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GNOME To Start Using Codenames 27 comments
Ten Dropbox Engineers Build BSD-licensed, Lossless 'Pied Piper' Compression Algorithm 156 comments
Microsoft Builds Open-Source Browser Using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS 69 comments
Ask Slashdot: Advice On Enterprise Architect Position 190 comments
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Open Source, Collaborative Rich-Text, Web-Based Editor Almost Available 59 comments
In Praise of the Solo Programmer 108 comments
Deep Learning Pioneer On the Next Generation of Hardware For Neural Networks 44 comments
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Happy Birthday, Linux! An OS At 24 151 comments
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Who Makes the Decision To Go Cloud and Who Should? 154 comments
The Top 10 Programming Languages On GitHub, Over Time 132 comments
Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study 183 comments
Big Changes From Mozilla Mean Firefox Will Get Chrome Extensions 187 comments
COBOL Comes To Visual Studio 2015 86 comments
Amazon Work-Life Balance Defender: Prior Employer Nearly Killed Me and My Team 211 comments
UK Government Signs New Deal With Oracle 54 comments
Do Old Programmers Need To Keep Leaping Through New Hoops? 242 comments
Evidence That H-1B Holders Don't Replace US Workers 414 comments
Google Releases Version 1.5 of Its Go Programming Language, Finally Ditches C 221 comments
Linus Torvalds Isn't Looking 10 Years Ahead For Linux and That's OK 108 comments
The Agonizingly Slow Decline of Adobe's Flash Player 220 comments
Jason Scott of Textfiles.com Is Trying To Save a Huge Storage Room of Manuals 48 comments
DirectX 12 Performance Tested In Ashes of the Singularity 96 comments
"Father Time" Gets Another Year At NTP From Linux Foundation 157 comments
Android M's Official Name Is Marshmallow 92 comments
Rupert Murdoch Won't Be Teaching Your Children To Code After All 57 comments
How 'Rock Star' Became a Business Buzzword 80 comments
The 2015 Underhanded C Contest Has Begun 52 comments
Is There an Ed-Tech Critic In the House? 61 comments
One Petabyte of Data Exposed Via Insecure Big Data Systems 50 comments
Federal Judge Calls BS On Homeland Security's 2008 STEM 'Emergency' 142 comments
UK Industry Group Boss: Study Arts So Games Are Not Designed By 'Spotty Nerds' 207 comments
Oracle: Google Has "Destroyed" the Market For Java 457 comments
Facebook Awards Researchers $100k For Detecting Emerging Class of C++ Bugs 73 comments
GitHub Desktop Launches To Replace Mac and Windows Apps 167 comments
Oracle Exec: Stop Sending Vulnerability Reports 229 comments
Buzz: a Novel Programming Language For Heterogeneous Robot Swarms 30 comments
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LibreSSL 2.2.2 Released 33 comments
U.K. Government Seeking To End Reliance On Oracle 190 comments
Starting Now At Netflix: Unlimited Maternity and Paternity Leave 418 comments
Id Software Founds a New Office In Germany 50 comments
Compiling to JavaScript: TypeScript vs. Haxe 94 comments
Largest DebConf Ever Will Hit Heidelberg In Mid-August 41 comments
Ada Initiative Organization To End, But Its Work Will Continue 223 comments
Lessons From Your Toughest Software Bugs 285 comments
CollegeBoard: Analyses of CS Study Benefits Shouldn't Be Interpreted As Causal 131 comments
Lennart Poettering Announces the First Systemd Conference 416 comments
Samsung Woos Developers As It Eyes Tizen Expansion Beyond Smartphones 80 comments
Silicon Valley's Big Lie 129 comments
Oracle To Debut Low-Cost SPARC Chip Next Month 92 comments
How Developers Can Fight Creeping Mediocrity 133 comments
Ask Slashdot: Everyone Building Software -- Is This the Future We Need? 365 comments
.NET 4.6 Optimizer Bug Causes Methods To Get Wrong Parameters 149 comments
HP R&D Starts Enforcing a Business Casual Dress Code 480 comments
Battle For Wesnoth Seeks New Developers 58 comments
Google Will Block Access To Its Autocomplete API On August 10 59 comments
A Programming Language For Self-Organizing Swarms of Drones 56 comments
Woman Recruited By Google Four Times and Rejected Now Joins Age Discrimination Suit 634 comments
LibreOffice Ported To Run On Wayland 216 comments
Why Certifications Are Necessary (Even If Aggravating To Earn) 213 comments
How Developers Can Rebuild Trust On the Internet 65 comments
GCC 5.2 Released 91 comments
Microsoft Uses US Women's Soccer Team To Explain Why It Doesn't Hire More Women 212 comments
Renderman Gets Blender Integration 31 comments
Facebook Finally Ends XMPP Support For 3rd Party Chat 63 comments
Larry Wall On Perl 6, Language Design, and Getting Kids To Code 133 comments
Virtual Reality Tech and Openness 25 comments
MUMPS, the Programming Language For Healthcare 166 comments
For Microsoft, Windows 10 Charity Begins At Home 74 comments
ELIoT, Distributed Programming For the Internet of Things 91 comments
First Java 0-Day In 2 Years Exploited By Pawn Storm Hackers 122 comments
CSTA: Google Surveying Educators On Unconscious Biases of Students, Parents 173 comments
Oracle Bullies Enterprise Clients Into Cloud Purchases, Consultant Claims 184 comments
Calculating the Truck-Factor of Popular Open Source Projects 79 comments
Is the Amazon-Led Economic Boom Wrecking Seattle? 410 comments
Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis 69 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Should Devs Deal With Trademark Trolls? 99 comments
13% of CompSci Grads Have Starting Salaries Over $100K 264 comments
Computer Program Fixes Old Code Faster Than Expert Engineers 167 comments
Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education 161 comments
WebAssembly and the Future of JavaScript 175 comments
Study: Women Less Likely To Be Shown Ads For High-paid Jobs On Google 233 comments
A Real-Time Map of All the Objects In Earth's Orbit 41 comments
NVIDIA Hopes To Sell More Chips By Bringing AI Programming To the Masses 35 comments
Even the "Idea Person" Should Learn How To Code 217 comments
Linux 4.2-rc1 Is One of the Largest Kernel Releases of Recent Times 110 comments
Clang Plays Tetris -- Tetris As a C++ Template Metaprogram 68 comments
Google: Stop Making Apps! (A Love Letter) 110 comments
Watching People Code Is Becoming an (Even Bigger) Thing 135 comments
Qt 5.5 Released 80 comments
Exploring the Relationships Between Tech Skills (Visualization) 65 comments
Interviews: Linus Torvalds Answers Your Question 187 comments
Ask Slashdot: Getting My Wife Back Into Programming After Long Maternity Leave? 250 comments
Amazon's New SSL/TLS Implementation In 6,000 Lines of Code 107 comments
Is Safari the New Internet Explorer? 311 comments
Nvidia Details 'Gameworks VR', Aims To Boost Virtual Reality Render Performance 25 comments
How Computer Science Education Got Practical (Again) 154 comments
The Programmer's Path To Management 125 comments
Ask Slashdot: Choosing the Right Open Source License 171 comments
To Learn (Or Not Learn) JQuery 126 comments
SCOTUS Denies Google's Request To Appeal Oracle API Case 181 comments
MIT System Fixes Software Bugs Without Access To Source Code 78 comments
AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All 128 comments
NIST Updates Random Number Generation Guidelines 64 comments
Mob Programming: When Is 5 Heads Really Better Than 1 (or 2)? 126 comments
My United Airlines Website Hack Gets Snubbed 187 comments
Reverse-Engineering a Frame of "Supreme Commander" 40 comments
Amazon Opens Up Echo's Alexa To Developers 26 comments
Google Asks Android Developers To Show Sensitivity To Disasters and Atrocity 96 comments
Average Duration of Hiring Process For Software Engineers: 35 Days 179 comments
Google Tests Code Repository Service 44 comments
The Next Java Update Could Make Yahoo Your Default Search Provider 328 comments
NVIDIA Begins Supplying Open-Source Register Header Files 77 comments
The Open Container Project and What It Means 54 comments
Learn-to-Code Program For 10,000 Low-Income Girls 473 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is C++ the Right Tool For This Project? 296 comments
Knowing C++ Beyond a Beginner Level 345 comments
MEAN Vs. LAMP: Finding the Right Fit For Your Next Project 175 comments
Docker and CoreOS Join Together For Open Container Project At Linux Foundation 48 comments
CRYENGINE Finally Lands On Linux 57 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Setups For Navigating a Programming-Focused MOOC? 39 comments
Unicode Consortium Releases Unicode 8.0.0 164 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best API Management System? 50 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Harm In a Default Setting For Div By Zero? 1067 comments
WebAssembly: An Attempt To Give the Web Its Own Bytecode 126 comments
Is Microsoft's .NET Ecosystem On the Decline? 250 comments
ECMAScript 6 Is Officially a JavaScript Standard 80 comments
Reasons To Use Mono For Linux Development 355 comments
GitHub Seeks Funding At $2 Billion Valuation 80 comments
Unreal Engine Code Issues Fixed By Third-party Company 72 comments
Linus Torvalds Says Linux Can Move On Without Him 323 comments
Report: Aging Java Components To Blame For Massively Buggy Open-Source Software 130 comments
Facebook Has a New Private Mobile Photo-Sharing App, and They Built It In C++ 173 comments
Ask Slashdot: A Development Environment Still Usable In 25 Years Time? 257 comments
Open Source JavaScript Library Released For Accessibility Testing 21 comments
The Danger of Picking a Major Based On Where the Jobs Are 306 comments
Swift: Apple's Biggest Achievement For Coders 337 comments
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Microsoft's Skype Drops Modern App In Favour of Old-Fashioned Win32 App 186 comments
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How Much Python Do You Need To Know To Be Useful? 263 comments
PHP At 20: From Pet Project To Powerhouse 281 comments
WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law 166 comments
Ask Toolbar Now Considered Malware By Microsoft 212 comments
Reactions To Apple's Plans To Open Source Swift 246 comments
Stress Is Driving Developers From the Video Game Industry 336 comments
Why Apple and Google Made Their Own Programming Languages 260 comments
On Managing Developers 146 comments
Cuba Forms a CS Professional Society -- It's No ACM 43 comments
Supreme Court May Decide the Fate of APIs (But Also Klingonese and Dothraki) 210 comments
2014 Underhanded C Contest Winners Announced 27 comments
Ask Slashdot: Options After Google Chrome Discontinues NPAPI Support? 208 comments
Microsoft Lets EU Governments Inspect Source Code For Security Issues 143 comments
Intel Security Scares Ransomware Script Kiddie Out of Business 117 comments
Open Source Haxe/OpenFL Platform Will Support Home Game Consoles 20 comments
Perl 5.22 Released 92 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Test Case Manager Plugin For JIRA? 70 comments
MinGW and MSVCRT Conflict Causes Floating-Point Value Corruption 98 comments
Ask Slashdot: Switching Careers From Software Engineering To Networking? 227 comments
Let's Take This Open Floor Plan To the Next Level 156 comments
Australia's Prime Minister Doesn't Get Why Kids Should Learn To Code 306 comments
A Tool For Analyzing H-1B Visa Applications Reveals Tech Salary Secrets 124 comments
US Justice Department Urges Supreme Court Not To Take Up Google v. Oracle 223 comments
How Much C++ Should You Know For an Entry-Level C++ Job? 336 comments
Clinton Foundation: Kids' Lack of CS Savvy Threatens the US Economy 208 comments
Google's Diversity Chief: Mamas Don't Let Their Baby Girls Grow Up To Be Coders 446 comments
Ask Slashdot: Can SaaS Be Both Open Source and Economically Viable? 49 comments
A Conversation with Druva Co-Founder Jaspreet Singh (Video) 39 comments
Video Games: Gateway To a Programming Career? 170 comments
The Body Cam Hacker Who Schooled the Police 161 comments
How Java Changed Programming Forever 382 comments
Ask Slashdot: Career Advice For an Aging Perl Developer? 271 comments
Take Two Sues BBC Over Drama About GTA Development 81 comments
The Reason For Java's Staying Power: It's Easy To Read 414 comments
Choosing the Right IDE 443 comments
In-Database R Coming To SQL Server 2016 94 comments
Linino-Enabled Arduino Yun Shrinks In Size and Cost 42 comments
How MMO Design Has Improved Bar Trivia 22 comments
Rust 1.0 Released 149 comments
MenuetOS, an Operating System Written Entirely In Assembly, Hits 1.0 368 comments
Is Agile Development a Failing Concept? 507 comments
RTFM? How To Write a Manual Worth Reading 244 comments
Ask Slashdot: Security Certification For an Old Grad? 125 comments
Criticizing the Rust Language, and Why C/C++ Will Never Die 386 comments
Open Source C++ ClanLib SDK Refreshed For 2015 47 comments
Swift Vs. Objective-C: Why the Future Favors Swift 270 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Own the Rights To Software Developed At Work? 353 comments
FWD.us To Laid-Off Southern California Edison Workers: Boo-Hoo 612 comments
Ask Slashdot: Moving To an Offshore-Proof Career? 420 comments
Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity 131 comments
Future Holds Large Updates Instead of Stand-Alone Windows Releases 199 comments
Why Companies Should Hire Older Developers 429 comments
C Code On GitHub Has the Most "Ugly Hacks" 264 comments
Netflix Open-Sources Security Incident Management Tool 9 comments
Why Was Linux the Kernel That Succeeded? 469 comments
Is It Worth Learning a Little-Known Programming Language? 267 comments
The BBC Looks At Rollover Bugs, Past and Approaching 59 comments
The Programming Talent Myth 425 comments
Singapore's Prime Minister Shares His C++ Sudoku Solver Code 230 comments
Recruiters Use 'Digital Native' As Code For 'No Old Folks' 553 comments
AI Experts In High Demand 78 comments
How Silicon Valley Got That Way -- and Why It Will Continue To Rule 123 comments
Bill Gates Owes His Career To Steven Spielberg's Dad; You May, Too 171 comments
In Second Trial, Ex-Goldman Sachs Programmer Convicted of Code Theft 84 comments
My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold 628 comments
Should Developers Still Pay For Game Engines? 125 comments
Microsoft Releases Visual Studio Code Preview For Linux, OS X, and Windows 72 comments
How an Open Standard API Could Revolutionize Banking 72 comments
Paul Hudak, Co-creator of Haskell, Has Died 138 comments
Microsoft Announces Windows Holographic Platform 99 comments
New Zero Day Disclosed In WordPress Core Engine 89 comments
JavaScript Devs: Is It Still Worth Learning jQuery? 218 comments
Has the Native Vs. HTML5 Mobile Debate Changed? 161 comments
Linux 4.1 Bringing Many Changes, But No KDBUS 232 comments
Think Tanks: How a Bill [Gates Agenda] Becomes a Law 165 comments
Qt Creator 3.4.0 Released 20 comments
Apple Offers Expedited Apple Watch Order Lottery To Developers 74 comments
New Javascript Attack Lets Websites Spy On the CPU's Cache 134 comments
GCC 5.1 Released 78 comments
Concerns of an Artificial Intelligence Pioneer 197 comments
Swift Tops List of Most-Loved Languages and Tech 181 comments
Computer Beats Humans At Arimaa 58 comments
2K, Australia's Last AAA Studio, Closes Its Doors 170 comments
IT Worker's Lawsuit Accuses Tata of Discrimination 294 comments
Seattle CEO Cuts $1 Million Salary To $70K, Raises Employee Salaries 482 comments
How Mission Creep Killed a Gaming Studio 131 comments
MIT's Picture Language Lets Computers Recognize Faces Through Inference 23 comments
Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men 517 comments
Microsoft Starts Working On an LLVM-Based Compiler For .NET 125 comments
Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming? 315 comments
Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject 216 comments
Why Some Developers Are Live-Streaming Their Coding Sessions 131 comments
Microsoft Creates a Docker-Like Container For Windows 95 comments
Stack Overflow 2015 Developer Survey Reveals Coder Stats 428 comments
Getting Started Developing With OpenStreetMap Data 39 comments
GCC 5.0 To Support OpenMP 4.0, Intel Cilk Plus, C++14 57 comments
US NAVY Sonar/Lidar Editing Software Released To the World 56 comments
Mono 4 Released, First Version To Adopt Microsoft Code 223 comments
BioWare Announces Open-Source Orbit Project 61 comments
Is This the Death of the Easter Egg? 290 comments
Are Bug Bounties the Right Solution For Improving Security? 58 comments
Stanford Turns To Pair Programming: 1 CS Education For the Price of 2? 121 comments
Rust 1.0 Enters Beta 211 comments
Valve Bootstrapped Source 2 Engine On an Open-Source Vulkan Driver 60 comments
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