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Developer working for a startup that was just acquired? Don’t let these six career-shaping opportunities pass you by

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Working for a startup that gets acquired can bring with it a mixed bag of emotions for many developers. While it can be a moment of validation for what you’ve been crafting for years, it can be scary and overwhelming as your small, autonomous startup transitions into a larger company. But while a common attitude toward startup acquisition and integration is cynicism,  you may actually be glossi... continue reading >

Three Easy Ways Developers Can Get Started With Accessibility

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George Zamfir appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field. George is a web developer and Toronto-based accessibility consultant. Prior to joining Facebook as an Accessibility Specialist, he ran his own accessibility consulting company, Good Wally, and spent several years as a Technical Accessibility Analyst a... continue reading >

Disruptive, evolving, everywhere: Big mobile trends developers should watch

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Farhan Thawar, VP of Engineering for Xtreme Labs, appears as part of our Leaders Series, conversations with tech and media leaders about influential trends and topics in their field.  We meet with mobile developers or developers that are curious about moving into mobile development all the time. The attraction isn’t surprising. Mobile is an exciting area of tech: disruptive and evolving, wi... continue reading >

Toronto’s Shifthub disrupts SMB scheduling space with help of Extreme Startups

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What’s it like to run a startup at Toronto accelerator Extreme Startups? How do you get in and how do you thrive? We decided to go there ourselves to get an insider opinion from James Woods, CTO of Shifthub, a mobile employee scheduling platform for small to medium sized businesses (SMBs). The offering: find a sweet spot where you stand out James, a former Director of Product Management at... continue reading >