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Pittsburgh tops America’s most livable city list… again!

Author: MikeD | Filed under: Career Advice, Employment/Job Search Articles, Entrepreneurship, In The News, IQ Culture, Job Search Resources, Pittsburgh News, Software Development, Technology

Forbes Magazine has named Pittsburgh its “Most Livable City” in its annual report that looks at unemployment, crime, income growth, arts and leisure, and cost of living.  Check out the article in Forbes Magazine by Francesca Levy, April 2010.
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.NET Micro Framework Goes Open Source

Author: MikeD | Filed under: IQ Culture, Software Development, Technology, Uncategorized

Last week Microsoft announced that the .NET Micro Framewwork verison 4.0 would be released as open source… along with some new framework features.  This move means that the Framework will continue to evolve organically through the development community and offer third parties the opportunity to repackage the framework. It will be interesting to see how this decision effects embedded .NET application development.
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New Tool Boosts .NET Development For Linux

Author: MikeD | Filed under: IQ Culture, Software Development, Technology

A bit of news spotted by one of our software engineers, John P. Novell has developed a new add-in for Visual Studio that would allow developers to write .NET apps for Linux. This doesn’t appear to be a full-blown solution for leveraging the powerful .NET framwork on non-Windows operating systems, but it’s another step in the right direction.
Check out the article on ARS Technica for more details.

Barbara VanKirk to be featured panelist in Seton Hill University’s upcoming Farrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Series

Author: MikeD | Filed under: Entrepreneurship, In The News, IQ Culture, Software Development, Technology

Barbara VanKirk, President & Owner of IQ Inc. will be a featured panelist in Seton Hill University’s upcoming Farrell Entrepreneurial Leadership Series “Impact Technology: An Entrepreneurial Perspective”, Tuesday, November 17th 2009 from 6-7:30PM at Seton Hill University, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
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Dynamic Objects Give C# Developers More Options

Author: MikeD | Filed under: IQ Culture, Software Development, Technology

For those of you in the software development game, check out this interesting look into dynamic objects in C#, from the MSDN C# FAQ:
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