Could progressive web apps be the apps of the future?

Progressive web apps (PWAs) are the perfect cross between native mobile apps and websites. Here's why, writes Nick Durrant, co-founder and MD of Bluegrass Digital. What makes you delete an app? Perhaps you're tired of excessive adverts and notifications. Maybe the app...

#CodeLikeAGirl programme will reach 600 girls

Vodacom has launched a new programme that will see over 600 young girls between the ages of 14 and 18 receive coding training virtually from 4-7 October. Vodacom's #CodeLikeAGirl programme aims to encourage more girls to explore careers that require coding skills to...

Oracle releases Java 17

Oracle has announced the availability of Java 17, which delivers thousands of performance, stability, and security updates, as well as 14 JEPs (JDK Enhancement Proposals). Java 17 is the latest long-term support (LTS) release under Java’s six-month release cadence and...

Software development holds opportunities for SA’s youth

Youth unemployment has hit a record high, with 64,4% of those aged 15 to 24 unemployed, according to Statistics SA. As more and more jobs are becoming available in the tech space, it is vital to bridge the digital skills gap in South Africa to minimise the youth...