In an effort to foster transparency in the job searching process, hired.com is sharing the results of a study on salary information for software engineers. The report looks at how different tech hubs compare salary-wise and how that translates into quality of life in those markets.
Yahoo recently announced a new move that is sure to make developers working with its Yahoo Application Platform (YAP) quite happy: along a new home page redesign, the company has now opened up their home page to third-party applications built with YAP. This means that outside developers could get exposure on the Yahoo! home page which averages 330 million unique visitors per month.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Stocks, Shipping, Funding, and Music. Highlights include the Spatial Neighborhood API which delivers data about human behavior based on micro-locations, and the Patreon API for crowdfunding creative services.