#FUTURES17 – Week 9 – Technology Roundup

#FUTURES17 – Week 9 – Technology Roundup

Technology, like healthcare, moves and evolves at a rapid pace. If you want to remain competitive in the tech industry, it’s important to stay as up-to-date and current on all of the latest and greatest in development. At Netsmart, we’re proud to offer advanced and dynamic health IT solutions to improve the lives of individuals. And it’s our knowledgeable associates who help make it all happen!

This week, join Engineering FUTURE Nicholas Robless, Plexus Cloud FUTURE Nathan Bailey and Engineering FUTURE Braden Schroeder as they share their favorite resources to keep them in-the-know on all of the latest in technology development trends.

NOTE: Netsmart does not endorse these websites or experts; we are simply sharing information that may be of interest to our NetsmartLife readers.

Front-End Development     
Nicholas Robless – Engineering FUTURE


Speckyboy is a web design magazine that focuses on both design philosophy and providing news on the latest and greatest webtechnologies. The blog is a great way to keep up with the constantly changing field of front-end development, particularly through its Weekly News for Designers articles. Additionally, Speckyboy provides a plethora of useful tutorials and resources, and their writers offer great insight on topics such as UX and marketing.

Todd Mottohttps://toddmotto.com/

Todd Motto’s blog is an excellent resource for anyone interested in Angular and JavaScript in general. Todd’s expert knowledge on some of the most widely-used JavaScript frameworks can give both experienced and novice developers a better understanding of the technologies we use every day. His Ultimate Angular courses also offer a comprehensive Angular learning experience for front-end developers at all levels.

Smashing Magazinehttps://www.smashingmagazine.com/

Smashing Magazine is a design magazine that covers anything and everything related to web design. Artists, designers and developers can find resources tailored to their needs, including general design principles, graphic design tutorials, and coding advice. As one of the biggest web design news organizations, Smashing Magazine also publishes books and organizes conferences and workshops about web design.

Hosting & Applications
Nathan Bailey – Plexus Cloud FUTURE

The Networking Nerdhttps://networkingnerd.net

The Networking Nerd is a great website to keep up to date on the new facets of the industry. Tom Hollingsworth is the author and is a very well qualified individual in this current space.

Network Worldhttp://www.networkworld.com

Network World is a fantastic website full of everything from explanations, reviews and current topics that are changing the networking world. Written by many, this website truly covers all aspects of the market share that it resides in.

ZDNet http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/

ZDNet is a website full of many different ideas. This website covers everything from political action in reference to technology to tips and tricks to make your day a bit better if you’re a network engineer. Written by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols, this website is among one of the best in the industry.

Databases and Analytics
Braden Schroeder – Engineering FUTURE

Tech Republichttp://www.techrepublic.com/big-data/

Tech Republic is an excellent tool to access tech news and advice. With a variety of professionally written articles, it is a good source to continue expanding your knowledge base. The Big Data tab, specifically, would be of interest to any Netsmart associates working with databases and analytics.

SQL Server Pro http://sqlmag.com/

SQL Server Pro acts as a resources on the usage of SQL Databases with business technology, as well as serve as a reference for updated information on SQL Servers. The website contains blogs covering topics within SQL Server 2016, 2014, 2012, and 2008. Since different versions of this software are used by various Netsmart teams, SQL Server Pro could serve as a useful connection.

Database Trends and Applications http://www.dbta.com/

Database Trends and Applications is your one stop shop for everything database related.  It provides a vast variety of resources not offered in other locations. You can use this page to stay informed using their news articles, learn more with their video and webinar links, or view blogs on covering many different topics. Database Trends and Applications serves as a tool to strengthen the knowledge and skills that many software engineers use every day here at Netsmart.

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