User-friendly: As it is an open source so it is maintained and updated by the set of developers from all over the world. Since its components are free to use and distribute. As it embedded with HTML source code so it is easily readable and understandable syntax.
  3. Secured and trusted: it is protected from threats and malicious attack because of its multi-layered It is trusted by many developers worldwide and has proven its potential by maintaining some of the popular and highly visited websites.
  4. Presence of large communities and capability: Class of large developers always keeps on updating the FAQs, Documentation, and Videos regularly. It can design and handle most trafficked websites. Facebook and Wikipedia are the examples who used it in their framework.
  5. Supports all major web servers and databases: Major web servers like Apache, Netscape, and Microsoft IIS are supported by PHP. Also, major databases like MySQL, IBM, FrontBase are too PHP friendly.

PHP uses its own space for which it decreases the loading time from the server and for its good processing speed eCommerce and Forums are developed faster. It is easily integrated with JavaScript, jQuery, etc. And its continuing update done by the developers will always make it stay ahead of every other programming language. PHP is the most favoured language for website development.

7 In-Demand Programming Languages a Developer Should Know

There are presently a huge number of diverse programming languages used by the software developers, with maximum jobs requiring the more familiar skills such as PHP, Java, JavaScript, and C#. However, since software demands evolve and develop, fresh and less widely-accepted languages are gaining in eminence, offering the developers the accurate tool for certain jobs.

    • SQL: It’s not surprising that SQL tops the job list given that it can be found far and wide in a variety of flavours. Database technologies such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, and Microsoft SQL Server power small businesses, big businesses, banks, hospitals, and universities as well. Undeniably, just about all computers and persons with access to technology in due course touch something SQL.


    • Java: Java is an object-oriented programming language initiated by Sun Microsystems in the 1990s and still in-demand, a benchmark for web-based content, enterprise software, games and mobile applications, as well as the Android operating system.


    • JavaScript: JavaScript is a customer and server-side scripting language developed that draws a lot of its syntax from C. This programming lanaguage can be vividly used across multiple web browsers and it is considered indispensable for creating animated or interactive web functions. It has extensive utilization in writing desktop applications and game development as well.


    • C#: Being a multi-paradigm language launched by Microsoft as part of its .NET initiative, C# combines principles from C and C++. It is a general-purpose language generally used to develop software for Windows platform and Microsoft.


    • C++: This programming language is an intermediate-level language, along with a kind of object-oriented programming features, basically designed to improve the C language. It powers major software like Winamp, Firefox, and Adobe programs. C++ is used to build up systems software, high-performance server application software, and client applications and video games.


    • Python: Python was named after the Monty Python. It is a kind of general purpose programming language, used in a range of applications. Python is simple, but exceedingly readable since very much resembles the English language. Furthermore, it is good for beginners, all the way up to seasoned experts.


  •  PHP: PHP is a free server-side scripting language specially designed for dynamic websites and application development. It can be directly rooted into an HTML source document, rather than an external file, which has created its popularity among the web developers worldwide. Currently PHP powers more than 200 million websites, including Facebook WordPress, and Digg.

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