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Job Search Web Application

I teach computer science at Foothill College and need to learn how to develop mobile apps. How to learn this new subject? Implement a project of course. The project I chose may be of interest to you or your students.

There are public data sources available that anybody’s program can tap into. I found indeed.com is a jobs aggregator website that provides an API for third party developers like myself. Indeed.com scours jobs boards like Monster and Craigslist, and company job postings like that of Google and Apple. It then posts the jobs it finds on indeed.com. Anybody’s web application is also able to programmatically search through these constantly updated job listings. Continue reading