In the global marketplace for digital products, a wide means of creating those products has emerged as a new factor in the software industry. Where once programs ran on a few standardized coding methods intended for massive computers with no real connectivity, now there are a wide array of programming languages intended to create everything from triple-A video game releases to smart phone applications, as well as other more specialized programs such as for x-ray machines or oil field monitoring programs.
Whether your business depends on creating programs as a primary product, or for use in a product you produce, you will depend on programmers to do the coding. And if you are not a programmer, hiring the best qualified candidate can be a difficult task. However, there are two things that can make this job easier for you.
The second thing that will help you make the best hiring decision is to know at least a little bit about the world of coding, so you are conversant enough to interview your applicants. And so, to that end, we have dedicated the rest of this post.