Computer programmers and software developers are employed in nearly every industry in the United States. The computer systems design and related services industry is projected to be among the fastest-growing industries in the economy over the 2006 to 2016 period. Computer technology is constantly changing, and there is always demand for skilled, knowledgeable workers who can keep up with new programs, practices, and equipment. Because computer use is so pervasive, it is possible for programmers to find opportunities in almost any field of interest.
Computers and Programming covers all the ground professionals need to find the path to career success. Including handy tidbits of information and statistics, emerging industry trends, a breakdown of key jobs, and much more, this new guide also provides an overview and history of this industry. Written with an insider's perspective, this guide also includes a glossary of industry jargon and a directory of industry resources.