software development

A home for software developers

DVT is 20 years old. ITWeb spoke to CEO Jaco van der Merwe about the future and the state of the bespoke software industry in SA.

Jul 5, 2019

Testing times: Test coverage exposed

Test coverage is the opposite of allowing developers to be creative-thinking professionals writing high-quality unit tests.


GitHub enables open source developers to be rewarded

GitHub launches a programme that starts to fix the moral issue of multibillion-dollar businesses running on the back of freely available code.

Apr 25, 2019

SITA brings coding to Free State schools

The agency opens its first coding and software development academy in the Free State, as it steps up efforts to mainstream ICT in SA's education system.

Feb 6, 2019

Absa, Digital Academy nurture young software developers

The Absa-Digital Academy partnership begins to bear fruit as it equips young South Africans with software development skills.


Contributions to GitHub soar. But where are the South Africans?

Egypt and Nigeria are the only Africa countries to make it into the top 10 countries to produce new GitHub sign-ups.

Oct 12, 2018

Infrastructure-as-code demands constant testing

Infrastructureas code demands constant testing to be effective, says Obsidian says Obsidian.

Oct 1, 2018

Open source software development trumps all others

Open source users are more likely to achieve all-round success in software development, a DevOps Research and Assessment survey found.


ICT Tenders: Down to nuts and bolts

This week's National Tender Bulletin sees government on a hardware drive.


'Fixes that fail' and 'Send Me, a question of character' are at the root of the current software development crisis

It is committed to actively developing software development professionals via its school, DevFluence, the company says.


Uncle Sam wants you

Ripped jeans, ponytails, dev geeks - a disruptive, innovative and technical breed of test consultant is on the way...

Jan 30, 2018

Vulnerable software poses great risk to businesses

Many business leaders don't understand the plethora of threats the software-led approach to business presents, says Veracode.

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