How Freelancers Can Save for Retirement
There are four main DIY options for retirement plans for the self-employed. Here’s a look at what they are and which one might be right for you.Read More
September 27, 2016
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Designed and developed by famed programmer Yukihiro “Matz” Matsumoto in 1995, Ruby is a dynamic, open-source, imperative, object-oriented programming language that emphasizes simple code and programmer productivity. Whether you’re looking to build desktop software or web applications, an experienced Ruby programmer can guide you through the process from start to finish.
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In the old days, all work had to be done onsite. Then we outsourced to cut costs and increase productivity. Later, we near-sourced for longer work days that followed the sun. And we in-sourced to optimize employee competencies. Although each of these workflow evolutions were beneficial, they still limited us. Meet the new global workflow: cloud-sourcing.Read More
September 27, 2016
Application programming interfaces (API) have been around since the 1960s. So if they aren’t a new concept, why are they such a hot topic lately? Without APIs, the digital experiences that we expect every day as consumers wouldn’t be possible. Here’s a brief introduction to what APIs are and what they can do from Upwork’s free ebook, The API Economy.Read More
September 26, 2016