Software Development and Testing

MTN Business App of the Year 2021 winners to win R1m

In its 10th year, the competition will be giving away R1 million in prize money to entrepreneurs and app developers with creative ideas and solution-driven apps.


Low-code: The jet fuel of agile adoption

Low-code capabilities circumvent lengthy development cycles and rigid legacy systems to rapidly produce new applications that meet immediate business needs.

29 Jul

First National Bank hunts for top tech talent

The bank will recruit 300 additional experts with engineering, technology and data skills to supplement its existing cohort of equivalent skills.


SA business school offers online study now, pay later

Regenesys Business School unveils Education for All, an online-based portal offering an affordable higher education qualification.

29 Jul

Change your life with Huawei’s Apps UP competition

Developers across Africa have until 5 September to submit entries for the 2021 HMS App Innovation Contest, Apps UP, with $200 000 in prizes up for grabs.


Microsoft rakes in $19.5bn from cloud services

The company delivers strong financial results for the quarter ended 30 June, with commercial cloud services being the stellar performer.

28 Jul

Guardians of product performance track app development step by step

Performance engineering is transforming software development and the job descriptions of all those engaged in it, ensuring consistent production performance results.

26 Jul

IT staff augmentation: Balance your workforce remotely

Keeping the balance between software development and business teams can be daunting, which is where IT staff augmentation comes in, says Jason Bramsden, MD of DVT UK.


GirlCode asks community, companies to donate spare laptops

The coding organisation appeals to organisations and individuals to donate 67 laptops for girl coders, in the spirit of Nelson Mandela month.


New functionality, languages to be added to vaccine portal

The health department reveals citizens will be able to self-schedule their COVID-19 vaccination appointments and register via their preferred language.


Invictus Capital wants SA graduates for blockchain expansion

The global fintech firm seeks to employ South African graduates, as it moves into blockchain and crypto-currency technologies.

21 Jul

The business value proposition of performance engineering

As software scales in complexity, companies recognise that performance engineering and testing are essential DevOps processes, but performance is not only about speed.