Report ‘confirms’ mental health care improves in British Columbia – Maple Ridge News

The provincial government launched a 10-year plan, A Pathway to Hope, to build a “comprehensive system” of mental health and addiction care for British Columbians in June 2019. More than two years later, a new progress report from the province “confirms” that the people of British Columbia already have better access to mental health supports.…

Programming Languages: A Massive Update Has Just Arrived For Apple’s Swift

Apple has released Swift 5.5, the latest version of its open source programming language for building apps on iOS, macOS, and other platforms. Apple announced Swift 5.5 in June at its annual WWDC developer conference with flagship features like “Swift Concurrency” for asynchronous and concurrent programming, improved management and distribution of packages, and standard library…

Review paints dire picture for Virginia Employment Commission

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) – A year and a half after the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the Virginia Employment Commission is still inundated with backlogs, its call centers are underperforming and serious staffing issues persist, according to a scathing interim report from the state’s legislative agency watchdog presented to lawmakers on Monday. Agency staff began…

The best Java bootcamps | ZDNet

Despite a shortage of technological skills in the job market, computer science graduates often struggle to find employment. Most computer science degree programs focus on low-level programming and other outdated skills, rather than the skills employers are looking for. Businesses want employees familiar with cloud computing, big data, machine learning, and Java web development. Coding…