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Htop 2.0 Released, Runs Natively On BSDs and Mac OSX 31 comments
Interviews: Ask Author and Programmer Andy Nicholls About R 105 comments
The Way VCs Think About Open Source: Mostly Wrong 79 comments
IBM Bequeaths the Express Framework To the Node.js Foundation 43 comments
First Steps Towards Network Transparency For Wayland 143 comments
AWS Terms of Service Offer a Break If Zombie Apocalypse Occurs 57 comments
Women Get Pull Requests Accepted More (Except When You Know They're Women) 277 comments
DjangoCon 2016 To Be Held In Philadelphia In July 19 comments
Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s 117 comments
Amazon Launches Free Game Engine Lumberyard 56 comments
Java Installer Flaw Shows Why You Should Clear Your Downloads Folder 64 comments
GitHub Open Sources Their Internal Testing Tool 62 comments
Researcher Finds Tens of Software Products Vulnerable To Simple Bug 151 comments
Why Facebook Really Shut Down Parse 39 comments
Firefox Adopts a 6-8 Week Variable Release Schedule 248 comments
Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code? 158 comments
Windows 10 Gets Core Console Host Enhancements 246 comments
Unreal Engine Will Soon Allow Developers To Build Games Inside of VR 37 comments
GitHub Is Undergoing a Full-Blown Overhaul As Execs and Employees Depart 273 comments
Bitcoin Capitalist Opens Bounty For New Block Cipher 72 comments
K-12 CS Framework Draft: Kids Taught To 'Protect Original Ideas' In Early Grades 132 comments
Python 3 Is Coming To Scrapy 87 comments
Link Rot Rx: 'Amber' Add-on For WordPress and Drupal 17 comments
New Hack Shrinks Docker Containers 131 comments
Winner of the 2015 Underhanded C Contest Announced 48 comments
7 Swift 2 Enhancements iOS Devs Will Love 123 comments
How To Build a TimesMachine 41 comments
After More Than a Decade, MSN Chat Authentication Is Documented 27 comments
FTDI Driver Breaks Hardware Again 268 comments
Apple: Losing Out On Talent and In Need of a Killer New Device 428 comments
Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools 246 comments
Facebook Is Shuttering the Parse Developer Platform 48 comments
Oracle To Drop Java Browser Plugin In JDK 9 165 comments
GitHub Service Outage 117 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Work On Source Code Without Having the Source Code? 234 comments
GOTO Jail: FBI Investigated Bizarre BASIC Program Sent To Johnny Cash 62 comments
Tech Salaries Had Biggest Year-Over-Year Leap In 2015 125 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Are Your Experiences With Online IDEs For Web Development? 168 comments
Software Hall of Fame Member Ed Yourdon Dies 67 comments
Rust 1.6 Released 75 comments
Stephen Wolfram: No Need To Teach With 'Toy Programming Languages' Like Scratch 214 comments
Developers Frustrated with GitHub Prod For Changes In Bug Reports, Transparency 99 comments
Code Reviews vs. Pair Programming 186 comments
Ask Slashdot: Good Introductory SW Engineering Projects? (HS Level) 140 comments
Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft 57 comments
The President Wants Every Student To Learn CS. How Would That Work? 317 comments
Microsoft Announces R Tools For Visual Studio 105 comments
Use Code From Stack Overflow? You Must Provide Attribution 303 comments
The Best Ways To Simplify Your Code? 197 comments
Microsoft Open Sources Edge JavaScript Code, Plans Linux Port 92 comments
PostgreSQL 9.5 Does UPSERT Right 105 comments
How To Talk About Mental Illness Online? 308 comments
Google Claims a TOS Violation On RouteBuilder For Using the Map API 130 comments
GM's New Bug Bounty Program Lacks One Thing: A Bounty 47 comments
The FSF Is 30 Years Old; Where Should They Go From Here? 231 comments
ESP8266 Basic Interpreter Lowers IoT Entry Bar For Amateur Programmers 112 comments
Oracle Brings Real-Time Kernel Patching To Oracle Enterprise Linux 52 comments
Oracle Named Database of the Year, MongoDB Comes In Second 122 comments Microsoft, Google, Apple Identifying What 1st Graders Should Know 145 comments
Java Named Top Programming Language of 2015 358 comments
PostgreSQL 9.5 Released 104 comments
Facebook Hands Out Secret Chat SDK For Virtual Messenger Bots 17 comments
The Unsung Heroes of Scientific Software 62 comments
Firefox Will Support Non-Standard CSS For WebKit Compatibility 132 comments
Overcoming Intuition In Programming 237 comments
The Sad Graph of Software Death 210 comments
The Swift Programming Language's Most Commonly Rejected Changes 339 comments
Scott Meyers Retires From Involvement With C++ 112 comments
Open Source Roles: Starters vs. Maintainers 77 comments
Coding Styles Survive Binary Compilation, Could Lead Investigators Back To Programmers 164 comments
Oracle Asked To Help Low-Income Residents Evicted For Its New Cloud Campus 202 comments
Google Confirms Next Android Version Won't Use Oracle's Proprietary Java APIs 215 comments
Tech Segments Facing Turbulence In 2016 72 comments
US Dept. of Ed: English, History, and Civics Teachers Good Enough For CS Class 242 comments
Can Web Standards Make Mobile Apps Obsolete? 225 comments
Fixing JavaScript's Broken Random Number Generator 136 comments
Core Bitcoin Devs Leave Project, Create New Currency Called Decred 122 comments
Perl 6 Released 145 comments
Ruby 2.3.0 Released 45 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Practices For Using a Reputation Engine To Rate Information? 100 comments
Did Google and the Hour of Code Get "Left" and "Right" Wrong? 107 comments
College Board Mainstreams AP Computer Science 69 comments
US Bureau of Labor Statistics: Programmer Jobs Will Decline 8% 349 comments
HIV Dating Company Accuses Researchers of Hacking Database 71 comments
Oracle Settles FTC Charges Regarding Deceptive Java Security Updates 33 comments
Programmers Share 188 Computer-Generated Novels On GitHub 49 comments
Facebook, Google Top Year-End App List 30 comments
Improving UI and UX: Changing the "Open Source Is Ugly" Perception 402 comments
Unity Benchmarks Browser WebGL Performance 38 comments
Over 650 TB of Data Up For Grabs From Publicly Exposed MongoDB Database 96 comments
Why President Obama Was Held Back a Year Before Starting Code School 117 comments
Philips Won't Block Third-Party Bulbs After All 110 comments
AMD Goes Open Source, Announces GPUOpen Initiative, Linux Compiler, Drivers 89 comments
Developer Claims 'PS4 Officially Jailbroken' 133 comments
Untangling the Tale of Ada Lovelace 124 comments
WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms 88 comments
No More QA: Yahoo's Tech Leaders Say Engineers Are Better Off Coding With No Net 216 comments
HHVM Beats Stable Version of PHP 7.0 In Recent Benchmark 39 comments
Write the Docs Helps Create FLOSS Software Documentation (Video #2) 14 comments
Ted Cruz Wants Minimum H-1B Wage of $110,000 543 comments
Gigster Wants To Be the Uber of Software Development 181 comments
Stephen Wolfram's Free Book Teaches the Wolfram Language To Kids 105 comments
Write the Docs Helps Create FLOSS Software Documentation (Video) 27 comments
UK's National Crime Agency Publishes Crazy Cyber-Crime Warning Signs 151 comments
Signs You're Doing Devops Wrong 166 comments
Developing In C/C++? Why You Should Consider Clang Over GCC 255 comments
Facebook Shuts Down Creative Labs 62 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Will You Be Programming In a Decade? 279 comments
Google Santa Tracker Is Back 68 comments
Perl 6 Gets Beta Compiler, Modules and an Advent Calendar 131 comments
DragonFlyBSD 4.4 Switches To the Gold Linker By Default 26 comments
Programming Education: Selling People a Lie? 397 comments
Choose a Better Train With Web Scraping 50 comments
The Top Programming Languages That Spawn the Most Security Bugs 241 comments
Ballmer: Microsoft Mobile Should Focus On Android Apps Not Universal Apps 121 comments
Why To Choose PostgreSQL Over MySQL, MariaDB 244 comments
Apple Releases Swift As an Open-Source Project 195 comments
PHP 7 Ready For Release 159 comments
Software Engineer Liz Bennett Talks About Being a Woman in a Nearly All Male Workplace (Video) 370 comments
NSF Antes Up $200K For Spin-off of Microsoft-Funded 'Code Trip' TV Show 22 comments
The Hidden Costs of Going Freelance 160 comments
Sony Unlocks PlayStation 4's Previously Reserved Seventh CPU Core For Devs 143 comments
HTTP/2.0 Opens Every New Connection It Makes With the Word 'PRISM' 200 comments
Interviews: Stack Overflow Co-Founder Jeff Atwood Answers Your Questions 78 comments
Rikers Inmates Learn How To Code Without Internet Access 173 comments
Free Pascal Compiler 3.0.0 Is Out; Adds Support For 16-Bit MS-DOS, 64-Bit iOS 134 comments
Will You Be Able To Run a Modern Desktop Environment In 2016 Without Systemd? 785 comments
How Computer Scientists Cracked a 50-Year-Old Math Problem 96 comments
High Level Coding Language Used To Create New POS Malware 94 comments
Google Previews Android Studio 2.0 40 comments
Stack Overflow and the Zeitgeist of Computer Programming 171 comments
Nearly 35,000 Comment On New Federal STEM OPT Extension Rule 55 comments
Sued Freelancer Allegedly Turns Over Contractee Source Code In Settlement 130 comments
And the Pulitzer Prize For SQL Reporting Goes To... 27 comments
Ask Slashdot: Convincing a Team To Undertake UX Enhancements On a Large Codebase? 192 comments
Docker Turns To Minecraft For Server Ops 93 comments
Survey: Tech Pros Ignoring Work-Life Balance Is a Myth 242 comments
Julia Programming Language Receives $600k Donation 106 comments
Interviews: Alan Donovan and Brian Kernighan Answer Your Questions 42 comments
Microsoft Open-Sources Visual Studio Code 160 comments
Python Is On the Rise, While PHP Falls 232 comments
Microsoft's Plan To Port Android Apps To Windows Proves Too Complex 131 comments
Microsoft Brings Its Embrace-Extend-Extinguish Game To K-12 Schools? 168 comments
Slashdot Asks: Is Scrum Still Relevant? 371 comments
The Next Big IT Projects From the University Labs 29 comments
Ask Slashdot: Undervalued, Livable American Tech Towns? 464 comments
Hour of Code 2015 Star Wars Tutorial: Spare the IF Statement, Spoil the Child? 156 comments
Boot Camps Introducing More Women To Tech 196 comments
PostgreSQL Getting Parallel Query 83 comments
Mozilla Plans To Remove Support For Firefox Complete Themes 267 comments
Interviews: Ask Stack Overflow Co-Founder Jeff Atwood a Question 129 comments
With TensorFlow, Google Open Sources Its Machine Learning Resources 37 comments
How Outsourcing Companies Are Gaming the H-1B Visa System 284 comments
Open Source Anniversaries: 6 Years of Go, 11 of Firefox 65 comments
Symbolic vs. Mnemonic Relational Operators: Is "GT" Greater Than ">"? 304 comments
Vulnerability In Java Commons Library Leads To Hundreds of Insecure Applications 115 comments
Corporations and OSS Do Not Mix 213 comments
$1 Bid Wins Government Open Source Software Purchasing Experiment 124 comments
Ransomware Found Targeting Linux Servers, MySQL, Git, Other Development Files 93 comments
How a Mobile App Firm Found the XcodeGhost In the Machine 69 comments
The 'Trick' To Algorithmic Coding Interview Questions 208 comments
Should Programmers Be Called Engineers? 568 comments
The $6,000 Computer Desk That Lets You Lie Down While You Work 116 comments
Celebrating 30th Anniversary of the First C++ Compiler: Let's Find Bugs In It 153 comments
Google-Supported CodeGirl Documentary Makes "Exclusive YouTube Premiere" 289 comments
FireEye: Many Companies Still Running XcodeGhost-Infected Apple Apps 23 comments
Reverse-Engineering GTA V 37 comments
How Apple Is Preventing the Apple TV From Becoming a Console Rival 129 comments
Andrew Tanenbaum Announces MINIXcon 104 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Can My Code Help? 47 comments
Linus Rants About C Programming Semantics 576 comments
Could Go Community's Threat of Public Shaming, Lifetime Bans Make Go a No-Go? 358 comments
Busybox Deletes Systemd Support 572 comments
Atom 1.1 Is Out, With Lots of Graphic Improvements 103 comments
Bug Bounties Are Bonanza, For a Few Persistent Hackers 27 comments
IMDb Hits 25 59 comments
Apple Usurps Oracle As the Biggest Threat To PC Security 320 comments
Tech Unemployment Rising In Some Categories 182 comments
Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"? 270 comments
MySQL Servers Hijacked With Malware To Perform DDoS Attacks 55 comments
Interviews: Ask Alan Donovan and Brian Kernighan About Programming and Go 185 comments
Oracle Bakes Security Into New Chips 99 comments
MAME Emulating a Sonic the Hedgehog Popcorn Machine 33 comments
Open Source Code Isn't a Warranty 214 comments
ARM64 Vs ARM32 -- What's Different For Linux Programmers? 102 comments
Is Buying Cuban Software Legal In the US? The Answer is Hazy 75 comments
Despite $30M Tech Push, Half of US States Had Fewer Than 300 AP CS Test Takers 152 comments
Coding Academies -- Useful Or Nonsense? 132 comments
Mimic, the Evil Script That Will Drive Programmers To Insanity 246 comments
Google, Facebook, Microsoft Deliver K-12 CS Demands To Congress 120 comments
Government Team Experiments With Paying For Small Open Source Tasks 90 comments
Microsoft To Pay Up To $15K For Bugs In Two Visual Studio Tools 43 comments
Oracle Fixes Java Vulnerability Used By Russian Cyberspies 126 comments
Facebook Launches Initiative To Attract More Minorities and Women To Coding 281 comments
Bad Programming Habits We Secretly Love 497 comments
The Google Employee Who Opted For a Truck Over Bay Area Rents 492 comments
Fullstack Launches Coding School For Women 373 comments
More Tech, STEM Workers Voluntarily Quitting Their Jobs 167 comments
New iOS 9 Features Mean System-Wide Tor Is In the Works For the First Time 34 comments
Walmart Open Sources Its Cloud Platform To Take On Amazon 83 comments
Beware of Oracle's Licensing 'Traps,' Law Firm Warns 136 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is it Practical To Replace C With Rust? 437 comments
Big Data Attempts To Find Meaning In 40 Years of UK Political Debate 44 comments
Why Developers Are Important To the Drone Industry 122 comments
"Are Games Art?" and the Intellectual Value of Design 153 comments
Objective-C Use Falls Hard, Apple's Swift On the Rise 161 comments
Happy Ada Lovelace Day 187 comments
DevOps: Threat or Menace? (Video) 65 comments
3 Open Source Projects For Modern COBOL Development 75 comments
Can a New Type of School Churn Out Developers Faster? 241 comments
Why Many CSS Colors Have Goofy Names 77 comments
Ask Slashdot: Selecting a Version Control System For an Inexperienced Team 325 comments
Debian Dropping Linux Standard Base 220 comments
Chicago Mayor Calls For National Computer Coding Requirement In Schools 217 comments
Enlightenment Mysteriously Drops Wayland Support 152 comments
IP Address May Associate Lyft CTO With Uber Data Breach 103 comments
Europe Code Week 2015: Cocktails At Microsoft, 'Ode To Code' Robot Dancing 15 comments
Getting More Women Coders Into Open Source 696 comments
Larry Wall Unveils Perl 6.0.0 163 comments
Matthew Garrett Forks the Linux Kernel 688 comments
Disproving the Mythical Man-Month With DevOps 281 comments
CodeWeavers To Release CrossOver For Android To Run Windows Programs 66 comments
Twitter Shuts Down JSON API and Names New CEO 104 comments
Sensor Network Makes Life Easier For Japan's Aging Rice Farmers 91 comments
OpenIndiana Hipster 2015.10: Keeping an Open-Source Solaris Going 149 comments
Hour of Code Kicks Off In Chile With Dog Poop-Themed CS Tutorial 49 comments
Volkswagen Diesel Scandal Logistics Imply Sizable Conspiracy 153 comments
American IT Workers Increasingly Alleging Discrimination 350 comments
GitHub's Next Move: Turn Everybody Into a Programmer 145 comments
Oculus Founder Explains Why the Rift VR Headset Will Cost "More Than $350" 174 comments
Treefinder Revokes Software License For Users In Immigrant-Friendly Nations 578 comments
(Over-)Measuring the Working Man 165 comments
Are Enterprise Architects the "Miltons" of Their Organizations? 131 comments
Ask Slashdot: Building a Software QA Framework? 58 comments
LibreOffice Turns Five 147 comments
Romance and Rebellion In Software Versioning 86 comments
Jeff Atwood NY Daily News Op-Ed: Learning To Code Is Overrated 300 comments
Reports: Volkswagen Was Warned of Emissions Cheating Years Ago 161 comments
Meet the Michael Jordan of Sport Coding 103 comments
The #NoEstimates Debate: An Unbiased Look At Origins, Arguments, and Leaders 299 comments
How Did Volkswagen Cheat Emissions Tests, and Who Authorized It? 618 comments
Bjarne Stroustrup Announces the C++ Core Guidelines 262 comments
Security is an Important Coding Consideration Even When You Use Containers (Video) 57 comments
Cassandra Rewritten In C++, Ten Times Faster 341 comments
Google Launches Brotli, a New Open Source Compression Algorithm For the Web 215 comments
Girls-Only Computer Camps Formed At Behest of Top Google, Facebook Execs 449 comments
'Rose' Wins 2015 Loebner Contest, But Big Prize Remains Unclaimed 58 comments
Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack 246 comments
Microsoft Spending $75M To Boost K-12 CS Education, Put TEALS In 4,000 Schools 48 comments
JetBrains Reconsiders Subscription Licensing Changes 51 comments
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