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News: Congratulations to Jonathan Freeman on his City of Chicago Hackathon Win!

Congratulations to our very own, Jonathan Freeman on his win at the Wheels, Energy & Trash Hackathon hosted by the City of Chicago this past weekend!

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photo provided by http://digital.cityofchicago.org

InfoWorld: 6 technologies you should learn this year

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There's a saying in tech: March or die -- so stop slacking and study up. Your cube mate is already on No. 4

Technology moves fast! If you're stuck in your cube editing Java 1.3 code or messing with PowerBuilder, you probably live in an area of the country where there's only one employer. Most of us have to figure out what we need to learn, or at least become acquainted with, just to keep our careers on track.

Event: DevDroid Meetup August 21

Open Software Integrators is hosting the Triangle Android Developers Group! OSI will be providing pizza, drinks and wifi. 

Sign Up Here!

When:

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Location: (Instructions for parking can be found under Durham office directions)

Open Software Integrators

345 W. Main St. Suite 201

Durham, NC 27701

 

About the group:

Press Release: Open Software Integrators Wins Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness & Flexbility

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  • InfoWorld: Java faces tough climb to catch up to .Net

    By the time Java 8 comes out, it'll be another two to five years behind .Net -- and Microsoft's coordinated front

    Expensify’s CEO David Barrett has an accounting problem

    It isn’t the number of hours you work, but what you accomplish

    Expensify’s CEO, David Barrett has an accounting problem.  He thinks that number of hours worked is a great way to judge work ethic.  In fact, his first post started kind of strong, but his follow up degraded into the kind of thing that points at two basic problems: an accounting problem and a project management problem.

    Event: Graph Database Durham Un-Meetup

    Sign up here!

    Based on the popular concept of an Un-Conference, we will have lightning talks based on who is doing interesting Graph things and who shows up. Additionally, we will do hands-on mentored 'up and graphing' labs for those aspiring graphistas and pair-graphing for those who want to explore a GraphDB idea.

    Come prepared to tell the crowd something interesting about your graph DB goodness!

    6:30 - Pizza & Bull City Burger Beer, yum

    7:00 - Welcome

    InfoWorld: What are graph databases good for? Here's a killer app

     

    Still using an RDBMS for friend-of-a-friend queries? Big mistake. Enlist a graph database using Neo4j instead

    Press Release: 10gen And Open Software Integrators Announce Partnership Supporting MongoDB

    10gen, the MongoDB company

     

    DURHAM, N.C., July 29, 2013 -- Open Software Integrators, LLC (OSI), the open source professional services company, today announced a partnership with 10gen, the MongoDB company and leading NoSQL database.

    InfoWorld: Love and hate for Java 8

     

    Java 8 brings exciting developments, but as with any new technology, you can count on the good, the bad, and the headaches

     

    Thanks to Michael Brush who contributed significantly to this article. -- ACO