“Hack2Hatch: from Hacker to Founder” Entrepreneurship Camp Hatches in Cebu

Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) and Developers Connect Philippines (DevCon) to Host Entrepreneurship Camp at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Cebu City on October 5-7, 2012. CEBU CITY, Philippines (September 5, 2012) – Philippine Development Foundation (PhilDev) and Developers Connect (DevCon) Philippines cordially invite local technopreneur groups in Cebu to submit applications for Hack2Hatch: from Hacker to…

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What’s so Great about Scala

In the software development world, Scala is a one of the more modern programming languages touted to be the “better Java“. I ambush-interviewed one of our Java developers and he eagerly offered a run-down about what makes Scala great. Multi-paradigm. Scala is both object-oriented and functional. Object orientation is the main approach when using languages like Java.…

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Earth Day, Everyday, at Exist!

I’ve always liked the shades of green not only because in software automation testing it’s a color for a ”Passing” test script; it’s also a restful color (for me), the color that symbolizes growth and new life, and the color that radiates the energy of Mother Nature (so calming). Recently, our company launched the Exist Green IT initiative titled “Do You Have a…

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Exist Manila Outing in Laiya

“Chillax” is the word that best summarizes our most recent company outing in Sabangan Beach Resort, Laiya, Batangas. The great weather, cream-colored sand and calm sea welcoming us surely made the three-hour trip from Manila worth it! (Besides, a John Lloyd movie was played in one of the buses, hahaha…) The food in the resort was really…

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Exist Cebu Outing in Dalaguete

Sunny day. Check! Dark clouds. Err, some… Beach towel. Oops, forgotten! Not everyone may have a perfect start for the day but nobody can’t deny that the Exist Cebu summer event this year got off to a great start. Despite the drizzle, we still had clear blue skies. Coupled with a hilarious Pinoy movie in…

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Philippines Software Services Outsourcing Up 37%

The software services outsourcing industry in the Philippines posted a positive growth as it reached a robust 37 percent in 2011, which translates to $993 million with 11 percent growth rate on employment or some 50,000 information technology (IT) professionals, based on a recent study conducted by the Philippine Software Industry Association (PSIA). The nearly…

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